Last year, my kids' bands teamed up for an idea to attract younger local followers. They sent sampler CDs to the entertainment editors of about two dozen area high schools and asked them to review the music in their school newspapers. To prove they weren't entirely self-serving, they included a lis ... More >>
"Panda Express ain't no sushi," remarks Jerry Jan, head chef at RA Sushi, with candor. "Do not get sushi from there." Unsurprisingly, Jan says what elevates sushi is the freshness of the fish. Most quality sushi restaurants pick their catch right out of the water, put it on ice and have it delivere ... More >>
Logo courtesy TUTSTUTS' Tommy Tune Awards have become a big deal -- they're the Tonys for high-school musicals.Which may sound lame, but the ceremony is actually pretty nice and the productions some of these schools put on are impressive.As always, they're not to be confused with these high-school T ... More >>
While they may not be as hilarious as The Onion's High School Tony Awards, TUTS' Tommy Tune Awards have become an annual highlight for high school theater geeks. Students from across the area compete for the nominations, and perform highlights at the Hobby Center before an audience of beaming paren ... More >>
Yep. These kids took an AP or an IB test. That much we can be sure of. Looks like Newsweek's "What Makes a High School Great" was the mag's most popular story of last year, according to its end-of-year issue. The people have spoken, and it's good to know they would rather read about high-school ... More >>
Celebrate Ashton this weekend Sure we love the photos of the day and the recipe for Chess Pie. But we think our buddies at Houstonist are especially cool for hyping the upcoming memorial concert for Ashton Glover, the Sugar Land teen who was murdered in July. The event, which features 10 Texas ba ... More >>
This week: Our first- through fifth-place finishers
Counting down: Our sixth- through tenth-place finishers
What could be safer than dropping your kid off at the movies? A lot of things, as it turns out.
Fine words and policies are wonderful. Unless there's a secret subtext, with a different set of dos and don'ts.
If only there were school prayer. If only it were that simple.