Slayer's Dave Lombardo is destroying a couple of bass drums just out of frame.Forty-seven years ago today, drummer Dave Lombardo was born in Havana, Cuba. Never heard of Dave? That's okay. If you've listened to any heavy metal in the past 25 years, you've definitely heard his influence. Roun ... More >>
Photo by Devin DeHaven Latin jazz bandleader and congero Poncho Sanchez spent lots of time as a kid watching his older sisters dance the mambo and cha-cha-cha to their Cal Tjader, Tito Puente and Machito records. While they danced, Sanchez read the album covers and listened. Now, with some ... More >>
Photos by RizohErykah Badu Arena Theatre May 21, 2011 Even if she never drops another album, Erykah Badu will still go down as one of the most important artists of our generation. Few can massage a neo-soul groove, seduce a jazz tune, and straddle a hip-hop beat the way she can. On the same ... More >>
The punk/ska band adds New Orleans funk.
The MFAH hosts a masterfully curated show of works by 12 Korean artists.
Top Pentagon lawyer Alberto Mora risked his career arguing against Guantánamo abuses. Now he's an Obama man
Soderbergh's two Che Guevara films in one four-hour sitting
"It Doesn't Matter" Who Dat? The most talented member of CSN-without-the-Y, Stephen Stills was riding high on a solo career with tracks like "Love the One You're With," "Black Queen" and "Change Partners." During sessions for his third solo record, Stills recorded with an ad-hoc studio group of cr ... More >>
A preview of the 60 bands and five DJs that are taking over downtown this weekend
The company nails it -- again --with two new productions
And a lot of people agree with him
The drink that changed the way we eat
Old-school indie turns the inspirational classroom drama inside out
Where to tuck it in -- or let it all hang out
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Edward P. Jones reveals another World
A caravan to Cuba isn't hassled. Yet.
Two little restaurants serve up Houstonized Chinese food
Shortwave radio: Where the lunatic fringe lives, breathes and flourishes
Audiences tell their stories
Celia Cruz pours on every kind of azúcar
Floridita has a cute concept. Is there anything wrong with that?
France takes center stage at the Houston International Festival
WorldFest is back with the best films you've never heard of
Don't bring an appetite to hip new Ling and Javier. You may not be able to eat what you order.
The Volcano's Mojito
The Irish take center stage at the 2001 Houston International Fest
Before Night Falls recounts an imprisoned Cuban writer's struggle to keep his voice alive
Cuban lounge music
Jazz pianist Danilo Perez mixes American and Latino traditions
Call to contribute to the Bush bid, and guess who answers?
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Mark Lombardi finds art in the ties that bind
Classical guitar is deadly serious, right? Not to Susan McDonald.
Cafe Latina's staff may cross cultures, but the food is pure island
And they're ready to make money the old-fashioned way: By outsmarting the big guys.
Lupe Salinas made a lot of friends on his journey from a Rio Grande Valley childhood to becoming a dogged prosecutor and respected state district judge. Until he was tapped for a federal judgeship, he never knew how many enemies he had.