Itzhak Perlman

  • Dining

    March 27, 2014

    Pomp and Circumstance

    Rice vs. UH: the battle for musical bragging rights.

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Rice vs. UH: Who Has Musical Bragging Rights?

    Many moons ago, or one or two anyway, our friends over at L.A. Weekly's West Coast Sound decided to evaluate Southern California's two main universities, USC and UCLA, using a set of music-oriented criteria and declare a winner. We're not talking matriculation either, though that's certainly part of ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    The Rolling Stones On Ed Sullivan Collected In New DVD Package

    "Show me your teeth!": Jagger On Ed Sullivan​The Rolling Stones are literally our favorite band of all-time. Yeah, the title of this here music blog should have already given that away, but watching a decade or so of vital Stones history fly by over six episodes on the new The Ed Sullivan Show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Program Notes: Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor

    Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, 1809-1847​Here at Rocks Off, we enjoy album covers with turds on them and making fun of R. Kelly as much as the next guy. And just wait until Chris Brown gets here next weekend. But there's a lot more to music than that. In a possibly fruitless effort to c ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2009

    Itzhak Perlman

    Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto gets a workout by one of classical music's best

  • Calendar

    April 24, 2008

    Itzhak Perlman

    The award-winning violinist performs works by Bach, Strauss and Schumann

  • Film

    August 26, 2004


    Zhang Yimou makes a soaring, mythic Hero out of Jet Li

  • News

    October 30, 2003

    Bonding with the Community

    A Sixth Ward lesson in adapting to a changing environment

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003

    Putting on Airs

    Modern dance master Paul Taylor brings a program of classics old and new to Jones Hall

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Home Again

    Ten years brings the Texas justice system to its senses. Roy Criner's free.

  • Film

    December 30, 1999

    Disney Lightens Up

    Fantasia/2000 strikes a better balance between serious and comic elements

  • Film

    October 28, 1999

    String Along

    Maudlin Music hardly matches the Craven image

  • Music

    September 9, 1999


    Flutist Christina Jennings poised to shine

  • Calendar

    June 17, 1999

    Night & Day

    June 17 - 23, 1999

  • Calendar

    November 5, 1998

    Night & Day

    November 5 - 11, 1998

  • Calendar

    November 21, 1996