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Interview: Eyesore

  By Will Guess Images courtesy of Eyesore XXXXXXXX, better known as the street artist Eyesore, has been coloring the city of Houston with his drawings for over 10 years. In the art world, graffiti and street art is like the kid who didn’t pay attention in class, the one who never followed the rules, the one who made up ... Read More »

Mr. Perci’s Bow Ties

Leon casino, By Laura Coburn Mr. Perci stands behind the counter shining a pair of cowboy boots. He sports a light blue striped button down, an intricate gold ring, crystal cufflinks, bright red shades initialed D&G with matching red suspenders and red suede shoes. His ensemble is tied together with a red and navy bow tie, perfectly positioned just a few inches ... Read More »

The SHAPE Community Center

By Nick Cooper Photo courtesy of SHAPE In February, it was announced that the all three properties of Third Ward’s prominent black cultural institution, The S.H.A.P.E. Community Center, valued at over $1 million, had been sold for $81,000, in order to pay fees on some copy machines that had been leased and repossessed years ago. When members of the community ... Read More »

Hands Across Texas Holds Sandy Hook Memorial Benefit Concert at Papa’s Ice House

Hands across Texas (HAT), an organization dedicated to helping fellow Texan communities with unforeseen life changes, reaches out to those that are in need to provide relief and help rebuild lives of those affected by unfortunate events. Hands Across Texas will join Newtown Youth & Family Services, a 501(c)3 nonprofit group, in hosting a Sandy Hook Memorial Benefit Concert Saturday, ... Read More »

COHouston Brings Live Music, Food, Arts & Crafts to Fitz THIS Sunday, 12/2!

By: Erin Dyer CO Big or CO Home! COHouston– a community-driven initiative to support, promote, and celebrate our city’s local creativity– presents its first-ever Pop-Up Festival at Fitzgerald’s (2706 White Oak) this Sunday, Dec 2. Come out for a benefit featuring live music, food, arts and craft shopping, friends, and guaranteed fun. Admission for the all-day event– from 11am to ... Read More »

Project Row Houses Summer Studios 2012 Opening

By: Erin Dyer Houston’s Third Ward, one of our city’s oldest African American communities, is home to a neighborhood based nonprofit, Project Row Houses (PRH). This nonprofit is an art and cultural organization that began in 1993 with a dream to create an encouraging and creative presence in the Third Ward Community for African-American artists and to revitalize inner-city neighborhoods.  ... Read More »

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