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New Sponsors – New Name – SAME GREAT SUMMERFEST

Well, we’ve been announcing a lot of big upcoming announcements lately, but behind the scenes at the secret underground FPSF bunker, we’ve been working overtime just to make sure the festival still happens.  See, earlier this month, the sods at Houston City Council Grass and Turf Committee told us out of nowhere that because of the damage done to the Eleanor Tinsley lawn during the rainstorms of Summerfest 2009 and 2010, we needed to put up a million dollar bond by April 20th just to get the park permits for this year.  Needless to say, it was looking like Summerfest ... Read More »

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Darwin Day 02/12

My education at Texas public schools contains a knowledge gap that students who came before and after me were able to fill. I was a product of the “evolution black-out” in public education that took place in the mid ‘90s as various religious groups in (usually) conservative states sought to either dilute or ban the teaching of evolution in public schools. While evolution was never officially banned from the classroom, I never had a single drop of evolution education in my science classes because my teachers at the time were intimidated by the status quo of the Bible-belt South, or ... Read More »

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