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Posts from March 2018

  • Let's Fight! LGBTQ Storytelling showcase returns Credit: Rec Room Arts
    March 15, 2018
    In June 2017 a new theatrical experience called Story Hole was showcased at Rec Room in downtown Houston. The show, which features LGBTQ storytellers, instantly resonated with sold out crowds. In a short amount of time the show has become a quarterly tradition. On April 5th, it will return for a third installment of hilarious and heartfelt stories from the LGBTQ community. Each installment of Story Hole has a theme which all of the stories relate to. The April 5th theme is “Let’s...
  • Brunch of the Month: Baba Yega
    March 14, 2018
    If you are looking for the perfect brunch spot in Houston, look no further than Baba Yega . Nestled in the heart of Montrose, this eatery has been serving hungry Houstonians since 1975. From the outside, this converted bungalow will remind you of walking up to your best friend’s house; a cozy and tranquil oasis to unwind from the hustle and bustle of the work week. Patrons can enjoy the cool Houston air on the oak-tree shaded patio in the front, or the calming back patio featuring lush...
  • Vocal Local: Iris Rodriguez
    March 12, 2018
    When I call Iris Rodriguez, she is packing for a military training weekend in Mississippi. A six-hour drive she isn’t dreading because she is making a pit stop to help a woman affected by Hurricane Harvey pick out a new home after hers was destroyed in the storm. After Harvey hit, Iris, a local fire station captain, sprang into action helping as many individuals she could and formed the nonprofit Texas Local Disaster Recovery Squad . Her passion to help others and neighborly attitude...
  • Dissent and Desire Gives Intimate Look into LGBT Life in India
    March 8, 2018
    This spring, museums all across the Houston area will feature exhibits showcasing the beautiful and rich culture of India. While there are many LGBTQ-themed works, one of the standouts is The Contemporary Arts Museum’s show Dissent and Desire . Dissent and Desire features photographs by renowned artists and collaborators Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh. The 47 photographs and firsthand accounts from the 17 unique storytellers depict a portrait of LGBTQ+ lives in India today. The viewer is...
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