Melanie Pang

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    2009 Concert Rewind, March: Erykah Badu, Britney, Billy Joel & Elton John, A Baybrook Beatdown and A Whole Lotta Rodeo

    Mark C. Austin​ Rascal Flatts, Reliant Stadium, March 3: "It's almost devious how much these guys sweetened and tune their songs up, close to the point of an almost automaton-like perfection. Each song is custom-built like a souped-up hot rod, with almost no flourish or guitar vamp going to waste. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Montrose Does Its Part To Protest California's Prop 8 Decision

    Photo by Melanie PangAfter waiting in anticipation to hold either a party or a protest, the LGBT community can take another collective exasperated sigh. It's back to the grind after Tuesday's California Supreme Court ruled to uphold Proposition 8, but also maintain the validity of approximately 18, ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2009

    UH Gets the Brush-Off from Nike

    Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    The Red Carpet Calls For Two Rice Students

    Asking questions on the Oscars' red carpet is not quite as glamorous as getting asked questions on the Oscars' red carpet, but two students from Rice are hoping fervently they get the chance.The team of Faheem Ahmed and Anish Patel (hopeful correspondent and cameraman, respectively) is among the top ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Thelma's Says It's Rebuilding

    The latest "news" on the smoldered Thelma's Bar-B-Que on 1020 Live Oak is... nothing all that new.Alicia White, with the Houston Fire Department, told Hair Balls that since the cause of the fire is still under investigation, information beyond the basics isn't going to be released any time soon (the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    The New DA Announces A Victim's Rights Division

    Harris County District Attorney Patricia Lykos announced today she's expanding and improving the division that serves Harris County's crime victims. "Government exists to protect and to serve; that's what we're doing with this new division," Lykos tells Hair Balls. "We're ensuring that it's not bure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    CAMH's New Director A Rocker At Heart

    Bill Arning, the current curator of the List Visual Arts Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will assume his position as director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston on April 6, 2009. His hiring ends a 10-month search."It was a long process," Arning tells Hair Balls, "but I'm ve ... More >>