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Posts from October 2018

  • QOTV: Queer Out The Vote Credit: Unsplash
    October 30, 2018
    Halloween may be one of the scariest holidays of the year but one of the scariest facts about the state of Texas is that we are dead last when it comes to voter turnout. That means that the percentage of people eligible to vote versus the number of people who vote is lower than every other state. When you don’t turn out to vote you don’t get candidates that represent our interests. Elections aren’t only every four years when we decide on a President. They actually take place...
  • Best Places for a Scary Movie Credit: Lloyd Dirks
    October 17, 2018
    It just isn’t Halloween if you aren’t indulging in some scary cinema. Whether you enjoy horror movies, action films or Oscar-worthy dramas, the Fall is the best time to get your popcorn and head to the movies. Houston has some exciting new options to offer; and one of them come with a view. The Rooftop Cinema Club at BLVD Place 1700 Post Oak blvd Head to the Galleria and you’ll find the most exciting new movie spot in town at the Rooftop Cinema Club. This place isn’t...
  • Halloween in Houston
    October 15, 2018
    Much to our collective dismay, Halloween is on a Wednesday this year. Thankfully, October is polka-dotted with spooky and autumnal events as we delve deeper into Decorative Gourd And Pumpkin Spice Season™. The skull-goblet-half-full take is that non-weekend Halloween years just provide more opportunity for costume changes. If you wanna get extra with it, you can dress up on Friday, perform a Cher-level costume change for Saturday, and execute the big reveal finale on Wednesday the 31st.
  • Vocal Local: Harrison Guy
    October 11, 2018
    The term triple threat is commonly used to refer to a performer who is a dancer, actor and singer. Well, Houstonian Harrison Guy is a triple threat: dancer, activist and inspiration. Currently, he sits as Chair on the Mayor’s LGBTQ Advisory Board, and is the founder and creative director of the nonprofit Urban Souls Dance Company, a modern company that specializes in exploring African-American culture, heritage and expression. From a young age, Harrison knew he was born to dance and...
  • Cultural Festivals of Houston Credit: @kashhouston
    October 8, 2018
    According to the 2016 Census data, the Houston metro immigrant population makes up about 23.3% of the total population, but that isn’t counting the second, third, or fourth generation families who are still deeply tied to their cultural roots. Houston’s status as an international city has garnered quite a bit of media buzz of late for the cultural diversity reflected in the colorful cuisine of its thriving multi-billion-dollar food industry. Every year, thousands take to the...
  • Let's Taco About It Credit: tacos a go go
    October 2, 2018
    Tacos, like pizza, seems to be one of those universally liked foods. Houston does them well, but there are so many different types, it is difficult to make a list of the best. Well we tried (and did the delicious research) and here are some recommendations of the best taco joints to try in the Bayou City. Xochi A must-try for all visitors. From renowned Houston chef Hugo Oretga, this restaurant has won awards as one of the best in the country. Try the crispy tacos de chicharron (pork belly) and
  • Brunch of the Month: Kuu Credit: Jenn Duncan
    October 1, 2018
    It’s hard not to see brunch as quintessentially American in design—hearty breakfast foods served until late afternoon with ideally three different beverages, at least one of them quite boozy in nature. In reality, brunch originated in Victorian England when Sundays were meant for early morning churchgoing. A traditional Victorian breakfast was heavy on the meats and protein, which was too rich for a man named Guy Beringer who woke up in 1895 with a hangover so nasty that it led him...
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