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Beyond Beaumont
By Steve Jansen | June 16, 2015

Shortly after forming in 2008 as teens at Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School in Beaumont, members of the rock group We Were Wolves reached the East Texas town’s ceiling for talented bands—and hightailed it to Houston in...

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Hue & Cry
By Jeff Gremillion | June 16, 2015

Houston art lovers are singing the blues this summer—the blue dogs, to be specific. Some 75 original pieces by late Louisiana painter George Rodrigue, who famously created folk-style Cajun landscapes and the whimsical...

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The Hit List: Make a Splash!
By Evan Wetmore | June 15, 2015

1. Jan Jarboe Russell, a Texas Monthly contributor, has written a new novel, ...

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Into Africa
John DeMers | Photography by Shannon O’Hara | June 11, 2015

Century after century, Africa impressed its European and then American visitors with its vast distances, its fantastical shapes and, perhaps most of all, its vivid colors. The visual impact seems all the more impressive when I step...

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Summer Smashes!
By The Editors | June 10, 2015

Free Press Summer Fest, June 6-7
Now in its seventh year and expecting a turnout of 100,000-plus, Houston...

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Horse Sense
By Mike Espindle | June 9, 2015

The Triple Crown’s prestigious thoroughbred races—the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes—always promise a thrilling competition, a rarefied vibe and a colorful social scene. But for the most serious racing fans, the...

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Summer Sensation
By Nate Chapnick | June 5, 2015

It was in 1964 at the Targa Florio, a grueling open-road endurance race in the mountains of Sicily, that Porsche introduced the GTS moniker (short for Gran Turismo Sport). Two 904 Carrera GTS racers...

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Summer Escapes
By The Editors | June 4, 2015


When the snow melts and temperatures rise, summer in this idyllic mountain town heats up with big city-caliber cultural events and unlimited outdoor recreation.


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The Hit List: Wine & Dine Dad
By Robin Barr Sussman | June 3, 2015

1. Named one of Esquire's Top 20 Steaks in America, Churrascos' (2055 Westheimer Rd., 713.527....

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Copenhagen Calling
By Chris Kelly | June 3, 2015

This morning two adorable French bulldogs named Fritz and Finn are trotting around a very cool warehouse in the Heights, which also happens to be headquarters for Indre By Design, an online...

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Yo, Adrian
By Ray Rogers | May 27, 2015

When Vincent Chase and crew make their entrance on the silver screen in this summer’s surefire blockbuster version of the HBO hit Entourage, it’ll be as high octane as you’d expect: The guys are partying with throngs of scantily clad models on...

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The Hit List: Made in the Shade
By Robin Barr Sussman | May 21, 2015

1. Brenner’s on the Bayou (1 Birdsall St., 713.868.4444) has launched Bands on the Bayou at Blue Bar, its swanky...

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