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With New Orleans hailed as the Mardi Gras haven and being less than six hours down the road from Houston, is it worth it to “settle” for the Mardi Gras Galveston festival just one hour outside of town? If affordable and convenient is your approach to celebrating next season, as is the case with many students across...

On Friday night, Phoebe Bridgers entered the Upstairs Room of White Oak Music Hall around 10 p.m. and performed for one of the larger crowds to grace an Upstairs Room in some time. It was amazing to see the diverse group of people that flocked to embrace the melancholic singer-songwriter’s haunting lyrics and subtle...

In September of last year, Phoebe Bridgers graced the ears of listeners with the release of “Stranger in the Alps” – her debut album. Nearly six months have passed since the album’s release, but Bridgers has managed to remain a topic of conversation around the music industry’s water-cooler. How? “Stranger in the Alps”...

On Friday night, Big Boi brought the Daddy Fat Saxx Tour – Sack 2 to Houston’s Warehouse Live along with special guest, The Cool Kids. Though many people know him from the infamous duo, Outkast, Big Boi has worked tirelessly to remain in the spotlight as a solo artist since the duo’s split in 2007. Though the duo...

Houston may not be the “outdoorsiest” place, but our collective soul beckons for adventure. What better way to satisfy that innate desire than rock climbing? Houston recently received a duo of gyms from the indoor climbing company, Momentum. It may sound counter-intuitive to scratch an outdoor itch with an indoor...

For gamers across the globe, 2017 was an important and revolutionary year. With new, fast-paced games like “Nier: Automata,” nearly perfect JRPG’s with “Persona 5” and the continual rise of VR with “Resident Evil 7,” it felt like every type of gamer had something to cherish and enjoy for a long time. But one company...

When I was a kid, I would always watch “Motorweek;” a weekly program that reviewed new cars. Closer to the end of the show, they had this shoddily named segment called the “Long-Term Road Test Update,” that would review some of the more practical cars after a period of time. Over winter break, I put Khalid’s “American...

I think we can all recall a time we had to read and watch Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in AP Lit, senior year of high school. Arguably, this was one of many people’s favorites. The long monologues, the confusing language and format Shakespeare used are hard to forget. Sometimes, it truly felt like the beauty of his writing...

When a movie is based on real events, one of the biggest challenges is to tell an exciting and suspenseful story, even though the audience already knows the ending. This is a particular problem in period pieces, where some historical knowledge can quickly turn into a movie spoiler. But director Joe Wright is a...

This slideshow requires JavaScript. At 5:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon, the doors to White Oak Music Hall’s outdoor lawn opened for the highly anticipated A$AP Mob – Too Cozy Tour performance. This set marked the halfway point in the group’s 20-show North American tour. It happened to fall (almost) on a very special day...