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James Watson

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    James Watson Jr: Texas Musical Festival Promoter Gets Five Years in Prison

    James Watson, Jr.: Tough to write bad checks when you're handcuffed​James Watson Jr., the promoter who said his Texas Musical Festival would become an annual must-see on the Houston scene, will get five years in a federal prison for fraud. Watson kited a $400,000 check to the Bank of America ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Texas Music Festival "Promoter" Gets Five Years In The Can

    ​Remember the Texas Music Festival? The multi-day outdoor event that was supposed to happen around the Fourth of July weekend 2008 (we think) in Eleanor Tinsley Park? Headlined by Los Lobos? Yeah, Rocks Off doesn't remember it either. Most of it got rained out, but even if the weather was pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    James Watson, Jr. Indicted Over Failed Texas Music Festival In Downtown Houston

    The Texas Music Festival never rivaled Woodstock​The 2008 Texas Music Festival in downtown's Eleanor Tinsley Park was supposed to be the first of an annual event, but you might have noticed there haven't been any more.Why not? Part of the answer might have come today, when a federal grand jury ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    James Watson, Jr. Indicted Over Failed Texas Music Festival In Downtown Houston

    The Texas Music Festival never rivaled Woodstock​The 2008 Texas Music Festival in downtown's Eleanor Tinsley Park was supposed to be the first of an annual event, but you might have noticed there haven't been any more.Why not? Part of the answer might have come today, when a federal grand jury in ... More >>

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Life in the Abstract

    In Dorothy Hood's paintings, dark was dark and light was light. The contrasts were often as stark in her life.

  • News

    November 16, 2000

    Raising Cain Against Abel

    There wasn't room enough on the family's West Texas ranch for two feuding brothers. So Cody Cardwell took up arms against his older sibling.

  • News

    November 24, 1994

    Why Die?

    At 80, Miller Quarles figures he should have 100 good years left. And Houston's apostle of life extension is determined to find them.

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