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.
15 days ago | Classical Music
Houston Symphony's Music Illustrated: Virtual Reality in Concert, taking place on February 13 and 14, will push the threshold of the listening experience to the next level in a groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind event featuring Google’s amaz...
17 days ago | Health
AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. has launched a virtual display of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Each year, sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, comprised of 48,000 hand-sewn panels that memorialize those lost to AIDS, travel to communities ...
24 days ago | Music
ROCO’s first concert in Black History Month will be an exploration of one of music's most storied Black women. Celebration of Margaret Bonds, featuring a wide cross section of the musician's work, will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, stre...
29 days ago | Arts in the Schools
The Grammy award-winning Houston Chamber Choir will host a virtual concert themed A Time to Lift Up Sunday at noon. The show will spotlight both the teachers who lead the choirs as well as the K-12 students and their voices. It will also feature p...
2 months ago | Bayou City
The Houston Downtown Management District has installed a new permanent public artwork in the historic park. Meander, a series of raised cast-concrete troughs filled with glossy pigmented resin, mimics Buffalo Bayou’s physical form and route...
2 months ago | Museums
Seismique, a 40,000-square-foot art-fueled experiential museum located in Houston’s west side, will feature 40-plus exhibits with dazzling displays of lights generated by 9 million LEDs, color, sound, and natural elements. The multi-dimensional im...