Recently Joe Steinhardt took a moment to ponder the year that had just passed, and didn't like what he saw. Steinhardt runs one of my favorite music labels, Don Giovanni Records. His New Jersey-based outfit was built, as he tells it, to promote the music his friends made. His label is now blessed ... More >>
The Bayou City should be proud of our former maestros performing in Europe.
An exceptional year brings new work and performances center stage.
We've written about wine and sex here before: Since antiquity, wine and the cult of Bacchus and Dionysus have been associated with sexuality and intimacy. Wine -- red in particular, thanks to its polyphenols -- not only diminishes our inhibition ("I wanna tell her that I love her a lot, but I gotta ... More >>
Chris Strong/ Drag City Last Friday, Rocks Off had the distinct pleasure of talking to Mayo Thompson, the man behind psychedelic (or not) art-rockers The Red Krayola, whose career spans the early days of Houston label International Artists, the art worlds of New York and Europe in the '70s, a sti ... More >>
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Christopher Titus turns dysfunctional into comical
Tchaikovsky's opera follows a fickle aristocrat and the woman who loves him
Mozart's sublime music makes even the silly plot of Così sound noble
Houston Symphony musicians rate the conductors who dare to replace Eschenbach on the podium
The Tao of Steve follows the emotional transformation of a geeky lothario
HGO's recipe for Don Giovanni includes a little too much ham
Bayo and Vargas make Hoffmann an HGO hit
Houston Ebony Opera readies for its first season without its founder
1996 Summer Guide