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  • 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...
  • An Insider’s Guide to Pride
    May 15, 2018
    June means Pride Month for LGBTQ people around the world, and this year Houston will celebrate its 40th Pride celebration. Born from the Stonewall Riots on June 28, 1969 in New York, a group of LGBTQ people, famously led by transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson, fought off police who had been raiding the fledgling bar intent on harassing LGBTQ customers. That riot turned into protest marches and those evolved into what is commonly known as the Pride parade. Although the parade has taken on more
  • Houston Splash Celebrates 23 Years of Pride in Houston’s Black and Brown Communities Credit: Houston Splash
    April 30, 2018
    Houston Splash , the south’s largest LGBTQ Pride celebration catering to the African-American and Latinx population, kicks off its 23rd year in Houston on Friday, May 3. “Communities of color, especially black and brown communities, have historically been excluded from mainstream movements and spaces, including within the larger LGBTQ+ community, which is why Houston Splash prioritizes black and brown empowerment during our celebration,” said Mike Webb, one of this...
  • 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...
  • Houston Welcomes the 'Werq the World' Tour
    January 24, 2018
    As RuPaul says, “You betta werq”… the world. On February 7, Jones Hall will roll out the hot pink carpet for the Werq the World tour featuring some of the most memorable and fiercest queens in RuPaul’s Drag Race herstory. The North American leg of the tour, which already slayed in Europe, is hosted by Michelle Visage and stars Kim Chi, Detox, Latrice Royale, Peppermint, Valentina, season seven winner Violet Chachki, and season 2 and 3 standout Shangela Laquifa Wadley....
  • 2018 Concert Preview
    December 28, 2017
    It is never too early to start planning for 2018. If you are anything like me, you’ve already begun scouring ticket websites for the hottest shows coming up in 2018. If you haven’t, don’t worry, we did the work for you. Here's a list of what we think are some of the best concerts coming up next year so you can decide which artists to spend that holiday money on and put in for those days off to recover! Katy Perry - Jan. 7 Toyota Center The Bon Appetit superstar is the...
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