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Houston Livestock and Rodeo will be shut down

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has been canceled halfway through its run as a precaustion against COVID-19, Houston and Harris County officials said.

The Associated Press

March 11, 2020

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which draws hundreds of thousands of visitors, will be canceled about halfway through its run as a precaution against the new coronavirus, city and county officials said Wednesday. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Linda Hidalgo said they...

Houston partied with Cardi B at sold-out, re​cord-breaking Rodeo performance

Houston partied with Cardi B at sold-out, re​cord-breaking Rodeo performance

Sarah Al-Shaikh, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Twerking, “Okrrrrt’s,” and hot pink cowgirl boots. Cardi B’s Rodeo Houston concert was a record-breaking, one of a kind performance. Not a seat was vacant in NRG Stadium during Cardi’s performance Friday, March 1st. Exactly 75,580 people were in attendance that night, making it the most...

Rough Ride: College takes estimated $37K loss in Rodeo parking

Rough Ride: College takes estimated $37K loss in Rodeo parking

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

May 21, 2016

Houston Community College managed to lose over $37 thousand by offering rodeo parking, according to financial records. HCC opened up its parking garage at the administration building at 3100 Main St., as well as parking at the Northline campus. Both locations are close to Metro Light Rail stations,...

Rodeo Hall of Famers honored

African-American cowboys pose during Black Heritage Day at the Houston Rodeo along with Rodeo President Joel Cowley.

Ajani Stewart, Staff Writer

March 13, 2016

With the help of two Houston based museums during Black Heritage Day, Several African-American rodeo legends were recognized at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The American Cowboy Museum and the Buffalo Soldier Museum were both invited by the Rodeo Black Heritage Committee help celebrate two ...

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