H-Town vs NOLA: Red Bull SoundClash concert returns with battle of the bands-style competition
It’s going down in H-town with the return of the Red Bull SoundClash concert series, which will feature a battle of the bands-style competition between some of the “baddest” groups from Houston and New Orleans, Red Bull announced Thursday.
Mayor Turner, state leaders discuss economy during DNC’s ‘Build Back Better’ bus tour’s stop in Houston
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and state leaders highlighted President Biden and Democrat efforts for the American people on the creation of more than four million new jobs, tax cuts for middle-class families and lower health care costs Wednesday at the DNC’s “Build Back Better” bus tour in Houston.
T-Squared: Here are more than 60 amazing sessions at the all-virtual 2021 Texas Tribune Festival
Today we’re releasing the program for our signature annual ideas conference (Sept. 20-25 on the screen of your choice). It’s chock full of powerful conversations on big issues. And we’ve added even more marquee speakers.
T-Squared: With COVID cases and hospitalizations climbing, The Texas Tribune Festival will be all-virtual after all
We’d hoped to present some programs in person, but the health and well-being of our attendees, speakers and staff is top of mind. The good news is that we can stream the same smart conversations online, where they can be viewed conveniently, comfortably and safely.
T-Squared: What you can expect at this year’s Texas Tribune Festival
Nearly 150 speakers (including 20 more biggies revealed today) across more than 50 sessions. Four days of virtual programs. Two jampacked days of in-person programs. Everything streamed. Everything on demand. Are you as excited as we are?
Kremlin Leak Appears to Confirm Existence of Trump ‘Kompromat’
Reuters/Mikhail KlimentyevFor years, there have been whispers that the Russian government holds compromising materials on Donald Trump. Now, an alleged leak from the heart of the Kremlin appears to show them boasting about kompromat.The supposed leak obtained by The Guardian reportedly states that President Vladimir Putin personally approved a nefarious plan to throw Russia’s support behind Trump’s 2016 campaign. The document states that Putin, his spy chiefs, and top ministers agreed that a vicnews.yahoo.com
The author, entrepreneur and TEDx speaker from Houston who’s inspiring others at just 12 years old
While many are returning to business as usual following the pandemic, some are still reeling from the after effects, including impressionable young people. TEDx Organizer Adeseye Omole and author/kidpreneur Nia Lewis share how an upcoming event can help youths “emerge” from modern day challenges.
Live updates Biden to host virtual meeting of Western governors to discuss drought, heat and wildfires
On Capitol Hill, the House is expected to vote on a measure to establish a select committee to probe the violent Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.washingtonpost.com
The Year in Race and Social Justice – Houston Public Media
This week Town Square reflects on the events that defined 2020 in a three-part special series. These memorable roundtable discussions feature some of our favorite guests in the past year to discuss the leading events that have shaped our lives. Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Today, The Year in Race and Social Justice looks back at the impact of Black Lives Matter, George Floyd, John Lewis, Kamala Harris and more. Town Square with Ernie Manouse is a gathering space for the community to come together and discuss the day's most important and pressing issues.houstonpublicmedia.org
Trump has made double the number of campaign stops as Biden in race’s final three weeks
“He’s going around having events, big events — no masks, no protective gear, no precautions. Obama said of Trump during a drive-in rally with Biden on Saturday in Detroit. “That’s the difference between Joe Biden and Donald Trump right there. Trump cares about feeding his ego. Joe cares about keeping you safe and your family safe and getting this country moving again.”chicagotribune.com