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White Nationalists Bring Hateful Garbage to Houston

White Nationalists Bring Hateful Garbage to Houston

Race hate has reared its ugly head in Houston this week under the auspices of a white nationalist and fascist group known as Identity Evropa.  …

ICYMI: Jesse Williams Speaking Truth To Power at the BET Awards

ICYMI: Jesse Williams Speaking Truth To Power at the BET Awards

In case you missed it, actor Jesse Williams spoke truth to power at the BET Awards on Sunday night after receiving the network’s humanitarian award.…

Marijuana Decriminalization is Possible in Texas

About this time last year, marijuana made Texas history. For the first time ever, the state criminal jurisprudence committee passed a transformative piece of legislation, House Bill 2165, that would have legalized and regulated recreational use of marijuana... …

FPTV: Anti-Islam Rally at Da’wah Center

FPTV: Anti-Islam Rally at Da’wah Center

Crazies with assault rifles and Confederate flags protested the opening of a library at the…

To Zone or Not to Zone?

To Zone or Not to Zone?

By Peter H. Brown (Pedestrian Pete)   To plan or not to plan? Yes, say most!…

How to Use a Public Restroom

How to Use a Public Restroom

As you’ve likely heard by now, there is a heated national debate over who should…

Audio Meets Visual: Retrospective

Audio Meets Visual: Retrospective

Visual media always achieves its greatest impact through the expert use of sound. While little…

What Really Happened At Raven Tower?

What Really Happened At Raven Tower?

At around 3 pm on Friday, a post on Reddit  — one about a report from the…

Death Be Not Slack

Death Be Not Slack

Every time a celebrity dies an angel gets wings. Every time a major rock star…

Music View all

A Sundae Drive Returns Stronger Than Ever on New Song

A Sundae Drive Returns Stronger Than Ever on New Song

Since I started covering Houston music that I’ve always said that A Sundae Drive is easily one of the most underrated bands in Houston. Mixing indie rock and mid nineties alt rock, the four piece has always grown without compromise. At the beginning of April, the follow up to their amazing 2014 album The Senseless and the Sound will be released and it’s definitely worth the wait…

MOTHS Debuts New EP Recorded in 24 Hours

MOTHS Debuts New EP Recorded in 24 Hours

With pretty much every band that has an intensity, the route in which they operate as a band can be crucial to their survival. With Houston’s MOTHS, that route is nothing short of breathtaking. The three piece has never operated in the regular norms of what the music industry would consider a proper road map, but that’s what makes them so extraordinary…

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Steve Aoki, Light Years + more

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Steve Aoki, Light Years + more

It’s time, once again, to look at what sound and video are doing in the world. Open up your ears and…

Glass The Sky Drops New Track Ahead of Debut

Glass The Sky Drops New Track Ahead of Debut

I would think that few of you would have heard of Glass The Sky, but it seems like this year all of that will change. With a new album produced by Josh Applebee at SugarHill due out on April 1st and a sound that’s as engaging as it is different, they could easily become your next favorite band…

Golden Sombrero Keeps Guitar Rock Alive

Golden Sombrero Keeps Guitar Rock Alive

Houston four piece Golden Sombrero is easily one of those bands that’s making solid rock albums today, that shouldn’t go unnoticed by anyone. On their latest release, this year’s Defensive Indifference, they dig deeper into their leanings towards acts like The Replacements, Big Star, and Buffalo Tom without taking anything away from them either, and thus keeping guitar rock moving forward at every turn…

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: OBB, Jay Pray + more

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: OBB, Jay Pray + more

Every week your boy with one F goes digging for music video gold. Let’s see what I found this time around.…

Art View all

One Stone and The Rain: The Hidden Agenda

One Stone and The Rain: The Hidden Agenda

Hellen Ascoli, “Encuentro” (detail)   This week presents an array of events, including a discussion at DiverseWorks and a number of exhibition openings at Lawndale Art Center, BOX…

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Local and State View all

Uber Faces More Problems as Drivers Bail From Their Service

Uber Faces More Problems as Drivers Bail From Their Service

According to a new report from CNN, some Houston rideshare drivers are opting to commute two…

Entertainment View all

So There: The Best of The Week

So There: The Best of The Week

This week has performances from Ben Folds, Minus The Bear, Dave Chappelle and more while locals like B L A C K I E, Astragal, and more will round out the edges. Houston, here’s how to navigate this insane week of shows…

Food and Drink View all

The Hidden Agenda: Mix It Up

The Hidden Agenda: Mix It Up

Bruce New, “The Sun Alliance,” 2015 (detail)   This week in Houston brings in another great batch…

DEBRIS View all

Fashionably Interviewed: Hawa Patel

Fashionably Interviewed: Hawa Patel

The fashion scene in Houston is a small, humble but dedicated collection of people that want more…