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Film
12:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Houston News
That Man From Rio: Toast the Return of de Broca's Globe-Trotting Parody Jean-Paul Belmondo in a white dinner jacket. There. That should be enough to sell you on Philippe de Broca's 1964 crime caper-spoof That Man From... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Houston News
Brendan Gleeson Shines as an Irish Priest in Crisis in Calvary In Calvary, Brendan Gleeson plays a Catholic priest who plods through a rustic Irish village that's more brutal than beautiful. The beach is gray,... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Houston News
To Be Takei Follows the Star Trek Actor Into Undiscovered Country Jennifer M. Kroot's To Be Takei is an affectionate portrait of the hardest-working member of the original cast of Star Trek, George Takei. That's... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Houston News
Michael Gondry's Mood Indigo Gets Richer as It Darkens Mood Indigo is bitter candy, a heartbreaker that uses sugar as a trap. The director, Michel Gondry, has a brilliant, contradictory brain. He's a... More >>
Film
12:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Houston News
YA Saves Summer Should grown-ups be spending their time reading young-adult novels, at the risk of missing the supposed riches of fiction written for actual... More >>
Artbeat
12:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Houston News
Capsule Art Reviews: August 21, 2014 "Aloe Vera: group show" Gray Contemporary is a new gallery in the Houston Design Center, large, high-ceilinged and beautifully air-conditioned.... More >>
Encore
12:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Houston News
Capsule Stage Reviews: August 21, 2014 Full Gallop Let's talk D.V. That would be Diana Vreeland, or Dee-ahh-na, for those of you not in the loop. For decades she was the reigning... More >>
Ask a Mexican
12:00 am
Aug. 21, 2014
Houston News
SPECIAL BEST OF EDICIÓN Dear Readers, The Mexican just got married to a chica caliente, so he's taken her on a honeymoon to the motherland so she can learn the proper... More >>
Eating Our Words
12:30 pm
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
Fried Food Finalists Chosen for 2014 Big Tex Choice Awards The State Fair of Texas in Dallas will be here before we know it -- it kicks of September 26 -- and that means Corny dogs, funnel cakes, and of course, the weirdest and wackiest fried foods. Sur... More >>
Hair Balls
11:42 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
HPD Confirms Identity, Investigation Into Officer Who Committed Suicide The Houston Police Department has identified the officer who shot and killed himself on Tuesday as Senior Police Officer Rudolph Farias, a 21 year veteran of the force. Farias joined HPD in May ... More >>
Art Attack
11:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
Reality Bites: Wahlburgers There are a million reality shows on the naked television. We're going to watch them all, one at a time. Was this really necessary? I probably ask that question every week. Arguably none of the... More >>
Eating Our Words
11:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
"Summer Riesling" Grease Parody Brings Down the House at Camerata There was brio in the air last night at Camerata, as co-owners David Keck and Paul Petronella wrangled an ornery projector and guests sipped Riesling selected especially for the wine bar's "Summ... More >>
Art Attack
10:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
How Video Games Are Fighting Mental Illness There are lots of people that will tell you that video games rot the mind and encourage violent and deranged behavior. Most of these will focus on titles like the Grand Theft Auto, or on the obj... More >>
Art Attack
9:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
Student Actors at Memorial High and Carver Magnet Unite For Memphis, the Musical He's a white DJ who has fallen in love with a black singer in an underground club. Making it even more interesting, they're in Memphis in the 1950s, where the outlook is not favorable for their ... More >>
Art Attack
8:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
UPDATED The 2014 Houston Theater Awards: A Year Filled With Sound, Fury and Laughter Oh, the places we've been! The people we've met! We've gone to Hell with Satan in Doctor Faustus (Classical Theatre Company); suffered with the Frank family in their Amsterdam garret in The Diar... More >>
Eating Our Words
8:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
