Huckleberry Finn

  • Film

    March 13, 2014

    Genre Man

    Grand Piano’s Elijah Wood gives his all to indie thrillers.

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    Who the Heck Is This Guy Jimbo Mathus Anyway?

    Jimbo Mathus was born in the land of the Mississippi Delta blues, where a singer has one of two choices when catapulting the hill-folk sound into mainstream Americana: Elvis Presley's blues or Huckleberry Finn's country. Though he looks the part of Finn, with his overalls and swanky countrypolitan ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • News

    November 17, 2011

    Texas Tweakers

    James "Bull" Durham burned down his mother's house while cooking meth. In Angelina County, the jail is full of guys like him..

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Five Songs That Huck Finn Guy Should Censor Next​As many of you probably already know, Alabama publisher NewSouth Inc. plans to release censored versions of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, replacing the words "nigger" and "Injun" with "slave" and "Indian," respectively. That's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2010

    “Following Huck Finn”

    Logan Sebastian Beck sets out to find remnants of Mark Twain’s America

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Alley Theatre Proves There's More to Harvey Than Meets the Eye

    ​Hair Balls has always been partial to people who don't quite fit into the world in traditional ways.So we jumped at the chance to talk with actor James Black, who is tackling the classic role of the well-intentioned and idiosyncratic Elwood P. Dowd in the upcoming production of Harvey at the Alle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Last Call For Art: Shakespeare, Etiquette & The Big Show

    Pin Lim, Forest Photography​Several stage shows are giving their final perfomances this weekend, and it's also your last chance to see unknown Houston artists aim for recognition in the Lawndale Center's annual Big Show.The Houston Shakespeare festival always does a bang-up job with the Bard, and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 23, 2009

    Big River

    Web exclusive!

  • Music

    April 23, 2009

    Hill Country Hoodoo

    No record deal, no recordings — no problem for the South Memphis String Band.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    Aftermath: Tina Turner at Toyota Center

    Photos by Mark C. Austin. Click here for a slideshow. It should come as no surprise that Tina Turner’s little performance at Toyota Center Monday night has left Aftermath grasping for superlatives. It was like watching Mark Twain read aloud from Huckleberry Finn or Edward R. Murrow interview Gen. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2007
  • News

    October 12, 2006

    The Sole of Houston

    Hi. I'm John Lomax, and I'm a pedestrian. My friend, Uncle Tick, and I walked down 16-plus miles of Westheimer. This is our story.

  • Culture

    August 24, 2006

    Blanket Statements

    The women of Gee's Bend deliver again

  • Culture

    October 20, 2005

    The American Way

    Andrea Zittel makes art by reinventing her life

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2005
  • Calendar

    July 1, 2004

    Sign Singing

    Deaf West Theatre's Big River is a hands-on show

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Endless Boogie

    Former Squirrel Nut Zipper Jimbo Mathus gets back to basics

  • Music

    July 5, 2001

    Mosquito Dope

    Hayflick Limit's punk has been baked by the heat of the Lone Star State

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    Dark's Shadows

    DJ Dana Dark shepherds Houston's goths to blacker pastures

  • Culture

    April 20, 2000

    A Georgia Peach

    Carlisle Floyd's adaptation of Cold Sassy Tree is a comic song of the South

  • Culture

    March 9, 2000

    Things Change

    HGO's revival of Little Women reveals the work's dramatic strengths and musical weaknesses

  • Film

    June 25, 1998

    Unsweet 16

    Is this noble effort a coming-of-age film or an ensemble inquiry?

  • Film

    April 30, 1998

    Everyday Ravishments

    Neil Jordan shows a childhood both deeply Irish and thoroughly deranged

  • Film

    April 27, 1995

    Getting Hooked, Brilliantly

    With The Basketball Diaries, Leonardo DiCaprio becomes a star

  • Calendar

    March 16, 1995
  • News

    November 17, 1994

    What the Tide Brought In

    Meet Smilin' Steve Mansfield, who washed up on the Court of Criminal Appeals

  • Film

    July 28, 1994

    The Boy Who Knew Too Much

    Another Grisham thriller hits the screen, with middling results