That quaking and creaking isn't from the Chilean earthquake, it's a destructive seismic shift to right-wing extremism and plutocracy in real time with its epicenter in Texas. The rumble began with Greg Abbott's new education model, "Teach the Best and Shoot the Rest" based on Charles Murray's white ... More >>
This is not something you expect a major record label to ever do. It's also a little horrifying. Over the years hundreds of artists have recorded for Columbia, CBS, Epic and the other labels (past and present) now under the Sony umbrella. Most of them have recorded at least one holiday album. Now S ... More >>
Zazzle.comMusicians are weird. Well, the good ones, at least. It's a little-known, beloved factoid. While artists' news, drama, and private lives are sometimes aired to the point of over-saturation, it becomes more interesting when we learn relatively kept insight into their rockers' offstage ... 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. Hair Balls doesn't want to perpetuate staid gender roles or anything, but sometimes you have to shop for someone a little more traditional, you know. Or ... More >>
It's been three years since we first wrote about Knitta, the Montrose artistes who were pioneering the art of guerrilla knitting.Since then the phenomenon has spread worldwide, according to today's UK Telegraph."Knitters turn to graffiti artists with 'yarnbombing'" is the headline.You'll have to ima ... More >>
The good thing about mystery books is that there’s a genre for everyone. Want a tangled thriller? Got it. Want vampires who are good guys? Got it. Want a chef who cooks up a great meal while solving a murder? Got it, too. Maggie Sefton’s Dyer Consequences belongs in that last category – th ... More >>
The KnitKnit author and photographer sign their new book
Click the LISTEN button below for Houston Press Editor Margaret Downing’s interview with author Laurie Perry. Laurie Perry, author of Drunk, Divorced & Covered in Cat Hair: The True-Life Misadventures of a 30-Something Who Learned to Knit After He Split (which has to be one of the greatest titl ... More >>
Hitting the streets with Montrose's craftiest taggers
Paul Kittelson plays with his food in a new show at Barbara Davis Gallery
Houston had one of its most shocking race murders 45 years ago. But exactly whose tragedy was it?
Thursday, December 26
The eclectic New York space lends a strange sampling to New Gallery
Okay, the name is stupid. But Soul Coughing is still a great band.