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  • 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)

     
  • Meet the Winners of the 2018 Houston Theater Awards
    August 20 at 5 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    From the depths of despair after Hurricane Harvey to the joy at finally moving back in to rebuilt theater spaces, it's been a roller coaster season for local theaters. Here's our look at the actors, directors, theater companies and…

     

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  • Best Art House Films to Catch in Houston, September 2018
    August 20 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Houston filmgoers have much to see in Houston this month: Phantom of the Opera, local dancers, The Sound of Music, a look at Instagram darling Yayoi Kusama and, in a bonus round, a Texas movie trail that takes us to the film locations for this…

     
  • The Jaw-Dropping Homes on AIA Houston's 2018 Home Tour
    August 10 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    The AIA Houston 2018 Home Tour showcases excellence in design by licensed architects. The homes on this year's tour include natural materials, energy-efficient windows and doors, Texas native landscaping and a creative blending of the indoor and…

     
  • Best Art House Films to Catch in Houston, August 2018
    August 1 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Some of these flicks are inside dark, air-conditioned theaters and others are outdoors where movie fans can bring blankets and lawn chairs. Either way, it's shaping up to be a great month for art house films this August in Houston.

     
  • The Best Houston Cosplay Costumes of 2018 (So Far)
    July 13 at 4 a.m. by Houston Press

    Well the best cosplay costumes we've seen so far this year came out during the Comicpalooza convention at the end of May at the George R. Brown Convention Center. From the highly recognizable to the obscure, brightly colored to dark and menacing,…

     
  • Keepin' Cool in Texas on the Waterpark Trail
    July 10 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    The secret to living in Houston is air-conditioning, a cool beverage (or two) and access to some of the amazing waterparks of Texas. Check out these pictures for inspiration then double-back to read our full list of amazing water-centric theme…

     
  • Juneteenth at Miller Outdoors: A Celebration of Freedom
    June 20 at 6:47 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    The rain and grey clouds didn't stop Houstonians from celebrating Juneteenth this year, with many attending Miller Outdoor Theatre's "A Gulf Coast Juneteenth" event. Mayor Sylvester Turner was in attendance and Melanie Lawson served as emcee. The…

     
  • Comicaplooza Day 3
    May 27 at 6:01 p.m. by Mohammad Mia

    The three-day Comicpalooza came to a close this Sunday, with participants getting one last chance to don their capes before they have to wait until next year. Today we saw some young fans excited to enjoy the festivities, some furry friends, as…

     
  • Comicpalooza 2018: Robots, Gods, and Superheroes
    May 26 at 6:52 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    Comicpalooza kicked off Day 1 with fantastic exhibitions that brought all the wizards, gamers, and superheroes out of hiding. I was shot at by a stormtrooper, escaped some crazy clowns, and even managed to 3D print a bookmark. All in all, a great…

     
  • Houston Photog Lynn Lane Captures NobleMotion Magic in Bank Lobby Exhibit
    May 8 at 4 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Houston photographer Lynn Lane — named best photographer in 2015's Best of Houston® and one of our 100 Creatives — has been capturing the local arts scene for years through his work with Alley Theatre and Houston Grand Opera. Now…

     
  • 4/20 Psychedelic Art Show & Market
    April 21 at 12:02 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    It was all art, music, drinks, and chill vibes. Insomnia Art Gallery celebrated 4/20 by hosting the Psychedelic Art Show & Outdoor Market! The gallery was full of original, colorful, and tripped out psych-inspired art by Houston artists, and…

     
  • Hangin Out at Insomia Gallery's Horchata! Midnight Art Market
    January 20 at 7 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    The Horchata Market made its return to Insomnia Gallery for a midnight version. The free indoor pop-up market featured art, vintage clothing, music, handmade items, and more. Along with that, there was boozy Horchata for guests to enjoy while they…

     
  • Cirque Noir Hosts Desert Hearts Who Take the Ride to Houston
    November 19 at 4:31 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    Desert Hearts stopped by Houston as part of their Take The Ride Tour and were hosted by Cirque Noir at Post HTX. The night was quite a journey as party goers were decked out and danced the night away to the rhythm of love, techno, and house.…

     
  • The 4th Annual Dia de los Muertos Block Party in Magnolia Park
    November 5 at 4:14 p.m. by Abrahán Garza

    The 4th Annual Dia de los Muertos Block Party in Magnolia Park hosted at The American Legion Harrisburg Post #472 was celebrated on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Photos by Abrahán Garza.

     
  • Houston <i>Memento Mori</i> Show Helps Us Remember We Will Die
    October 31 at 4 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Texas Art Asylum hosted "Remember You Will Die – A Memento Mori show" this weekend in Houston. Works by more than 30 local artists reminded us of our mortality and the shortness and fragility of life. Photos by Doogie Roux. Participating artists…

     
  • The Wilde Collection's Haunted Wedding and Masquerade Ball
    October 30 at 4 a.m. by Christi Vest

    Jilted brides and dead grooms celebrated Saturday night at The Wilde Collection's "Till Death Do Us Part" Halloween masquerade ball at Rockefellers in Houston. The ghostly reception was complete with wedding cake and hors d'oeuvre while the guests…

     
  • Houston Gets Its Freak On at 11th Annual Montrose Pub Crawl
    October 29 at 7:45 a.m. by Christi Vest

    We saw some funny, spooky and altogether clever costumes at the 11th Annual Montrose Pub Crawl on Saturday night. Eleven bars on Westheimer between Dunlavy and Montrose participated in this year's crawl with a portion of drink sales benefiting the…

     
  • Toga Wearers, Barbarians and Saucy Wenches at RenFest This Weekend
    October 23 at 11:35 a.m. by Margaret Downing

    Saturday was a bright and shiny weekend for the Texas Renaissance Festival with only a smattering of rain. Although the theme was Roman Bacchanal, and there were some togas (bed sheets) in evidence, far more visitors either got their themed…

     

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