• The Best Houston Cosplay Costumes of 2018 (So Far)
    July 13 at 4 a.m. by Houston Press

    Well the best cosplay costumes we've seen so far this year came out during the Comicpalooza convention at the end of May at the George R. Brown Convention Center. From the highly recognizable to the obscure, brightly colored to dark and menacing,…

  • Keepin' Cool in Texas on the Waterpark Trail
    July 10 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    The secret to living in Houston is air-conditioning, a cool beverage (or two) and access to some of the amazing waterparks of Texas. Check out these pictures for inspiration then double-back to read our full list of amazing water-centric theme…

  • Juneteenth at Miller Outdoors: A Celebration of Freedom
    June 20 at 6:47 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    The rain and grey clouds didn't stop Houstonians from celebrating Juneteenth this year, with many attending Miller Outdoor Theatre's "A Gulf Coast Juneteenth" event. Mayor Sylvester Turner was in attendance and Melanie Lawson served as emcee. The…


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  • Comicaplooza Day 3
    May 27 at 6:01 p.m. by Mohammad Mia

    The three-day Comicpalooza came to a close this Sunday, with participants getting one last chance to don their capes before they have to wait until next year. Today we saw some young fans excited to enjoy the festivities, some furry friends, as…

  • Comicpalooza 2018: Robots, Gods, and Superheroes
    May 26 at 6:52 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    Comicpalooza kicked off Day 1 with fantastic exhibitions that brought all the wizards, gamers, and superheroes out of hiding. I was shot at by a stormtrooper, escaped some crazy clowns, and even managed to 3D print a bookmark. All in all, a great…

  • Houston Photog Lynn Lane Captures NobleMotion Magic in Bank Lobby Exhibit
    May 8 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Houston photographer Lynn Lane — named best photographer in 2015's Best of Houston® and one of our 100 Creatives — has been capturing the local arts scene for years through his work with Alley Theatre and Houston Grand Opera. Now…

  • 4/20 Psychedelic Art Show & Market
    April 21 at 12:02 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    It was all art, music, drinks, and chill vibes. Insomnia Art Gallery celebrated 4/20 by hosting the Psychedelic Art Show & Outdoor Market! The gallery was full of original, colorful, and tripped out psych-inspired art by Houston artists, and…

  • Hangin Out at Insomia Gallery's Horchata! Midnight Art Market
    January 20 at 7 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    The Horchata Market made its return to Insomnia Gallery for a midnight version. The free indoor pop-up market featured art, vintage clothing, music, handmade items, and more. Along with that, there was boozy Horchata for guests to enjoy while they…

  • Cirque Noir Hosts Desert Hearts Who Take the Ride to Houston
    November 19 at 4:31 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    Desert Hearts stopped by Houston as part of their Take The Ride Tour and were hosted by Cirque Noir at Post HTX. The night was quite a journey as party goers were decked out and danced the night away to the rhythm of love, techno, and house.…

  • The 4th Annual Dia de los Muertos Block Party in Magnolia Park
    November 5 at 4:14 p.m. by Abrahán Garza

    The 4th Annual Dia de los Muertos Block Party in Magnolia Park hosted at The American Legion Harrisburg Post #472 was celebrated on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Photos by Abrahán Garza.

  • Houston <i>Memento Mori</i> Show Helps Us Remember We Will Die
    October 31 at 4 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Texas Art Asylum hosted "Remember You Will Die – A Memento Mori show" this weekend in Houston. Works by more than 30 local artists reminded us of our mortality and the shortness and fragility of life. Photos by Doogie Roux. Participating artists…

  • The Wilde Collection's Haunted Wedding and Masquerade Ball
    October 30 at 4 a.m. by Christi Vest

    Jilted brides and dead grooms celebrated Saturday night at The Wilde Collection's "Till Death Do Us Part" Halloween masquerade ball at Rockefellers in Houston. The ghostly reception was complete with wedding cake and hors d'oeuvre while the guests…

  • Houston Gets Its Freak On at 11th Annual Montrose Pub Crawl
    October 29 at 7:45 a.m. by Christi Vest

    We saw some funny, spooky and altogether clever costumes at the 11th Annual Montrose Pub Crawl on Saturday night. Eleven bars on Westheimer between Dunlavy and Montrose participated in this year's crawl with a portion of drink sales benefiting the…

  • Toga Wearers, Barbarians and Saucy Wenches at RenFest This Weekend
    October 23 at 11:35 a.m. by Margaret Downing

    Saturday was a bright and shiny weekend for the Texas Renaissance Festival with only a smattering of rain. Although the theme was Roman Bacchanal, and there were some togas (bed sheets) in evidence, far more visitors either got their themed…

  • Buffalo Bayou Partnership Resurrects Love Street Light Circus With David Adickes
    October 19 at 8:40 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Buffalo Bayou Partnership rolled out the psychedelic carpet last night for its Love Street Light Circus Party. The groovy set partied like it was 1968, donning bell bottoms, flower power and tie dyes, while toasting the historic Sunset Coffee…

  • Dream Machine Delivers Hallucinatory Raver of Technology, Art and Music
    October 16 at 8:40 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Houston got weird Saturday night with the interactive, tech-inspired digital installations of Dream Machine 2017. The brainchild of Hannah Bull, Dom Bam and Black Cassidy, this nightlong raver (wild attire encouraged) featured a digital therapeutic…

  • High Society: The Movers and Shakers of Fashion X Houston
    October 9 at 9:35 a.m. by Treva Wygle

    The fashionistas, models and bold-faced set gathered this weekend in Houston for runway shows, step and repeats and the hottest new clothes for fall during Fashion X Houston. Designers included Vilebrequin, Joie, ERES, BAANOU, COS, de…

  • Tiptoe Through Some of Houston's Weirdest and Wackiest Homes
    October 8 at 3 p.m. by Abrahán Garza

    Hippos and horses and mummies, oh my. Come with us on this visual tour of the art and architecture on the 2017 Weird Homes Tour Houston. Stops included Bonnie Blue's art house, Sharon Kopriva's artist's haven, Sue Shefman's Hippolotofus House,…

  • The Best Halloween Costumes for 2017
    October 7 at 10:20 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    Picking just the right Halloween costume is a big decision, so we headed out to Frankel's Costume to see what's trending this year in Houston. There were influences from television and film, including Star Wars, Game of Thrones and Tim Burton's…

  • Texas Renaissance Festival Kicks Off With Oktoberfest Weekend
    October 2 at 7:25 a.m. by Makwakwa, Tracey

    Texans dug deep into their closets for lederhosen, dirndl, chain mail and fur-embellished cosplay, as the 2017 Texas Renaissance Festival kicked off with fantastic weather for its Oktoberfest opener. Themed weekends continue through November 26, so…



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