Culture

Comforting Yet Alien

Vassar Street House designed by Scott Strasser and David Guthrie (2013). Photo by Ben Koush. “Monopoly Houses” Suggest an Alternative to Houston’s Architectura...

A Reflection of Chinese Culture

While Dallas doesn’t have a Chinatown, this year’s State Fair is going to add a surprising new feature — a Festival of Chinese Lanterns. Moreover, it’s being accomplished with an out-sized scale and flair that’s, well, Texas-sized. Dragon-oriented décor has been part of the Chinese culture for centuries [...]...

Review: El Latido Incesant

Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas May 5-June 2, 2012 El Latido Incesante (The Endless Heartbeat) is the current show at the Bath House Cultural Center on the shore of White Rock Lake. The show is a close-up look at old-master quality wood sculpture lovingly created by Mexican [...]...

Civic Reinvention

The Julia Ideson Library Renovation On December 5th, 2011 the City of Houston was given a beautiful jewel. After two years, 32 million dollars and a painstaking restoration [...]...

Unmapping Houston

Artists navigate the city’s geography You hear people say Houston is a hard city to love. But, it’s also a hard city to see. When you imagine Houston, at times [...]...