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    Wonderful Life - Houston Ballet conjures the Golden Age of Hollywood

    Maybe it was Oscar fever, but last weekend, a lot of the Houston Ballet repertory program Life and Laughter was reminiscent of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Take the Houston premiere of artistic director Stanton Welch's Tu Tu. Created for San Francisc...

    by Marene Gustin on March 1, 2007
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    Stage Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    Burn This Playing one of the most incendiary, original characters in modern drama, Pale in Lanford Wilson's 1987 oddball romance drama, Bernardo Cubria sets Silver House Theatre's small stage afire. Let's hope Unhinged Productions carries insurance. ...

    by Lee Williams on March 1, 2007
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    Spaghetti Western Art - An Italian cowboy takes over Barbara Davis Gallery

    Italian artist Andrea Bianconi created a whole body of work about the American West before ever seeing it. His visit to Houston for the opening of his show "Pony Express" at Barbara Davis Gallery was his first trip to the country, let alone Texas. ...

    by Kelly Klaasmeyer on March 1, 2007
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    Art Capsule Reviews - A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

    "Ariane Roesch" Ariane Roesch is still in school at the University of Houston, but she's managing to put out some really interesting work. In her show at DeSantos Gallery, Roesch reprints and manipulates vintage photographs -- both personal and found...

    by Kelly Klaasmeyer on March 1, 2007
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    Loving and Teasing That Silly Gabacho

    Dear Mexican, As a kid, I grew up with Mexicans who stole things just to steal. As an adult, I see much of the same behavior from adult Mexicans and their children. And I don't mean just the poor Mexicans. Why is it in their nature for Mexicans to ...

    by Gustavo Arellano on March 1, 2007
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    Virtually Perfect - Virtua Fighter 5 delivers . . . exactly what you'd expect.

    For the aging videogamer, nothing's as sorely missed as the corner arcade. Unlike the family-friendly Dance Dance Revolution discos you see today, classic arcades were seedy little dives tucked into strip malls -- dark caves thick with the musty bou...

    by Gary Hodges on March 1, 2007
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    Weed Killer

    Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (New Line) You probably already know where you stand on Tenacious D, the pudgy hard rock comedy duo that made Jack Black famous. And if you haven't heard of them, this isn't the place to start: Their DVD of short...

    by Robert Wilonsky on March 1, 2007
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    Our top DVD picks for the week of March 1

    Bratz: Fashion Pixiez (Lions Gate) Conversations With God (Fox) Cool It Carol (Image) Deep Red (Blue Underground) Dreamland (Image) Filmation's Ghostbusters (Brentwood) George Carlin: Life Is Worth Losing (MPI) Journey to the End...

    on March 1, 2007
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    Grand Jury - This old TV drama still moves us

    A long time ago in a television galaxy far, far away -- the 1950s -- there thrived a form of popular entertainment that brought original drama into the homes of average Americans, many of whom had never stepped into a Broadway theater in their lives....

    by D.L. Groover on February 22, 2007
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    Stage Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    Charlie & Out at Sea Having lived under Communist domination, modern Polish migr writer Slawomir Mrozek thrives in the "theater of the absurd" as if he were a hothouse exotic bloom, fragrant but deadly, colorful but showing rot around the edges. Hi...

    by Lee Williams on February 22, 2007
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    Good Budd - At Lawndale, it's popcorn, boogie boards and neuro-linguistic programming

    On the floor at Lawndale Art Center rests a globe -- just your typical globe, save for the fake explosives duct-taped to it. A couple of mini-American flags are sticking out of the charges, which are adorned with sticker logos from Exxon, Texaco, She...

    by Keith Plocek on February 22, 2007
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    Art Capsule Reviews - A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

    "Brooke Stroud: New Drawings" and "Michael Petry: In the Garden of Eden" There are two new exhibitions at Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery -- one is subtle, the other subtly subversive. Brooke Stroud's colored pencil drawings on gray cardboard have ...

    by Kelly Klaasmeyer on February 22, 2007
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    The Governator talks smack

    THREE-QUESTION ESPECIAL Dear Mexican, Why does Arnold Schwarzenegger keep putting his foot in his mouth and talking smack about MEXICANS? To my understanding, his wife Maria is of Mexican descent. He's not only humiliating nuestra raza, but his w...

    by Gustavo Arellano on February 22, 2007
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    Chick Flick

