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  • 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...
  • Mardi Gras in Galveston Credit: Galveston Instagram @galvestonisland
    February 8, 2019
    Imported by the French in 1699 New Orleans, Mardi Gras was dubbed “Fat Tuesday” because it was the last hurrah of binge-eating delicious food before forty days of fasting for Lent. Now a raucous carnival that goes beyond food and into all stripes of indulgence, about 50 miles south of Houston is our own version of the infamous New Orleans Mardi Gras parade. Galveston happens to have the third largest Mardi Gras celebration in the country, and from February 22-March 5 , Galveston is...
  • Rodeo Days
    February 6, 2019
    They say, “Everything is bigger in Texas,” and nothing embodies that more than the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo . The largest in the world, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo attracts around 2.5 million people each year and is considered H-Town’s signature event. Now, if this is your first Rodeo, navigating it can be quite overwhelming. Well, don’t worry partner! Dust off your boots because here’s a quick rundown of all you need to know to enjoy this...
  • Holiday Traditions - Theatre, Music, Culture in Hou Credit: Louis Amal on Unsplash
    December 4, 2018
    Whether your idea of holiday traditions include family or chosen family, tamales or baked ham, Houston offers some of the best events to make memories with loved ones this season. live music December 7th at Cullen Theater at Wortham Theater Center, The Houston Latin American Philharmonic presents its annual concert, Latin Christmas. In typical Houstonian fashion, The Houston Latin American Philharmonic is the only professional orchestra in the United States that presents programs of traditional
  • Music Venues to Check Out in Houston
    September 20, 2018
    While Austin is often referred to as “The Music Capital of Texas,” Houston’s music scene has been making a lot of noise and making its presence known – and for good reason. From smaller clubs to midsize venues, the Bayou City has it all and hosts all the top names. Here are some of the best places in Houston to see all your favorites and discover new acts to add to your Spotify playlists. Revention Music Center Revention Music Center has the feel of a large arena...
  • The Woodlands First Pride Festival
    August 30, 2018
    The upward civic mobility of The Woodlands has distinguished the Township from Houston for years, but their momentum has increased even more as of late. Once known by many Houstonians as the location of big concert acts at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion , recent community planning efforts have turned the wooded suburban area just north of Houston into something that looks, acts, and feels just like another bustling Texan city. While The Woodlands is technically not a city in name, it is
  • White Linen Night in the Heights
    August 1, 2018
    When Hurricane Katrina made landfall in August of 2005, Houston welcomed an estimated 250,000 evacuees from the Gulf Coast. Among the displaced, the largest population hailed from New Orleans, the city hit hardest by the catastrophic event. About 40,000 of these New Orleanians chose to stay and lay roots down here in Houston, a resilient city with intimate knowledge of how to rebuild and recover. Our cities have many similarities--both are built on warm marshlands, adjacent to the ocean,
  • Visitor's Guide to Pride Houston Credit: Ana Cruz
    May 29, 2018
    Houston is home to the fourth largest pride celebration in the country, with over 500,000 attendees. While the neighborhood of Montrose is considered by many to be the epicenter of our city’s gay community, our pride parade is so big it is now held nearby, in the heart of downtown Houston. Downtown destinations are all walkable and distinct, with every street offering unique entertainment. Each block and each building is its own microcosm of different food , drink , history , culture ,...
  • Pride Celebrations for the Whole Family
    May 24, 2018
    June is chock-full of Pride parties for LGBTQ Houstonians , however most tend to occur at clubs or bars. So, what do you do if you have children and want them to learn a little history, culture, or just mingle with other LGBTQ families and allies? Never fear, Pride Houston did not forget about you. There are plenty of events happening during Pride that are family-friendly and will have entertainment for adults and kids alike. We’ve got some ideas on how you ‘rents can celebrate...
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