Archive for August, 2009

The Tontons at the House of Blues

Justin Martinez of The Tontons gives us a tour of his crib.  Alas, the episode never aired!  The video is still funny.

The Tontons will be shooting their video tonight at the House of Blues to promote Houston.  Be part of the taping tonight at 6:30.

2009 World Trade Soiree

Join us for the Greater Houston Partnership World Trade Soiree this Saturday, August 29.

Network with the region’s global business leaders, government representatives, economic development allies and our valued Consular Corps at this world-class tribute to international business and the world marketplace. The evening will include ethnically diverse dinner stations, dancing, a silent auction and entertainment highlighting the cultures of our regional trade partners.

When: Saturday, 29 August 2009 • 7 p.m.

Where: Hotel ZaZa • 5710 Main, Houston, TX

Attire: Culturally chic or cocktail attire

Brushstrokes of South Texas: The Murals of Daniel Lechon

Houston artist Daniel Lechon is featured in this documentary about murals from Houston PBS.

Freestyle Soccer Tricks

Soccer tricksters and filmmaker, Andre Martinez, shows us some freestyle soccer tricks.  This one was made for the Beyond Football competition.

A Look Back at Houston History: Houston Wheatley

As kids are heading back to school here is a look back at Wheatley High School, a team which often scored over 100 points in 32 minute game.  Rumor is the coach would make them run 5 miles if they didn’t break 100 points.  Video by way of Houston Arts and Media.

Houstonians Remember the Zoo

This is a cute video made by the Houston Zoo about some of their patrons’ favorite zoo memories.

Henrique Oliveira Tapumes

A parting look at Henrique Oliveira’s Tapumes courtesy of Douglas Britt.