The characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are now in the public domain, as the copyright has expired, so authors other than the originator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, can use the... More >>
House of Blues
March 8, 2014
We used to adore cops and cowboys; now we love scientists and engineers. We used to want to be John Wayne, but now we'd prefer to be Mark Zuckerberg... More >>
For some retail brands, social media is a hard nut to crack. Questions like, What do I post? How do I find my followers?, and How often do I need to be on there?, befuddle many a business owner. ... More >>
True cowboys are hard to find, but not at the Houston Rodeo. Life on the road leads them here this time every year for the biggest rodeo in the world, where they'll ride and wrangle livestock fo... More >>
March 7, 2014
Usher's first trip to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo will likely remain one of the most memorable of his career. It was a show that started with big-budge... More >>
"Thanks Bob! Thanks for having Bob Fest!" Neil Young enthuses at one point during his set at the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert.
And though methinks that the October 1992 show at Madison ... More >>
House of Blues, March 10
An adventurous, ambitious singer-songwriter who delights in smearing the lines between art and pop, St. Vincent is quickly becoming one of the biggest indie-... More >>
Rocks Off would like to apologize to the people behind South By Due East for not mentioning this event in our digital pages more often. It's just that SXDE, as we've taken to calling it, manages t... More >>
This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus® issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she... More >>
You would think that driving down a certain street nearly every day for the past five years would enable you to notice even the most minor of changes on that route. Not so in my case, for alt... More >>
From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. See the complete list of recipes at the end of this post.
Soda bread is a popula... More >>
They had me at chocolatier. I don't know what exactly this word means (and something tells me neither does Pillsbury), but I like to imagine it's the chocolate version of an atelier. The mas... More >>
Title: 300: Rise of an Empire
What Are Your Favorite Empires? Strikes Back and Queensryche's.
Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: One-and-a-half Abs of Steel videotapes out of five... More >>
March 6, 2014
Country stars facing a certain age inevitably come to a point where they can either continue chasing chart success or consolidate their style into a... More >>
The Daleks themselves said in "Asylum of the Daleks" that it was known throughout the universe that The Doctor requires companions in his travels. They didn't know why, but they acknowledged that ... More >>
Street Food Festival @ Whole Foods Market
Friday-Sunday, 12-5 p.m.
701 Waugh Dr.
All of the Whole Foods Markets in Houston will host a "Street Food Festival" this weekend, but the Montrose Whol... More >>
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For isn't exactly the Chinese Democracy of film, but for a while there it did start to feel like the movie may never be coming out. Pop quiz: how long has it been since a ... More >>
UPDATE UPDATE (Friday, 3 p.m.): Although dogs are normally allowed at the Cottonwood, 1836 is a no-dog festival.
This sounds like a joke, but we'll find out soon enough whether it is or not. Di... More >>
NobleMotion Dance, led by husband-and-wife co-artistic directors Andy Noble and Dionne Sparkman Noble, is known for its innovative use of technology and frequent collaborations. The group sheds ... More >>
The acclaimed, much-loved film The Wizard of Oz had been re-created on stage, with four new songs added by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber to the original songs by Harold Arlen (mus... More >>
On this week's Voice Film Club podcast, L.A. Weekly film critic Amy Nicholson admits her surprise at actually enjoying Wes Anderson's latest movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and discusses her rece... More >>
Highlights from Hair Balls
Congressman Louie Gohmert is always coming up with, shall we say, interesting ideas. But his latest brain baby takes the cake. According to Gohmert, African Americans… More >>
Another Signing Day
'Who wants to go to college?"
Milby head football coach Phil Camp posed that question to the roughly 500 high school football players, all seniors, gathered around him Saturday… More >>
Highlights from Hair Balls
The owner of a self-proclaimed animal rescue with an alleged history of not paying boarding fees is still refusing to explain why her rescue's major donor, the… More >>