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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.  …

Marijuana Decriminalization is Possible in Texas

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... …

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Embarrasses Texans Yet Again

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Embarrasses Texans Yet Again

Still from Dan Patrick’s YouTube video titled, “Dan Patrick – Christian Leader.”   At 2…

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Where It Can Go: An Interview with Thrice

Where It Can Go: An Interview with Thrice

Thrice. Photo: Jonathan Weiner   Almost two decades after forming, the post-hardcore outfit are Thrice are as relevant as ever. Recently off…

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Boy Epic, Lea Porcelain + more

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Boy Epic, Lea Porcelain + more

Outside the sun sends shimmers of heat from the pavement, which form into half-remembered nightmares, delirious hopes, and possible death from…

War On Women Take Their Message To Warped Tour

War On Women Take Their Message To Warped Tour

Being misogynist, racist, sexist, and abusive is not allowed in punk anymore, and those who lead the charge are doing so with more vigor and awareness than most who came before them. Baltimore’s War On Women is definitely one of the bands that’s leading that movement. Aside from a fiery live show full of energy, their message of feminism within their co-ed lineup has become a calling card worth listening and paying attention to…

Acid Angels in Arizona: An Interview with Body of Light

Acid Angels in Arizona: An Interview with Body of Light

Body of Light. Photo: Kaleb Marshall   In recent years, when Arizona’s experimental music realm rears it’s head, you are met…

Being Honest: An Interview with Jessie Reyez

Being Honest: An Interview with Jessie Reyez

Live your truth. It’s enticing to live according to adages and calendar slogans, but very rarely do we think of what that truly means; truth is subjective, but always real.…

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Visual Vernacular: Dr. Kheli Willetts

Visual Vernacular: Dr. Kheli Willetts

Born into a creative household, Dr. Kheli R. Willetts has always been surrounded by the arts. Resonating throughout her days, in her culture and her community,…

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FPTV RNC Dispatch Part 2: The FBI’s Warrantless Raid

FPTV RNC Dispatch Part 2: The FBI’s Warrantless Raid

In Part 2 of our RNC Dispatch, FPTV correspondent Robert MacCready interviews a group of protesters…

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Opinion: Houston Sucks At Show Etiquette

Opinion: Houston Sucks At Show Etiquette

What I see here turns my stomach more than what I see in other cities. Houston, you suck at show etiquette. Period…

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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…

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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…