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    September 12, 2014

    Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen at The Woodlands, 9/11/2014

    Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Robert Earl Keen Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion September 11, 2014 Between Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen, it's a miracle there was any room left in the Woodlands Pavilion for paying customers Thursday. Both men's extensive roots in the Houston area were reflected i ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2014
  • Film

    February 6, 2014

    The Lego Movie Really Snaps Together

    Phil Lord and Christopher Miller build a fun and absurd film.

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    The Top 20 Houston Concerts of 2013

    Black Flag Walters, August 26 Not a heck of a lot of complimentary things have been said about Black Flag's 2013 "reunion," and when fans arrived at Walters in August to discover stage barricades and signs warning against stage-diving and photography, odds weren't looking terrific. But when the hy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Turning Wine into Water: Houston Sommeliers Give Their Two Cents About L.A.'s 45-Page Water Menu

    Apparently California, more specifically Los Angeles, is ahead of the culinary curve. Ray's & Stark Bar recently created the most extensive (and probably the only) water menu with the first water sommelier, Martin Riese. Riese is a self-proclaimed water sommelier and the general manager at Ray's & S ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 30, 2013

    Oxheart: Challenging the Idea of What Dinner Can Be

    Surviving its critics' predictions, this restaurant continues to thrive in Houston, folllowing a most atypical path to attract the city's diners.

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Red Fang Brings the Heat Back to Houston on Sunday

    Autumn temperatures may finally be creeping into Houston at last, but Portland's Red Fang promises to work up one last sweat in the city on Sunday when the shaggy rockers roll into Fitzgerald's. The band had too much fun hitting the road this summer to close the books on it just yet. Red Fang playe ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 9, 2012

    Celebrating the Bard

    The Houston Shakespeare Festival serves up a tragedy and a comedy in fine form.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain Heads to Cook It Raw

    What does the chef and owner of the world's best restaurant do in his spare time? He finds ways to make cooking more challenging and intellectually stimulating. Rene Redzepi, of the famous NOMA in Copenhagen, also founded Cook It Raw. CIR is a food event that gathers 15 chefs in an unfamiliar settin ... More >>

  • Articles

    December 22, 2011
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    December 1, 2011

    Jeremiah Clarke: Why You Shouldn't Play "Trumpet Voluntary" at Your Wedding

    Today is the 337th birthday of composer and organist Jeremiah Clarke. You have heard his most famous work dozens of times in your life and never really thought about it. Clarke composed the "Prince of Denmark March," which is usually called "Trumpet Voluntary." Due to a mix up in a famous songbook, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Memoir From Early AC/DC bassist Mark Evans Sheds Light On Band's Beginnings

    Get Lit: Dirty Deeds - My Life Inside/Outside of AC/DC By Mark Evans 288 pp., $19.95, Bazillion Points Books The Thunder from Down Under that is AC/DC has been blasting eardrums for nearly four decades, continuing to move millions of records and tour huge arenas worldwide. And though the lineup ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Mikkeller Beer Comes to Houston: Night After Monsters

    Mikkel Borg Bjergsø and Jakob Mielcke​Mikkel Borg Bjergsø moved around the crowd last night at the Night After Monsters beer tasting like a virtual unknown. Clad in a red plaid shirt and a scruffy beard, Mikkel looked more like any other Montrose resident who'd walked over to Whole Foods for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    This Just In: SXSW Announces First Round Of 2012 Showcasing Bands, Including Fat Tony and Something Fierce

    Photo By Marco TorresFat Tony at a day show at SXSW '11​Sweet lord, it's not even Thanksgiving yet and South By Southwest is making us excited for March in Austin already. Today the industry festival announced a few bands coming to the capitol city next year, and a few Houston names and Rocks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Houston Beer Week 2011: Bigger, Better, Beer-ier

    Read on for a full -- and we do mean FULL -- schedule of HBW events.​The second annual Houston Beer Week kicks off this year on an auspicious date: 11/11/11. That's when the big craft beer festival will celebrate its sophomore year with a kick-off happy hour at Ziggy's Downtown, from 5 to 7 p. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Upcoming Events: Monsters (and Mikkels) of Beer

    Those of you already looking forward to the annual Monsters of Beer festival on November 12 now have something equally cool to look forward to: Night After Monsters at Whole Foods Montrose on Sunday, November 13. While the Monsters festival is only $35, Night After Monsters is a little more expensi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    First Look at Sorrel Urban Bistro

    All photos by Mai PhamSeared halibut, Israeli couscous, white asparagus, sundried tomato oil, micro basil, caramelized Meyer lemon​There's so much to like about Sorrel Urban Bistro, the new farm-to-table concept restaurant that opened earlier this week, that I have to temper my excitement some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Robust Night Of Roots-Rock Shows Scene's True Grit

    Jay LeeDave Alvin​Rocks Off feels like we live in a Western. This is nothing unusual for us, except right now is the part of the movie (every movie) where one cowboy turns to the other one and says, "It's quiet out here." The other answers, of course, "Yeah... too quiet." Since about Free Pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Lufkin Couple Heads To Jail After Pregnant Woman Smokes Cig

    Not the Lufkin woman, who we're sure doesn't have tats​According to a police report summarized in the Lufkin Daily News, 33-year-old Roosevelt Lee Williams III called police out to discuss a Mother's Day altercation with 26-year-old mama-to-be Dominique Bryan that had just ended. He told pol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    "Comeback" Albums Nobody Is Really Asking For

