Liza Minnelli

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2014
  • Calendar

    October 23, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2012

    ACL 2012: Saturday's 9 Best & Funniest Moments at Zilker

    The return of terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad rain made Saturday a muddy but fun mess. Thankfully, the downpours didn't dampen the spirits of the crowd on day two of ACL, but it did seem to thin out the herds. Aside from remembering how to walk in inches-deep goop like we did back at the Dillo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2012

    Quietly, For a Dance Club, Rich's Reopens Under New Ownership

    Rich's, the popular but troubled Midtown dance club, has quietly reopened under a new ownership group after the landlord evicted previous tenants in May. The venue at 2401 San Jacinto is now operated by a group of investors calling itself Rich's Sacred Ground Inc. According to Texas Alcoholic Bever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    You Better Run: 10 Other Great Pat Benatar Songs

    Pat Benatar is one of the greatest vocalists of all-time, the woman behind numerous memorable hits such as "Heartbreaker," "You Better Run" and the ever-popular "Hit Me With Your Best Shot." However, she has had many other great songs throughout her career, from albums such as In the Heat of the Nig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Upcoming: Delta Spirit, GZA, John Legend, Guttermouth, Waka Flocka Flame, Etc.

    Akron/Family: Fri., Sept. 7, 8 p.m., $12/$17. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Alanis Morissette: Sun., Oct. 28, 8 p.m., TBA. Bayou Music Center, 520 Texas Ave., Houston. Balmorhea: Mon., Oct. 1, 8 p.m., TBA. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Blaggards: Sat., Sept. 15, 10 p.m., $10. Co ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    April 24, 2012

    Girl Gone Wild: Madonna's Top 10 Dance/Club Chart-Toppers

    For the past two weeks, Madonna's latest single, "Girl Gone Wild," has been sitting pretty at the top of Billboard's Hot Dance/Club Play chart. That's the chart that tabulates which songs are getting the most spins in discos and dance clubs. It's a cool, upbeat track about losing control of your de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Unhinged Productions Mounts a Festival of New Plays, Drama-rama-thon

    Joe Angel Babb, the artistic director of Unhinged Productions, doesn't mind if the group's latest project doesn't make any money. In fact, he pretty much expects Drama-rama-thon, a festival of new plays, not to. "I knew that this was not a moneymaking venture, this is a mission-driven thing," he t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    World AIDS Day: Artists Who Have Contributed to the Cause

    ​Today is World AIDS Day. The theme this year is "Getting to Zero," focusing on zero AIDS related deaths. In hopes of achieving this goal, there has been many a celebrity to endorse AIDS awareness and various charities around the world. Quite a few musicians have used their celebrity status ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 1, 2011


    Music Box Theater brings big-city, high-style cabaret to Houston.

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    TV Dinner: This Week in Food TV

    ​With so many food-related shows on television, it's hard to keep up -- it's not just the Food Network anymore. I don't know what I'd do without my DVR. This week gave us premieres, finales and Liza Minelli. Here's a roundup of some of the shows this week. Spoiler alert! The Great Food Truck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Top Five Christmas Movies From Alternate Realities

    Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayChristmas in an alternate dimension has the potential to be significantly more badass.​If, as so many quantum physicists and dubious science-fiction shows suggest, there are infinite alternate dimensions, then of course that means there are infinite poss ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Roger Ebert's Descent Into Twitter Madness

    Tweet addiction -- a growing problem ​Let it be established for the record that Roger Ebert is a gift to America.Whether you agree with his opinions all the time or not, his movie reviews are gracious, insightful, funny and erudite. His profiles are equally terrific.But we think the guy's go ... More >>

  • Film

    May 27, 2010

    Aging Disgracefully

    Sex and the City 2 struggles against nature to stay forever young.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    4 Summer-Movie Soundtracks We Already Hate

    ​Last week, we told you of some upcoming summer-movie soundtracks that look like they're going to be fantastic. If positivity is your thing, go read that article. This one is going to be all about the upcoming soundtracks that make us wince so hard it feels like someone's chopping our balls with a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Upcoming: 50 Cent, Aventura, Hole, Jonas Bros., Liza Minnelli, Octopus Project, Etc.

