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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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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…

Man and Superstition: An Interview with Ghost

Man and Superstition: An Interview with Ghost

Ghost. Photo courtesy of the band   Since the band’s inception in 2008, theatrical group Ghost has shown that they know…

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…

Local Love: De’Wayne Jackson

Local Love: De’Wayne Jackson

I’m not sure if you know Spring’s De’Wayne Jackson or not, but he’s been on a tear for the past couple of years, getting mentioned in national publications and getting praise from everyone who’s caught him perform. On his new EP Don’t Be Afraid, he takes R&B and hip hop and melds them together like no one else before…

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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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So, What Confederate Nonsense Should Houston Tear Down?

So, What Confederate Nonsense Should Houston Tear Down?

Photo: Brandon Price Recently, a group of yokels gathered outside the statue of General Sam Houston…

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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…