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  • Calendar: Highlights
    The 3rd Annual Mediterranean Film Festival adds films from Spain this year. Organized by the Houston-area consulates of Croatia, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Spain and Turkey, and in...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The Southwest Alternate Media Project celebrates one of the most beloved talents ever seen on screen in The Little Tramp at 100: Centennial 35mm Screening of City Lights. Charlie Chaplin was...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    It’s been an impressive 20 years for The Miró Quartet. There have been important awards (first prize in the Coleman Chamber Music Competition and a Lincoln Center for the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Roger Corman directed the 1960 film version of The Little Shop of Horrors. The high-camp, low-budget comedy became a cult classic and spawned the rock musical by Howard Ashman and Alan...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Filmmaker and visual artist Y. David Chung discusses and screens his documentary Koryo Saram — The Unreliable People as part of My Voice Would Reach You, a festival of visual and...
  • Culture: Art
    If Dr. Seuss and Antoni Gaudí made a sculpture together, it might look something like "Garden Object," which is on display at Rice Gallery. It's actually created by the...
  • Art Attack: Best of Houston
    Everything's actually not bigger in Texas, at least not when it comes to art galleries. Houston's the fourth largest city in the country (you know we have to say that every chance we get),...
  • Houston News: Education
    You know what the Rice campus needs? More buildings!!! If people work hard enough, we can cover every square inch of the property with a building!! The Moody Foundation is doing its part....
  • Rocks Off: Screwston, Texas
    UPDATED to correct the library name (11:25 a.m.) Swishahouse's influence on Houston hip-hop is infinite and unquantifiable. Today, the label moved a step closer to cementing its legacy by...
  • Eating Our Words: Brew Blog
    When you talk about getting educated on beer at college, I am going to assume that you mean learning about the finer points of keg tapping and Natty Light hauling. Because until recently, a...
  • Eating Our Words: Wine Time
    If there were two lessons to be drawn from the current wave of wine connoisseurship in our country, they would be the following: 1. Wine is the new golf. 2. Every wine tasting is a singles...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Houstonian Robert Boyd has been comic editor for Dark Horse, Kitchen Sink Press and Fantagraphics Books. He also writes the popular arts blog ''The Great God Pan Is Dead.'' For ''Comics:...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The Tokyo String Quartet makes its 40th and final appearance in Houston this week; the group will retire at the end of this season. Formed by a group of friends in 1969 at the Juilliard...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Think dance films are something new? Ah, no. In the mid-1890s, Thomas Edison captured Ruth Dennis dancing outdoors. One hundred and twenty-something years later, the Third Coast Dance Film...
  • Houston News: Spaced City
    Rice's annual Kinder Houston-Area Survey is out, and as usual there's a wide range of stuff to ponder in it. One thing we noticed: You can officially pronounce dead white Houston's love...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Death and resurrection are the themes in “TUMULUS,” the newest exhibit at the EMERGEncy Room Gallery at Rice University. (The exhibition space focuses on emerging artists, hence...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    American Pastime, the opener for this weekend’s Asian Film Festival, takes place during the sepia-toned days of pre-WWII Los Angeles. Teenager Lyle (Aaron Yoo) plays a mean sax and,...
  • Art Attack: Books
    The Gods of Cheap Entertainment have smiled down on us this weekend. In fact, they may have smiled a little too much; there are so many things to do, it will take some scheduling to get to...
  • Art Attack: Architecture
    This town is freaking beautiful, according to a couple of real-deal architects and the editor in chief of a hip magazine. On March 22, architects Craig Scott and Jon Pickard as well as...
  • Art Attack: Books
    It's Greek Week at Market Square Park, presented by Niko Niko's, and as part of the celebration the Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow has an outdoor screening Zack Snyder's 300 on Friday. ...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Saturday will be KTRU's 21st Spring Outdoor Show overall, but first since it left the FM airwaves last April. Luckily, the beloved Rice student station is doing just fine, thanks to the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Shakespeare is known for his comedies and his tragedies; less popular are his “problem plays,” which start off as tragedies but finish with a happy ending. One such work is The...
