The exhibition “A Photo Journey through 100 Years of the ROC-Taiwan” opened with a reception last night at Three Allen Center Art Gallery. The reception featured a Taiwanese aboriginal singing dance
performance along with a traditional Taiwanese dance troupe. The rare photos on display include pictures of US Presidents such as Eisenhower and Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham in the country during its 100-year history. The images will be on display through July 29.
This year Houston welcomed its first co-op, Rosalie HAUS. About a dozen young professionals live together in the house, sharing meals and chores with the aim of creating a modern environmental utopia. PHOTOS BY MANDY OAKLANDER
Poring over the new menu at Dragon Bowl Asian Bistro on a recent Friday night, I was stunned to see options at the Heights hangout such as a Third Coast hand roll with crispy fried oysters and jalapeño relish, and a crispy duck curry with a confit of leg in a Thai-style red curry. When I'd...
Though the state-wide drought put a damper on many small-town fireworks displays, Freedom Over Texas, the City of Houston's official Fourth of July celebration, wowed with a performance by Jack Ingram and culminated with 20-minutes of patriotic pyrotechnics. PHOTOS BY CHRISTOPHER PATRONELLA, JR.
The MFAH opened the United States' first retrospective collection of photography by German-born artist Helmut Newton with a members-only preview Friday evening. The exhibit opened to the public Sunday and will run through September 25. PHOTOS BY ADRIENNE BYARD
Interleague baseball continued through the holiday weekend as the Boston Red Sox battled the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Capacity crowds packed the ballpark to see Friday Night fireworks as well as local products Josh Beckett and Carl Crawford. Beckett struck out eleven Astros on...
Last night Lawndale Art Center had a sneak preview for their annual Big Show, an open-call juried selection of art from Houston-area artists. The show features 121 works by more than 70 artists. The exhibit's opening reception is tonight, Friday July 1, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. PHOTOS BY THEO SANTOS
Prohibition, the much-talked-about Galleria-area bar that's the latest to jump on the craft cocktail movement, had its soft opening last night. The bar features 36 cocktails meant to embody the 1930s vibe in an old-school but trendy atmosphere. PHOTOS BY ADRIENNE BYARD
In celebration of Country Playhouse's summer musical, Hairspray, a flash mob gathered at City Center to perform a choreographed dance to the musical's song "You Can't Stop the Beat." We also got video of the action. Hairpsray opens July 14 at Houston's oldest community theater. PHOTOS BY MARC...