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    July 10, 2014
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    April 3, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Things You Can Do Until the Good Shows Come Back

    If you reach mid-month and feel the boredom begin to gnaw at your brain like some Lovecraftian monster, get to Reliant Center next weekend (January 18-19) for the America's Got Talent open auditions. You're sure to see something truly nightmarish there - particularly if Howard Stern shows up. Even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    Save on Tickets to the Houston Hot Sauce Festival, Dinner at Mark's, and More

    Today's Houston Press Voice Daily Deal is bringing the heat--for less. Our latest voucher is good for 50 percent off ($8 for $16) two tickets to the Houston Hot Sauce Festival. The festival is a showcase for award-winning products including hot sauce, salsa, marinades, rubs, wing sauce, and much, mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    NBC's The Voice Holding Houston Auditions Next Saturday

    This just came in over the transom. Popular NBC singing show The Voice will hold auditions for its upcoming season next Saturday at Reliant Center next Saturday, February 9. All musical styles are being sought, so all you polka-loving kids, now's your chance! Further details, per the NBC Universal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Top 10 Sexiest Cars of the Houston Auto Show (with Photos)

    Concept cars are what auto shows are all about. With their nuclear hybrid propulsion systems, bamboo radio control knobs, and intergalactic navigation displays, concept cars give us a chance to look into the unlikely future of the automobile. Weren't we supposed to have flying cars by now? This yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Toby Keith, Demi Lovato, Luke Bryan Kick Off RodeoHouston 2013

    Moments ago, the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo announced its first four non-George Strait entertainers for the 2013 season: Toby Keith (February 25), teen stars Demi Lovato and Austin Mahone (March 3), Jason Aldean (March 11) and Luke Bryan (March 16). As usual, the rodeo is offering two pocket-si ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Upcoming Events: Low, Slow and EaDo

    Next Thursday night from 7 to 10 p.m., help support Foodways Texas while enjoying some terrific Texan beer and bites at the Saint Arnold brewery with Low and Slow: An Evening of Smoked Food & Film. The evening will feature short films by Keely Steenson about Texas barbecue traditions along with tast ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
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    March 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Goat Milk Blues: Celebrity Goat Milking at RodeoHouston (w/Video)

    On Tuesday afternoon I went down to the Reliant Center to try my hand yet again at milking a goat in the Celebrity* Goat Milking Contest put on by rodeo organizers. I was in competition with various radio and television personalities from around town, like Outlaw Dave, Pepito, and Theresa from 94.5 ... More >>

  • Culture

    February 23, 2012

    Rounding It Up

    The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo brings a stellar 2012 lineup.

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo: These Are the Maps You Need

    It's coming. Soon you will be able to inhale the sweet smell of dung, fried food and amusement-ride grease as you enjoy the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. It's easy to get lost or, more likely, miss something at the Rodeo -- you can be forgiven for thinking there's not much more to it than the M ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Rocks Off's Fantasy RodeoHouston Lineup

    Photos courtesy of Houston Livestock Show & RodeoGeorge Strait in 1996​If you walk through Reliant Center, hanging from the ceiling are banners listing almost every musical performer RodeoHouston has hosted since the '60s. The names reflect the hallowed history of country and fleeting fancies ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    I Was a Celebrity Goat Milker

    See pictures of some of Houston's biggest media names milking goats, and the hilarity that ensued, in our slideshow. A lifelong dream, a dream that was once a daily reality for my farm-bound Czech ancestors, was achieved yesterday as I firmly grasped the milk-laden teats of a goat named Brownie a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Miranda Lambert Added To Rodeo's 2011 Lineup

    Trace Adkins, Martina McBride, Hideout schedule also announced ​Miranda Lambert, the Lindale native currently nominated for five Grammys, including four for her album Revolution, will return to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo March 16 at Reliant Stadium, the rodeo announced this morning. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Tony Yayo Talks Sex, Patron And The Future Of G-Unit

    ​G-Unit soldiers Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo have signed on to headline Saturday's 4th Annual Hip-Hop For HIV Awareness concert at Reliant Center. Tickets are free, but only with an HIV test at one of the City of Houston Department of Health & Human Services' designated testing locations. A list ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2010

    Mo'Nique: Spread the Love Tour

    The award-winning comic-turned-actress is putting her serious side away for a while

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    A Texas-Sized Food Fight at the Rodeo's Best Bites Competition

