Ron Mueck 

Ron Mueck, Mask II

Written By Lauriston Brewster There are only 2 weeks left for the Ron Mueck exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Ron Mueck, the son of German emigres, was born in Melbourne and cut his teeth in the film and television industry, working in both London and the U.S., before making the foray into …

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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 …

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 …

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 …