Despite appearances, the Texas Renaissance Festival isn't all chihuahua butt-plugs and rampant insults. There are plenty of activities to do each weekend, such as chug ale, gnaw on turkey legs, try out your longbow skills and ogle beautiful women -- just like they did in Ye Olde Tymes! PHOTOS BY SON LAM
Hundreds of colorful hot air balloons took to the sky over the Johnson Space Center this weekend as the Ballunar Liftover Festival celebrated both the beauty of balloons and the majesty of modern flight. PHOTOS BY TRICIA BADGER
Cosplayers took their costumes to the next level
with interpretations and execution of shows, movies and comics like
Brave, The Walking Dead, Ghost Rider, Adventure Time, Harry Potter and
Beetlejuice. All photos by Shannon Cottrell.
A nearly sold-out crowd packed the concourse of the Toyota Center last night as they oohed and aahed over Star Wars memorabilia and characters, before enjoying a live concert of the Star Wars music along with Anthony Daniels (the voice of C3PO), clips from the movies and lasers. Lots and lots...
Houston's 2nd annual Zombie Walk took place on Saturday, October 24 as the undead staggered -- in shockingly well-organized fashion, considering they're just reanimated corpses driven by the need for flesh -- through Montrose all in the name of charity. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
Houston's only crafting studio and lounge has moved to a fitting new location along bustling and artsy 19th Street in the Heights. Along with a lofty upstairs area for classes, Sew Crafty also offers plenty of arts and crafts supplies for everyone from traditionalists to punk rockers. Their...
It's been a just a little over a month since Alabama Bookstop closed. Maybe some of you haven't found a new bookstore to call home yet. Here are a few suggestions that may make you feel as cozy as the old Bookstop used to feel. PHOTOS BY LIANA LOPEZ
Like the joy division for Baron Munchausen's cast and crew, five corset-adorned harlequin harlots traipsed across the Meridian stage, bedraggled as the entertainment for Deadwood in James West's clockwork pocket of the Multiverse, but only a little worse for wear. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
Celebrities have been early adopters of the Toyota Prius, as the car gives them the ability to both "care" about the environment while allowing them to set an example for the little people. Of course, any "caring" they're doing is offset the moment they hop in their private jets, but they'll do...