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5:00 pm
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Nearly 40 Detention Officers Disciplined in the Case of Man Trapped in Feces-Covered Cell For Weeks 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 >>
Rocks Off
12:00 pm
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Wilco Does Wilco For a Long, Long Time 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 >>
Houston News
11:00 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Texas Republicans Are Still Trying to Chip Away at Abortion Rights 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 >>
Eating Our Words
10:33 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Houston Chef David Guerrero Faces Major Brain Surgery Again 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 >>
Houston News
10:30 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Obama Cracks "Deflate-Gate" Joke on Patriots During White House Visit (w/ VIDEO) 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 >>
Rocks Off
10:00 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Reckless Kelly Is Back In Business 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 >>
Art Attack
9:30 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Reviews For The Easily Distracted: Ex Machina 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 >>
Rocks Off
9:30 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Father John Misty Gives Fitz a Religious Experience Father John Misty Fitzgerald's 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 >>
Houston News
8:00 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
The Astros (and Evan Gattis) Are Out To Redefine the Meaning of the Designated Hitter 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 >>
Eating Our Words
7:00 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Upcoming Houston Food Events: Dine Out for Life 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 >>
Art Attack
6:00 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
The 5 Best Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: Sweeney Todd, Voices of the Spirit and 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 >>
Rocks Off
5:00 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Houston's 10 Best Bars On Main Street 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 >>
Rocks Off
3:30 am
Apr. 24, 2015
Houston News
Houston's 10 Best Concerts This Weekend: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Willow Waterhole, etc. 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 >>
Rocks Off
3:00 pm
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Walters Downtown Must Retire Debt By April 30 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 >>
Rocks Off
2:00 pm
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
A Pair of Unlikely 21st-Century Folk Heroes 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 >>
Houston News
11:45 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Dallas Cowboy Greg Hardy Suspended 10 Games For Domestic Violence Incident 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 >>
Rocks Off
11:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Houston Learned Nothing From Last Month's Hozier Concert Hozier 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 >>
Houston News
9:30 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Fight Club at HCC: More Allegations Spill Out in College's Lawsuit Against Former General Counsel 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 >>
Art Attack
9:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
The Spiritualist: Based on a Real-Life Case of a Woman Channeling the Great Composers 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 >>
Art Attack
8:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
5 Video Games Censored For Being Too Christian 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 >>
Art Attack
7:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
The Music Man Coming to Bayou City Straight From River City 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 >>
Eating Our Words
6:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Chef Chat, Part 2: Jody Stevens of Jodycakes 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 >>
Film
12:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Ex Machina Is a Smart Film About the Shrinking Divide Between Man and Bot Ex Machina is an egghead thriller with a scary selling point: Unlike Liam Neeson shooting up half of Boston, this actually could be taking place... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Roar Is an Odd and Near-Deadly Mad Anti-Masterpiece A normal movie ends with the American Humane Association's assurance that "No animals were harmed." But Tippi Hedren's doomed 1981 obsession Roar... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Little Boy Shows How Far Films of Faith Have Fallen Did you know that there's a new family-audience feature film that implies God nuked Japan because one plucky American moppet dared to dream?... More >>
Encore
12:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Capsule Stage Reviews: April 23, 2015 The Cherry Orchard Recently Houston's theater scene has been blessed with some very fine Chekhov knockoffs: last season's superlative rendition of... More >>
Artbeat
12:00 am
Apr. 23, 2015
Houston News
Capsule Art Reviews: April 23, 2015 "AT the Core of the Algorithm" Upon entering Hiram Butler Gallery to see Michael Petry's "AT the Core of the Algorithm" installation, one might... More >>
Eating Our Words
11:45 am
Apr. 22, 2015
Houston News
The Blue Bell Recall: How Bad Is It? 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 >>
Art Attack
11:00 am
Apr. 22, 2015
Houston News
Bellas, 'Bots, And Brontosaurus: Your 2015 Summer Movie Preview 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 >>
Art Attack
9:00 am
Apr. 22, 2015
Houston News
An Adventure with Jazz Pianist Bobby Lyle at Discovery Green 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 >>
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