With the discovery of the brain disease CTE (chronic traumatic encepholopathy) in football players, many of whom saw their lives spiral out of control then ending in suicide or violently, we might have seen the beginning of end of football in America, at least as we know it. As the CTE research con ... More >>
Houston Baptist University decides the best way to grow is to start a football team for the first time in its 50-year history.
Guy Roberts returns to Houston in a co-production with Main Street Theater of Shakespeare's heroic blood, guts and mud epic Henry V.
In movies and TV, Alex Karpovsky is only playing an asshole.
Wall Street and Washington conspire to destablize the U.S. economy, one barrel of oil at a time.
Our day job is as a clerk in a sheet music store, and in general it is a pretty sweet gig. We like being around music students, teachers, and people who just want to play. It truly is an invigorating thing to see. Then again... there are things in the store that are as awkward to sell as ext ... More >>
Rooney Mara takes control of the Stieg Larsson juggernaut in Dragon Tattoo.
Derek "Boogeyman" Boogaard, a former Houston Aero enforcer who we got to know before his NHL career took off, has been found to have suffered with a neurodegenerative disease that medical experts have linked to concussions. Boogaard, once one of the league's most feared brawlers, died on Ma ... More >>
Medical effects of concussion far worse for kids.
The Ensemble Theatre mounts Lydia Diamond's story of a dysfunctional family
The CAMH screens video works — lots of them — by black women artists
The Enso String Quartet tackles Ravel
Three hundred people from Austin quit their jobs, sold their homes and moved 175 miles to Alvin to start a new church — called by the Holy Spirit in the form of the Reverend Dana Carson
Jurist Rory Olsen can put you in a mental institution and cost you hefty court fees. Critics wonder whether he can handle the job. Big deal -- he's a bottom-of-the-ballot Republican.
Howard Stern shows off his Private Parts, and they're really quite nice