• Day One at Texas Renaissance Festival 2019
    October 6 at 4 a.m. by Margaret Downing

    Opening Day on Saturday for the Texas Renaissance Festival was sunny, dry and a bit on the hot side — which didn't discourage ticket buyers from coming out to see the sights, which of course included other attendees as well as employees of the…

  • 2019 Houston Theater Awards Party
    August 20 at 7 a.m. by Jennifer Lake

    Monday night a select group of winners and finalists (and their friends and families) were honored at the Houston Press 2019 Houston Theater Awards at Phoenicia Marketplace downtown. Awards were handed out and acceptance speeches made for the…

  • Houston Kicks it at the 2019 Summer Sneaker Summit
    July 29 at 9:05 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    After a monumental start to 2019 with Mayor Sylvester Turner proclaiming January 10th Sneaker Summit Day, and celebrating All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina, the 16th annual summertime Sneaker Summit returned to Houston's NRG Center.…

  • 1940 Air Terminal Museum Reveals '69 Hawker Jet Painted by GONZO247
    July 21 at 8:59 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    The wait is over, and this weekend the 1940 Air Terminal Museum unveiled the colorful 1969 Hawker Jet  painted by Mario Figueroa Jr., who goes by the artist name GONZO247. Can you spot the symbols that Figueroa embedded in his creative design for…

  • Project Row Houses Closes Out Round 49 With a Party
    June 10 at 10:18 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Round 49, Penumbras: Sacred Geometries, highlighted artists whose practices incorporate the ideology of sacred geometries to form structures and landscapes that allude to the body, intent and consciousness. In keeping with the round's theme,…

  • Come On, Get Happy, With Gonzo247's Colorful Plans for This '60s Era Jet
    June 3 at 5 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    There's still much work to be done, but check out GONZO247's colorful paint treatment for the 1969 Hawker jet in front of the 1940 Air Terminal Museum. Cool, man. (Photos by Mark Reyes)

  • That's a Wrap, Comicpalooza. It's the Endgame ... For Now
    May 13 at 4 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    That's a wrap for Comicpalooza 2019. It's the end of Texas' largest entertainment and pop culture event, for this year, but certainly no endgame. [SFX] Hammer striking iron [Fade to black]. (Photos by Mark Reyes)

  • Comicpalooza Day 2 Sees DC and Marvel Crossover
    May 12 at 9:16 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    In a snap of the finger, we witnessed a DC and Marvel crossover at Comicpalooza Day 2. The event continues May 12 at George R. Brown Convention Center. (Photos by Mark Reyes)

  • Like The Avengers, Comicpalooza Assembles for Day 1
    May 11 at 7:15 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    The rain finally let up and, just like The Avengers, Comicpalooza has assembled. No endgame here, the cosplayers, comic fans and creators turned out in full force for this universal wonderland at George R. Brown Convention Center. There's still…

  • Kinky Circus: Follow the White Rabbit
    March 3 at 7:16 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    The Kinky Collective Presents: Kinky Circus Follow the White Rabbit at Numbers. The four-year anniversary was celebrated Saturday with local artists, vendors, aerial and floor performers. Hosts Jesse Salazar and Headmistress led the crowd through…

  • Kiki Maroon Presents the 2019 Bayou City Burlesque Circus Arts Festival
    January 20 at 7:29 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    Kiki Maroon searched the globe to bring the best acts to perform at Warehouse Live for the 5th Annual Bayou City Burlesque Circus Arts Festival Saturday night. (Photos by Jack Gorman)

  • The Party People of TexRenFest Celebrate Christmas With the Celts
    November 24 at 10:44 p.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    Shhh, don't tell the kids, but Santa was drunk, smoking and sporting a shiner at Texas Renaissance Festival's Celtic Christmas. An unlikely hero, maybe, but he was defending the spirit of Christmas. The three-day weekend also included holiday…

  • A Muddy, Wet and Chilly Sunday Afternoon at Texas RenFest
    November 19 at 8:36 a.m. by Margaret Downing

    If you've ever wanted to get the full Life-in-Medieval-Times experience, Sunday afternoon at the Texas Renaissance Festival would have given you a good shot at it. Relentless rain turned the normal pathways into rivers of mud. Add in the chilly air…

  • Pirates Sailed the Seven Seas for Adventure at Texas Renaissance Festival
    October 22 at 6:34 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    A motley crew of swashbucklers and seafarin' pirates came out to TexRenFest's Pirate Adventure weekend for tankards of ale, a fish-n-chips eating contest, knife throwing, a haunted house and plenty of adventure. Avast ye matey! (Photos by Mark…

  • A Celebration of the Fairy Realm at Texas RenFest This Weekend
    October 8 at 8:40 a.m. by Margaret Downing

    The fairy world was out in force this weekend at the Texas Renaissance Festival, supported by any number of other mythical creatures. The occasional cool breeze made Sunday's visit extra pleasant. There are still seven more weekends to go so plan…

  • TexRenFest Kicks Off the 2018 Season With Wenches, Warriors and Bier
    October 1 at 6:36 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    Texas Renaissance Festival 2018 unleashed a season of revelry with Oktoberfest weekend. The fräuleins and herrs came out to Todd Mission to lift their steins, nosh on bratwurst and dance the polka. (Photos by Mark Herman Reyes)

  • Gettin' Litty at the 2018 Lights Out Houston Art Show
    September 28 at 7:58 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    A group of native Houston creatives showcased their collective talents at the Sharespace venue in the East End. The Lights Out Houston Art Show was an experimental multimedia art experience hosted in the dark with interactive, visual, and audio…

  • Houston Hosts the Meeting of Styles
    September 23 at 10:09 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Meeting of Styles: the three-day event in which 100+ artists from around the world will paint murals, street art, and graffiti-style productions in Houston lasts through today (Sunday, September 23). It's taking place on in the Greater Northside…

  • Fandemic Houston Delivers Capes, Curves, Zombies and Gods of War
    September 18 at 6:17 a.m. by Reyes, Mark Herman

    Super fans of Smallville, The Walking Dead, Supernatural, Guardians of the Galaxy, Blade Runner and Boondock Saints converged on NRG Center September 14-16, 2018 for awesome cosplay, photo ops, zombie sightings and even an appearance by Merly the…

  • 2018 Houston Press Theater Awards
    August 28 at 10:24 a.m. by Francisco Montes

    Winners and finalists of the 2018 Houston Theater Awards were invited to Phoenicia's MKT Bar last night to celebrate their dedication and love for their art at a party hosted by the Houston Press. (Photos by Francisco Montes)


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