As one of the most dapper dudes in blues music (or any other genre), vocalist/harp player Rick Estrin has certain panache when it comes to his trademark hirsute upper lip. "I don't groom it daily, I just shave around it. But yeah, just try to keep it from getting too long," he says. "I used to see ... More >>
Houston city councilman Jerry Davis donned a hoodie at yesterday's meeting in support of protests over the Trayvon Martin shooting. Davis, whose represented District B since January, said minorities still face unequal treatment by law enforcement.
Gene Green: Which way will he go?Health and safety advocates will be watching U.S. Congressman Gene Green closely tomorrow, when his colleagues on the House Energy & Commerce committee are expected to introduce a bill intended to reduce the use of toxic chemicals in consumer products, such as ... More >>
If you like the idea of lower health care costs and are not one of the twisted few who are philosophically opposed to breathing cleaner air, there's a good chance you'll be excited to know that there's an effort underway to update the federal policies which govern toxic chemicals.Earlier today, t ... More >>
It was the year 2000 and I was a young hungry reporter in Chicago covering a young hungry state legislator
Blues music releases
The H-Town Blues Festival will be held Saturday, February 3, at the Reliant Arena, 8400 Kirby Drive, 713-667-1400.
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