MFAH scores masterpieces from the Prado in rare show.
The following is a dispatch from San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival from our VVM Bay Area sister paper, SF Weekly. -- ed. Stevie Wonder Outside Lands Festival Golden Gate Park, San Francisco August 12, 2012 Stevie Wonder, in theory, is an American artistic treasure. He's more than our Beatles ... More >>
Erin Smith Plonk Bistro 1214 West 43rd Street 713-290-1070 www.plonkbistro.com This is the third and final part of a three-part chef chat series. Part 1 and Part 2 ran in this space over the last couple of days. This week, we've been chatting with Erin Smith of Plonk, who has emerged as a young, h ... More >>
And why aren't Americans taking jobs away from Mexicans?
There are three art exhibits vying for your attention this weekend, and each of them is worth a visit. First is "Perspectives 167: Jason Villegas" at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, which closes November 1. A University of Houston graduate, Villegas is living in Brooklyn while he attends grad ... More >>
Be there when local actors get greatness thrust upon them
A few weeks ago, because my XM radio unit and my heart are both perpetually stuck on the Eighties channel (XM 8), I started to notice how many of the seemingly innocuous pop songs from those pastel-tinged years had much heavier concerns. Perhaps those erudite Englishmen Duran Duran put it best in â€ ... More >>
Dear Lord, please stop the Stingification of Beck
Friday, January 23
Actors Theatre tries to raise our AIDS awareness -- a decade too late
The delightfully eccentric Moulin Rouge giddily juggles eras
Sex, drugs, rock & roll, and the ballad of 2100 Lexington
Almodovar leans toward the dark side in this often funny meditation on the bond of all women
In the 1930s, Paris was quite a city. And Brassai was quite a photographer.
Lunch is more artful than dinner at trend-conscious Museum