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  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Bun B, Houston Symphony Join Forces to Fight the Haters

    When last we saw Bun B, the Buddha of Gulf Coast rap also dubbed "Houston's unofficial mayor" - by us, yes, but it fits, don't it? - was all smiles as usual. Saturday afternoon the ever-trill UGK rapper's countenance beamed as he shook hands, posed for pictures, and signed autographs at Cactus Music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    The Five Weirdest TV Show Tie-In Albums

    It's no secret that we're being sold a product constantly. Even the TV shows we enjoy are nothing more than someone else's attempt to make some money at their heart. They live and die by how much revenue they generate, not typically their artistic value. Like it or not, they're a product and, oftent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Saturday Night: Toby Keith at The Woodlands

    Toby Keith Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion September 8, 2012 Toby Keith is America writ small: beholden to corporate interests, often hypocritical, prone to pursuing his baser urges while exhorting others to hold themselves to a higher standard. He is, in many ways, our exemplary artist for these m ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Fitz & The Tantrums: Don't Call Them "Retro"

    Fitz and The Tantrums, a group Rolling Stone named one of its "bands to watch" last year, will be gracing Houston with their presence Sunday at Free Press Summer Fest. The six-piece soul-influenced indie-pop band likes to embrace difference. Influenced by Motown and Stax, the band lacks guitars, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Maybe This Will Distract Everyone From the City's Horrible Super Bowl Fiasco

    J.R.: Great Texan? Or *greatest* Texan?​Twenty years (!) after the original series ended, J.R. Ewing and company are set to return to the small screen...temporarily, at least. Larry Hagman (J.R.), Linda Gray (Sue Ellen) and Patrick Duffy (Bobby) are reportedly going to appear in the pilot for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    The Parents Television Council Disapproves Of Your Pedophiliac Glee Shenanigans

    ​I'll give the Parents Television Council this, they did Fox a huge favor by keeping Glee in the headlines even in a week when the show was pre-empted by the network's NLCS coverage: GQ's sexy Glee cover has gone too far, The Parents Television Council says. In a statement released Wednesday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Last Night: Michael Bolton At Jones Hall

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty​Michael Bolton with the Houston Symphony Jones Hall September 8, 2010 It was a little over a year ago that Aftermath saw Yanni, and just a few months back that we saw Kenny G. Wednesday night we saw Michael Bolton, forming a power-trio of artists that you're not suppos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    The Week In TV: Emmy Nominations, Good and Bad

    ​The Cup is over, the king has moved, and I replaced the C in "circle" with the Z from "zucchini." This was the week in TV Land: • Nominations for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards were announced last week, and befitting an industry built on low standards and an organization dedicated to filli ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Dark Tower

    Shooter Jennings enlists the occult and Stephen King on ­ambitious, eerie new album Black Ribbons.

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    This Week In Beyonce: B Acts... Like What?

    Rocks Off can't argue with the fact that Beyonce Knowles is a stone-cold fox when she gets on the microphone and belts out a song, dripping in glitter and wearing a barely-there outfit. Her voice is at once menacing and thundering, but also femininely fragile. Plus she has to be super-cool behind th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    Eva Longoria is SOOOO Fat!

    Hollywood and the whole country are so full of dipshits. Honestly. Have you heard the buzz about how “fat” Eva Longoria has become? The woman gains ten pounds, still looks totally pretty and normal, and everyone’s getting their panties in a wad wondering if she’s knocked up or just “fat ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    December 13, 2007
  • News

    November 15, 2007

    Political Padre: Raymundo Chávez Vázquez and Illegal Immigration

    An activist Roman Catholic priest with little English is sent to conservative Aggieland

  • Calendar

    October 4, 2007

    Arsenic and Old Lace

    Alley Theatre invites Dixie Carter and Mia Dillon to help spruce up an old favorite

  • Home Entertainment

    September 6, 2007

    What Else Is New?

    Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Black Box Office

    Je'Caryous Johnson brings movie and TV stars to Houston. And chances are, you've never heard of him — unless you're African-American

  • Home Entertainment

    August 31, 2006
  • Culture

    May 4, 2006

    Delicious Debauchery

    The Coronation of Poppea is one of HGO's most elegant productions

  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    Polite Conversation Can Be Boring

    Our Nightfly correspondent breaks out the faux-hawk

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    A Blog of His Own

    One analyst indulges his gonzo side

  • News

    February 23, 2006
  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    Don't Mess with Pittsburgh

    The Nightfly's token PA-to-Houston transplant whoops it up on Super Bowl Sunday

  • Calendar

    January 12, 2006
  • Film

    January 5, 2006

    Smiles to Go

    Felicity Huffman is desperately engaging in an off-kilter road movie

  • Film

    December 22, 2005
  • Home Entertainment

    September 22, 2005
  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    No More Drama

    R. Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet" sputters to a disappointing close

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    MDC

    Sunday, April 17, at the Engine Room, 1515 Pease, 713-654-7846.

  • Calendar

    March 10, 2005

    Food Fight

    The Benihana-themed Cookin' is a real whack job

  • Music

    February 24, 2005

    Last Night at the Alamo

    A Grammy party at a local theater turns into quiz night down at the local pub

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2005

    Farb-ulous Parties

    Houston's queen of high society shares her philanthropic secrets

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