    Marc BrubakerLimp Bizkit flexes their "Gold Cobra" at Buzzfeest XXIV, May 2010​Mark your calendars, fellow music lovers. June 28 will be a sales matchup that'll make 50 Cent and Kanye's 2007 album release square-off look like a playground brawl. The contenders are Limp Bizkit and Taking Back S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Mark Taylor, UH Swimming Coach (1961-2011)

    Mark Taylor​Mark Taylor, who helmed University of Houston's swimming program for nearly a decade, died Friday evening of an apparent heart attack in Austin, according to the University of Houston Athletics Department. He was 50 years old. "This is a sad and difficult day. We lost a family me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    First Look at Piola

    Photos courtesy of Piola because I also managed to forget my camera last night on top of everything else.​Between a dead car battery and an inhaler emergency (thanks for nothing, Walgreen's) last night, I didn't make it to Piola (3201 Louisiana, 713-524-8222) either on time or in my typical ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    What Does Katy Perry Taste Like?

    ​Last week when we gave Kesha a bloggardly shellacking, we compared her and other female pop stars of her ilk to burritos. You may remember we said she was a gas-station burrito and Miley Cyrus was a Big Mac wrap. It was either a stroke of genius or the starved ramblings of a music writer subs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    What Does Katy Perry Taste Like?

    ​Last week when we gave Kesha a bloggardly shellacking, we compared her and other female pop stars of her ilk to burritos. You may remember we said she was a gas-station burrito and Miley Cyrus was a Big Mac wrap. It was either a stroke of genius or the starved ramblings of a music writer subs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    A Royal ABBA Salute And Other Scandinavian Musical Delights

    Photos by Brittanie SheyThe Royal Band outside Stockholm Palace​Välkommen from Scandinavia! More specifically, Gothenburg, Sweden, the country's "second city" and home to some of Rocks Off's favorite bands from recent years, including El Perro Del Mar, The Soundtrack Of Our Lives and The Knif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Five Superheroes Who Need A Makeover More Than Wonder Woman

    You might not know this if you don't follow superhero news, or news about dominatrix-type lasso-wielding heroines, but Wonder Woman is getting a new look. Gone are the star-spangled shorts, exchanged for black leather.Why Wonder Woman? Here are five superheroes in much bigger need of a makeover than ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010
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    January 22, 2010

    This Week in Deliciousness

    Hi there, Minsa! Take your seat next to Sun Maid raisins and Land-O-Lakes butter in the "Totally Bangable Food Mascots" section.​ Welcome back to the weekly round-up here at Eating Our Words, where we're waiting until there's a public health care option to organize our Inappropriately Fried Fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2009

    ACL 2009 Day Two: Aftermath

    Photo by Mark C. Austin​Was it something we said or did? Aftermath openly gushed about how great the weather was on Friday and how it seemed that maybe, just maybe, we were going to finally attend an Austin City Limits (ACL) that didn't consist of heat and dust. Well, it seems that the powers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    ACL Fest Preview: Five Outdoor Music Festivals That Could Have Gone a Lot Better

    The 2009 Austin City Limits Festival kicks off Friday, and many of you are no doubt devising parking strategies and grappling with various permutations of 'How will I make it from the [a] set at [b] stage in time to catch [x]'s set at the [y] stage?' It's a serious dilemma, as ACL always puts toget ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Flannel File: Primus

    Primus circa 1998, Copenhagen, DenmarkAs the title of this feature might suggest, '90s nostalgia is in full swing, and one of the orders of the day is reexamining the aesthetic reputation of bands we liked when we were teenagers but of whom we subsequently became embarrassed, swapping them in our es ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Westheimer Block Party Preview: Updates from Elaine Greer, Bolt, Linus Pauling Quartet, Future Blondes and More

    The second in Rocks Off's series of self-penned updates from bands playing Saturday's Westheimer Block Party. If this also applies to you, please send yours to chris.gray@houstonpress.com. Elaine Greer: "I have been working on my first-ever EP, which is set to be released in May, and am playing next ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 17, 2008

    Loving Love Loves a Pornographer

    Nova Arts Project surprises with a wicked Victorian comedy-of-manners parody

  • Dining

    March 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007
  • Calendar

    July 26, 2007

    Daniel Silva

    Secret Servant pairs spies and extremists

  • News

    July 26, 2007

    Teen Bands

    From Doo Doo Butter to The Dimes, kids leave cover songs and garages behind

  • Film

    June 7, 2007

    The Wendell Baker Story

    Wendell Baker is a dysfunctional Wilson family affair

  • Culture

    March 8, 2007

    Art Capsule Reviews

    A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

  • Culture

    January 18, 2007

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    January 11, 2007

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Music

    November 16, 2006

    Joel Gilbert/Mickey Jones

    Bob Dylan: 1966 World Tour -- The Home Movies

  • Calendar

    April 6, 2006
  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Rockin' Renewal

    The imminent launch of new venue Warehouse Live makes it official: Downtown is now Houston's live music hot spot

  • Culture

    August 11, 2005

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Film

    May 26, 2005

    Home Fires Burning

    A soldier returns a changed man in the gripping Danish drama Brothers

  • Culture

    November 28, 2002

    Manet, Monet, Money

    The Museum of Fine Arts tries to draw in the crowds with a "Season of Impressionism"

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Deli

    Nielsen's Delicatessen

  • Calendar

    July 12, 2001

    Viking Makeover

    There's more to Viking culture than just pillaging and plundering

  • Dining

    April 20, 1995

    Plus Ca Change

    Birraporetti's has a new chef and a new look. But where's the wow?

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