The Houston International Festival opened this past weekend and, as usual, it was loaded with great local, regional, national and international artists. PHOTOS BY JULIAN BAJSEL, ALLISON MCPHAIL AND MARCO TORRES.
KTBZ took over the Woodlands on Saturday with its annual Buzzfest featuring Evanescence, Korn, Blue October, Mutemath, Neon Tress, Cage the Elephant, Dirty Heads and Band of Skulls. PHOTOS BY JODY PERRY
The Lucha Libre USA Masked Warriors Tour flew into the Bayou Music
Center on Friday - April 20th, 2012. Kids and adults alike dressed in
their masks to see favorites like Blue Demon Jr. and Chavo Guerrero
Jr. slam opponents such as R.J. Brewer and Marco Corleone. We spoke
with current champion...
Forty-six restaurants sampled food last night at the Houston Press's annual Menu of Menus Extravaganza, featuring everything from cupcakes to crawfish to crusty banh mi sandwiches. 2012 also marked the first year for the Iron Fork challenge, a competition between two local up-and-coming chefs...
Vinyl records are making a comeback, but are production values suffering as a result? We tour a record pressing factory and several record specialty stores to find out. BY MARK GRAHAM AND ALLISON McPHAIL
El Petate has this almost vacation-like feel down, without even seeming to try. Part of it is the food -- all deeply authentic Salvadoran dishes, from the more accessible mainstays like pupusas down to more off-the-beaten-path dishes like chilate y nuegados. And part of it is the cheerful...
This past Sunday, there was plenty of pig to be had at the 1st Annual Suckling Pig Throwdown at Kata Robata.
See what the 13 chefs came up with as they competed for the title of Suckling Pig Throwdown King. PHOTOS BY MAI PHAM AND KIMBERLY PARK
Art lovers enjoyed near-perfect weather Saturday at the Menil Community Art Festival, an open house of sourts centered around the Indie Book Festival on the lawn of the Menil Collection. PHOTOS BY DANIEL KRAMER
More than 950 women (and one man) showed up for Texans cheerleader tryouts at Reliant Park this weekend. This large group would eventually be cut down to 100 with final selections to be made on Draft Day. The final Texans cheerleader squad will consist of about 25-35 cheerleaders.
Enter Steel Panther, who moistened House of Blues last night for about an hour and a half of stroking, sucking and sexual innuendo. The California metal parody band's following ranges from youngsters who were too young to see the likes of Crue and Poison in their prime, to older folks who are...
The Asia Society, and organization dedicated to joining the cultures of the East and West, celebrated the opening of their new Texas Center in Houston this weekend with two days worth of festivities. PHOTO BY ALLISON McPHAIL