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  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    Global Slavery and the Long Line at the Grocery Store

    When most Americans think of slavery, their minds almost immediately revert to the Civil War and the antebellum South. Slavery is a vestige of the past to us. However, as the 2013 Global Slavery Index sadly shows, slavery is still very real to people all over the world. There are nearly 30 million ... More >>

  • Music

    November 3, 2011
  • Dining

    September 30, 2010

    Planet Houston

    The world's great cuisines converge here.

  • Music

    September 17, 2009

    Life on Mars

    Grammy-winning prog-punks The Mars Volta mellow out on Octahedron.

  • Music

    August 20, 2009

    No Exit

    Blondie casts a wide net indeed on the band's Last.fm station.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Local Motion: Top Sellers at Area Record Stores

    Cactus Music 2110 Portsmouth, 713-526-9272 www.myspace.com/cactusmv1. Springfield Riots, Say When EP 2. Todd Snider, The Excitement Plan 3. Jubal Lee Young, Last Free Place in America 4. Sonic Youth, The Eternal 5. Steve Earle, Townes 6. Elvis Costel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Sonidos y Mas: Various Artists, "The Price of Silence"

    Sixty years ago this week in Paris, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The original text was a collaborative effort from representatives from many nations including the United States (Eleanor Roosevelt was part of the team), written as a way to repudiate the atroc ... More >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2008

    Afropop Arrives

    Motherland music hit a fever pitch with U.S. bands this year

  • Music

    April 19, 2007

    Houston International Fest 2007

    The Bayou City's biggest festival continues making strides toward total recovery

  • Music

    April 20, 2006

    Irie iFest

    Finding the coolest runnings at this year's Jamaica-themed Houston International Festival

  • Culture

    April 21, 2005

    Popular Painting

    Chéri Samba's gorgeous paintings double as social commentary

  • Culture

    March 31, 2005

    Africa, Via Switzerland

    Can 33 artists from one man's collection sum up a continent?

  • Calendar

    October 14, 2004

    Village Voices

    Irving Penn's iconic, never-before-seen photos of Africa make an exclusive stop at the MFAH

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2003
  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    Rodeo's Gonna Git You, Sucka

    When the Fat Show calls, you better answer

  • Dining

    May 30, 2002

    Okra Worship

    Pearl's serves up real food for the soul; Fusion Café brings a little soul to Rice Village

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