Brandon Cullum

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  • 13 years ago

    Mary-Jane Buschlen remembers her first impression of Houston after her parents left Bermuda to follow oil money to the booming Bayou City in 1979. Then a high school junior, she made the drive in from Intercontinental Airport, amazed at the contra...

  • 13 years ago

    The third annual Latin Rock Battle of the Bands could prove to be more than a day-long romp in Latin alternative sound and hot Houston sun. One of the 15 international and local bands and DJs competing could be the next victor in Banda Elastica's ...

  • 13 years ago

    Nine-year-old Christopher Solomon grew up around the Union Pacific tracks that crisscross his Fifth Ward neighborhood. Maps show the lines like baseball stitching running to and from the massive rail yard that spreads out beyond Lockwood, half a m...

  • 14 years ago

    California's Flogging Molly is a refreshing respite from a pop music world increasingly saturated with marketing-friendly pseudo-punk bands spewing less-than-lyrical songs about teenage infidelity and parents who just don't understand. Swagger, Mo...

  • 16 years ago

    Promoters and community activists are locked in a high-visibility battle over a city permit for the next Westheimer Street Festival, but the event is also being examined in an important but more obscure venue: the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commissi...

  • 16 years ago

    Believe it or not, Keanu Reeves actually helped jump-start the career of four Houston musicians. Who would have thought he could do anything other than look good? But he did, and true to form, he never even knew it. About three and a half years ag...

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