Chances are that if you're heading downtown for a night out at the opera, or the symphony or the Alley, you're not simply grabbing McDonald's on your way -- you want to make an evening of this, as well you should. Many restaurants have done away with theater menus, meaning you'll have to order judi ... More >>
A well-timed NEA grant finally brings several local blues greats to the Jones Hall stage.
Prosecutors talk about the evidence,
Sind Axl und Slash wieder Freunde geworden?Rocks Off is in the concert business for all intents and purposes. We scour Pollstar and other Web sites and almost hourly looking for new shows and tours to tell you about around the clock. In the span of writing this introduction we just listed Luc ... More >>
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Moo, chirp, chirp, baaaaaah!
Let the spirit move you
These performers make music with oil drums and brooms, not instruments
Between the color and the spectacle is a thousand-year-old tradition of dance
These fiddlers prove that from many (backgrounds) come one (new sound)
Photos by GroovehouseAftermath considers himself a reasonably tolerant sort of fellow - you pretty much have to be to do this job. And we know for a fact we have a sense of humor, and a pretty off-color sense of humor at that, because it's gotten us in hot water more than once. Which is why ... More >>
Well, well, well. This promises to be most interesting indeed. My my, Maynard, my my. 8 p.m. at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana, 713-227-3974 or www.livenation.com.
This is how we want to remember you, Kenny.Kenny Rogers brings his vast collection of hits and the plastic-surgery disaster he calls a face to Jones Hall to perform with the Houston Symphony tonight, and obviously Rocks Off's extremities are sweating profusely in anticipation. Not because he c ... More >>
The Houston Symphony goes deep-sea fishing (musically speaking, of course)
Craig HlavatyYesterday one of our readers (thanks, Mimi!) posted a comment with a link to David Byrne's blog about the white-haired world-pop eminence's thoughts and experiences while on tour. Apparently Byrne got to spend quite a bit of time in Houston, because the entry surrounding ... More >>
Photo by Craig HlavatyFormer Talking Head David Byrne (we're nor sure, but we're guessing he hates that description) was in town recently for a show at Jones Hall.Byrne has become a biking fanatic these days; he's also an occasional diarist about his tour.His piece on Houston has him complaining abo ... More >>
In time for summer, the park's had a facelift.
The thing about musical comedians is that if the humor is there but the tuneage is not, you can pretty much cash your chips in and give up and steal some of Louis CK's jokes and start selling out basketball arenas. New Zealand's Flight of the Conchords almost has too much musical talent to waste it ... More >>
The troupe co-founded by Martha Graham performs a variety of dance works by Choreographer/Artistic Director Ohad Naharin
Maestro, meet Mario
Bayou City Performing Arts has a few friends join it on stage
Kwame Ryan makes his Houston Symphony debut with one of Mr. Bs most famous works
The Houston Symphony offers an appetizer before the upcoming Beethoven feast
The Houston Symphony pairs music with poetry
This string quartet finally finds a venue fit for their sound
The Houston Press cares about breasts, and not just the enormous bazangas in our ads (not to discount said bazangas, which, of course, pay all our salaries). The paper is sponsoring Sing for the Cure, featuring the Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston and the Bayou City Women’s Chorus singing songs based ... More >>
The Martha Graham Dance Company defines modern movement
Las Nuevas Tamaleras is a corny kitchen comedy
Sam Mendes explores the collective denial of Weimar Berlin with his dark and erotically charged Cabaret
An epic musical maps the emergence of America