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttMasraff's got into the spirit of the rodeo with Lone Star attire.​With a nearly endless bounty of fine food and wine that stretched over an area larger than a football field, guests at last night's Best Bites Competition at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo were ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Upcoming Events

    ​Your excuse to indulge in several margaritas in an afternoon is coming -- and on a Monday, just when we need it the most. February 22 is National Margarita Day. Who knows why? But, more importantly, who cares? Take the opportunity to try out some of the best margaritas around town (Pico's Mex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    RodeoHouston Announces Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts and Gary Allan Dates Next March

    ​The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo announced three more performers for its 2010 concert series Monday morning, joining the previously announced Jonas Brothers (March 7), Tim McGraw (March 8), Brad Paisley (March 11) and Brooks & Dunn (March 20) dates. The performers announced Monday morning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Put a Cork In It: In Which We Pretend to Be Wine Judges for a Day

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​As it turns out, Eating Our Words is not a very good wine judge. Blame our unappreciative palates or -- as we did on Saturday afternoon -- our preternatural ability to judge beers instead of wines, but one thing is certain: We're pretty sure the Houston Lives ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Whirlwind Weekend: See What You Missed

    It seemed the entire city was out and about this weekend, as the first gorgeous weekend of fall brought beautifully blue skies and perfect temperatures. Check out what you missed this weekend by spending the day on a patio somewhere, sipping a latte (silly you). Photo by Groovehouse​The third ann ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 21, 2009

    Tattoo and Body Art Expo

    More than 200 tattoo and piercing artists poke, prod and impress enthusiasts

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Hit Hermann

    In time for summer, the park's had a facelift.

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    March 5, 2009

    Rodeo Uncorked

    Web exclusive!

  • Music

    February 26, 2009
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    November 21, 2008

    Los Magnificos: Like a Live H-Town Mixtape

    Los Magnificos 2008 bounces into Reliant Center Sunday. Bun B Whip, ride, slab, some bit of street slang Rocks Off won't even hear for another eight months - cars are as essential to hip-hop as crossfaders and lyrics that rhyme. But no city's rappers place their wheels on a higher pedestal than ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008
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    September 17, 2008

    The FEMA Bureaucracy Descends, And Obfuscates

    At least two PODS – Greenspoint and the Fountain of Praise church at 13950 Hillcroft – ran out of MRE’s by midday Tuesday, with officials at the Reliant Center staging center offering scant explanation. Reliant is the check-in and dispatch center for trucks carrying ice, water and MREs to 18 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2008

    The Astrodome Keeps Crumbling Along

    The slow decline of a once-great landmark continued this week when Houston Fire Marshal's Office inspectors wrote nine citations for insufficient water pressure in the Astrodome’s emergency sprinkler system, the Houston Chronicle reported. Thirty-six employees of Reliant Park’s management firm ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2007
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    August 7, 2007

    This Just In: Rock the Bells Canceled

    According to the Rock the Bells Web site, the hip-hop package tour’s Houston date, featuring Wu-Tang Clan, UGK, Nas, Pharoahe Monche and several others scheduled for Wednesday at Reliant Center, has been canceled. No reason was listed on the Web site, but HoustonSoReal founder and sometime Press c ... More >>

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    American Idols Live

    Which megatour is really more punk rock?

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2007

    Another Dispatch from the Streets of Houston

    Keith Plocek for HouStoned Images Ltd., Ulmtd. Satch and Scott This morning Satch, our favorite homeless essayist, had his first protest in front of City Hall. That is, if two dudes standing around and holding signs counts as a protest.

  • Calendar

    January 19, 2006
  • Culture

    January 12, 2006

    Lawn Signs

    File these two exhibitions under "control"

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Low Ride, Take It Easy

    A trip to the Los Magnificos Car Show sets us to pondering why there cant be a local rock equivalent

  • News

    October 6, 2005
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    September 15, 2005

    Blocked Signals

    City, county officials silence a proposed radio station inside the Dome

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2004

    H-Town Goes Cowtown

    It's rodeo time in the city

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2003

    He Ain't Heavy, He's a Boxer

    Lighter fighters keep it real at Reliant

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2003

    Torn Identity

    Get real art for a hundred bucks at "5x7/Houston"

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Everything Old Is New Again

    What do punks the Dropkick Murphys have in common with soulful Norah Jones? More than you think.

  • Calendar

    February 20, 2003

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

    Shine your boots and bust out your cowboy hat -- it's that rodeo time of year

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