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Barbra Streisand

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    New Doc Tunes Into "The Greatest Ears in Town"

    What do Aretha Franklin, the Bee Gees, Norah Jones, the Rascals, Willie Nelson, Phil Collins, Dr. John, Barbra Streisand, Chaka Khan, the Average White Band, and Hall & Oates have in common? Not much, musically. But they all made records, and some of their most memorable, in the studio with Arif M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    The Five Greatest South Park Musician Cameos

    Last week I looked at some of the worst musical guests on The Simpsons, a show almost as well-known for the appearance of musicians as Saturday Night Live, though with a hit -or-miss success rate since they can't just have the musicians come on and perform their songs. Rewind: The Five Worst Music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Sometimes Uncomfortable Doc Resurrects '70s Superstar Paul Williams

    Paul Williams: Still Alive A Film by Stephen Kessler Virgil Films, 84 mins, $19.99. In the 1970s the diminutive Paul Williams was everywhere. And I mean, everywhere. The singer-songwriter was best known for penning hits for others like the Carpenters ("Rainy Days and Mondays," "We've Only Just Be ... More >>

  • Film

    December 20, 2012

    Modern Prematurity

    Seth Rogan takes his Centrum Silver in Guilt Trip

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    10-Plus Vinyl Albums You'll Always See at Thrift Stores

    I have been cursed with an affliction to mindlessly buy vinyl at thrift stores, garage sales, flea markets, and estate sales, without regard for how much room I have at home. The problem now encompasses compact discs too. It's a genetic trait. My father collects containers. His garage looks like the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Musically Speaking, What Is the Best Zodiac Sign?

    Sometimes some musicians just can't even be put in the same sentence as one another. Depending on people's musical preferences. It's hard to compare and can be a bit confrontational. But one thing is for sure the day on which someone is born can't be changed. And then that's where astrology comes in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012
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    May 3, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Five Curiosities from the Grammy Nominations List

    The Grammy nominations were officially presented last night. Not surprisingly, Adele, who is considered a front runner in nearly every category she is nominated in, cleaned up with six nominations for her album 21, but was beaten out by Kanye West who had seven, though curiously not among them a nod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Ten Songs We Want to See Mike Tyson Cover Besides "Girl from Ipanema"

    Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson has been everywhere over the last few years, trying to re-invent himself and rehabilitate his image. From his impersonation of Herman Cain on Funny or Die to his hilarious turn in The Hangover, Tyson has been doing a pretty good job of making people laugh. But, a ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 1, 2011

    Diva-licious

    Music Box Theater brings big-city, high-style cabaret to Houston.

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Five Great Uses Of Music As A Weapon

    Ed. Note: Jef With One F does not distinguish fiction from reality from video games. We let it slide because he accepts checks from the "Bank of Mordor"... we just hope it's not rubbing off on us. teecraze.com​Music is a weapon. That's what angry political bands will tell you. They'll bend yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Texas Secessionists to Obama: Israel With 1967 Borders? We Want Texas With 1845 Borders

    Our own "Arab Spring"​President Obama's call for Israel to revert to its 1967 borders has caught the attention of one of the most forward-thinking, sophisticated political thinkers of our state, Daniel Miller, the president of the Texas Nationalist Movement. He has dashed off a letter to Obam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Last Night: Foals At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by Jim Bricker​Foals Fitzgerald's April 19, 2011 Just minutes after Fitzgerald's opened its doors for last night's Foals show, tickets were gone. The sold-out venue was packed before second opener Freelance Whales even hit the stage, and it's no wonder - Oxford quintet Foals, fresh off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    The 10 Sexiest (Male) Texans Of Our Lifetime

    Last week we gave you our 10 Sexiest Texans of Our Lifetime. It was a list that was, admittedly, vagina-biased. We make it up to the people who love guys with this definitive list, which involved more asking around than the first one. Here are, then, the 10 sexiest Texas men of our lives: 10. Sea ... More >>

  • Film

    December 23, 2010

    The Gang's All Here

    But the Focker franchise has seen better days.

