• Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    NASA is Working on a Warp Drive: Five Other Sci-Fi Things They Should Make Real

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Giving Pledge: How Three Houston Billionaires Should Help

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2010

    4th Annual KBR Kids Day on Buffalo Bayou

    Splish, splash the day away on the banks of the Sabine Promenade

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    PBS's Guru Of Extreme Skateboarding Twinkies & Ants Wearing Pants

    Lois Bernstein​Skateboarding 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 >>

  • Calendar

    July 30, 2009

    H-Town Sneaker Summit

    For just $500, you, too, can have the latest in casual footwear

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009

    Babes on Boards

    Web exclusive!

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Aftermath: Buddy Guy at House of Blues

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Five Spot: What's Worse Than a Blink-182 Reunion?

    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 Apparently, God hates us: Blink 182 possibly plotting comeback. There were a few other things we considered for ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 26, 2007

    A.K.A. Nikki S. Lee

    This artsy photographer films herself filming herself

  • Music

    June 14, 2007


    Unsane performs Saturday, June 16, at the Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199.

  • Home Entertainment

    March 30, 2006

    Spray-On Soul

    Getting Up is a flawed but fascinating ode to graffiti's early years

  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    Unsane, with Blackfire Revelation

    Saturday, May 21, at Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh Drive, 713-521-0521.

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Let's Get Nuts

    The Nightfly and his twin land at the Marq*E and win a free trip to Vegas

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    Rock and Roll High School

    Vans Warped, Class of '04

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Flogging Molly

    Friday, March 29

  • Culture

    April 13, 2000

    Young at Art

    Glassell School's Core show reveals the heart, soul and blood-sugar levels of its visiting artists

  • Music

    May 4, 1995