Game of Thrones Live Concert: Houston

Written by Lauriston Brewster | Presale tickets for the Game the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience went on sale today.   You can purchase them here On Monday, September 17, 2018, Ramin Djawadi – creator of the iconic score for GoT – and an 80-piece orchestra will bring the harrowing sounds of Westeros to the Toyota Center. The Man …

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Together PANGEA at WOMH

Written by Lauriston Brewster and Frank Nguyen Openers: Daddy Issues and Tall Juan Daddy Issues is a fun musical trio from Nashville with a sound they've described as somewhere between witchy grunge and surf glam.   Nailed it.   The Girl Power (emphasis on the power) group showed real mastery in the way they balanced …

2017 Houston Pride

2017 Houston Pride

Written by Lauriston Brewster Sweltering humidity and the threat of rain clouds didn't stop thousands of proud, partying Houstonians to flock Downtown for the 2017 Houston Pride Festival and Parade. By the numbers: Houston's Pride celebration is 45 years young and the celebration once saw a record-breaking 700,000  people in 2015. That makes it one of …

Madness on Main (Recap)

A photo of band performing on stage

Written by Lauriston Brewster & Frank Nguyen The sultry weather yesterday didn't dampen the spirits of people visiting White Oak Music Hall/Raven Tower for the 4th annual Madness on Main (for a refresher on the Madness on Main event, check out our previous post). Essentially, Madness on Main is a collaborative event between musicians, artists, and …

Viva Frida: 12th Annual Frida Festival in East End

Frida Kahlo Painting by Taylan Soyturk Apukovska

Written by: Lauriston Brewster The Houston Institute for Culture's (HIFC) East End Studio Gallery will kick off their 12th annual Frida Festival, where all are invited to celebrate the life and legacy of one of the art world's most prolific artist, Frida Khalo de Rivera. On Saturday April 22nd, starting at noon, there will be Frida-themed Loteria (Mexican …

‘Transported + Renewed’ Continues in East Downtown

Transported + Renewed Latino Music series

Written by Lauriston Brewster November 10 - The Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) strives to advance the arts in the Houston region. And in the Fall of last year the HAA received the National Endowment for the Arts' Our Town grant award for creative placemaking (Houston was the only Texas city to receive this highly sought after …

Transported + Renewed Latino Music Series

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Written by: Lauriston Brewster  Bring a lawn chair or blanket to relax, or dance the afternoon away at this family friendly event: it's free and open to the public! Come to Houston’s historic East End and witness a spicy blend of community-based, contemporary art projects organized by Houston Arts Alliance in collaboration with various artists …

Mo

Written by Frank Nguyen & Lauriston Brewster Openers: HOLYCHILD The adrenaline fueled L.A. duo HOLYCHILD opened for Mo at the Bronze Peacock last Thursday. It was the first time  Liz and Louie-- the duo that makes up HOLYCHILD-- played in Houston. HOLYCHILD are pioneers of what is (hopefully) going to become a sensational new genre for …

Fitz and the Tantrums Play Houston’s HOB

Picture of Fitz and the Tantrums confetti rain

Written by Lauriston Brewster & Peter Cortez Openers: IAMDYNAMITE You've probably heard this bombastic rock duo from Michigan on the radio already: Where Will We Go and Hey Girl received ample air time on 94.5 The Buzz. Drummer Chris Phillips (who should consider entering into a Jonah Hill look-alike competition if there is such a thing) and affable front-man …