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  • The Coolest Cosplayers at Traders Village Houston Comicon
    April 29 at 6:30 p.m. by Gilbert Bernal

    We saw some wickedly good cosplay at day one of the two-day Traders Village Houston Comicon. Houstonians came out to meet Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael and Leonardo for free photo ops with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, courtesy of the…

     
  • Subliminal Messages, Vibrant Colors and Hidden Street Art in Houston
    April 26 at 6:45 a.m.

    From vibrant colors to subliminal messages, complicated designs to minimalist and beautiful, here's a round-up of some great murals and street art in the Houston area. We took a look at photos shared with the Houston Press Flickr Pool (thank you…

     
  • We Found the Cutest Couples at Coachella
    April 25 at 6:45 a.m. by Hannah Verbeuren

    Love was in the air (the hot, hot air) during the second weekend of Coachella 2017. Here are some of the cutest couples we found wandering the festival grounds hand-in-hand. For more on finding romance at Coachella, read sister paper LA Weekly's…

     

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  • Crawfish, Tunes and Libations Abound at Houston's Bayou Bash
    April 24 at 11:45 a.m. by Francisco Montes

    The gorgeous weather this weekend in Houston made for a breezy Bayou Bash over at The Water Works on Sabine. Buffalo Bayou Partnership's Bayou Buddies sure know how to throw a party. Revelers took boat rides, visited the underground Cistern (to see…

     
  • Whoosh! It's Waterpark Season in the Houston Area
    April 21 at 7:45 a.m.

    As the temperatures climb, we start looking for ways to cool off in the Lone Star State. Take a look at our oh-so-cool pics of waterparks that are about to kick off the season in Houston and surrounding areas. Jump on in; the water's fine. Palm…

     
  • MFAH Shows Hauntingly Realistic Figures to Houston in “Ron Mueck”
    April 20 at 7:45 a.m.

    Ron Mueck's hyperrealistic sculptures are incredibly lifelike, though never to scale, and illustrate humanity's journey from cradle to grave. "Ron Mueck" runs through August 13 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet, 713-639-7300,…

     
  • The Best (and Weirdest) Fashion at Coachella 2017
    April 17 at 9:45 a.m. by Shane Lopes

    Never mind festival season — with Coachella, spring fashion season has sprung. The festival brought out plenty of black crochet and metallic macramé, and the coordinating outfits of BFFs appear to have been cut from the same cloth — literally…

     
  • EaDo Block Party Fans of the Dash and Dynamo
    April 17 at 8:45 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    The Dash and Dynamo hosted the Eado Block Party on April 15 outside BBVA Compass Stadium. Both teams played home games (it was the Dash's season opener) and fans came out to celebrate their teams and to enjoy the beautiful weather. (Photos by Eric…

     
  • Anime Matsuri Takes Over George R. Brown Convention Center
    April 10 at 10:45 a.m. by Marco Torres

    Anime Matsuri, the three-day annual Japanese culture convention, was held this past weekend at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Photos by Marco Torres / Houston Press.

     
  • Art Cars Paraded in Downtown Houston
    April 9 at 8:45 a.m. by Gilbert Bernal

    The Houston Art Car Parade celebrated its 30th anniversary in downtown Houston on Saturday April 8, 2017.

     
  • GONZO247 Drops A New "HTown" Mural In Downtown
    March 31 at 10:34 a.m. by Marco Torres

    Houston's own Mario E. Figueroa, Jr., better known as GONZO247, completes his newest "HTOWN" art installation at the entrance of Hampton Inn and Homewood Suites in Downtown Houston. The colorful mural is on a wall 15’ wide x 40’ tall and stands…

     
  • Getting Artsy at the Bayou City Art Festival
    March 28 at 12:35 p.m. by Nguyen, Mitchell

    Hundreds of artists from across the United States came to the Bayou City Art Festival to showcase and hopefully sell their work to Houstonians. Mediums of art ranged from pop art to welded sculptures and everything in between. Food trucks and live…

     
  • Art and Automobiles: A Sneak Peek at Houston's Art Cars
    March 27 at 10:20 a.m. by Lawrence Elizabeth Knox

    After viewing a handful of art cars, families and friends settled onto the lawn of Historic Market Square Park for a special screening of Art Car: The Movie. The event was a preview leading up to the 30th annual Houston Art Car Parade that will…

     
  • The Flags of Ultra Music Festival 2017
    March 27 at 9:32 a.m. by George Martinez

    There is no doubt that Ultra Music Festival is a global mecca for electronic music fans. People from around the world descend on Miami to party like there is no tomorrow and showcase their hometown pride in the form of massive flags. Check out the…

     
  • The Fashion at Ultra Music Festival 2017
    March 27 at 9:30 a.m. by George Martinez

    Body paint, coordinated groups, homemade costumes, and a less-is-more approach dominated the fashion of Ultra Music Festival 2017. Festival-goers with panache got their moment in the spotlight at downtown Miami. Because what easier way to identify…

     
  • Rodeo Babies at RodeoHouston
    March 26 at 10:21 a.m. by Marco Torres

    RodeoHouston is more than just fried foods, fun rides, exciting cowboy competitions, and top notch concerts. The livestock show offers animal lovers an avenue to meet, pet, and feed goats, sheep, deer, kangaroos, and many more inside NRG Center.…

     
  • Skin and Lace at Kiki Maroon's Burly Q Lounge
    March 25 at 10:22 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    The beautiful burlesque girls have been traveling all over the U.S. and now the Houston's Vaudvillian Varie-TEASE show is back in Houston! KiKi Maroon and her Burly Q Lounge Showgirls had a special show planned for a full house last…

     
  • Turtle Racing Fanatics Gather at Little Woodrows
    March 22 at 8:44 a.m. by Francisco Montes

    Season 9 of Turtle Races started recently at Little Woodrows in Midtown. People packed in to catch some of the fastest turtles in town and cheer on their favorite speedster. The races go down every Thursday at 8 p.m.

     
  • The People You See at Go Tejano Day - RodeoHouston
    March 20 at 3:37 p.m. by Marco Torres

    A record setting crowd attended the annual Go Tejano Day at NRG Stadium during RodeoHouston on Sunday, March 19 in Houston. The entertainment included Rockteño group Siggno and Mexico's Banda El Recodo. The finals of the annual Mariachi…

     
  • The Flexible People of Rocket Yoga
    March 13 at 3:56 p.m. by Marco Torres

    HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 12: The Houston Rockets and yogaOne Studios hosted Rocket Yoga at Toyota Center on March 12, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Marco Torres/HoustonPress)

     

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