Archive for February, 2013

The Baton is Passed

One of the most-watched orchestral openings in America — the position of the Houston Symphony’s new music director — is now filled. When the respected Hans Graf, 15th and longest serving conductor in the Symphony’s 99-year history, retires at the end of the 2012–2013 season, his replacement will be Andrés Orozco-Estrada, a brilliant star on the rise and the orchestra’s first-ever... | Read More

LuminArte Gallery Hosts Solo Artist Exhibition: Waleed Arshad The Vortex Between Light and Dark

LuminArte Gallery Hosts Solo Artist Exhibition:

Waleed Arshad The Vortex Between Light and Dark February 16 – March 2, 2013 An artist reception will be held on February 16, 7 – 10 PM.

The vortex between light and dark pulls us into a black hole of distraction, a state of delusion brought on by the narcotizing effects of modern consumer culture. An individual becomes lost,... | Read More

PC Acquire: This Takes the Cake

For this month%26rsquo;s PC Acquire headliner, we tapped upcoming Texas talent Fernando Ramirez, whose deft touch with a pen and colored inks was recently showcased in %26ldquo;Flying Solo%26rdquo; at Art League Houston. A 2009 BFA grad of the prestigious Kansas City Art Institute, Ramirez has percolated on the scene for the past several years until he was discovered by the Art... | Read More

PC Acquire: This Takes the Cake

For this month%26rsquo;s PC Acquire headliner, we tapped upcoming Texas talent Fernando Ramirez, whose deft touch with a pen and colored inks was recently showcased in %26ldquo;Flying Solo%26rdquo; at Art League Houston. A 2009 BFA grad of the prestigious Kansas City Art Institute, Ramirez has percolated on the scene for the past several years until he was discovered by the Art... | Read More

PC Acquire: This Takes the Cake

For this month%26rsquo;s PC Acquire headliner, we tapped upcoming Texas talent Fernando Ramirez, whose deft touch with a pen and colored inks was recently showcased in %26ldquo;Flying Solo%26rdquo; at Art League Houston. A 2009 BFA grad of the prestigious Kansas City Art Institute, Ramirez has percolated on the scene for the past several years until he was discovered by the Art... | Read More

Cinematic Peaks

Celebrated cinematic festival Mountainfilm on Tour returns to Houston after its successful debut in Spring 2012. Chaired and sponsored by enlightened socials Shushana and Jack Castle, Mountainfilm moves to Asia Society Texas Center this month, where the Yoshio Taniguchi-designed building serves as HQ for year two. The dual-evening lineup melds documentary screenings about extreme sports with... | Read More

Cinematic Peaks

Celebrated cinematic festival Mountainfilm on Tour returns to Houston after its successful debut in Spring 2012. Chaired and sponsored by enlightened socials Shushana and Jack Castle, Mountainfilm moves to Asia Society Texas Center this month, where the Yoshio Taniguchi-designed building serves as HQ for year two. The dual-evening lineup melds documentary screenings about extreme sports with... | Read More

Cinematic Peaks

Celebrated cinematic festival Mountainfilm on Tour returns to Houston after its successful debut in Spring 2012. Chaired and sponsored by enlightened socials Shushana and Jack Castle, Mountainfilm moves to Asia Society Texas Center this month, where the Yoshio Taniguchi-designed building serves as HQ for year two. The dual-evening lineup melds documentary screenings about extreme sports with... | Read More

New Music From The Knife, Four Tet And (Oh Yeah) My Bloody Valentine

We had this show all wrapped up last Friday. It was totally in the can! Then My Bloody Valentine dropped its highly anticipated new album over the weekend and threw our previously recorded show into total chaos! But hey, it was worth it. We (and all the other My Bloody Valentine fans out there) have been waiting more than 20 years for this! Hear a new cut from the album and tell us what you... | Read More

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