Call of Duty “Aim For Hope” Charity Tournament

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Written by: Lauriston Brewster December 5 - Game Guys, in collaboration with 94.5 The Buzz, Bedrock City Comics, and  Generation Nerd (a weekly show on AM 950), will be hosting a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II gaming tournament. Proceeds will go to  MD Anderson Cancer Center's research for fighting Lymphoma cancer. The tournament will be held …

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Isoism’s Art Culture Truck

Written by: Lauriston Brewster November 19 - Isoism (eye-so-iz-um), is the philosophy of actively seeking art, culture, life, growth, and evolution. Isoism is also the name of a really great, up-and-coming organization in Houston. The folks at Isoism believe in living an art-filled life and they produce "wearables with a mission"; Everything that Isoism creates--whether it be …

‘Transported + Renewed’ Continues in East Downtown

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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

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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 …

Inaugural FPH Sammy Awards

Written by Peter Cortez Sept 29 -- Free Press Houston is a great organization that puts together some unique Houston events and they have truly become a legitimate cultural bastion of Houston. So it was pretty cool when we learned that FPH was behind the Sammy Awards, which was a ‘Best Of’ event that featured …

Simon LOOKBOOK Live Trend Showcase

Written by Peter Cortez Photography by: Peter Cortez Sept 13 --Simon Malls hosted a Fall fashion show at the Houston Galleria with guests from GQ and Glamour magazines. The show was replete with complimentary wine and chardonnay, complimentary massages and facials and, of course, fashionable clothes from some of the hottest clothiers. Patrons got the …