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Houston has a HERO

Houston has a HERO

“We don’t care where you’re from, the color of your skin, your age, gender, physical limitations or who you love, we put Houston and Houstonians…

Texans Gather in Austin to Protest Discrimination and Advocate for LGBT Rights

Texans Gather in Austin to Protest Discrimination and Advocate for LGBT Rights

Earlier this week, hundreds of Texans descended on the Capitol in Austin to talk to lawmakers about proposed legislation that would have a profound impact…

The Woman of Steel: An interview with Jana Pellush

The Woman of Steel: An interview with Jana Pellush

All these campaigns around the country to raise the minimum wage are a response to the beating down of wages since the PATCO defeat. I think there is momentum in the country now to fight back. …

SXSW Film: Disaster Playground

SXSW Film: Disaster Playground

Films about outer space, exploration of the moon and the future of humankind in relation…

Union Made: Safety in Numbers

Union Made: Safety in Numbers

On February 1, 2015, the United Steelworkers Union (USW) launched the largest strike by refinery workers since 1980. 6,500 union members are striking at 15 petrochemical sites across the country, including 5 facilities in the Houston area.…

Marlise’s Law – Respecting Pregnant Texans

Marlise’s Law – Respecting Pregnant Texans

What should have been an immensely private and personal moment for our family was used as a political debate. The doctors weren’t practicing medicine, they were practicing politics.…

International Women’s Day–Make it Happen, Houston

International Women’s Day–Make it Happen, Houston

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any…

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Fox & Cats Drop Full Length “Ampersand”

Fox & Cats Drop Full Length “Ampersand”

Photo: Nicole Leirer   There’s something about magical about about music when it comes from the purest of places.  It’s even…

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: The Vanity

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: The Vanity

Photo: Julian Basjel   In recent years, the landscape of Austin’s music scene has become of blur of genres that are…

Dancing With Himself – Father John Misty Sets Fitz on Fire

Dancing With Himself – Father John Misty Sets Fitz on Fire

Father John Misty, aka Joshua Tillman, looking like nothing so much as a hipster Jesus, took bravely to the stage in nearly 100 degree heat. …

You Might Have Missed: black kite

You Might Have Missed: black kite

Photo: James Templeton   Sometimes, things come to me out of left field, poorly timed, and in the strangest of ways.…

Help Save Local Music By Saving Walter’s

Help Save Local Music By Saving Walter’s

Photo: Zachary Palmer   I wish I could tell you everything I know about the live music world, but that’s a…

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: The Suffers

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: The Suffers

Photo: Daniel Jackson If you were unaware, Houston affectionately gets called Hustletown on the regular.  Many people come here and are…

FPSF Adds The Iconic Sound of Peaches

FPSF Adds The Iconic Sound of Peaches

Photo: Courtesy of Artist   There aren’t too many times when you can look at one person and say that they by themselves, are revolutionary.  But, that’s what the majority…

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Jon Jost at U of H

Jon Jost at U of H

Who: Iconic independent American film director Jon Jost makes a presentation at the University of Houston. What: Jost hosts a free and open to the public screening of Coming…

The Salt of the Earth

One Thousand and One Words

Queering the Lines: An Interview with Caroline Wells Chandler

Molecule to Macrocosm: the sky and the fracture at the Mariago Collective

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HOUSTON CITY COUNCILMEMBER C.O. BRADFORD ON GOVERNANCE AND POLICING

HOUSTON CITY COUNCILMEMBER C.O. BRADFORD ON GOVERNANCE AND POLICING

Nick Cooper's interview with Houston City Councilmember C.O. Bradford continues.…

Houston City Councilmember C.O. Bradford on Anti-Homeless Laws

Esteem to Injury — HISD Honors Local Artist While Seizing Her Home

Entertainment View all

The Suffers Become to the First Local Band to Sell-Out Fitzgerald’s in a Decade

The Suffers Become to the First Local Band to Sell-Out Fitzgerald’s in a Decade

“Houston is a city of amazing talent,” says Mark Austin. “I wish there were ten more of me.”…

Blu-ray slight return: Convoy

Eye Candy — Flash Flood Warning

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Holy S…..t. Dane’s

Holy S…..t. Dane’s

I enjoyed my food so much that I completely forgot about my beer and the music that was being played, and believe me, that rarely happens.…

Rabbit Food

(Dis)Comfort Food — Jones Fried Chicken

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My Wingman — Wind Beneath My…?

My Wingman — Wind Beneath My…?

The only weekly single-panel comic strip that matters. …

My Wingman – Ars Gratia Artis

BADVICE: I’M STILL HERE – V. 28