The barely three-month-old Underbelly is coming out of the gate strong, and is now ready to host its first beer dinner. Chef Chris Shepherd is joining forces with Austin-based brewery Jester King to create a five-course menu of what Shepherd calls his "traditional Houston-inspired food." Beer pairi ... More >>
The Bad Plus: Sat., May 5. Da Camera, 1427 Branard St., Houston. Colin Hay: Wed., March 21. Dosey Doe Coffee Company, 25911 I-45 N., Spring. D.R.I., Carry The Storm, Fallacy: Sat., March 10. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Eastern Sea, Darwin's Finches: Sat., Jan. 14. ... More >>
Photo by Devin DeHaven Latin jazz bandleader and congero Poncho Sanchez spent lots of time as a kid watching his older sisters dance the mambo and cha-cha-cha to their Cal Tjader, Tito Puente and Machito records. While they danced, Sanchez read the album covers and listened. Now, with some ... More >>
Tap-dancing into Houston's hearts‚ÄčTony Curtis has died, the longtime actor and comedian checking out at 85.Yes, he had a Houston connection. And a fairly recent one.Eight years ago, when construction was finally nearing an end on the $100 million Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, TUTS an ... More >>
Da Camera trots out the Mr. M masters for their opening night concert
The New York Times jazz critic opens the Greg Osby Five concert with a talk
Dianne Reeves's good luck story
A tap-dancing Tony Curtis? Yet another My Fair Lady? The shows may be aging and tired, but TUTS remains Young at heart.
The arts council director departs after accusations of board conflicts
Pianist Ahmad Jamal may have had a bigger impact on jazz than you think
Shirley Horn at the Wortham
Jazz pianist Danilo Perez mixes American and Latino traditions
Dutch group makes music the old-fashioned way
As arts funding shrinks, the downtown powers rush to make sure they get theirs
Beset by budget problems, bereft of substantive local programming, Channel 8 finds itself at a crossroads. Perhaps it's time to put the "public" back into Houston Public Television.
Clubs open, clubs close -- the only thing constant is change itself