State Sen. Wendy Davis stopped campaigning for governor this week. You'd think that her Republican opponent, Attorney Gen. Greg Abbott, would be thrilled, but Abbott is thoroughly unenthusiastic about the move. Why? Well, Davis is taking a break from her campaign to promote her new book, Forgetting ... More >>
This year's winners danced, sang or delivered their lines in spectaculer fashion. For which we give each entity out thanks, admiration and a check for $2,000.
You know the drill: the fall movie season starts today, my pretties (my review of Contagion will be up soon...there's a reason it didn't make the preview). Yesterday we covered the first half of 2011's most anticipated upcoming releases, determined through a rigorous scientific analysis consi ... More >>
Back in 2008, Houston premier pop string quartet Two Star Symphony was tapped to provide the soundtrack for the Dominic Walsh Dance Theatre's ballet version of Shakespeare's most bloody work, Titus Andronicus. The play is pretty much Julius Caesar as conceived by Eli Roth, featuring mutilati ... More >>
HGO brilliantly conjures the magic and majesty of Handel.
Corin Redgrave, who has been a part of Alley Theatre for years, died today at the age of 70, the Alley announced.He was the son of Sir Michael Redgrave and the brother of Vanessa and Lynn RedgraveAlley chief Gregory Boyd said of Redgrave: Corin Redgrave was one of the great theatre-artists -- a s ... More >>
Richard Linklater's Orson Welles puts on quite a show.
Aside from the city's namesake, no 19th-Century Houstonian was more famous than Dick Dowling, the Irish-born saloonkeeper/businessman and Confederate war hero. In fact, when city leaders commissioned Houston's very first public monument in 1905, it was Dowling and not Sam Houston who got the hono ... More >>
Most politicians, once their days in government service are over, go on to less public but nonetheless luractive careers in the private sector. They serve on corporate boards, become presidents of universities, or enjoy a quiet retirement. Sure, they can't all be Jimmy Carter, parlaying a lengthy p ... More >>
Friends, Romans, Houstonians, lend me your ears
With Julius Caesar, HGO scores a knockout
These Generals speak the name of the Lord, but is it in vain?
Kevin Klean squeaks by in the moralistic Emperor's Club
Speaking off the toque: Yuriy Fisher
Cleopatra may be about ancient Middle Eastern history, but it's all Houston Ballet
Dance-craze era bows out squeaky clean
The Alley and the Redgraves do each other, and Shakespeare, proud
Stages finds the free-floating anxiety in Albee's Delicate Balance