Antonio Carlos Jobim

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Your 33 Black Angels Pick 10 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

    ​Sunday night, Notsuoh plays host to Your 33 Black Angels, a manic garage-psych group from Brooklyn, N. Y. The band sometimes boasts eight members, and reminds us of a less-pretentious Brian Jonestown Massacre or trance-driven Black Lips. And there's the "96 Tears" organ that chimes in here a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Give It Away: Music We're Gifting to Friends for Christmas

    ​We're a generous bunch at Rocks Off. We just give and give and give until it hurts, and then we give some more. That's just how we roll. And when we give, well, it may seem obvious, but we tend to give the gift of music. Our friends and family are appreciative, though we do think grandma is j ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 11, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Tonight: Diogo Nogueira at Kahlua

    Washington PossatoSamba is not just a single musical genre; it's actually subdivided into countless sub-genres ranging from the party-friendly Carnaval beat to the highly subtle bossa nova made famous by the likes of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Joao Gilberto. However, among the best-loved in Brazil (an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    Sonidos y Mas: Getz/Gilberto Turns 45

    2009 marks the 45th anniversary of Getz/Gilberto, the album that established bossa nova in the international market - something that came at the right time, as the popularity of the unapologetically apolitical genre had begun to wean in its native Brazil. But it was not like Verve Records was exci ... More >>

  • Music

    February 8, 2007

    Boney James

    Boney James performs Sunday, February 11, at Verizon Wireless Theater, 520 Texas Avenue, 713-230-1600.

  • Music

    April 28, 2005

    Tim Lyddon

    Shades of People

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    Music Awards Survey

    A rundown of every act on this year's bill

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    Grand Illusions

    San Francisco's Soulstice shows that bringing the past into the future is no mirage

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Desert Rose

    Victoria Williams, a native of swampy Louisiana, finds her muse in the dry beauty of Southern California

  • Dining

    September 28, 2000

    A Mojito? Ya Betcha!

    The Latin fusion restaurant Bossa sports a Minnesota accent

  • Film

    September 21, 2000

    No Woman-ly Charms

    South American filmmakers suffer from a terminal case of the cutes

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Yakety Yak

    Sara Hickman makes her audience part of the show

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    9,999 Maniacs

    Though 10,000 Maniacs is still around, its pop appeal has dwindled a bit.

  • Music

    November 28, 1996
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    June 20, 1996
  • Music

    June 8, 1995