NASA physicist Harold White is boldly going where no one has gone before with his work on a warp drive. White has been working on the project since 2010 and it's so Star Trek-inspired that the designs are modeled on the Star Trek warp drive. Who knows if an actual warp drive will ever exist, but th ... More >>
Houston billionaires haven't joined Bill Gates' and Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge. Yet. One of the big stories this week is Bill Gates' and Warren Buffett's Giving Pledge, where the super-billionaires have promised to donate half their money to charity. Even better, they've convinced 38 other ri ... More >>
Splish, splash the day away on the banks of the Sabine Promenade
Lois BernsteinSkateboarding Twinkies, ninja squirrels and space hamsters are making their way to Houston, with Commander Mark leading the way. Things might get a little weird. Mark Kistler, the self-styled Bob Ross of children's art, will be holding drawing camps in the area over the next two we ... More >>
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Photos by Craig Hlavaty As Aftermath was cradling his camera, taking pictures of Buddy Guy on Friday night at the House of Blues, he got a bittersweet twinge in his music-loving soul. Once he and B.B. King shuffle off this mortal coil and join the big blues jam in the sky, there will ... More >>
Welcome back to Five Spot. Every week, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. Apparently, God hates us: Blink 182 possibly plotting comeback. There were a few other things we considered for ... More >>
This artsy photographer films herself filming herself
Unsane performs Saturday, June 16, at the Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199.
Getting Up is a flawed but fascinating ode to graffiti's early years
Saturday, May 21, at Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh Drive, 713-521-0521.
The Nightfly and his twin land at the Marq*E and win a free trip to Vegas
Vans Warped, Class of '04
Friday, March 29
Glassell School's Core show reveals the heart, soul and blood-sugar levels of its visiting artists