  • Art Attack: Special Events
    Situated at the heart of Rice University's campus, "Mirror," a piece of two 148-by-96-inch stainless-steel figures by Jaume Plensa, a Barcelona-born artist and sculptor, is Rice's newest...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman has an unpopular point of view about Black History Month: He wants to end it. In his new documentary More Than a Month, he sets out to prove that by...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The late French composer Gabriel Fauré said, “Chamber music is the only true form of music.” The Fauré Quartett, which takes its name and philosophy from him,...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The Houston Friends of Chamber Music present the New York Woodwind Quintet today in a program that includes Hass’s Wind Quintet Op. 10 and Nielsen’s Wind Quintet. It’s been...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Don't feel bad if you haven't heard of Mani Kaul; you're probably not the only one. Even in India, where the late filmmaker broke new ground in the country's relatively unknown avant-garde...
  • Art Attack: Film and TV
    Don't feel bad if you haven't heard of Mani Kaul. You're probably not the only one, especially if you grew up in the States or even in India, where the late filmmaker broke new ground in...
  • Art Attack: Visual Arts
    It took photographer Scott Pasfield two years to complete the photographs for his book Gay in America, a collection of portraits of gay men from across the country which he'll discuss and...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Proving that everything really does depend on your point of view, Indian director Murali Nair’s film Throne of Death presents capital punishment as an honor bestowed on a lucky few....
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Dancer Shanon Adams’s fluid movements are captured in Dressed, a short stop-motion film by director and choreographer Ashley Horn made up of thousands of still images. Telling the story...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Director Arturo Ripstein often focuses on dark, dismal subjects, as viewers will see during the Arturo Ripstein Retrospective presented as part of the Mexican Film Series. First up is Castle...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The characters so brilliantly brought to life in Lisa See’s book Shanghai Girls continue their journey in Dreams of Joy. This time Pearl, who along with her sister May, was featured in...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In July 2001, Fred Martinez, a Native American high school freshman in Cortez, Colorado, was bludgeoned to death by 18-year-old Shaun Murphy, a petty criminal and gang member. The two had...
  • Music: Show Preview
    Long-running, presently embattled Houston college-radio institution KTRU celebrates its 20th annual Outdoor Show in grand style Saturday, with a day's worth of free local and international...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In the classical world, musicians make their reputations based on their skills, not their looks. The Eroica Trio has both. They released their debut CD in the late 1990s to praise from eager...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In 2004, at age 16, Cyntoia Brown murdered a man. Tried as an adult and found guilty, she’s currently serving a life sentence in a Nashville prison. Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Playwright Bert V. Royal’s satire, Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenaged Blockhead, is about Charlie Brown and his friends, just not the same Charlie Brown you’ve read about in...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’s documentary film The Black List Project, comedian Chris Rock says, “Blacklist? Doesn’t ‘blacklist’ mean people on a list who...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    E. Patrick Johnson performs Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales, based upon his book of the same name, today at Rice University. Pouring Tea is a dramatic reading...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Music Director Javier Peña leads the Spirit of Goodwill band, a group made up of severely disabled workers at the Goodwill Industries center in Miami. But this is no shtick; this is a...
  • News: Columns
    Quacking, Lamely How lame can a lame duck get? Borris Miles is finding out. Miles has three strikes against him: 1) He's a freshman state representative, one who has pissed off some...
  • News: Letters To The Editor
    A statement, not a threat: In a recent Hair Balls" [August 2], Richard Connelly compared me to fictional mob boss Don Corleone and insinuated that I had made a threat when corresponding...
  • News
    Last October a group of new Rice University students went to Six Flags AstroWorld. Among them was David Jovani Vanegas, a sophomore transfer student from UT. No one knew him too well since...
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