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In this slideshow The Signal reporter Jennifer Ferguson takes a look at the Houston music scene. Bands photographed include: Hello Chief, Authority Zero, Voodoo Glow Skulls and 3 Peace.
Movie theaters can be such an exciting, rare experience for college students who find themselves broke 99 percent of the time.
The food truck trend is sweeping across states with new and creative street food delights. While cities like Austin, Portland and San Francisco have thriving food truck scenes, Houston is not far behind with its kitchens-on-wheels.
In this video The Signal reporter Kevin Aguilar explores the Houston food truck scene.
Don’t have any plans this weekend? How about competing in a city-wide scavenger hunt in Houston for a brand-new 2012 Chevy Sonic! Teams of two arrive at 11 a.m. Sunday Nov. 13 at Jones Plaza and use their phones to follow clues in order to complete riddles and challenges. The team with the most points wins a 2012 Chevy Sonic. Registration for the event is free and if the winning team is from a local college or university $1,000 will be donated to The American Cancer Society in the school’s name. Students and staff can register at www.HoustonChevySonicAdventure.com and use the code word “UHCL.”
Get started on your Christmas shopping this weekend with the Houston Ballet’s 31st Annual Nutcracker Market. This year’s “Toy Town Texas” themed market will be held 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from Nov. 10 – 13 at Reliant Center. Admission is $12.
The Nutcracker Market features over 300 national and international merchants offering gift the whole family will love from home décor to sporting gifts. All proceeds from the market benefit the Houston Ballet Foundation, Houston Ballet’s Ben Stevenson Academy and its scholarship funds.
For more information please contact Houston Ballet at 713-535-3231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Signal reporter Rachel Miranda attended the 2011 Houston Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, held Saturday, Oct. 1 in Downtown Sam Houston Park. For more information about the race or the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, click here.
Houston, Dallas and Austin are all potential destinations for a CityStreak race if the urban adventure challenge can attract 1,000 interested participants.
Looking for local community service opportunities? If so, then look no further! The UHCL Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement (SLICE) program is hosting its second annual Community Service Fair Monday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Bayou Atrium I. All university students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to visit the Community […]
The Signal reporter Jenny McHugh interviewed Houstonians about Black Friday and Cyber Monday.