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Saturday, February 23, 2019 — Houston, TX 61°

Naomi Wentz




A&E 12/5/18 3:46pm

An unconventional study break: ktru’s second Cozy Show

This Sunday, free hot chocolate, snacks and music filled Ray’s Courtyard as ktru hosted its second annual Cozy Show from 7 to 11 p.m. A group of veteran ktru concert attendees (mostly ktru board members) sprawled out on blankets in the middle of the courtyard while others sat comfortably in a wide ring around the stage, chatting before and after performances. 




A&E 10/18/18 2:10pm

Freaky Deaky: DJs to look out for

The whole point of a music festival is to walk around and explore the acts around you to discover more artists to love. However, for festival goers looking for a sure way to enjoy themselves, these three artists are going to deliver a ticket money’s worth and then some. 


A&E 9/19/18 3:16am

‘New Cartographies’ brings a measured perspective to map-making

Maps don’t just show location in the Asia Society of Texas’ newest exhibition. “New Cartographies” showcases four artists and their exploration of the nuances associated with creating a physical representation of an entire region. In these works, the artists find new ways to create maps by incorporating the regions’ personal subjectivity, political struggles and colonial pasts.



A&E 8/22/18 12:50am

Summer EDM releases

In a summer where electronic music seems to be shifting toward pop, there are a few artists whose unique tracks introduce new electronic styles and push the boundaries of the genre.


A&E 7/17/18 8:37pm

“Big Bambú” exhibition celebrates the beauty and dynamics of natural design

In their installation for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, “Mike + Doug Starn: Big Bambú,” the Starn brothers use 3,000 bamboo poles tied together with rope to depict a dynamic sea, described by the MFAH as “an emblem of great age, continually new and changing.” The size and complexity of the piece is certainly astounding, as bamboo stalks rise in a wave 30 feet above Cullinan Hall, a large single-room gallery space at the center of the museum, and crash into the Upper Brown Pavillion.