An "Unoaked" Chardonnay Hits the Spot at Grotto It was difficult to find a seat Monday night at the bar at Grotto, the popular Houston mainstay. Between a couple of very friendly ladies dressed in bright blouses and a queue of middle-aged tr... More >>
Art Attack
7:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
100 Creatives 2014: Shawna Forney and Erma Tijerina (aka SHER), Culture Gurus We weren't at all surprised when Shawna Forney asked if she could share this interview with fellow organizer and friend Erma Tijerina. It's in Forney's nature to invite people, to turn everythin... More >>
Eating Our Words
6:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
Houston's Best Cafeterias: Hearken Back to the Good Old Days I haven't always been a food snob. When I was little and my mom would teach night classes at the local university, my dad and I were left to our own devices for dinner. Because the man can do l... More >>
Rocks Off
5:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
The Top 40 Charting Hard-Rock Songs: Part 2 Welcome back to the show! We're counting down the Top 40 hard rock songs of all time, according to Billboard (sort of...). I'll take a moment to recap Nos. 40-31. 40. "Don't Tell Me You Love Me,... More >>
Rocks Off
4:00 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
12 Highly Entertaining Indie Artists On Twitter Way back in 2006, I bet the founders of Twitter had no idea the social-media platform would become the force it is today. Sure, you can interact with your friends and whatnot, but perhaps the co... More >>
Rocks Off
3:30 am
Aug. 20, 2014
Houston News
We Nominate in the Ice Bucket Challenge... Even in today's viral culture, this "Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise money for ALS research has taken many by surprise. Instead of quickly blowing over like so many digital fads, this one continue... More >>
Hair Balls
7:50 pm
Aug. 19, 2014
Houston News
Gov. Rick Perry Poses, Grins for Mugshot In his mugshot taken Tuesday at the Travis County Courthouse, Gov. Rick Perry sports that sly grin we've all come to know so well. Perhaps that's because Perry thinks he's winning the public rel... More >>
Hair Balls
11:00 am
Aug. 19, 2014
Houston News
University of Houston Nixes Mandatory Campus Housing Plan From Agenda UPDATED Updated at the end of this post are some more comments from Sen. Whitmire. University of Houston officials have suspended their plan requiring freshmen to live on campus after some blowback fro... More >>
Hair Balls
10:00 am
Aug. 19, 2014
Houston News
Katy ISD Superintendent Calls Anti-Stadium Signs "Bullying At Its Worst" School bond elections don't exactly see the type of white-knuckle politics currently plaguing Gov. Rick Perry (you can read about that here, in case you missed it). Still, things got pretty tense... More >>
Hair Balls
9:00 am
Aug. 19, 2014
Houston News
2014 Heisman Odds: Three Sleepers Who Are Off The Board How do we know the college football season is almost here? Well, not all that long ago, it would have been because the best of the preview magazines were hitting the stands -- Athlon, Lindy's, S... More >>
Eating Our Words
8:00 am
Aug. 19, 2014
Houston News
5 Can't Miss Weekend-Only Eats in Houston The weekends are special times to relax and do things you don't normally get to do throughout the week. So, why eat at the same places you can on Monday through Friday, when you could spend your... More >>
Art Attack
7:00 am
Aug. 19, 2014
Houston News
Houston Theater District's Open House and Our Theater Awards Issue Besides the ballet, the theater companies and the symphony, this year's 21st Annual Theater District Open House will feature food trucks in Jones Plaza, tango lessons from the Society for the Pe... More >>
Rocks Off
6:00 am
Aug. 19, 2014
Houston News
Upcoming: Carolyn Wonderland, Death, Jason Aldean, Legion, Lily Allen, Pointer Sisters, etc. 1st Annual Cajun Zydeco Fest: With Chubby Carrier, Jamie Bergeron, Bayou Roux, Step Rideau, Zydeco Dots. Sun., September 7, 12pm, $20. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777. American... More >>
Rocks Off
5:00 am
Aug. 19, 2014
Houston News
The Top 40 Charting Hard-Rock Songs: Part 1 Numbers. The applications to which they are used in various fields can yield results ranging from the trivial to the catastrophic if not interpreted properly. If you are involved with numbers at... More >>
Rocks Off
4:00 am
Aug. 19, 2014
Houston News
Pimp C's Story Coming Soon to Bookstores The life of Pimp C is coming back -- in hardcover format. Julia Beverly, the former editor-in-chief of OZONE Magazine and noted documentarian of Southern hip-hop culture at large, is planning t... More >>
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