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.
1 day ago | Spaced City
Last weekend, circumstances created an unusual travel opportunity for me. It’s a long story, but it involves catching a red-eye to Boulder, Colorado for a day’s stay before heading back to Houston by car. A day isn’t much time to devote to as nice...
9 days ago | Festivals
Trial periods — they work for magazine subscriptions and services like Hulu, but can they also apply to music festivals? The organizers of one of Houston’s established, ongoing and free music gatherings is hoping music and art lovers will attend t...
16 days ago | Bayou City
In any music community there’s bound to be attrition. Houston’s no different. Artists establish themselves and appreciate their H-town followers but always hope to spend less time here and more entertaining audiences elsewhere. Some succeed. ...
18 days ago | Concerts
One might mistakenly peg Dave King as sentimental. After all, his band, Flogging Molly, has more than 20 years of successful moments on which to wax nostalgic. Lyrics in songs such as “If I Ever Leave This World Alive,” one of the group’s most pop...
18 days ago | Books
When we talk with Stephanie Wittels Wachs, it’s a Friday morning. She apologizes in advance for the cartoons which might seep into our interview from the background. She’s turned on the television for her 4-year-old daughter, Iris, who already kno...
20 days ago | Bayou City
Leon Bridges NRG Stadium March 2, 2018 The question was never whether Leon Bridges would perform well, but if that’s one you need an answer to, then just know he was solid. He and his band delivered an hour’s worth of throwback soul music at Rodeo...