Texas music lovers have one more thing to celebrate as of today. The United States Postal Service is issuing a new series of stamps titled Music Icons, and Houston's own Lydia Mendoza is the first honoree.
Long before Selena, there was Lydia Mendoza. A master of the twelve-string guitar, Ms. Mendoz ... More >>
Conroe's Sounds of Texas Music Series has pulled a major coup that should have local bluegrass fans' hearts palpitating with their booking of the Del McCoury Band for February 4, 2012.
McCoury and his band, which includes his sons Rob and Ronnie, both of whom are monster instrumentalists and ... More >>
"The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music."
- Gerald Ford
gwu.eduWhen else are we going to use this picture?Today is President's Day, and if you'll think back to high-school U.S. History, you'll remember that potential Commande ... More >>
Rocks Off has always been a fan of symbolism, hidden meanings and puzzles in general, so besides Raymond Chandler, Stephen King and Larry McMurtry, our favorite form of "lit-rah-chah" is allegorical stuff like George Orwell's Animal Farm, William Golding's Lord of the Flies and Edgar Allan Po ... More >>
Rejected title for Zepeda's first book: To the Last Man I Slept With and All the Jerks Just Like HimInprint ends its 2009/2010 Margarett Root Brown Reading Series season tonight with a Cinco de Mayo bang featuring two literary greats from Texas.The reading series, responsible for bringing four No ... More >>