After several years of financial troubles, the nonprofit that produces the Houston International Festival will file for federal bankruptcy protection this week, according to a report in today's Houston Chronicle that claims spending has begun to exceed income by as much as $250,000 a year and has le ... More >>
A look at iFest and the Texas Crawfish & Music Festival.
It's hard to believe that the Houston International Festival was once just a street fair in front of Jones Hall and the Alley Theater, but that's but one wrinkle in a fascinating history that stretches back to 1971. iFest has been all over the city, from Main Street downtown to Reliant Park, but off ... More >>
With nerves on edge after Monday's Boston Marathon explosions, officials at the Houston International Festival and City of Houston say they are up to the challenge of meeting the security needs of an event that organizers believe will bring some 200,000 people to the streets of downtown Houston this ... More >>
The folks over at the 2008 Bayou City Art Festival Downtown have finished counting up their earnings and figuring out who gets what, so tonight they're handing out checks to the non-profits organizations they support. A whopping $106,303 is going out to sixteen organizations, ranging from the Museum ... More >>
A popular Art Car gets booted
The Art Car Parade parts ways with the International Festival