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  • 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...
  • 25th Annual Houston Transgender Unity Banquet
    August 19, 2017
    On September 16, the Houston Transgender Unity Committee will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their annual Houston Transgender Unity Banquet . The Unity Banquet has become the largest transgender community event in Houston and is a night for transgender individuals and their allies to come together and honor activists in the Houston community. The event attracts more than 200 people including transgender community leaders, equality advocates, politicians, business leaders, and most
  • Bring on the Boys
    August 8, 2017
    Move over ladies, burlesque is not just for you anymore. Men have become influenced by the performance art and are coming to Houston to steal the show. The downtown hotspot Prohibition Supperclub has partnered with the Terrible Enfants Theatre Company to premiere the Long Island Boys, Houston’s only “boylesque” show. However, these are no boys at all, these are men. Similar to the traditional genre of burlesque, these international male performers will dazzle audiences with...
  • Kia Comedy Brings the LOLZ
    May 27, 2016
    I had just finished watching a video on Facebook about a dog that was rescued and recuperated after maggots had taken off a lot of his face*. (Wow, grim way to start but bear with me.) Needless to say, I needed some humor when comedienne Kia Comedy ( no, not that Khia ) called me. “Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us,” Kia reassured. Kia Comedy is an Atlanta-based LGBTQ comedienne who is currently touring with her signature “Queer Comedy” shows. Kia has...
  • You Never Know Who You’ll Meet
    December 18, 2015
    It's the Holiday Season. Parties, toasts, special programs, gatherings, and expectations to make it a memorable one. Especially in light of all going on in the world. We all seek togetherness. With friends, new and old, loved ones, family, and those chosen friends we consider our extended family. If you're still in search of your ideal mate, take advantage of these holiday soirees to say hello to someone new. Don't let the cliques discourage you. Someone else at that party may...
  • From Art to Music, Groups Celebrate Milestones in 2013
    January 6, 2013
    Look for a lot of excitement in 2013 as some of Houston's most notable organizations celebrate milestone anniversaries. Founded in 1913, the Houston Symphony is renowned among major municipal symphonies. Each year, the organization performs more than 170 concerts for approximately 350,000 people, with shows that include a broad range of music from classical to popular. After a century in business, the symphony shows no signs of slowing down. Upcoming shows include Dvorak's New World...
  • International Women's Rugby Coming to the Bayou City
    November 20, 2012
    The International Rugby Board and USA Rugby have awarded Houston a multi-year deal to host the International Rugby Women's Sevens World Series. The 2013 series will feature 12 teams competing at BBVA Compass Stadium Feb. 1 and 2. The two-day series will see competition between teams from Australia, Canada, England, the Netherlands and the United States among others. The tournament will happen annually in Houston through 2015, leading up to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, where rugby will...
  • Vote for Pride Houston Grand Marshals
    March 16, 2012
    When roughly 300,000 people from across Texas and beyond descend on Montrose this summer for the Pride Houston Celebration, three members of the local community will be front and center. Vote for the 2012 Pride Grand Marshals Voting is underway for Pride's 2012 grand marshals. A male and female grand marshal from the LGBT community will be chosen, as well as a community ally. Two people are running in each category and it's a worthy lineup of nominees. Male Grand Marshal