Sam Byrd is a freelance contributor to the Houston Press who loves to take in all of Houston’s sights, sounds, food and fun. He also loves helping others to discover Houston’s rich culture.
7 days ago | Education
Take a look at the money- and scheme-free criteria that college admissions counselors and panels look for and advise in the applications packets, especially now that application season is in full swing.
13 days ago | Comedy
"Hater's Roast: The Shady Tour" will be serving a hilarious loud-mouthed gaggle of RuPaul's Drag Race divas are heading to House of Blues on March 27 for a night filled with jokes and jabs with a 100 percent guarantee they will leave the audience ...
19 days ago | Stage
Grammy Award winner Susan Graham makes her appearance with the Houston Symphony for "La me + Susan Graham" Friday through Sunday at Jones Hall.
Houston Symphony Program Continues With Former Music Director, While Scheduled Violinist is Replaced27 days ago | Stage
Former Houston Symphony Music Director Christoph Eschenbach returns to Jones Hall to lead the orchestra with a guest violinist as well as a towering romantic work by Austrian composer Anton Brucker in the program Eschenbach Directs Bruckner.
27 days ago | Health
AIDS Foundation Houston's 30th AIDS Walk takes place on Sunday, March 3 at Sam Houston Park. The event starts with a registration at noon, a 3K-long walk at 1 p.m., and a post-walk festival featuring free HIV and Syphilis testing and resources for...
2 months ago | Pop Culture
If at first you don't succeed, then try again - especially if it seems unachievable. That's the advice filmmaker Bryan Smith offers, and it is the crux of his talk this weekend during Capturing The Impossible. Part of Society for the Performing Ar...