Writing Portfolio

Music:

  • SXSW 2008 New music, or…well… the accessibility to new music, has become more attainable than ever before. The advancements in electronic media have had a profound effect on the way the world receives information. Social networking sites, blogs, and satellite radio...
  • Sharks and Sailors - Slow-Developing New Album Sharks and Sailors - Slow-Developing New Album http://www.houstonpress.com/2008-07-31/music/sharks-and-sailors-slow-developing-debut-album A short drive down Washington Avenue, where condos are springing up like crabgrass and local trio Sharks and Sailo...
  • Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid From the very moment that Elbow began making and producing music, the world became a better place. Their debut release Asleep in the Back is one of the most impressive first releases any band has ever created. Their sound, fro...
  • Motion Turns It On - Turned On and Tuned In Motion Turns It On - Turned On and Tuned In Every city, large or small, has nurtured some incredible bands and sent them out into the wild. Houston, Texas is a strange anomaly in the respect that it is so unbearably huge, but at a superficial glance ther...
  • Sia - Note to Self Sia - Note to Self One of the greatest things about music is its incredible healing powers - for both the singer/songwriter and the listener. For most emotional crises, mental breakdowns, or exuberant celebrations the right album can be found to make all...

 

Food:

  • Grape Leaves Won't Roll Themselves, People. Grape Leaves Won't Roll Themselves, People. April 2, 2010 One of the niftiest – and most unforeseen – things about starting a food-centric blog is how often people reach out to invite you to learn,cook and eat with them.  Last night, I took advantag...
  • Food, Film and Moving Forward Food, Film and Moving Forward May 18, 2010 May is proving to be one busy month!  This past weekend, I had the privilege of working with a group of local activists, organizers and artists on a project that I’ve been involved with for a couple of year...

 

Other Topics:

  • Houston Palestine Film Festival Press Release HOUSTON PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2011 LINEUP FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHAT: 5th Annual Houston Palestine Film Festival WHEN: May 13-15 & May 20-21 WHERE: Rice Media Center (May 13-15) & The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (May 20-21) ...
  • Where All The Women At? Editorial Brigitte Zabak Recently, I was asked to contribute to a music-related blog that corresponds to a national indie music magazine that I’ve been writing for over the last few years. And with this new endeavor came the irksome responsibility o...