• Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Upcoming: Alt-J, BuzzFest 32, Deep Cuts, Jungle, the Pretty Reckless, Zipperneck, etc.

    The 12th Annual ZiegenBock Music Festival: With Josh Turner, Pat Green, Dan Shay, Casey Donahew, Kevin Fowler, Roger Creager,William Clark Green, Josh Grider, Rosehill, The Damn Quails, Cam, Sam Riggs, Carter Beckworth, Scooter Brown, Justin van Sant, Buck Yeager, Charles Peter & the 10%, Ray John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Upcoming: Carolyn Wonderland, Death, Jason Aldean, Legion, Lily Allen, Pointer Sisters, etc.

    1st Annual Cajun Zydeco Fest: With Chubby Carrier, Jamie Bergeron, Bayou Roux, Step Rideau, Zydeco Dots. Sun., September 7, 12pm, $20. Cypress Saloon, 12710 Telge, Cypress, 281-304-7777. American Aquarium: With The O's. Sat., August 30, 9 p.m., $15 to $17. Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Fwy., Hou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    Upcoming: Katy Perry, the Blasters, Gloria Trevi, Dave Matthews Band, Elton John, etc.

    Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer: Fri., February 14, 8 p.m., $29.50 to $59.50. Arena Theatre, 7326 Southwest Fwy., Houston, 713-988-1020. Back In Black: Fri., February 7, 8 p.m., $13. House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, Houston, 888-402-5837. Ben Draiman: With Awaken The Siren, Rainchild, Joshua Lucas, ... More >>

  • Film

    March 21, 2013

    Heaven's Gate Revisited

    Michael Cimino revisits his notorious flop Heaven's Gate, which maybe was a masterpiece all along.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    The Day The Muzak Brand Died

    Muzak is dying. Long live Muzak. That great musical mainstay of elevators, shopping centers, and other hellish waiting places is getting consolidated by its owner Mood Media, melding inside their own longstanding multi-sensory brand simply called Mood. By far my favorite Muzak tune was Lionel Ri ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Thanksgiving Television Episodes That Didn't Knock Us Out From Tryptophan

    We can't lie and say that Thanksgiving television specials give us that same warm and fuzzy feeling as their Yuletide counterparts. For starters, there are very few of them and it is difficult to find them anywhere besides the Hallmark Channel. Lucky enough, regularly scheduled television uses the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2007

    Le Rock et le Roll

    Maybe – but only maybe – when Bellaire’s Gail Reaben received an 8 mm Kodak camera for Christmas in 1954, she dreamed of going to exotic film festivals. Well, now she is going to one – Cannes, the most glamorous of them all – and it’s all because of that 8 mm camera. Reaben documente ... More >>