Houston house shows are no joke.
In the weeks leading up to the Houston Press Music Awards showcase on Sunday, August 4, Rocks Off will be profiling a handful of performers each day, mostly in their own words - part of the best top-to-bottum lineup the showcase has ever had, in our humble opinion. See the showcase schedule and tick ... More >>
Sips, Suds & Sliders at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Friday, 5:30-9:30 p.m. 1601 Lake Robbins Dr. Purchase tickets for the Sips, Suds & Sliders event at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center for just $20 in advance and $30 at the door to feast on a variety of sliders from lo ... More >>
Every Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m., volunteers for Noah's Kitchen gather at Jenni's Noodle House in the Heights and begin prepping for their day ahead. Since 2010, the charity's mission has been to feed Houston's homeless one meal at a time. In their first year, Noah's Kitchen volunteers fed 5,000 p ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org. Before you get into thi ... More >>
Your guide to the 2009 Houston Press Music Awards showcase
The saga between Food Not Bombs and the Houston Public Library continues. The group, which serves vegan food to homeless people four nights a week outside the downtown branch, had its first run-in with the library people about a year and a half ago, a few months before the big renovation was complet ... More >>
This afternoon, the folks from Food Not Bombs, a local group that serves vegan food to the homeless four nights a week in front of the Houston Public Library, met with some people from the library to decide how they could avoid another confrontation. "It was a lot more chill than I expected," Nick C ... More >>
The grace period at the Houston Public Library for all undesirables is officially over, it seems. A Houston police officer confronted some members of Food Not Bombs on Monday night - the group serves food to the homeless outside the library - to tell them to start thinking about another base of oper ... More >>
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