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Alfre Woodard

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Bun B & the Houston Symphony's "Concert Against Hate" at Jones Hall, 11/14/2013

    "Concert Against Hate" Houston Symphony feat. Bun B Jones Hall November 14, 2013 Thursday afternoon, Bernard Freeman paces nervously backstage at Jones Hall during rehearsals for the evening's program. "This isn't your normal House of Blues show," he proclaims. The scope of this performance is ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Bun B For Mayor: Could This Ever Be a Thing?

    Last week Houston voters re-elected Annise Parker as the city's mayor by a wide enough margin that no runoff was necessary. According to the Los Angeles Times (which noticed), Parker defeated her main rival, attorney Ben Hall, by 57 percent to 27 percent, which even apolitical types recognize as an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Bun B, Houston Symphony Join Forces to Fight the Haters

    When last we saw Bun B, the Buddha of Gulf Coast rap also dubbed "Houston's unofficial mayor" - by us, yes, but it fits, don't it? - was all smiles as usual. Saturday afternoon the ever-trill UGK rapper's countenance beamed as he shook hands, posed for pictures, and signed autographs at Cactus Music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Happy Birthday Paula Deen!: Great Butter-Stained GIFs

    ​Paula Deen is too easy of a target for the ire of the Internet. She cooks with copious amounts of butter, and has just that right mixture of cheerfulness and Southern sass to drive people crazy. Then, this past week we found out she has been living with diabetes. Not that having diabetes i ... More >>

  • Film

    November 4, 2010

    The Rainbow Disconnection

    Tyler Perry mangles Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    True Blood: Beautifully Broken With Shelby Lynne

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood - which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. Season 3, Episode 2: "Beautifully Broken" Max Crace via WikipediaS ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Pop Rocks: New Blood For Hollywood. Please

    ‚ÄčI used to review movies (over here, if you care), an endeavor I had to quit for a variety of reasons: my hectic neurosurgery rotation, for one, as well as the increasing physical demands of the new Mrs. Vonder Haar, Carla Gugino. But among the non-imaginary factors influencing my decision was the ... More >>

  • Film

    April 6, 2006

    Latino Heat

    Antonio Banderas pulses with passion in Take the Lead

  • Film

    February 2, 2006

    Funky Fresh

    A white leading man in a black movie? That is something new

  • Film

    March 31, 2005

    Cut and Paste

    Beauty Shop is clipped straight from its predecessors

  • Film

    November 23, 2000

    Quite a Spread

    What's Cooking? picks apart four radically different families during their Thanksgiving dinners

  • Film

    May 18, 2000

    T-Rex in Mouse Ears

    The Mesozoic Era undergoes the Disney treatment in Dinosaur

  • Film

    April 6, 2000
  • Film

    September 23, 1999

    Psyched Out

    Mumford muddles through fantasyland

  • Film

    December 24, 1998

    Delta Force

    Angelou captures the new South's inspiration in her inaugural film

  • Film

    December 24, 1998

    Buoyant Bard

    Smart Shakespeare In Love treads lightly into romantic comedy

  • Film

    November 21, 1996

    Boldly Going

    The latest voyage of the Enterprise is a trip worth taking

  • Calendar

    January 26, 1995
  • Film

    May 19, 1994

    City Life, Family Strife

    Spike Lee returns to old haunts, and old ways, in Crooklyn

  • Film

    March 3, 1994
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