    ​50 Cent: Sat., June 12. Arena Theatre. Agent Orange: Wed., June 30. Rocbar. Asleep At The Wheel: Fri., May 28. Cypress Saloon. As I Lay Dying, Underoath, Between The Buried And Me, Blessthefall, Cancer Bats: Tue., July 27. Verizon Wireless Theater. Aventura: Thu., July 1. Toyota Center. Barringt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Get Lit: Queen - The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock by Phil Sutcliffe

    ​Coffee-table books on rock bands usually fall into one of two categories; either they're chock-full of great visuals with very little textual information, or the book looks like the U.S. tax code with a few snapshots thrown in. Thankfully, music journo Sutcliffe got it right both ways with this w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    New On The Web! More Party Pics and Coverage of Rich People!

    ​Heartbroken fans of Clifford Pugh, Shelby Hodge and Heather "Shopgirl" Staible take solace -- the trio of ex-Chron lifestyle scribes have a new home online at Culture Map Houston, which debuted a few hours ago. "CultureMap, a new online magazine and "mapazine" -- the first of its kind -- headqua ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 29, 2009
  • News

    October 15, 2009

    Dive Bars

    A handcrafted tour of the best, most obscure places to lean on a stool in Houston.

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Last Night: King Khan & BBQ at Rudz

    King Khan & BBQ Rudyard’s November 7, 2007 Better Than: Sitting home watching the CMAs. Download: “Treat Me Like a Dog” I’m sure the more sanctimonious members of our little burgh would find King Khan and BBQ another reason why we don’t need gun control, but after an hour of watching t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2007
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    March 9, 2007

    3/13 Playbill: Vienna Teng

    A graduate of Stanford, a former employee of computer giant Cisco, and a classically trained pianist, Vienna Teng shortens the distance between Beethoven and 'Sixties folk, delivering a mixture she refers to as "chamber folk" that will surely remind Tori Amos fans of, well, Tori Amos. Maybe Teng doe ... More >>

  • Film

    August 24, 2006


    OutKast's depression-era hip-hop musical has a loving respect for the Old South

  • Film

    August 17, 2006

    The Oh in Ohio

    Parker Posey and Paul Rudd get their Oh faces on

  • Music

    April 13, 2006

    Jeans Pool

    Nature vs. nurture, billiards and mixed signals on a dive-bar Monday night

  • Music

    September 15, 2005


    Friday, September 16, at Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh Drive, 713-521-0521.

  • News

    September 1, 2005


    Meth users are really proDuctive, sExy, hAppy anD slim

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2004

    Gear Head

    Ron-E fades into the night

  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Christmas Miracle

    A media benefit helps a charity that's been questioned

  • News

    May 2, 2002

    You Don't Know Mac

    Get your recliner and No. 2 pencil

  • Music

    April 18, 2002

    Creative Interpretations

    Vindication comes a year after "Agent 307" prevented Mahotella Queens from performing at I-Fest

  • News

    December 27, 2001

    A Lavender Christmas

    The Gay Mens Chorus of Houston sings out for Santa Claus and the baby Jesus

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Riding Out a Dot-com Downturn

    Nobody's getting paid. There are no investors left. The rent money is running out. But George Molho and company are hanging on, hoping that with a good product and just a little luck they'll strike it rich.

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Goodnight, Miss Moonlight

    Maxine Mesinger departs for the big swankienda in the sky

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Charity Case

    After the big split, HCC goes for the glamorous giving

  • Calendar

    November 16, 2000

    Practicing Judyism

    Funny Gay Men

  • Culture

    July 6, 2000

    Sexual Concealing

    Sam Mendes explores the collective denial of Weimar Berlin with his dark and erotically charged Cabaret

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    Presidential Kids' Charity

    Call to contribute to the Bush bid, and guess who answers?

  • Calendar

    June 12, 1997
  • News

    July 25, 1996

    Variety Club Follies

    How the curtain came down -- for the time being -- at the "show biz" charity

  • Calendar

    January 25, 1996
  • Culture

    May 11, 1995

    Lives in Song

    Stages gives Kander and Ebb the brilliant turn they deserve

  • Film

    January 12, 1995
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    March 17, 1994
  • News

    March 3, 1994

    Fight to the Finish

    A bout at the Arena leaves one promoter flat on the canvas

  • Music

    January 13, 1994

    Lady Sings the Pinks

    Self-created disco-diva Pinque: If this is camp, it's camp with a guilelessly straight face