Jesse Sendejas Jr.
Jesse’s been writing for the Houston Press since 2013. His work has appeared elsewhere, notably on the desk of the English teacher of his high school girlfriend, Tish. The teacher recognized Jesse’s writing and gave Tish a failing grade for the essay. Tish and Jesse celebrated their 33rd anniversary as a couple in October.
5 days ago | Concerts
While their neighbors join the herds shepherded into overcrowded malls by promises of big savings, the fans and bands of Punxmas will be ringing in the season as they have for several years now – by cranking up the volume and moshing the holiday b...
9 days ago | Concerts
Lady Gaga Toyota Center December 3, 2017 Artists frequently receive notes and letters from fans like the one Lady Gaga read onstage last night from a Houston follower named Steven. The letter expressed how her empowering songs gave him the courage...
16 days ago | Houston 101
The Houston History Bus - a modified, open-aired, yellow school bus that is essentially a mobile classroom - frequently rolls over downtown Houston’s streets. The teacher in this school-on-wheels is R.W. McKinney, better known as Mister McKinney. ...
21 days ago | Music
One of the best shows I attended this year featured Genesis Blu, the ambitious, rising hip-hop star whose affinity for the city is so great there’s no room for I, J or K in her alphabet, because it’s all about the H. Some of the city’s most-acclai...
26 days ago | Music
Members of the Real McCoys discuss a couple of their favorite Houston barflies, those sotted and sometimes sordid characters who lurk in local drinkeries day and night. Without naming names, they share exploits of booze guzzlers who “never lose a ...
27 days ago | Concerts
Jacob Banks might have had a great career in politics were it not for his very promising career in music. The British singer-songwriter is thoughtful, candid and has been keenly observant of American life while touring to support his musical endea...