One-of-a-kind gingerbread houses crafted by some of the city's best pastry chefs - both professional and amateur - were on display last night at Voice. The houses were judged on creativity and overall appeal, then auctioned off to benefit Lucky Dog Rescue. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
Art cars (and their artists) got lit on Saturday night as Houston had its first ever illuminated art car parade - Gloworama - at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Artists and fans partied afterwards at the Afterglow VIP party. PHOTOS BY JAY LEE
We're not quite sure what was going on at Jones Hall on Friday night, but it involved a bizarre tribute by Maynard James Keenan's band Puscifer to what appeared to be the TV show Hee Haw. We don't know for sure; we left way before the show was over. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE
WHAM took over the Winter Street Studios this past weekend as 60 area artists had their finest work on display (and for sale). Free beverages and food from Beaver's didn't hurt the attendance. PHOTOS BY TRACY MANFORD
The fourth year of Via Colori, the two-day street painting festival in downtown Houston, saw more artists and visitors than ever before this weekend. Benefiting the Center for Hearing and Speech, the annual festival brought over 200 artists to create enormous and beautiful - if ephemeral -...
Sunday brought rainy weather and a somber mood to the Westheimer Block Party after the death of FPH staffer Lee Powers the night before. Despite that, the bands still rocked on and rocked hard. PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER
With the 4th looming ahead, what better time to dig through the Net for some cheerful bastardizations of American iconography? OK, not all of it is particularly cheerful - some of it is downright disturbing. Got better? Leave a comment below.
Because Houston can never have too many Michelada Throwdowns, Beaver's Ice House hosted another one this past Sunday and upped the ante: a Bloody Mary Throwdown that took place immediately afterward. PHOTOS BY GROOVEHOUSE