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Archive for: October, 2015

Visionary filmmaker Jason Silva shares insights from his “Innovation and Thinking Differently” lecture, which will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 22 in the Cullen Performance Hall. Silva is the host of “Brain Games” on the National Geographic Channel, and the creator of the “Shots of Awe” Youtube channel – an archive for...

Looking for a fun event for this weekend? The ChaneyXperience promises to give you an unforgettable evening filled with an all-you-can-drink pass, free Uber rides (with promocode DJCHANEY,) an abundant variety of food trucks and a musical delivery that will excite the night to unseen levels. The ChaneyXperience...

Considering the cultural reinforcement of Shakespearian productions today, “FuenteOvejuna,” a nearly 400-year-old Spanish play by Lope De Vega, appears quite underrated. It is rare for most people to know that this relatively obscure story ever existed. So it was amazing when, on Oct. 9, UH Theatre Department’s...

From 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at the UH Student Center Theater, White House correspondent Tamara Keith will be giving a speech in “Evening with NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith” in conjunction with the UH Symposium “Collaboration: Women Re-making American Political Culture.” Tamara Keith has covered...

To my dearest of Houston restaurants, House of Pies: We met in September of 2012. A transplant from Arkansas, I was beginning my freshman year at the University of Houston, and after I’d been in the city three weeks, a mutual friend introduced us. We were destined to meet, I think. I still remember the first time I...

PIADA ITALIAN STREET FOOD Piada Italian Street Food has often been referred to as the Chipotle of Italian food. Piada is coming to Houston with three locations, Memorial, Sugar Land, and Louetta Road. Their concept features custom, stone-grilled thin-crust wraps, chopped salad bowls and pasta bowls. Piada includes a...

As a novice food blogger, I admit that I have no idea what to do with food other than eat it. But food can be more than just delicious, instant gratification. I wanted to find out what it takes to be one of “those people” who post fantastically-framed food pictures on social media. Megha Tejal has become a seasoned...

The football season is finally upon us, and we all know what that means: we’re going to need a place to watch the most exciting moments of each game. A certain magical quality exists when you gather with other sports fans to cheer on your favorite team, and that magical quality is only amplified by watching the game...

Houston boasts colorful international food scenes around every corner, but navigating the expanse known as “Chinatown” can seem daunting to say the least. Located outside the loop on Bellaire Boulevard, this area is known for its dozens of unique eateries, sweet shops and authentic Asian markets. But where do you...

Moody Stir Fry Many people get tired of eating the same thing at the dining halls, or have already blown through their Cougar Cash. But maybe you should give Moody (Fresh Food Company) a second thought. Moody’s dining hall may not be a five-star restaurant, but there are creative ways to enjoy the food. One way you...