I'm excited about this year's International Festival highlighting Australia for two reasons: One, it gives me an excuse to post the music video for Men At Work's brilliant 1980 song "Land Down Under" (see the next page), and two, I honestly don't know much about Australian food. Being that the fest ... More >>
For over 40 years, Houston's Pacifica affiliate, KPFT, has delivered important community-oriented (and uber-liberal) shows that listeners can't find anywhere else. Which is why it's a big deal when there's a shake-up that could potentially affect programming -- and an even bigger deal when the stati ... More >>
Fish and shrimp tacos rock.
First-time filmmakers take on H-town
Costume tip: eyebrows are importantHalloween is still five months away, but for all you costume-loving souls, Houston's Frida Festival is giving you a chance to play dress up already. The only catch? You have to dress up as Frida Kahlo.The Houston Institute for Culture hosts the sixth installatio ... More >>
New Orleans Hustlers Brass BandTonight, for free, you can see a very different battle of the bands at Tlaquepaque Plaza, the boho Telephone Road shopping center home to Bohemeo's and the East End Urban Market. Part of the Houston Institute for Culture's "Houston Meet Houston" program, Big Bra ... More >>
Two arts organizations attempt a new spin on an old event
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