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Count Dracula

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Johan Schuster of Charivari, A Mix of Classic, Nouvelle French, and European Cuisine

    Johan Schuster Charivari Restaurant 2521 Bagby 713-521-7231 www.charivarirest.com This is Part 3 in a three part Chef Chat series. You can read Parts 1 here and Part 2 here. This week, Chef Johan Schuster sat down with us for a long chat. We learned a bit about his homeland of Transylvania, how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Johan Schuster of Charivari, on Count Dracula, Transylvania, and Foraging for Mushrooms

    Johan Schuster Charivari Restaurant 2521 Bagby 713-521-7231 www.charivarirest.com This is Part 1 in a three part Chef Chat series. Look for Parts 2 and 3 in this same space on Thursday and Friday. Fifteen years ago, Transylvania-born chef Johan Schuster decided to leave Europe to open a restaur ... More >>

  • Film

    September 27, 2012

    Hotel Transylvania

    A comic Dracula still kills.

  • News

    January 5, 2012

    The 2011 Houston Press Crimes of the Year

    From a fake vampire to a getaway guy in a wheelchair, a defendant peeing in court to a cop-car backseat blow job, it's been a wild year.

  • News

    December 29, 2011

    The 2011 Houston Press Crimes of the Year

    From a fake vampire to a getaway guy in a wheelchair, a defendant peeing in court to a cop-car backseat blow job, it's been a wild year.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    7 Songs About Bela Lugosi Not By Bauhaus

    ​Today is Bela Lugosi's 129th birthday. The man who will probably always be remembered as the definitive Count Dracula starred in dozens of plays and hundreds of movies, mostly horror and thrillers. Typecasting, his heavy accent, and a drug dependency on morphine to treat sciatica from a milit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Lyle Monroe Bensley: Galveston Teen Vampire Joins Pantheon of Weird Seawall Criminals

    GCSOLyle Bensley: He's a vampire​Man, what is it about the Seawall? There's just something about that place: nuts on the run from all over Texas wind up there because they just can't run any farther. If we can liken the state of Texas proper to a margarita, Seawall Boulevard is the bath-salt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Screeching Weasel & Other Notable Onstage Flameouts

    Marc BrubakerScreeching Weasel in happier times: Warehouse Live, August 2010​In the wake of lead singer Ben Weasel's bust-up with some female fans at Screeching Weasel's SXSW showcase last week at Austin's Scoot Inn, the other members of the band have agreed to go their separate ways, splinter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Charivari Is Old-School Dining - In a Good Way

    Berkshire pork.​Located in a strip center directly behind the Spec's Warehouse on Smith in Midtown, Charivari serves a mix of European food that runs the gamut from Russia, to France, to every cuisine in between (including black bear), all served in a dining room fit for European royalty. Wit ... More >>

  • Film

    June 28, 2007

    Ratatouille

    Brad Bird does it again; health inspectors everywhere shaken to their core

  • Music

    January 11, 2007

    The Great Unknown

    Music, the Squidbillies and a personal ecosystem

  • Film

    May 6, 2004

    Monster Makeover

    Van Helsing explodes movie legends with hip upgrades

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    God Only Knows

    Dismembered bodies. Gold booty and an ex-con's grudge. A trial rips into the mysteries of the disappearance of atheist icon Madalyn Murray O'Hair.

  • Culture

    June 17, 1999

    Peerless

    Ballet's strong cast complements strong theatrical choreography

  • Culture

    September 17, 1998

    Going Batty

    Ballet's sensual Dracula is deep, dark and a bit clotted

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