America’s Got Talent is Coming to Houston!

Do you have a talent you want to share with the whole country? This is your chance! NBC’s hit show America’s Got Talent is preparing for a sixth season and producers will hold auditions at Reliant Center in Houston on February 12 and 13, 2011. What can you do in 90 seconds? That is how long you have to sing, dance, do magic tricks, juggle, tell jokes or whatever your … [Read more...]

Free Internet Marketing Class

Do you have a website? Want to make more money with your site? You should check out the free Internet marketing class offered twice monthly at the downtown Small Business Development Center. There you can get the real-world information you need to build an effective website and rank well in the search engines. The classes are presented by Dick Myers of Small Business … [Read more...]

Jim Sanborn Light Sculpture – A,A

The official name of this artwork is A,A. Artist Jim Sanborn took more than a year to complete the work, and it is composed of portions of poems, novels and prose written in many different languages, including Chinese, Spanish, Russian and Arabic. Located on the University of Houston campus, the sculpture is most interesting after dark, when a projector casts lights through … [Read more...]

Port of Houston Boat Tours

Did you know that the Port of Houston offers free boat tours of the Port? Leisurely 90-minute tours along the Houston Ship Channel are offered at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays and Sundays. (There are no cruises on Mondays.) Although Houston is technically an inland city (50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico) … [Read more...]