    Shut Up & Sing (Genius) It's a shame that one of 2006's best documentaries is being released without extras; it would have been nice, for instance, to hear feisty Natalie Maines talk with directors Barbara Kopple and Cecilia Peck about her reactio...

    by Robert Wilonsky on February 22, 2007
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    Channel Surfing - There's more than one way to play with your Wii

    So you've beaten Zelda and can hurl a 90 mph fastball in Wii Sports without shattering your 50-inch plasma. Now what? It's time to explore the rest of the "channels" -- some included, and most free to download. Like cable TV, Nintendo's offerings r...

    by Chris Ward on February 22, 2007
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    Our top DVD picks for the week of February 22

    Apartment Zero (Anchor Bay) Babel (Paramount) The Bros. (Lions Gate) Crooked (Lions Gate) Crossover (Sony) Curious George: Zoo Night and Other Animal Stories (Universal) Dark Castle Horror Collection (Warner Bros.) Flushed Away ...

    on February 22, 2007
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    Capsule Reviews - A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

    "Brooke Stroud: New Drawings" and "Michael Petry: In the Garden of Eden" There are two new exhibitions at Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery -- one is subtle, the other subtly subversive. Brooke Stroud's colored pencil drawings on gray cardboard have ...

    on February 15, 2007
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    Charlie & Out at Sea Having lived under Communist domination, modern Polish emigre writer Slawomir Mrozek thrives in the "theater of the absurd" as if he were a hothouse exotic bloom, fragrant but deadly, colorful but showing rot around the edges. Hi...

    on February 15, 2007
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    Hey, what do you know, Joe?

    Dear Readers, Mucho comments about my Feb. 1 column regarding the metamorphosis of Mexican names into seemingly wacky nicknames -- Nini from Alejandrina, for instance, or Chely from Araceli. I argued such changes occurred thanks to linguistic laws;...

    by Gustavo Arellano on February 15, 2007
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    Homebody Alone - Bring your heart, intellect and stamina to this extraordinary play

    Magical, lyrical, profoundly political, and ecstatically in love with the power of language, Tony Kushner's Homebody/Kabul is a fiery challenge to get through. Clocking in at just over three hours, the extraordinary play requires heart, intellect and...

    by Lee Williams on February 15, 2007
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Capsule Art Reviews: July 24, 2014

"Altered Angles: George Grochocki & Shayne Murphy" Two very different painters are having their work shown at the sleek Anya Tish Gallery — both take chances, and are courageous. George… More >>

Capsule Stage Reviews: July 24, 2014

All in the Timing Remember that old philosophy head-scratcher: Give a monkey a typewriter and enough time, and eventually he'll write Hamlet? That hardly gives proper credit to Shakespeare, but… More >>

No&euml;l Coward&rsquo;s Fallen Angels Sex Farce Seems Fresh Even Today Noël Coward’s Fallen Angels Sex Farce Seems Fresh Even Today

Nineteen twenty-five was definitely the year to be Noël Coward. He had four shows running concurrently on London's West End and was starring in his sensational The Vortex from the… More >>

Capsule Art Reviews: July 17, 2014

"The American Landscape" at Meredith Long & Company features the work of Larry Horowitz, but the paintings by William Anzalone capture the imagination as well, and a number of artists… More >>

Capsule Stage Reviews: July 17, 2014

Brooklyn the Musical This musical has five lead characters, almost no choreography and a minimalist set. An orphaned 14-year-old girl from France named Brooklyn comes to Brooklyn to find the… More >>

Immigration and Language and Immigration

Dear Mexican, I have some questions and observations. During George, W. Bush's administration, ther was a lot of talk for and against comprehensive immigration reform (amnesty to some). One remark that… More >>

In &ldquo;Untitled,&rdquo; Jerry Uelsmann Presents Composite Photos Both Haunting and Beautiful. In “Untitled,” Jerry Uelsmann Presents Composite Photos Both Haunting and Beautiful.

The world of photography has many mansions. Some photographers seek to capture a fleeting moment of action frozen in time. Others await the moment when the sun bursts through the… More >>

Smoking, Evolution and History Smoking, Evolution and History

Dear Mexican, I noticed that Mexican people don't generally smoke. Don't get me wrong — I'm not condoning smoking, but it's interesting to see how some groups do or do no… More >>

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