There's lots of alternatives to the same old same old this year.
[Ed. Note: In our humble opinion, this is the best post we've ever had on Rocks Off. Period.] Rae Bourbon Let Me Tell You About My Operation (UTC Records, 1954)One of the most jaw-dropping album covers in history is courtesy of one of the 20th century's oddest, most interesting, yet least-known c ... More >>
Photos by Mark C. Austin Make all the Guitar Hero jokes you want. Whatever it is that's kept ZZ Top and Aerosmith in the public eye for almost four decades - video games or beards-n-babes videos, Back to the Future cameos or Michael Bay ballads, bee-stung lips or cheap sunglasses - they've never for ... More >>
Looking back at Che, The Dark Knight, Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Wall-E and many others, and looking ahead to 2009
Check the African-spun grooves at Fagilia Houston
Opera singer Julia Kay Laskowski takes on the role of country singer Patsy Cline
Magnificent Mae is still more likely to be looked over than overlooked
A play theorizes about the origins of Mae West's persona
8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays
Houston failed to preserve much of its heritage. Now the fight is on to protect the priceless photographic images of that vanishing past from the same fate.
Not even Renée Zellweger can make us Jones for this sarcastic romance
Alternative productions have an expanded presence
Director Joel Schumacher, not Mr. Freeze, kills the Dark Knight
Examining Werner Herzog, the director who ate his shoe