• Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Upcoming: Justin Timberlake, 311, Bro Safari, Calle 13, Wolfmother, The Fray, ZZ Top, etc.

    311: Wed., July 30, 8 p.m., $39.50 to $45. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas, Houston, 713-225-8551. 4th Annual SouthEast 4/20 Fest featuring Disfrutalo!: With Downer, Devil Killing Moth, Zoofeelia, 72Names, InZurgo, Cosmic Bug Loaf, Dadsmom, Gio Chamba, Marc D, Def Perception Music. Sun., April 20, 3 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    The Bizarre, Awful World of Dubstep Metal

    Recently I was having a conversation with a friend of mine, the guitarist for local metal band Rebuild, and he was complaining about the wave of dubstep that has infiltrated metal. As a genre, metal has historically always adapted to include whatever modern mainstream trends were going on at the tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Upcoming: B.O.B., Crocodiles, Danzig, Fastball, NOFX, Etc.

    ​Aaron Hall, Slim: Thu., Sept. 30. Arena Theatre. All That Remains, Asking Alexandria, And She Whispered.: Tue., Oct. 26. Warehouse Live. B.O.B.: Tue., Oct. 19. Warehouse Live. Crocodiles, Golden Triangle: Sat., Nov. 6. Walter's on Washington. Chayanne: Sat., Dec. 4. Toyota Center. Chely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Upcoming: Crystal Castles, The Happen-Ins, Jars Of Clay, Pixies, Etc.

    ​AC/Dshe, The Iron Maidens: Fri., Aug. 27. House of Blues. Asking Alexandria, Born Of Osiris, Kittie, Stick To Your Guns, Impending Doom, Evergreen Terrace: Tue., Aug. 3. House of Blues. Baker Hotel: Sat., June 26. Last Concert Cafe. Boyz Noize: Sat., July 3. Stereo Live. Clay Walker: Fri., Sept. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Former Meridian/Wired Live Not Closed, GM Says

    Cannibal Corpse: Now at Numbers May 12.​Things have been quiet on the former Meridian/Wired Live front since the flurry of events surrounding the lockout of former Wired Live owner Anosh Ahmed a few weeks back. Perhaps, as they say in most Westerns, a little too quiet. Despite a few tweets and re- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Catfish Reef: The Rise of Swishahouse

    [Note: this is the second in a series on the origins of Houston rap, to go along with this week's feature on wayward star Mike Jones.]Mike Giglio​As a local hip-hop writer and radio host, Matt Sonzala (also a former Houston Press Music Listings Editor) did what he could to promote Houston rap to a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    The Houston Suburb Known As The Hill Country

    The LBJ Ranch, just minutes outside the 610 loopThings we learned today: The Hill Country is a suburb of Houston. At least to Canadians.The National Post, a Canadian newspaper, took note that Barack Obama was the first "urban" president in a long while.They had to stretch things a bit, saying that J ... More >>

  • Music

    May 1, 2008
  • Music

    September 27, 2007

    Houston's Ten Worst Songs

    and we're still not as bad as Dallas

  • Dining

    May 24, 2007
  • News

    October 28, 2004

    Outside the Box

    In keeping with the Halloween spirit, we bring you the tale of George Russell, who buries people in cardboard on his property. Welcome to his neighborhood.

  • Dining

    September 14, 1995

    Diner's Notebook

    Boudin Bound

  • Dining

    April 21, 1994

    1,001 Arabian Dishes

    Dimassi's Middle Eastern cafeteria offers a plenitude of fresh, lively and healthy fare

  • Calendar

    March 10, 1994