The Festival of Lights is upon us, as the eight-day Jewish holiday of Hanukkah officially kicks off at sundown tonight. Some of music's leading bigwigs will likely be sparking up the menorah, among them Lou Reed, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Leonard Cohen, Diamond David Lee Roth, Perry Farrell an ... More >>
Becoming Elektra: The True Story of Jac Holzman's Visionary Record Label By Mick Houghton Jawbone Press, 304 pp., $29.95 While most of today's major record companies are run by men in suits answering to a corporation rather than men of vision answering to their whims, there was a time in the ... More >>
Il Duce's scorned secret first wife gets hers in Vincere.
Local music writers and online commenters discuss how musicians might draw media attention.
[Ed. Note: While we were off watching Night Ranger videos or something - which should tell you all you need to know about our own sex life at the moment - Rocks Off No. 2, Craig Hlavaty, and Web Editor Katharine Shilcutt started going back and forth about how men and women want to hear very differen ... More >>
I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film
The elusive Bob Dylan is masterfully considered in I'm Not There
The elusive Bob Dylan, masterfully considered, in I'm Not There
Your guide to the season's hottest films (and the other ones, too)
Throwaway gags and mad obsessions energize The Science of Sleep
Jane Eyre has everything it needs to succeed -- except life
Smaller, and with shorts, WorldFest/Houston cranks up its projectors