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East End's BBVA Compass Stadium to Host 2017 Gold Cup

East End's BBVA Compass Stadium to Host 2017 Gold Cup

We shoot, we score!

The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football, or (CONCACAF), has selected 14 stadiums in 13 cities to host the 2017 Gold Cup, a soccer tournament that’s held every two years. Two of the matches will be played at our own BBVA Compass Stadium on July 11.

While the teams have not been selected for the two Houston matches yet, the U.S. and Mexico National Teams have been scheduled in other cities. Those two teams have won every Gold Cup since 2002.

Other Texas cities selected to play host include San Antonio, Arlington and Frisco. San Antonio is a first-time host.

Houston has hosted a Gold Cup game for the previous six tournaments and has played host to a number of other attention-worthy sporting events recently, including next month’s Super Bowl LI.

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East End's Own 8th Wonder Brewery Turns Two

East End's Own 8th Wonder Brewery Turns Two

8th Wonder Brewery, located in our very own East Downtown neighborhood (EaDo), have organized an all-star lineup to ring in their second anniversary this Saturday. Complete with food trucks (including their own Eatsie Boys truck), six live music performances, headlined by Houston's own The Suffers, and of course plenty of cold beer. We even hear…

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Eastext: Transforming the East End into a Moving Canvas for Poetry Projections

Eastext: Transforming the East End into a Moving Canvas for Poetry Projections

Multimedia artist Pablo Gimenez-Zapiola presents Eastext: a series of three live, mobile projections performances of poetry throughout Houston’s East End. These upcoming events will take place outdoors in different parts of the district. Each event will feature text projections on to the environment (houses, warehouses, buildings, etc.) from a moving vehicle, followed by an artist talk, recitations by participating Houston poets, and additional projections in a gallery space.

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