In his 40-plus years of sitting on the drum stool for classic-rock legends Yes, Alan White has thumped skins in locations all over the world and under all kinds of conditions. But it was a show on the high seas a couple of years back, part of the prog-rock-themed "Cruise to the Edge" that bordered o ... More >>
A photographer who has decided to take a panoramic view of the world, a choreographer and a group of musicians are this year's winners.
Johannes Brahms was and remains one of the most important and towering figures of the Romantic period of music. He rose from squalor as the son of a bassist and a seamstress. Brahms got his start playing the piano in whore houses and dance halls as a boy, and many historians point at the su ... More >>
Houston's Literary Greats sail onto the college-radio charts with Ocean, Meet the Valley.
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Photos by Groovehouse/Check out a slideshowPassion Pit played to a sold out crowd at Warehouse LiveAftermath remembers the first book that ever made us cry. It was Katherine Paterson's controversial but also much-loved young adult novel Bridge to Terebithia. In all likelihood it was also the ... More >>
Jump into a cuddle puddle, you never know what you'll find.
Two Houston poets create a modern-day party line online.
Down Payment Blues
The Society for the Performing Arts presents a piano prodigy in her Houston recital debut
An epic gusher strikes oil, and then some
Robert Moeling, Lynn Harrell and Michael Webster perform classical works by Bach, Brahms and Zemlinsky
One of the greatest pianists of his generation returns to Houston
Mukuru raises awareness by bringing the ends of the earth to Houston
The Smoking Gun Any of you strip club patrons ever wonder what Amber looks like when she's not wrapping her legs around that pole and gyrating to Brahms's Symphony Number Four? (Hey, I've never been to a strip club; I don't know what kind of music they have there.) Anyway, the poor lasses of Tr ... More >>
Who was responsible for the best music of the 1980s? Nintendo. Who's finally discovering it? Everyone.
Bride and groom take the stage at "Encore!"
The Martha Graham Dance Company defines modern movement
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Austin-based Grimy Styles lives up to its name
People in the upper tax brackets can afford to ignore social mores
Saturday, January 11
Varnaline's Anders Parker goes cold when asked about his inspiration
Clear Channel keeps the air free of insensitive songs
Thousands of inmates rely annually on a capricious parole board for their freedom. Most, like George Dismukes, return to their cells without ever knowing why they were denied.
More Johnny Rotten than Jascha Heifetz
Flutist Christina Jennings poised to shine
June 17 - 23, 1999
Sometimes the hype hurts
What can you expect from downtown's restaurant-of-the-moment? Crowds. Noise. And surprisingly good food.
Pianist Orli Shaham rides the crest of classical's new wave
April 2-8, 1998
Can Leif Ove Andsnes be both a keyboard wizard and an average guy?