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Death Be Not Slack

Death Be Not Slack

Every time a celebrity dies an angel gets wings. Every time a major rock star or performer dies in 2016 people launch tirades on social…

Roswell two decades later

First printed in 1997 … The truth is out there, so is the hype. Roswell, New Mexico is like Mayberry, except that Floyd the Barber…

Art Blocks Main Street Promenade

When you think of a trip to downtown Houston the prospect doesn’t seem bountiful. Hard to find paid parking spaces before six pm. with streets…

Justice for Peter Mielke

Justice for Peter Mielke

  Take a close look at the man in the photograph above. This man degenerate…

Doeman Brings Gangsta Rap Back To Houston

Doeman Brings Gangsta Rap Back To Houston

When a rapper drops a lyric like, “the dope dealers give us more hope than a president does,” he’s immediately gone further than any rapper attempting to represent the streets in recent memory…

A Better Way ON THE TURNER EXPRESS

A Better Way ON THE TURNER EXPRESS

You can have a city designed for cars, or a city designed for people, but you can't have both!…

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I JUST LIKE WHAT I LIKE: AN INTERVIEW WITH DAWES

I JUST LIKE WHAT I LIKE: AN INTERVIEW WITH DAWES

Dawes. Photo: Courtesy of the band.   American-folk, roots, Americana, or whatever the hip name is, the band Dawes is making quite a…

Adam Bricks Breaks The Mold On New Album

Adam Bricks Breaks The Mold On New Album

Elliott Smith once lamented on being tagged as a singer songwriter that, “it has this connotation of being super sentimental, really kind of manipulative lyrically, as if the person singing is trying to get everybody to feel just like them.” However, for the road weary sounding Adam Bricks, that’s certainly not the case…

WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU MELONS

WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU MELONS

What often gets lost in our culture of immediate self-expression is the "recollected in tranquility" bit.…

The Surcharge is Too Damn High: A beautiful rant about concert ticket fees

The Surcharge is Too Damn High: A beautiful rant about concert ticket fees

Illustration by Shelby Hohl The dreaded surcharge is something most of us have grown used to seeing when we purchase tickets…

The Broken Spokes Bring Back Classic Country

The Broken Spokes Bring Back Classic Country

Throughout eight tracks, “The Broken Spokes” brings back traditional country music like it was meant to be played without copying anyone in the process …

Bang Bangz Debut Exclusive New Single, “Young Boy”

Bang Bangz Debut Exclusive New Single, “Young Boy”

Last year, when Houston’s Bang Bangz dropped the easy going track, “Let Go,” something happened; the world seemed to gravitate to it. On streaming site Spotify alone, the song grew in plays pretty quickly, all of a sudden hitting around the 40,000 plays mark…

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The Hidden Agenda: Get Filthy

The Hidden Agenda: Get Filthy

In spite of the torrential rain and serious flooding this week, Houston soldiers on — as always — and interesting events are still happening around town. From exhibition openings…

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Local and State View all

Finding a High-Rise Apartment in a Walkable Neighborhood

Finding a High-Rise Apartment in a Walkable Neighborhood

By Peter H. Brown (Pedestrian Pete) Pedestrian Pete’s rich aunt recently passed and left him with…

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Entertainment View all

Latin Wave 11

Latin Wave 11

Latin Wave 11 rolls into the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s Brown Auditorium starting Thursday, April…

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Food and Drink View all

City of Gold

City of Gold

Genre films hold a special attraction for fans of said genre. The two most popular types…

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DEBRIS View all

My Wingman — Street Artist? Check Please!

My Wingman — Street Artist? Check Please!

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