Some students combat September storms with lots of blankets, napping and Netflix, but perhaps they should consider dancing around to Troye Sivan’s sophomore album, “Bloom.” Both thrillingly delicate and heavy-hitting, Sivan’s newest work features his characteristic reflective lyricism coupled with a diverse mix of exuberant classic pop sounds.
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Embedded in Houston’s Third Ward lies Project Row Houses, a group of shotgun houses that includes converted Summer Studios for seven local art students and emerging artists.
While the heat outside might not feel like a blessing, Houstonians are blessed with something else: world-class food at cheaper prices than those of New York or Paris.
The Museum of Fine Arts expansion includes the first public appearance of Cloud Column, a metallic sculpture by Anish Kapoor.
The normally empty Central Quad will come alive during KTRU’s 27th annual Outdoor Show by local and student music performances, interactive art projections and food trucks. In line with the radio station’s eclectic streak, the outdoor show will feature a diverse music lineup ranging from indie electronic Kay Weathers to disco pop CAPYAC to rapper Kodie Shane.
This weekend, the inaugural In Bloom Music Festival kicked off in Eleanor Tinsley Park with headliners such as Beck, Incubus and Martin Garrix. The festival featured four stages spread out in Eleanor Tinsley Park, with highways overhead, the skyline in clear sight and the bayou within smelling distance.
Best and worst of, music reviews, film reviews, and student perspectives
The album evokes the entire spectrum of moods expected from a record-breaking film: at times brooding and dark, other times hopeful and sweet.
Misplaced burden: Administration, not affected students, should take proactive role in increasing accessibility
This series of hidden struggles is symptomatic of the way the Rice administration addresses accessibility as a whole. Rather than proactively consider options for increasing general accessibility, Rice often requires students to make the first move.
The Moody Center for the Arts merges art and science in three new exhibitions: “Island Universe,”“Pile the Wood High!,” and “Particle Chamber.”
Over midterm recess, the Thresher took on Austin City Limits. A widely attended annual music festival held in Austin, Texas, held over two weekends, the first of which perfectly coincided with Rice’s four-day fall recess.
On Saturday night, Joywave, Cold War Kids and Young the Giant concluded their two-month tour with a sold-out show at White Oak Music Hall.
Over the past year, the juiceBOXes have expanded past their role as Moody Center liaisons, often reaching beyond the hedges to incorporate local relevant art.
The children of Mexican immigrants, the four-piece band Bang Bangz made their home in Houston and wear the city’s name proudly.