Note: This story was written by Kathy Cano-Murillo and comes to us from our sister blog in Phoenix, Up on the Sun. Once upon a time in Phoenix, in the fall of 1980, my high-school journalism teacher, Mrs. Finerman, was standing before the class, her voice thick with Willy Wonka mystery. "This is ... More >>
NEEDTOBREATHE Bayou Music Center, September 5 Without a whole lot of fanfare, South Carolina's NEEDTOBREATHE is probably the first band since Switchfoot to fully cross over from contemporary Christian music into the mainstream; beyond even that, they've become one of the biggest rock groups of the ... More >>
Rom-coms used to be a cash cow — and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
The Houston Press is presenting a series of posts leading up to a feature story in the print edition of the 100 Things to Do in Houston Before You Die. Each blog post contains one of our top 10 bucket list items along with nine others in the top 100. To narrow our list, we only chose items unique to ... More >>
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Photos by Marc BrubakerWild Moccasins, Young Mammals Fitzgerald's February 12, 2011 Houston has seen Wild Moccasins plenty of times before, but that doesn't stop the throngs of fans from packing out show after show to see the band's catchy brand of indie pop-rock. The story was no different ... More >>
Photos by Jim BrickerNeon Indian Groundhall October 6, 2010 For more images from Wednesday's show, see our slideshow here. In-the-know scenesters amassed Wednesday night as Texas' indie darling Alan Palomo performed to a half-full Groundhall, although many local vets still refer to the ware ... More >>
Deaths of `80's child stars. Two weeks ago, it was Andrew Koenig. This morning, it was Corey Haim. If these things happen in threes, Gary Coleman may want to look twice before crossing the street this week. Just saying.This morning, anyone whose formative pop-culture years occurred in the late 198 ... More >>
Zac Efron should stick to musicals.
What won't the best actor of his generation do for a role? Not much.
Judd Apatow explains himself.
And that's a compliment to Rian Johnson's teen detective noir
Kenna doesn't care if you see him. He just wants you to hear him.
Storytelling ups the ante on Solondz's bluster of sex, rage and insanity
American Pie 2 is sweet trash that turns out to be surprisingly filling
Arnold goes last-minute Christmas shopping, and he buys a turkey
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