Langston Hughes

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Bartender Chat: Sean Beck of Caracol on Keeping Things Fresh and Seasonal

    Welcome to Eating...Our Words' Bartender Chat, in which we sit down with local bartenders and get to know their style. Whether they're slinging beers or mixing complex cocktails, bartenders are our buddies and confidants, but we're turning the tables and the camera on them to find out what they're p ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2012

    Atheism Rising

    Those folks across Texas who don't believe in God are getting organized and going public.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    The Chitlin' Circuit: Road to Rock & Roll Ran Straight Through Houston

    Above: Walter Barnes and the Royal Creolians, the first kings of the Chitlin' Circuit Most music critics, writers, historians, and aficianados in Houston don't think this city has ever gotten enough credit for its contributions to blues, soul, and, the Holy Grail, the birth of rock and roll. Well, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Randy Weston

    This notable jazz pianist is the musical third of The Blew Notes Trio

  • Film

    March 31, 2005

    Cut and Paste

    Beauty Shop is clipped straight from its predecessors

  • Culture

    December 20, 2001

    No Miracle on Main Street

    The Ensemble's Black Nativity is more prissy than powerful

  • Culture

    August 23, 2001

    Puccini Goes Uptown

    La Bohème takes the A train to Harlem in Ebony Opera's new production

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    George's Jungle

    Author sees women and Europe surpassing men and New York as the prime exponents of black culture

  • Film

    October 22, 1998

    Grand Slam

    Poetry is the great escape for this prison film

  • Culture

    December 11, 1997

    Christmas Treats

    The holiday brings forth some old chestnuts, a few of them tasty

  • Calendar

    November 20, 1997
  • Culture

    December 8, 1994

    Playing the Season

    Houston's theaters welcome Christmas with an array of dramatic gifts

  • Culture

    February 3, 1994

    Weill in America

    Inspired by Porgy and Bess, Street Scene brings an American earnestness to the august art of opera