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Black History: Art in Houston

Houston has one of the most active and vibrant art scenes in the country, and thanks to the city’s status as the most diverse in the nation, we enjoy works by artists from a variety of backgrounds. Some have a formal education in particular medium, while others are completely self-taught. Whether it’s oil or acrylic paintings, statues made from recyclable materials or photographs of real life, the vast array of options satisfies Houston’s insatiable appetite for visual art. View…

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Houston Rodeo: Concert Lineup

Get ready to kick up your heels and get your groove on at the 2020 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The highly anticipated official schedule of concerts for this year’s event has been released, and the talent doesn’t disappoint. Check out the partial schedule below for some time-test favorites and a few newbies. Tuesday, March 3 - Midland Wednesday, March 4 – Willie Nelson Thursday, March 5 – Becky G Friday, March 6 – Chance The Rapper Saturday, March 7 – Maren Morris Sunday, March 8 – Ramon…

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FAQs: Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival

The one-of-a-kind Via Colori Street Festival is back and bigger than ever! If you’re thinking about attending, here are a few things you need to know before you enjoy the amazing art taking over downtown Houston. View this post on Instagram Done piece!!! ————————————— Thanks again to @ngenradio for sponsoring this years 🔲 and to @viacolori for putting on the Dopest #chalkartfestival thru art we are able to give back to #thecenterforhearingandspeech A…

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Houston's Oktoberfest Roundup

Grab your lederhosen or dirndl and get ready to have a good time as the city of Houston gears up for Oktoberfest season. This time of year is peppered with festivities centered around the mashup of German and Texan culture, where beer, sausage, music and dancing are the heartbeat of many celebrations throughout the city this fall. So brush up on your German and “Czech” out these events that are fun for the whole family. Oktoberfest Houston 2019 The “official” Oktoberfest 2019 celebration takes…

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Indoor Fun for the Family

Kids are usually encouraged to “go outside and play,” but with so many things to do in the great metropolis that is Houston, it’s just as easy to stay inside and have loads of fun for the whole family. Whether the weather is extra hot and steamy or you just want a cool way to spend time together, here’s a list of places and experiences that provide fun for the toddler and the grandparent alike! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jumping…

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A Guide to Nightclubs In Houston

Hip Hop, country, rock, pop … no matter what genre of music you like, Houston’s sure to have a nightclub where you can dance like nobody’s watching. With some of the most popular DJs in the South spinning hits from around the world, Houston’s club scene rivals those of other big cities across the country. So if you’re ready to get down (or turn up), check out these options to help you paint the town red. Etro Lounge View this post on Instagram A…

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Art Car Parade rolls into H-Town

What: The 32nd Annual Art Car Parade Where: Downtown. See parade route When: April 13 Cost: Free You don’t need a museum to see some incredible works of art during the 32nd annual Houston Art Car Parade Weekend, April 11-14. With more than 250 cars, bikes and just about anything else on wheels, the Houston event boasts entries from across the United States, Mexico, and Canada, making it the largest Art Car Parade in the world. View this post on Instagram…

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8 Reasons Your Dog Wants To Visit Houston

We all need a little vacay from the daily perils of life now and then – work, school, bills – but that doesn’t mean we want to take a break from man’s best friend. On the contrary, statistics show that hanging out with your furry companions actually helps you relax even more. Thankfully, Houston is a city that has a growing number of hot spots that show lots of love to those four-legged friends. The Dog-Friendly Houston organization actively advocates for businesses to become more accommodating…

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Chevron Houston Marathon: Best Watch Party Ever

Grab your friends and get ready to kick off 2019 with a watch party you won’t soon forget at the Chevron Houston Marathon Sunday, January 20. Now in its 47 th year, the 26.2-mile race will draw over 300,000 runners, volunteers and spectators for one of the city’s largest and most-anticipated events of the year. Spectator preparation is the name of the game if you want to have a good time, so here are some tips for planning a fantastic outing on race day. Location, location, location An estimated…

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