Politics is an ugly business, but things went from ugly to violent this week when supporters of state Rep. Hubert Vo, Democrat, and those backing Republican opponent Al Hoang showed up at an early voting center in District 149 on Monday afternoon. Hoang's party took offense to a banner that Vo's su ... More >>
Commies not welcome.I'll take "People With No Sense of Historical Perspective" for $500, Alex... That's about all you can say when you hear what happened yesterday at Khon's, a funky wine bar / art dive / darts hot-spot in Little Saigon. Proprietor Khon Lu says a woman came in and asked to h ... More >>
Today is World Freedom Day! The holiday was declared in 2001 by George W. Bush to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall and just how awesome he felt Ronald Reagan was. It was 21 years ago today that East and West Berlin were reunited, and the Berlin Wall remains a source of musical inspiratio ... More >>
A Czech artist escapes his past in the Station's "Necessity."
Glasnost Great Divide EP www.myspace.com/glasnostmusicSince the '80s, bands that have dared to cross-breed rock and dance music have been all too happy to let their synthesizers do the songwriting for them - even the most successful ones like the Faint, the Bravery and the Killers. On its debut EP, ... More >>
Lu Nan is a camera-wielding humanist
A FotoFest exhibition displays a palpable sense of history "Western China,1934–1939""The Northern Front, The Anti-Japanese War, 1937–1946""The Cultural Revolution, 1965–1975"
The Montrose clubhouse is closing. What now?
Our critics weigh in on local theater
A photo exhibition at the MFAH has some real standouts
There's not much info on Yao Ming's latest award
Break out the vodka -- The Nightfly tours Houston's Russian-themed bars
Warriors of the right take their battle against the left to the streets of New York
Saturday, March 1
A needless love triangle deflates the tense sniper showdown in Gates
Painter Vladimir Gorsky learned how to work the system in the Soviet Union for personal gain. He discovered that things operate much the same way in America.
When he was young, William Simon wanted to change the world. The late University of Houston sociology professor changed the way we view sex instead.
A hysterical Tamarie Cooper rescues herself from suburbia in the free-association comedy Tamalalia 2000
Despite revisiting the 20th century's cataclysmic events, Istvín Szabó's latest lacks emotional punch
Unmarried and pregnant, she knew her options in a land obsessed with population control: Abort or become an outcast. Lijun looked for another way out.
The Velvet Revolution, preserved on film
A boy and a Bolshevik bop steal The Thief
East Side Story explores Soviet musicals. Yes, musicals.
Children of the Revolution and Commandments could've been great black comedies
Part two of Angels may not match part one, but it's brilliant still
Houston's Vietnamese now call Texas home, but they continue to be haunted by ghosts of the conflict that drove them here
Picture-perfect film's sincerity is true-blue, but the familiar story has nothing new to share