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    Our top DVD picks for the week of November 30

    The Ant Bully (Warner Bros.) Criminal Minds: The First Season (Paramount) Dane Cook: Vicious Circle (HBO) The Ellen DeGeneres Show: DVD-licious (Warner Bros.) Foo Fighters: Skin and Bones (RCA) Hot Wheels Accelerators: The Ultimate Rac...

    on November 30, 2006
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    Hats Off - At the Alley, two stellar actors meet up for a thrilling Tryst

    Dark and lonely, a cobblestone road glimmers under the gloomy glow of Victorian gaslights, which hang like fallen stars. Steam hisses up from the grating in the street. This is a lost world, glistening in the damp night with all the romance and dange...

    by Lee Williams on November 23, 2006
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    Barbra's Wedding Anyone who's seen Home Alone will recognize Daniel Stern, who's best known as an actor. But now the thin, curly-haired Stern has ventured into scriptwriting, and his first play is a lot like the comedies he's known for. The mildly am...

    by Lee Williams on November 23, 2006
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    Light Fantastic - Futuristic sculpture from the '60s illuminates Sicardi Gallery

    If you're near a computer, search YouTube for a video of Brigitte Bardot singing "Contact." The 1960s Serge Gainsbourg song sounds like early French electronica, and the video's got a goofy Barbarella thing going on. Bardot sports a sexy silver alien...

    by Kelly Klaasmeyer on November 23, 2006
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    Capsule Reviews - A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

    "Andy Moses: Vuelta" Andy Moses's work looks like interstellar plein-air paintings -- sunrises and sunsets from some other planet. Using pearlescent pigments, Moses creates luminous bands of color by what appears to be a combination of pouring and sq...

    by Kelly Klaasmeyer on November 23, 2006
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    SPECIAL ONE-QUESTION EDICIN

    Note to readers: The following is a serious, stat-saturated Mexican. I promise more dwarf- and Dirty Sanchez-related questions next week! Dear Mexican, A recent study by the Pew Hispanic Center reveals the following: ?Hispanics are four times ...

    by Gustavo Arellano on November 23, 2006
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    Bad News With Al

    An Inconvenient Truth (Paramount) This isn't exactly the kind of DVD you buy to watch again and again; the ending doesn't get happier, and there are no twists to decipher with repeated viewings. The producers hope instead that you buy it and share...

    by Robert Wilonsky on November 23, 2006
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    Encore Performance - Don't fret. Guitar Hero II kills the opening act

    Guitar Hero gave party games a much-needed kick in the ass. No one expected this rhythm game -- sold with a miniature plastic guitar -- to play to sellout crowds. But it became the most addictive game of the year and one of the most attractive to n...

    by Chris Ward on November 23, 2006
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    Our top DVD picks for the week of November 23

    American Slapstick (Image) Alias: The Complete Fifth Season (Buena Vista) Boston Legal: Season Two (Fox) The Cry Baby Killer (Buena Vista) Devil Times Five (Code Red) Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist: Season Two (Paramount) Fall Out...

    on November 23, 2006
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    Not Neighborly - If Barbra's Wedding were a sitcom, it just might work

    Noisy neighbors can ruin a perfectly good day. Nobody knows that better than Jerry Schiff, the down-on-his-luck character at the center of Daniel Stern's Barbra's Wedding, now playing at Theater LaB Houston. Anyone who's seen Home Alone or the sitcom...

    by Lee Williams on November 16, 2006
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    Antigone When Sophocles wrote this most stereotypical political tragedy about how a citizen questioning authority can devastate a community, he should have called it Creon. The king of Thebes, Antigone's uncle (Raven Peters), is the one who changes t...

    by Lee Williams on November 16, 2006
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    Capsule Reviews - A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

    "Andy Moses: Vuelta" Andy Moses's work looks like interstellar plein-air paintings -- sunrises and sunsets from some other planet. Using pearlescent pigments, Moses creates luminous bands of color by what appears to be a combination of pouring and sq...

    by Kelly Klaasmeyer on November 16, 2006
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    Why do Mexicans and Irish get along so well?

    Dear Mexican, My fianc is trying to learn Spanish so he can speak to my grandmother when we get married next month. Lately, he's been listening to CNN en Espaol to get an ear for the language. A couple of days ago, he told me that, after several ...

    by Gustavo Arellano on November 16, 2006
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    Hands Off - Final Fantasy XII: Role-playing on autopilot.

    Final Fantasy is to role-playing games as the Yankees are to baseball. The series -- now almost 20 years old -- practically redefined the genre with Final Fantasy VII on the original PlayStation, the first console RPG that captured a mainstream aud...

    by Gary Hodges on November 16, 2006
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    When the Stars Came Out

    Forbidden Planet (Warner Bros.) Long available as faded discount product, Fred McLeod Wilcox's 1956 masterpiece -- the movie without which Star Trek, Star Wars, 2001, and, oh, Lost in Space wouldn't exist -- at last gets its proper due; this doubl...

    by Robert Wilonsky on November 16, 2006
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    Our top DVD picks for the week of November 16

    Brothers of the Head (IFC) Cary Grant: The Franchise Collection (Universal) CSI: The Complete Sixth Season (Paramount) Cream: Royal Albert Hall (Rhino) 49 Up (First Run) Friends: The Complete Series Collection (Warner Bros.) The Gre...

    on November 16, 2006
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    Swiss Miss - The CAMH showcases the lush video works of Pipilotti Rist

    "Wishing for Synchronicity: Works by Pipilotti Rist" is one of the best installations in recent memory. The survey of the Swiss video artist's work, organized by curator Paola Morsiani, has wonderfully transformed the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston...

    by Kelly Klaasmeyer on November 9, 2006
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    Capsule Reviews - A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

    "A Fiction of Authenticity: Contemporary Africa Abroad" This exhibition, organized by the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis and co-curated by Shannon Fitzgerald and Tumelo Mosaka, does not set out to make a sweeping statement about contemporary Afric...

    by Kelly Klaasmeyer on November 9, 2006
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    A Bad Night's Sleep This crazy-quilt revue from the loons at Radio Music Theatre is really a show about nothing, but RMT out-Seinfelds Seinfeld -- and is much funnier to boot. Although one of the 14 Fertle Family shows, Sleep keeps our favorite famil...

    by D.L. Groover on November 9, 2006
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    Why do Mexicans love dancing so much?

    Dear Mexican, Not long ago, I attended a Los Tigres del Norte concert at a small hall with no dance floor. The people attending were supposed to sit down and enjoy the music. Five minutes into the music, these jumping beans started dancing in the a...

    by Gustavo Arellano on November 9, 2006
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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 >>

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