A strange neighborhood that you won't easily forget comes to life at MFAH.
"Eres Para Mi...." Julieta Venegas House of Blues October 24, 2013 Its the way Julieta Venegas looked straight into my eyes in the "Eres Para Mi" video I first saw on MTV TR3S back in 2006. Or the effortless mode of expressing her feelings through her soft voice, so delicate, yet strong and confid ... More >>
Ex-employee says Dr. Michael Brown peed all over airplane restroom and asked him for a blow job.
Ex-hand surgeon Michael "More Cocaine, Please" Brown once told his bodyguard to "suck my dick," and chased his wife Rachel around the grounds of his Memorial Drive mansion with a gun, according to a former employee scheduled to testify in Brown's upcoming trial for interfering with a flight crew. T ... More >>
A beginner's guide to Argentine cuisine.
For this week's edition of Here, Eat This, we venture into South America, where hardy Houstonians possessed of a hearty appetite will find much to love in the pampas of Argentina. See also: - Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to Nigerian Cuisine - Here, Eat This: A Beginner's Guide to Korean Cuisi ... More >>
Here go hell come, SXSW has just released the first batch of names for the 2013 festival. I know, only a week after Fun Fun Fun Fest and a month since ACL. Did you see the FPSF blog from earlier today? Yeah, time is moving too fast. The big names on the list so far include the Zombies, Alt-J, Akro ... More >>
Top 10 State Fair of Texas foods
It's a Tuesday night, and as I enter the MKT Bar at Phoenicia Specialty Foods Downtown, there's this kind of hazy, underground, industrial vibe going on. Strains of poignant, dramatic tango music are coming across the loudspeaker, and dancers slide and sway across the concrete floor, some with the t ... More >>
This ain't honky-tonk: Presented by They, Who Sound and Signal To Noise, Baltimore-based composer and avant-garde steel guitarist Susan Alcorn performs three sets starting 8 p.m. tonight at 14 Pews (800 Aurora): One solo, and two in trios with David Dove (trombone) and Damon Smith (bass), and Jo Bir ... More >>
The Houston International Festival enters its second weekend tomorrow, with featured musical acts WAR, Joe Louis Walker, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Texas Tornados, Del Castillo, Steel Pulse and lots more. Although iFest's performers come from all over the world, all around the main stages will be the sig ... More >>
The International Festival (iFest) is upon us once again. And this year, the multi-weekend festival has chosen Argentina as its spotlighted country. That means that much of the music, art and -- most importantly -- food that will be showcased will be Argentinean. And for meat-loving Texans, that's a ... More >>
Photos by Mai PhamCebiche de conchas (scallops), a new item from the Cebiche Bar at Latin Bites CafeChef Roberto Castre of Latin Bites Cafe knows what it means to work hard. The last two days, he shared the details of how he worked up the ranks after graduating from culinary school in Peru, a ... More >>
Two couples, two choices, one reality
There's an accident "in the clearing stage" somewhereWhen IBM puts out a survey that features bar graphs and big circles somehow illustrating results, you can rest assured it is beyond reproach.So know this, Houston: Among 20 top international cities, your "traffic pain" is about as low as ... More >>
The Argentinean deli serves great sandwiches and empanadas — but leave room for dessert.
The dulce de leche gelato was masterful: velvety smooth with that familiar thick sweetness, but not overwhelmingly so. Some dulce de leche treats take on an overpowering, sickly sweet caramel flavor, but not this gelato. The shards of dark chocolate scattered throughout ad ... More >>
Spanish singer/songwriter brings his music to the Verizon
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Santiago Cucullu has been to the Biennial and back
Giannotti's serves up pasta and yerba mate
The Houston Press Indie Film Series makes its debut
Continental Club dweller Glover Gill would sooner starve to death than give up playing tango. Not that guys who back Pavarotti and score Hollywood films waste away that often.
How Enron's high temptress turned massive projects into a $2 billion wet dream for the company -- and an estimated $100 million profit for herself
Friday, August 16
The Argentine parrilla loses its charm in the move north to La Estancia
Evita boils down the complexity of its title character to a series of impressive leg kicks
Tango goes screen dancing
Chimi-Churris South American Grill has great steak and fabulous roasted potatoes