The Chinese year 4712 begins on January 31, 2014, and Houston is ringing it in with style. There's a huge Chinese population here, and we love a good party, so all over town in late January and early February people will be celebrating the new lunar year, which lasts until the moon is full, around F ... More >>
The Houston Press is presenting a series of posts leading up to a feature story in the print edition of the 100 Things to Do in Houston Before You Die. Each blog post contains one of our top 10 bucket list items along with nine others in the top 100. To narrow our list, we chose only items unique to ... More >>
Southern-fried dim sum from Yaki Snack Attack and Bernie’s Burger Bus.
Lucille's (5512 La Branch) had its soft opening earlier this week, and plans to host its grand opening on Monday, September 10. The restaurant is the latest addition to the food-starved Museum District, which recently saw the well-received Jade Stone Café open inside the Asia Society. Unlike the pa ... More >>
MFAH show offers treasure trove of centuries-old art from the Kimiko and John Powers Collection.
The new Asia Society Texas Center is a work of art itself. The downstairs exhibition space is pretty good, too.
Houston Ballet's moment at the center of the world's political stage
2,000 years worth of Vietnamese culture is on display at MFAH
The well-traveled writer discusses his friendship with the Dalai Lama
Simonton, Texas doesn't figure in many history books. Orville Schell thinks it should. Schell, a former correspondent for the New Yorker, believes that it was in this northwest Fort Bend County hamlet that Chinese-American relations finally normalized.In 1979, Deng Xiaoping became the first senior C ... More >>
The artworks in this Blaffer show may have nothing in common, but everyone's Asian!
www.nakadate.net Yep, looks like art to us. She searches out lonely men, takes them home with her, slips into something more comfortable and videotapes what happens next. No, we're not talking about a "working girl"; we're talking about Laurel Nakadate, who playfully interviews single men in scan ... More >>
The night is white at Suchu Dance's Maximal Schnapper
In his 14 years as Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Peter Marzio has increased the MFA's endowment tenfold, tripled MFA Membership and gotten it started on a huge new home. He hasn't done badly for himself, either.
Is "A" for Asia, America -- or both?