4th Annual Madness on Main

A photo of the Madness on Main crowd taken by Walter Rodrigues

The 4th Annual Madness on Main Festival is presented by 8th Wonder Brewery and will be held at White Oak Music Hall and Raven Tower on Sunday May 28th (Memorial Day Weekend).  In addition to 20+ acts on 3 main stages, Madness on Main, Houston’s favorite Independent Music fest, is partnering with Kaleidoscope Houston to produce a multi-faceted Fashion …

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Pop Shop Galveston

Written by Lauriston Brewster Last weekend, we ventured way past the Loop for this one, guys. But for a majority of Houstonians -- where we measure distance not in miles but in terms of minutes --Galveston is a pretty quick and quintessential weekend getaway. But instead of the Sea Wall, the epicenter for all things beach-y in Galveston, …

“Origins of the Self” Exhibit at CAMH

Collins, Jade. Trever, 2016. Digital photographic print. 19x13 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Written by Lauriston Brewster Houston's lauded Museum District is home to 19 museums, galleries, cultural centers and community organizations. In the heart of the District, on the corner of Bissonet and Montrose, stands a big, stainless steel rhombus. That is the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston and their Zilkha Gallery is home to some of the most innovative and though-provoking …

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 …

Bebidas

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Written by: Lauriston Brewster What I love most about Bebida's, a juice bar/cafe surreptitiously nestled in a River Oaks neighborhood , is the lax yet still chic atmosphere and outstanding natural garden area.  It's something that one wouldn't come to expect from River Oaks certainly (no shade intended). Zagat included Bebida's in their list of 8 hottest coffee shops to …

Congressional Stakeouts to Save Healthcare (Houston, TX)

Written by: Lauriston Brewster 24 million people over the next 10 years stand to become uninsured thanks to the GOP's "TrumpCare" plan; not to mention defunding Planned Parenthood, destruction of Medicaid, and the spike in insurance premiums. That is why Move On has started the “Stakeouts to Save Our Health Care” effort.  Constituents will peacefully gather …