Julia Ideson Building

Image of the ceiling at the The Julia Ideson Building in Downtown Houston, Texas

Written by Lauriston Brewster Home to the Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC), the Julia Ideson Building is a Houston Public Library facility in Downtown on McKinney street. For an online tour of the building, click here Named after Houston's first professional librarian, the Julia Ideson building was designed by legendary architect Ralph Adams Cram, the preeminent 20th Century Gothic revival …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …