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Let me paint a picture: you are a monster hunter, and you’ve wandered into a quaint town being ravaged by a plethora of savage creatures. Heroically, you promise to protect the people and fight off these beasts, and since you’ve pledged your body and soul to this little village, they give you a house, a helper and a...

After a seven-year leave, audiences’ favorite courier driver, Frank Martin, still keeps his car shiny and its tank full. But abysmal performances and the wrong kind of gas make this latest run a mar on the resumé. In the “Transporter” franchise’s fourth installment, the license to drive is passed from Jason Statham...

Hollywood has googly-eyes for all the arrow-wielding, ass-kicking independent women in female leads. But in “The Prize-Winner of Defiance, Ohio,” Evelyn Ryan (Julianne Moore) stays in the kitchen. She lives in a time period where the community insinuates that she’s foolish for not tolerating her husband’s (Woody...

While leading a Gallery Talk about her play vignettes on Aug. 26 at the Blaffer Musuem, UH Ph.D candidate Dana Kroos discussed everything from the color yellow to story-telling from the point of view of a pen. She even evoked the question, “Can you hear the color yellow?” Her work is derived from the Blaffer’s current...

In order to achieve maximum Houston literacy, you’ve got to have a steady handle on the basics of Houston’s biggest sports franchises. Thankfully, Houston’s got a myriad of entertainment offerings in the athletic world, whether you fancy a cheap night out in east downtown or are willing to cough up more cash for a...

Who says that being outside the Loop keeps you out of the loop? While young Houstonians flock to the city’s inner Loop (the area inside 610), there’s sprawling communities and entertainment available throughout the greater Houston area.   Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas Vintage Park: 114 Vintage Park Blvd. Katy: 531 South...

When you think of famous Texas festivals, Austin City Limits and South by Southwest probably come to mind, but Houston hosts an abundance of festivals, proving that life is never dull in the Bayou City.   Houston Dragon Boat Festival: October Location: Second Ward Dragon boat racing is a traditional water sport from...

Social media today is often associated with preteens and Starbucks drinks. These five Houstonian bloggers have found a way to avoid the “selfie Sundays” and bring original creativity to the table. @houtxgrown Amidst stunning shots of Houston’s graffiti, Ivan Rodriguez captures an often-overlooked section of Houston’s...