A Call for Innovation at City Hall

A Call for Innovation at City Hall

In my last article, I talked about the need for real innovation in…

Local Voices at the Women’s March on Houston

Local Voices at the Women’s March on Houston

The Women’s March on Houston kicked off right after 11 am on Saturday,…

Unsustainable Model: How Free Shows Can Kill A Scene

Unsustainable Model: How Free Shows Can Kill A Scene

However, if the powers that be have any say about that, it’ll all get watered down and destroyed before it actually goes anywhere, and one of the largest culprits is no cover shows. There are multiple reasons as to why that is so, which we will examine here, but if you think I’m even kind of kidding consider where recorded music has gone…

Kanye Proves He Can Still Bring His A-Game Live

Kanye Proves He Can Still Bring His A-Game Live

Even with a floating stage and a lighting rig alone, West proved he can still bring a crowd to its knees when he performs in person…

Houston’s Flood Crisis: Walking on Water?

Houston’s Flood Crisis: Walking on Water?

Pedestrian Pete breaks down the problems with Houston planning and his recommendations to mitigate the city's flood crisis.…

Say Goodbye To The $5.00 Show

Say Goodbye To The $5.00 Show

The fact is that the $5.00 show needs to become a distant memory, and fast. Think about it for a second, I saw Rancid in 1994 for $9.00, which under inflation rates would be $14.39 today…

Day for Night: Artist Profile – WRESTLERS

Day for Night: Artist Profile – WRESTLERS

It has that same improvisational spur of the moment spirit that a DJ set has but with the feel of a live band.…

Student Activists Call on Beyoncé to Support HERO

Student Activists Call on Beyoncé to Support HERO

Over the last three days, social media outlets have been abuzz with…

Fitzgerald’s to be Taken Over by Esteemed Sound Engineer and Person with V A G I N A Lauren Oakes

Fitzgerald’s to be Taken Over by Esteemed Sound Engineer and Person with V A G I N A Lauren Oakes

By Omar Afra Good news: the talented and respected Lauren Oakes will…

Wild in Houston: An island in the lake at Hermann Park

Wild in Houston: An island in the lake at Hermann Park

Sprang! One of my favorite locations to watch the season unfold is…

Wild in Houston: Off the grid and into the green

Wild in Houston: Off the grid and into the green

“The 90 percent drop in the monarch’s population is a loss so staggering that in human-population terms it would be like losing every living person in the United States except those in Florida and Ohio.” …

MountainFilm in Houston

MountainFilm in Houston

When the annual Mountainfilm on Tour festival rolls into Houston each year…

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