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  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Royal Blood, Paul Thorn, Tom Petty, etc.

    Royal Blood Warehouse Live, September 23 Britpop is having a moment in the U.S. again, as groups as disparate as Arctic Monkeys and Bastille have been greeted by alt-rock stations and listeners alike with open arms. The latest to make a big noise is Royal Blood, the Brighton duo of Michael Kerr and ... More >>

  • News

    June 20, 2013

    Unleashing Houston's Pride: Events

    Looking for where you can unleash your pride this year? Look no further; the Houston Press has got your complete guide to the wheres and whats of Houston Pride Week.

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: Blondie/Devo, Uncle Lucius, etc.

    Houston's football, etc., who package the spidery and poignant guitar passages of '90s bands like Mineral and Rainer Maria into a super-crunchy outer shell, went to the UK this summer and released a three-song split with Square Business in July. Monday, see if you can talk the trio out of a T-shirt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: Rosie Flores, Otep, Mission of Burma, Etc.

    Rosie Flores, the Austin-based "Rockabilly Filly" and onetime L.A. cowpunk scenester who played the Continental Club with Mike Stinson in late July, circles back around to celebrate her birthday Tuesday at KPFT's monthy free-show series "Troubador Tuesdays" at Natachee's Supper & Punch. Back then, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    It's Not Easy Being Green: How Venues And Festivals Handle All That Garbage

    Marco TorresSold-out Jay-Z crowd = A lot of trash at Toyota Center.​ On any given night, 18,000 to 25,000 people fill the Toyota Center, whether to watch the Rockets play or to see Lady Gaga in full regalia. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American produces more than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    iFest: Of Drew Brees and Discount Perfume

    Photo by Jason Wolter​Every year since 1971, iFest has grown. And every year, it becomes less and less distinguishable from any other festival in Houston, for better or for worse. This year's iFest spans two weekends and roughly ten city blocks around City Hall. It's filled with more sights, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2009

    ACL 2009: The Green Scene

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttYes, those are chickens. At ACL.​The freshly-planted grass isn't the only thing that's green in Zilker Park this year. Since we're in super hippie fun land Austin, after all, it only makes sense that there's a huge emphasis on the environment at the festival. From a dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2006

    Rescue in a Box

    HouStoned Images, Ltd. Unlmtd. Caulk and tape? Now that's savings! Who says Reliant Energy isn't helpful? Oh, wait, lots of people, especially this guy. Sorry... But hey, wait! As you may have heard, Reliant Energy has started offering "Energy Savings Kits" to customers who apply for electric b ... More >>

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    May 22, 2003
  • News

    April 4, 2002

    Earth Quake Day

    CEC splits from an increasingly commercial fest

  • News

    June 28, 2001


    Green Diet, School Shame, Capital Con

  • News

    June 21, 2001


    Scaling Green Mountain, Where Credit's Due, Horse-Whipped

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    Red Light, Green Light

    With billboards of windmills promising gentle, nonpolluting energy, Green Mountain offers Texans a new power avenue. Will they take it? Should they?