There's lots of alternatives to the same old same old this year.
5. TOYOTA CENTER Aeros, Rockets and concerts. Oh my! Houston's Toyota Center is built to impress and hosts big-time, all-star performances, ranging from Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga to Metallica and Tool. When it isn't a sporting event, the venue's playing surfaces are removed, giving way to an extra ... More >>
Wrapping up Houston's holiday shows.
Photos courtesy of FacebookMy camera died on me, but at least The Capitol has some great photos for use on its Facebook page.I had a date with two friends to see the Santaland Diaries at the Alley last week, and suggested checking out the new live music venue/restaurant next to the Flying Sau ... More >>
Introducing music journalism's latest female-penned release, Courtney E. Smith's Record Collecting for Girls. Following suit with like-minded veteran writers like Sara Marcus and Jessica Hopper, Smith's first book boldly tackles the music memoir, a literary genre historically saturated with ... More >>
It's late in the afternoon and it's almost Friday. You deserve a break. Take one while watching Jerri Blank humorist Amy Sedaris shove hot dogs onto a rake. Sedaris is known for her acting roles in television shows like Strangers with Candy as much as she's known for being author David Sedaris's ... More >>
Houston's theater scene offers a tasty sampler of holiday treats.
Goodbye paper books, hello Facebook.
www.visithoustontexas.com What can the City of Houston do to promote H-town as a musical, cultural and artsy-fartsy tourist destination to the thousands of people who attend SXSW in Austin each year? That's the question posed by Jim Moran, a multi-decade veteran of the music/film/interactive fest ... More >>
Humorist reads from his latest creature comforts
The Alley Theatre offers up a humorous look at the reality behind the magic of Macy's Christmas wonderland display
Meet one of the greatest living graphic designers (according to Domy Books Russell Etchen)
All Wrapped Up
Move Over Scrooge: The Alley Theatres Todd Waite is the new humbug in town
Humorist returns on the heels of his latest release, When You Are Engulfed in Flames
The Memoirs of a Beautiful Boy, by Robert Leleux, tells the story of what happens to Leleux and his larger-than-life, overbearing mother after his father walks out on them, leaving them in Petunia, Texas with a lot less money than they’re accustomed to. Robert thinks Mother should get a job, but, ... More >>
Acclaimed humorist heads to Houston
Known for his satirical, autobiographical stories, author-performer-playwright David Sedaris has captured the attention of countless readers since his “SantaLand Diaries” first aired on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition in 1992. One of those readers is Kevin Kopelson, a professor at the ... More >>
It's time to get messy
Theater LaB and Atomic Cafe take us from a Squeamish religious sect to drinks with cannibals