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UH Opens New Interactive Art Display to Talk About the Police

28 days ago by Jef Rouner
In the aftermath of Derek Chauvin's conviction for murdering Houstonian George Floyd, the subject of what it means to interact with the cops has never been timelier. Enter Brooklyn artist Shaun Leonardo, who will be presenting a piece called “Your First Interaction With Police” at the University of Houston main campus...

Jazz Organist Robert Walter Summons a Long Lost Spirit

1 month ago by Bob Ruggiero
Quick, think of a jazz instrument. What is it? Chances are you might have a mental picture of a saxophone, trumpet, or drums. Or even a piano. But that black and white keyboard’s kissin’ cousin, the organ (if thought of at all) is probably way down the list. After all,...

Eldorado Nights: A Visual Tribute And Celebration

3 months ago by Gladys Fuentes
A building is more than its structure; it houses the stories and vibrations of its past dwellers and they should be celebrated and preserved.  Every Saturday in the month of February visual arts installation Eldorado Nights will celebrate Houston's famed Eldorado Ballroom.  The historic ballroom was once the city’s premier...

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Metro-Related Havoc Wreaked At Bagby And Elgin

11 years ago by Richard Connelly
Photos by Monica Fuentes​Just in time for the early-afternoon rush, an accident is mucking up the intersection of Bagby & Elgin, near the on-ramp for the Southwest Freeway. No major injuries are reported in the collision between a Metro bus and a car, although at least one person was treated...

Best Bets This Weekend: The Elliot Trilogy, Sarah McLachlan, and the Schumann Festival

1 year ago by Natalie de la Garza
Welcome to your last weekend before Valentine’s Day. Here you’ll find plenty to do and see this weekend, including two plays from a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, the works of some great composers, and the country’s first Muslim woman comedian.

5 Best Bets This Weekend in Houston: Biking to Beyoncé and Selfies With Pets

1 year ago by Susie Tommaney
You don't have to climb the highest mountain in Tibet or embark on a peyote-fueled trip inside a sweat lodge to discover the secret of happiness. It comes from having a servant's heart, so this week we're sharing a few opportunities for volunteering and service to others. We've also got...

Sausage Fest: Southside Market & Barbecue and Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse

13 years ago by Houston Press
This is the inaugural entry for Sausage Fest, an Eating…Our Words analysis of all things tubular. Nothing says “I love you” like sausage. Written in red block letters on a sign between the two service counters at Southside Market & Barbecue, this dandy of a slogan is slapped atop a...

Stop Pretending James Harden Isn't Great Just Because You Don't Like Him

1 year ago by Jeff Balke
Talking about sports almost always involves discussing the things you hate as a fan. Sports radio is loaded with negative takes about the things that are wrong with teams and players. It often seems like fans enjoy being angry with their teams more than they are thrilled when those same...

Openings and Closings: Satisfy Will Open, Reef Closes

1 year ago by Lorretta Ruggiero
Satisfy, 2229 San Felipe, will open on the first floor of San Felipe Place in spring 2020. The healthy eating concept comes from Grant Cooper and Charles Clark of Clark Cooper Concepts, with Houston restaurants Ibiza, Coppa Osteria, Punk's Simple Southern Food, Brasserie 19 and The Dunlavy in its portfolio...

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