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  • Vocal Local: Bill Arning Credit: @barning
    April 16, 2019
    Bill Arning is a local legend. The former Director of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston made waves last year when he resigned from his post after nearly a decade in the most modern way possible — via social media. In the now 38 years of his career in the arts, Bill has kept with the times in a state of perpetual evolution. Now focusing his energy on the gallery side of the art world, glimpses of Arning’s social media now show that he is a man who lives and breathes art. But...
  • Cinco Margaritas to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Credit: @Chuys
    April 11, 2019
    Cinco de Mayo is often mistaken for Mexican Independence Day which is actually celebrated on September 16 commemorating the Cry of Dolores which initiated the war of Mexican Independence from Spain. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican Army's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. In America, however the date has been linked to a celebration of Mexican-American culture and that celebration usually includes margaritas. Now that you know the real history...
  • Houston Splash Celebrates Black LGBTQ Pride Credit: @flawlessozproductions
    April 9, 2019
    Billed as the largest event for black and Latinx LGBTQ Pride and affectionately dubbed Black Gay Pride, Houston Splash is entering its 24th year of celebration May 2-6, 2019. This year’s iteration is set apart from previous years with the introduction of Her4Her, a Houston celebration catering to the lesbian community. Each year, Houston Splash expands its effort to provide a loud and proud banner of pride for every identity in their community. View this post on Instagram
  • Bunnies On The Bayou Turns 40!
    April 4, 2019
    Since 1979 Houston’s LGBTQ community has come together for a great party and a great purpose known as Bunnies on the Bayou. This annual Easter Sunday celebration is turning 40 years old this year and will take place in downtown Houston at Sesquicentennial Park. 100% of the proceeds raised from the event will benefit 15 local charities which seek to improve the quality of life of individuals within our community. One of the many things that sets Bunnies on the Bayou apart from other local...
  • Brunch of the Month: Harold's
    April 1, 2019
    Nestled on bustling 19th Street in The Heights, is a Louisiana oasis serving up authentic Southern Creole cuisine that has been delighting Houstonians for years. Harold’s is not just a bar and restaurant, it is a Houston landmark. Originally a men’s clothing store, owner Alli Jarrett transformed the nearly century-old building into a brunch paradise with downstairs bar, and upstairs dining room and terrace providing a wonderful view of the neighborhood. View this post on
  • Run for a Cause at the Gay 10K
    March 20, 2019
    Ready… Set… Go! It’s once again time to put on your running shoes and run for a cause at Houston’s third annual Gay 10k run on April 6. Rain or shine, participants are invited to come out for Houston’s most vibrant and colorful 10k run and walk. Started in 2016, the Gay 10k has raised more than $7,000 and nearly doubled in participants. The race’s vision of “One Love, One Finish,” is to make a positive impact in the LGBT community, strive...
  • Unicorn Magical Dessert Bar Comes to Houston
    March 11, 2019
    Pull up your Instagram app because your new favorite obsession just opened its doors in Houston. The Unicorn Magical Dessert Bar, located at Montrose and Westheimer, is a whimsical new eatery celebrating everyone’s favorite and nonexistent animal: the unicorn. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Magical Dessert Bar (@magicaldessertbar) on Feb 21, 2019 at 2:40pm PST Dreamt up by the owners of Chills 360, this magical place is the
  • Vocal Local: Janan Araujo-Siam Credit: Janan Araujo-Siam
    March 11, 2019
    A poorly-kept Texan secret is the half-joking, half-dead-serious rivalry between Houston and Dallas. It’s a superiority contest that prompts audiences to groan and giggle when Dallas is mentioned on stage at a comedy show. There’s a particular sting when popular acts visit Austin and Dallas on tour but skip over Houston — we’re so much bigger than Dallas! Our restaurant scene is amazing! We have UGK and Rothko Chapel and Ninfa’s! At the end of the day,...
  • Houston Latino Film Fest Credit: Houston Latino Film Festival via Instagram
    March 8, 2019
    Winning Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards, Netflix’s Roma made headlines for its emotional portrayal of a domestic worker's journey in Mexico City's Roma district in 1970. Roma’s buzz also followed its star, Yalitza Aparicio, the first indigenous woman nominated for Best Actress at the Academy Awards. From speaking a combination of Spanish and the indigenous dialect Mixtec on screen to representing her Oaxacan community at the Oscar’s,...
  • Bayou City Arts Festival Credit: Bayou City Arts Festival via Facebook
    March 6, 2019
    The 48th Bayou City Art Festival will be returning to Memorial Park on March 29 - 31, 2019. Noted as one of the top outdoor fine arts festivals in the nation, the three day event will showcase the work of over 300 artists from around the globe. Tickets are reasonable at $12 online and $15 per adult at the gate. This years featured artist is Julio C. Garcia, a 2D mixed media artist from Jacksonville, Florida. His paintings are inspired by his childhood in Mexico and his painting, “At...
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