A look at the eternal freshness of the film.
Fifty years ago this Sunday, the Beatles ushered in a new era in pop music and youth culture when they made their first live appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. While the four lads from Liverpool were still mostly unknown to Americans in 1964, they were already the most hyped rock and roll band in U ... More >>
A few local bands keep it in the family.
Johnny Depp plays a vampire family-man
Another Beatles book? Doesn't the world already know everything it possibly can about the Fab Four, from the nickname of their favorite Hamburg pill dealer to the mustache style of the cab driver who took George through the streets of Rishikesh? Well... no. And as long as interest in the band c ... More >>
A case for a new or different, anyway state song
Confession: I don’t really like the Beatles. Exception: Ringo Starr. Why, you ask? With three other brilliant Beatles, why Ringo? Why, indeed. The answer is complicated, and does not lie in the songs of Photograph: The Very Best of Ringo. In the history of the earth, only four people have claim ... More >>
Chevy's unlikely new pitchman
A new coffee table book spotlights a vital, neglected art genre and gives a few Houston poster artists their due
A rundown of every act on this year's bill
Jungle fever fails to catch hold again in this routine sequel
The Private Press (MCA)
Nightclub owners provide a feeding place for musicians
Aztex refuses to be ghettoized in the Tejano market
Theater LaB produces an almost winsome take on grief and loss with Hushabye Mountain