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Where Are We Peeing, And Talking About Freddy Fender, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Barbra Streisand And Adam Lambert?

    Craig Hlavaty​So Tuesday night, we found ourselves all by our lonesome at this small bar, coming down off our birthday weekend. It's a cozy little spot with an ample jukebox, plenty of character, and way too much Lone Star. We sat next to the bar's video poker machine, mainly to rest our head. Pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Inquiring Minds: Houston Symphony Guest Pianist and Classic Rock Fan William Joseph

    www.william-joseph.com​ William Joseph might not be a familiar name yet, but he also might be the next classical/pop breakout star. The 31-year-old pianist, a native of the Phoenix area, has been playing since age four and has toured with Josh Groban and Il Divo, as well as appearing onstage with ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009

    Itzhak Perlman

    Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto gets a workout by one of classical music's best

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Tortured Dogs Speak Out: "Please Stop Dressing Us Up"

    Halloween used to be a holiday for innocent kids to dress up in truly cute costumes. Then it became a holiday for women to dress up in sexy costumes, and men to dress up in whatever costumes would most likely result in them hooking up with a tipsy Sexy Nurse.And now, of course, it is also a holiday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    For the Rodeo: Five Best Movie Parades

    It's Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo time! Tomorrow's Go Texan Day and Saturday's the parade. Certainly some of you out there are looking forward to watching musical acts from 200 feet away and the lingering smells of hay, manure, and sweaty, sweaty cowboys. So sit back, kick your boots off, and ge ... More >>

  • Music

    November 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    The Five Best Bond Themes

    Critics may have found the 22nd James Bond caper, Quantum of Solace, "grim and downcast" (The New York Times), but audiences didn't seem to mind, turning out in sufficient numbers for Quantum to set a new 007 opening-weekend record of more than $70.4 million (domestic). But never mind the movie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007
  • Music

    August 23, 2007
  • Music

    February 22, 2007

    Musical Food Groups

    If singers were cheese, what kind of cheese would they be?

  • Culture

    November 30, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    November 23, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    El Presidente

    El Presidente

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    The Hanukkah Songs

    Wherein we find the coining of our new favorite word: Jewpergroup

  • Film

    December 15, 2005

    Oh, Joy

    The Family Stone is hard to like, harder still to hate

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    Method Rocking

    Minnie Driver and Juliette Lewis have started bands. Come on, you know you're curious.

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Focking Wonderful

    Streisand and Hoffman save a family -- and a movie, too

  • Calendar

    March 18, 2004

    The Kings of Queens

    The Kinsey Sicks quartet busts into Houston

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2004

    Get Stupid

    Sometimes art is meant simply to amuse

  • Music

    March 27, 2003

    Hissin' Dixie.

    Country stars battle it out on the eve of war

  • News

    August 2, 2001

    Letters

    Pull Back the Cover, Bellaire Brats, Do It Yourself

  • Culture

    July 19, 2001

    A Star Is Born

    Darcie Roberts eclipses the memory of Babs in TUTS's timeless Funny Girl

  • Calendar

    May 20, 1999

    Night & Day

    May 20 - 26, 1999

  • Music

    January 14, 1999
  • Calendar

    December 24, 1998
  • Culture

    December 3, 1998

    Not-so Funny Girl

    Fresh angles are few in this Stages revival

  • Calendar

    November 26, 1998

    Night & Day

    November 26 - December 2, 1998

  • Calendar

    November 5, 1998
  • Music

    October 8, 1998
  • Calendar

    March 26, 1998

    Night & Day

    March 26-April 1, 1998

  • Film

    September 25, 1997

    Closet Case

    In & Out goes both ways -- funny and funnier

  • Calendar

    December 29, 1994
  • Culture

    May 12, 1994

    Nut Case

    Sanity goes on trial in Nuts at Actors Theatre

  • Music

    March 24, 1994
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