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Houston Indie Book Festival: Sunday, April 20, 2013

Books are knowledge hacking. They are also social engineering. The very best writers invent philosophies that circumvent existing restrictions and get us closer to the mysteries of the universe, its order and our own minds. The Houston Indie Book Festival is hosted by Gulf Coast and the Menil Community Arts Festival through a collaboration with The Menil Collection and the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses. The 2013 festival will be on Saturday,.. Read More

Chiptu(n)esday – Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Our first meeting is “What is Chiptune?” This will be an introduction to the concept of using video game equipment to make incredibly unique and memorable electronic music. This class will cover existing software and hardware trades and introduce you to some contemporary artist. Afterwards, try out LSDJ and Mssiah for yourself! Chiptu(n)esday – Tuesday, January 24, 2012 [map] [event] Game Over Videogames 3281 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77027 713-664-6837

July Houston.pm Meeting: Cooking with Cobbler

Our next Houston.pm meeting is next week on July 14. It will start in the at 3131 W. Alabama St. at 7pm. Gordon Child will be presenting “Cooking with Cobbler… An auto-provisioning tool”. As usual, I will be in the lobby on the garage level to gather the group and bring them up to the meeting between 6:40pm and 7pm. If you intend to be there, please let me know so that I.. Read More

Enjoy the International Day of Slayer

The fourth International Day of Slayer (June 6, 2010) is here. This means you have a bona fide excuse to take the day off, blast Slayer at your pesky fellow citizens, and generally be a metalhead with no regrets! Slayer kicked off the countdown last night to the literal 6/6/6 (June 6, 6 am, HAIL SATAN). Send us your carnage photos and war stories when you’re done. In the meantime, we’ve prepared a.. Read More

International Day of Slayer — June 6, 2010

Every June 6th, metalheads worldwide come together to do something upon which we can all agree – listening to Slayer! Finally, one of the most dismissed cultural groups in the world has a holiday to call its own. * Listen to Slayer at full blast in your car. * Listen to Slayer at full blast in your home. * Listen to Slayer at full blast at your place of employment. * Listen to.. Read More

Classical concerts in Houston

There was some talk of this on the mailing list, so here’s the offerings: Wagner’s “Ring” Without Words An Orchestral Adventure September 24, 25, 26, 2010 Hans Graf, conductor John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony Wagner/Maazel: The “Ring” Without Words Take a symphonic journey into a mythical world of gods, giants and heroes in the quest for a magic ring that holds immense power. Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony October 28, 30, 31, 2010 Hannu Lintu,.. Read More

Houston Perl Mongers: Tuesday, November 10

Houston Perl Mongers social meetup In the past, our meetings have consisted of a presentation, with plenty of audience participation. Before and after the presentation, we discuss various topics that are at least vaguely related to Perl. We have also had presentations on projects that various members were working on. People are encouraged to bring problems they are working on to the meetings. If you need a fresh set of eyes on a.. Read More

Windows 7 launch event

You are cordially invited to attend a special Windows 7 pre-launch event this Friday, October 2nd at the Directron.com show room at 10402 Harwin Drive, Houston, TX. Come try Windows 7 yourself on our special demo stations. Meet Microsoft representatives in person and hear about the new changes directly from the source. Sign up for special small group sessions and learn how Windows 7 can help you and your business. Get a chance.. Read More