Brewfest is only two weeks away, so we can finally reveal our awesome list of beers and breweries and the stellar band lineup. In case you missed our first post, the festival will take place on October 5 from 2 to 7 p.m. in and around Silver Street Station. Inside, there will be an alarming amount ... More >>
The United States, they say, is a "first world" country. And yes, our nation is indeed in many ways a booming nexus of industrialized capitalism and advanced technology. With regards to the development of edible jewelry, however, we are primitive at best. And this very much concerns me. In my yo ... More >>
Spring Break is on the horizon, beginning for some people this weekend. College kids will head to spots in Texas or Florida, cram themselves into motel rooms, hope they don't so drunk they pass out and wake up with their face transformed into a Sharpie piece of art, and just have fun. Which mean ... More >>
In the past year, the hip-hop scene has traded in a great deal of its diamond-encrusted Jesus pieces and record-label logo necklaces for items with a bit more "vintage designer" style. From coast to coast, we are now seeing entertainers and tastemakers flash their vintage Chanel and antique Versace ... More >>
Excellent speciality pizzas and 90 different craft beers.
With the vibrant, chromatic works on paper and plastic currently up at Goldesberry Gallery, you'd think Carlos Cruz-Diez was back in town. You'd only be half wrong. This past spring, Edward Lane McCartney took a course with the Venezuelan kinetic and Op artist while he was in town for his MFAH run ... More >>
The first time Frank Sinatra's name has been associated with criminal activityThe U.S. Attorney's office today announced the indictment of three oil traders accused of running an $80 million scam against LyondellBasell, and the most entertaining part was what the trio spent their alleged ill- ... More >>
Sick of corporate Christmas? Try shopping local. Hair Balls presents a 12-part series highlighting ideas for holiday gifts made and sold in Texas. If you aren't familiar with Esty.com, you should be. The four-year-old website is the best online source for anything handmade, from warm knitted scarve ... More >>
It's an attack of the accessories
Houston Symphony taps spy songs for its playlist
What goes around, comes around
Lady and The Vamp
The Mineola Twins serves up social satire and sibling rivalry
The MFAH unveils more than 200 priceless Cartier trinkets
Tracing Houston roots in three omnipresent hip-hop terms
UPN holds a casting call for The Player
A picture may say a thousand words, but this film, about one, says considerably less
Ed Kane's Western Shop
Mari Carmen Ibarra of Contemporary Stones
The Guild Shop
DJ /rupture's bombastic genre pastiche is incredibly cerebral, not to mention surprisingly fun to dance to
Rob Schneider jerks around with his feminine side
Tiffany & Co.
Fly High Little Bunny
Reveille Park (Dope House)
Licensing body piercers to protect youngsters sounds good. But enforcement drags.
Nicholson's latest falls far short of Five Easy Pieces
To animal control, Pedro was ring-tailed vermin. To Jimmy Vonderglotz, he was a friend.