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Preparing for its eighth year as Texas’ largest end-of-the-year music event, Lights All Night has just announced its full performance schedule and updated onsite vendors and activities list. Returning to Dallas Market Hall on December 29-30, this electronic dance music festival boasts an impressive lineup including...

Riding the release of her latest album “Turn Out The Lights,” Julien Baker brought her live show to Houston’s Heights Theater on Tuesday  and wooed a recently heart-broken city with her impressive and emotional solo performance. Using only an acoustic guitar, electric guitar and keyboard to support her powerful lyrics...

In an era dominated by streaming services, it’s no surprise that power players like Spotify are capitalizing on their 60 million subscribers and 140 million overall users in more ways than one. This past Thursday marked the beginning of a run of shows hosted by Spotify appropriately coined “Rap Caviar Live” after the...

Yet again Day For Night has set itself apart from the mainstream, fortified the underground and provided a unique atmosphere for the city of Houston to experience both art and music in one space. Over this past weekend, Post HTX — the old downtown Houston post office — was transformed into a sight for the sore eyes of...

To no surprise, Day For Night has received significant attention and praise for its musical lineup at this years’ installation of the music and art festival. From headliners down to the bottom of the lineup, this year’s event played host to three days of powerful, innovative and inspiring artists across four stages —...

Star Wars is back! Two years after the start of the new trilogy the saga continues with “Episode 8: The Last Jedi,” and never were there more stars, more space ships, more aliens and more epic fights. At the end of Episode 7, Rey finally found Luke Skywalker, but he now seems unwilling to train her in the ways of the...

All photos included in this article are courtesy of Day for Night. Named by online music publication Consequence of Sound as one of the top three festivals in the world, Day for Night returns to Houston this weekend for its third installation and promises to top years prior. Staying true to its roots, the festival...

Finals are almost over, classes are done with and its time to take a break. Most of us have plans to go here, there and everywhere with the free time we now have. Plus, you can now binge watch on Netflix without any guilt of procrastination. It’s finally gotten cold too, so its time to take out those really cute...

With the fall semester officially over, the holiday season provides an excellent chance to unwind and catch up with friends and family. Alcohol definitely helps when it comes to those unexpected political debates that pop up at the dinner table, and the typical Shiner will just not do. If you need a reason to get into...

After stuffing ourselves fuller than the turkey on Thanksgiving, it’s time to get into the Christmas spirit and what better way to do it than by spending a comfortable night in watching Christmas movies.  Let’s dive right in to my top 10 Christmas movies. 10. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) A Christmas favorite for the...