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Buffalo Bayou Shrimp Festival: A Celebration of the Estuary

Buffalo Bayou Shrimp Festival: A Celebration of the Estuary

Shrimp Boat Projects presents the Inaugural Buffalo Bayou Shrimp Festival this Saturday, October 4.…

BUILDING A SOCIAL MOVEMENT THROUGH ARTS ORGANIZING

BUILDING A SOCIAL MOVEMENT THROUGH ARTS ORGANIZING

What will be the catalyst to motivate the masses? Perhaps facts don’t matter. Maybe, we need a poet, a painter, an artist to tap into our emotional experience. If flash floods, drought and severe weather can’t do the trick, perhaps art can lend a hand.…

Back to Brio: A Review of Friendswood

Back to Brio: A Review of Friendswood

What fascinated me about the story as a novelist was being able to imagine all the textures and complexities of how the event might play out in the lives of individuals.…

Jamie Meeks Seeks To Strengthen Community With Comedy Collective

Jamie Meeks Seeks To Strengthen Community With Comedy Collective

Jamie Meeks is a rising improv star and this fall she’ll debut her brainchild: The Comedy Collective.…

Can Astroturf Campaigns Reverse Climate Change?

Can Astroturf Campaigns Reverse Climate Change?

Although filled with people from the grassroots, this was not a grassroots-led event. And that matters, because it determines what possibilities are open to the movement going forward.…

I Think I’ll Just Stay in Texas (But Bring Me Back a Bagel)

I Think I’ll Just Stay in Texas (But Bring Me Back a Bagel)

I want direct action and grassroots, ground-up solutions that ask nothing of institutional Power but instead use our collective energy to build resilience and capacity.…

TEX KERSHEN’S PLEASE YOURSELF — September 19-21

TEX KERSHEN’S PLEASE YOURSELF — September 19-21

This show is happening in a space with an ambiance particular to Houston...so the art has to be able to withstand the surroundings, and work with them, and live in them. It's raw, but not savage; wild, but not stupid.…

Make Houston Hotter! An Irreverent Climate March This Friday

Make Houston Hotter! An Irreverent Climate March This Friday

With drums, puppeteers, cyclists and oil-tarred hula hoopers, we will call on local government and energy companies to step up to the challenge.…

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