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Brooklyn

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    V-Zilla is Houston's Hip-Hop Monster on the Mike

    ​ "The reason I want to be alone, is I'm tired of all the things that went wrong that would've went right if I had did 'em on my own." - Nas That quote is perfect for this story because Victor Gurrola, Jr., aka V-Zilla, was once the best rapper the world had ever seen who wasn't known by his own c ... More >>

  • Music

    December 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Five Spot: New Videos from Bushwick, Chamillionaire, Trae; A Classic from Big Mello

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Several key artists in Houston released new videos this week. However, before ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Last Call for Art: Graffiti & Teen Angst

    ​Saturday is the last day to see "Pieced Together, All Texas Graffiti Show" over at Aerosol Warfare Gallery & Boutique. The first traveling graffiti art exhibit to make its way around the state, "Pieced Together" features works by Austin's Sloke (who curated), San Antonio's Enks, and Houston's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    For Ramadan: Five Movie Muslims

    Ramadan is a time of reflection and prayer for the world's Muslim population. It is meant to teach them patience and self-restraint, and to bring them closer to Allah. We at Hair Balls know little of patience, and have never been good at self-restraint, but we're nothing if not equal-opportunity i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Comings and Goings

    ​Because so little went on by way of restaurant openings or closings and so much went on by way of personnel changes at some of Houston's most high-profile restaurants, we're shifting focus this week. First up is the news that Robert Gadsby, the executive chef and co-owner of upscale Heights ... More >>

  • Music

    August 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Upcoming Events

    Memorial Day is upon us and - aside from a day off - the pickings are pretty slim for activities. Traditionally a weekend for grilling, pool parties or trips to the beach, the holiday isn't particularly celebrated down South or in Texas for a variety of reasons. But that doesn't mean nothing's goi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    A Stout Dinner at Hotel Icon

    Photo by Katharine ShilcuttVoice in the Hotel IconIf you like good food but elaborate wine pairings just give you a headache, then consider this upcoming meal put together by Voice Executive Chef Michael Kramer, in which he pairs good food with craft (no Bud) beer. On May 28 at the Hotel Icon, Kram ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Coming Up Next...

    Chef Michael dei Maggi's food from Max's Wine Dive will be on hand at Great Taste of the Heights The city's gearing up for the 2009 Food and Wine Week in The Woodlands at the end of May, but there's still plenty to do in the meantime. Saint Arnold Twitter Crawl:  If you aren't on Twitter, ... More >>

  • Music

    March 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Solange Knowles Shaken by Tour Bus-Deer Accident

    Courtesy Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTurns out Solange Knowles had a pretty legit reason for being off her game at last Friday's rodeo concert: While she and her band were en route from Austin, their tour bus plowed headlong into a colony of deer. Solange is one of the most prolific Twitt ... More >>

  • Film

    February 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Dave Wrangler Mauls Animal Collective, Stands Up Ludacris

    Houston mash-up master Dave Wrangler recently remixed Animal Collective's "My Girls," from the Brooklyn buzzmongers' brand-new Merriweather Post Pavilion, for German Web site Byte.fm. It's something of a hit - "Since I put it out, I've had numerous inquiries for DJ bookings all over the country ... More >>

  • Music

    September 18, 2008
  • Music

    September 11, 2008
  • Music

    August 28, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008
  • Music

    October 18, 2007
  • Music

    September 6, 2007
  • News

    August 2, 2007

    Artists' Lofts

    The Elder Street Artist Lofts sold itself as a place for artists to live and work. So where are all the artists?

  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Bishop Allen

    The Broken String

  • Music

    March 15, 2007

    A Look at SXSW Band Names

    From Steaming Wolf Penis to Holy Shit!

  • Music

    January 25, 2007

    Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

    Some Loud Thunder

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007
  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Parts and Labor

    Parts and Labor appear Saturday, December 2, at The Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199. Skullening and UME also appear.

  • Film

    October 12, 2006

    The Harder They Come

    The subversive mainstream friendliness of Shortbus

  • Home Entertainment

    March 16, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    March 9, 2006
  • Film

    March 2, 2006

    Get Down with Dave

    Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party

  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    Oneida, with Ume and the Jonx

    Friday, August 12, at Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh Drive, 713-521-0521.

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2005
  • Music

    February 24, 2005
  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    Back to School

    Big Daddy Kane and friends revisit the era of the flattop

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    NYC Re-Nu-al

    The Strokes started it, but now stellastarr* and other artsier bands are washing their own scum off the streets

  • Music

    May 22, 2003

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs

    Fever to Tell (Interscope Records)

  • Culture

    January 16, 2003

    Upside-Down Frown

    Hills Snyder makes unsettling statements with the smiley face

  • Music

    May 2, 2002
  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Letters

    Off the "X", Beaching Out, The Low Down

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Raw Roots

    Excavations for plantation artifacts - and the real truth - are unraveling the genteel gloss covering Texans' old notions about the slave era here

  • News

    April 13, 2000

    Bad Dog

    A slip-and-fall case bites James Coney Island in the butt

  • Calendar

    February 19, 1998
  • Dining

    January 1, 1998
  • News

    October 16, 1997
  • Culture

    May 16, 1996
  • Culture

    August 24, 1995

    Got On the Bus

    Zocalo Theater takes its act on the long and winding road

  • Music

    December 29, 1994

    Post-Christmas Clearance

    John Frusciante and Hildegard von Bingen never went to Festus, Missouri

  • Music

    March 17, 1994
  • Music

    January 27, 1994

    Pretty Ugly

    Brooklyn's Barkmarket tries to hack off every oppressively prettified, mass-market notion of music

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