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Armenia

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    New Azerbaijan Cultural Center Shows Why Baku Was the Houston of the Soviet Union

    Irada Akhoundova remembers when the Soviet military rumbled outside her house. It was late 1991, post-perestroika, pre-independence, and Akhoundova, a principal of one of the schools of the Azerbaijan Republic, heard the four-wheelers and hard-tops tossing gravel outside her house. It was an early m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    You Don't Mess with Texans, but You Don't Mess with Chechens Ten Times As Much

    Simon Hanukaev's family has lived along the western shore of the Caspian Sea for generations. Settled near the city of Derbent, a southern city in the Russian republic of Dagestan, Hanukaev's predecessors lived through khanates and tsars, under Bolshevik revolution and Stalinist resettlement. His pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Keith Morris Talks OFF!, Politics & Touring In 2012

    Next Thursday night, punk legend Keith Morris comes to Warehouse Live for his second Houston visit in a year with his group OFF!. The band is made up of Morris, Steven McDonald of Redd Kross, drummer Mario Rubalcaba, and guitarist Dimitri Coats, also front man of Burning Brides. OFF! was birthed o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Turkish Ravioli: Manti at Istanbul

    English translation for manti: Oh dear God, yes.​Manti is one of the few Turkish dishes that Americans might be familiar with that didn't come from the Mediterranean. Foods like hummus, baba ganoush and dolmades all have roots in the Levant and its bordering countries. Not manti. The clever l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    WorldFest Discovered Steven Spielberg...And Oliver Stone...And Ang Lee...And...

    ‚ÄčThe 43rd Annual WorldFest -- Houston International Film & Video Festival (damn, that's a long name) can claim to have been the launching pad for several major directors; Steven Spielberg, George Lucas (in the same year), Ang Lee, Ridley Scott, Robert Rodriguez, the Coen Brothers, Brian de Pal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Wine of the Week - Phoenicia Specialty Foods

    ​Last year, Robb Walsh visited Phoenicia Specialty Foods's Bargain Bin section to stock up on some obscure Italian wines at low prices. We are always looking for a good deal, so we decided to pay Phoenicia another visit. Last weekend, we found ourselves wandering around the Ikea-like aisles, f ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 7, 2009

    Welcome to the War

    Javier de Villota's bold re-creation of a marketplace massacre in Sarajevo is installed at the Station.

  • Dining

    January 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Baba Ghanoush at Cafe Rita

    George Sarikhanian, the Armenian-Lebanese owner of Cafe Rita (along with his eponymous wife, Rita), doesn't act remotely surprised when I tell him that his baba ghanoush is the best I've ever had.  "Of course it is," he exclaims good-naturedly in his thick Lebanese accent.  "Why ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 25, 2008
  • Music

    December 8, 2005

    Let There Be Rock

    Ten albums that make it easy to avoid fretting about your old-fashioned, Rockist ways

  • Dining

    February 3, 2005

    Hot Plate

    My Kebab; No, Mine

  • Culture

    May 6, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

  • Culture

    April 15, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

  • Culture

    April 1, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

  • Culture

    March 18, 2004

    Village Person

    Arshile Gorky changed his name, but he couldn't change his painful past

  • Calendar

    June 20, 1996
  • Film

    April 11, 1996

    World of Film

    Smaller, and with shorts, WorldFest/Houston cranks up its projectors

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