More than six months ago, Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia told reporters he was "damn mad" upon learning that a mentally ill inmate at his jail had been confined in a squalid, feces-covered ... More >>
It must be fascinating to watch Wilco rehearse, if only to gain a little insight into how and perhaps why they make the decisions they do. This is a group that can play for well over two hours, ... More >>
Last session, the GOP-dominated Legislature successfully decimated abortion access across the state. We're still waiting on the federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to make a decision on the l... More >>
Last night, Chef David Guerrero of Andes Cafe sent out a note to several members of the Houston food media community letting them know that his brain tumor that he thought was under control has ... More >>
There was a time for the New England Patriots, back during the dawning of this new millennium from the 2001 through 2004 football seasons, when visits to the White House became old hat.
My radi... More >>
When we last spoke with Reckless Kelly fiddler Cody Braun for a cover story on the band for Texas Music last year, Braun was just getting ready to begin gigging again after a freak medical misha... More >>
Title: Ex Machina
Describe This Movie In One Simpsons Quote: "C:/DOS, C:/DOS/RUN, RUN/DOS/RUN."
Rating Using Random Objects Relevant To The Film: Four-and-a-half Marias from Metropolis out of fi... More >>
Father John Misty
April 23, 2015
As liters of sweat dripped from my face while standing on the balcony of Fitzgerald's on Thursday night, I couldn't tell whether the overwhelming he... More >>
The Houston Astros front office is comprised of geniuses, including a former rocket scientist. Billy Beane's "Moneyball" strategy is all well and good, but what the Astros are doing puts Beane to... More >>
Join Backstreet Cafe, 1103 S. Shepherd, in exploring North Greece with a family-style wine dinner featuring special guest sommelier Evan Turner. Held on both Tuesday, April 28 and Wednesday, Apr... More >>
Start your weekend with a blood bath. Friday is the opening night for the Houston Grand Opera's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
At the center of the action is, of course, Sweene... More >>
Main Street in Houston has a rich, interesting history and in the last several years lots of new bars have been opening up down there, in addition to some of the city's more perennial spots. The... More >>
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, April 24
It's tempting to write off Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga's Cheek to Cheek as a cynical ploy by Universal to trot out a few Great Ame... More >>
Zack Palmer, owner of Walters Downtown, says his club must retire the debt it incurred while his late mother, the club's longtime proprietess Pamela Robinson, battled melanoma by next Thursday or... More >>
Two of the most buzzed-about records so far this year come from very different corners of the pop universe, but share a certain kinship. Both might safely fit under the umbrella of "Americana," ... More >>
Wow, it was a rough Wednesday for the city of Dallas. Of course, there was the 24 hour period where the Rockets shoved the Mavericks to within a half step of falling into the NBA playoff canyon, ... More >>
Bayou Music Center
April 22, 2015
About a month ago, Hozier graced Houston with his presence at Warehouse Live, a show that sold out in a very short amount of time. Wednesday night's conc... More >>
If you believe Renee Byas, the Houston Community College Board of Trustees had devolved into a den of iniquity during her tenure at the school.
In court filings made this week in the drawn-out... More >>
In The Spiritualist, main character Rosemary Dunn is an English widow who claims that famous composers of the past - among them Lizst, Debussy, Chopin and Bach - were channeling their new composit... More >>
You can't turn on the news these days without listening to someone with a pizza place or a tire store or something beating their breast about how Christians are being driven from America. They ar... More >>
In 1958 it won five tony Awards, beating out West Side Story for Best Musical in the process. It's The Music Man, the story of con man Harold Hill and his effect on the people of River City, Iow... More >>
Baker Jody Stevens went through several phases in her life before coming to Houston to establish her business, Jodycakes. In Part 1 we learned she went from college to serving in the Air Force ... More >>
As reported yesterday, Blue Bell Ice Cream has recalled all of its products after finding listeria bacteria in multiple facilities and containers.
We spoke with Houston-based personal injury... More >>
The long winter (such as it is here in Southeast Texas) is over, and the 2015 summer movie season promises to be a big one: three new Marvel properties (from two different studios, naturally); r... More >>
Get up and dance this week's Da Camera JAM at Discovery Green, part of the group's jazz appreciation Month concert series. Headliner and Houstonian Bobby Lyle won't mind. In fact, he wants audie... More >>