By 1977, the individual members of the Crusaders were so successful that the pressure to record two albums a year no longer applied. There was no new Crusaders album in 1977, but that doesn't mean the members weren't working, and working hard. Trombonist Wayne Henderson was trying his hand at produ ... More >>
With the wild, platinum-selling commercial success of Joni Mitchell's Court and Spark in 1974, Joe Sample's studio-session career went into warp drive. Throughout the remainder of the decade, he would sprint from one important project to the next. Sample's Crusaders dropped Those Southern Nights in ... More >>
The setup: The British writer and intellectual C.S. Lewis, a confirmed bachelor, finds love can come late in life, as he befriends and falls in love with the American poet Joy Gresham. The execution: Tall bookcases rise like cathedral spires on the handsome, flexible set, so many and so splendid ... More >>
After Ryan Sumstad was charged with murdering his wife, his secrets were exposed.
Asleep At The Wheel: Sat., Aug. 20. The Firehouse Saloon. Blue October, Iamdynamite: Sun., Aug. 21, 8 p.m.; Mon., Aug. 22, 8 p.m. House of Blues. Bela Fleck & The Flecktones: Wed., Oct. 12. House of Blues. "Dharmageddon" With B L A C K I E, Roky Moon & BOLT, Fat Tony, Tyagaraja, ListenLis ... More >>
Deep thoughts, from a recent arresteeAbout all that can be said with any certainty is this: Mrs. Ralph Anthony Grohman, 71, was not about to let the League City cops just walk right up and arrest her 70-year-old husband Ralph for assault. What happened after that is open to debate.The offic ... More >>
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Set in 1948, Kedma explores a present-day problem
Except for the mice, this Cinderella is mighty nice
Criner and the system try to adjust to a mistaken conviction
Ten years brings the Texas justice system to its senses. Roy Criner's free.
After ten years, prosecutors finally concede that Roy Criner is not guilty and should be free
Dawn Scannell makes a captivating Capulet in Houston Ballet's Romeo and Juliet
It doesn't matter that other courts and D.A.'s have cleared wrongly convicted inmates. Roy Criner's case is in Montgomery County, Texas.
The evidence points away from Roy Criner's guilt in a savage crime. But the state still has what counts most -- a conviction.
Outdoor performance brings out the best in Houston Ballet
The Ballet's Swan Lake is all about transformations -- such as dancer to star