Performers from New Orleans to Zimbabwe enliven this year's Brazilian-themed Houston International Festival.
For the past few years, a genre centered around J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter universe has been growing on the Internet and elsewhere. We don't think anyone involved in it is older than 25, but that's okay. Sometimes sheer youthful enthusiasm can make up for the songwriting being a little green ... More >>
The author of The Eight (finally) brings us the sequel
That old "last man on earth" setup? It really works
Hermione? Is that you? Like millions of others in their 20s and 30s with no reservations (or shame) about reading a series of books intended for people half their age, I’m currently devouring Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. And yes, the first thing I did after buying the book was skip strai ... More >>
The family-friendly Secret Garden is a magical treat
Phillip Noyce's return to his roots is a film of power, if few words
Live in Africa (RAS Records)
The Neville Brothers have toiled long and hard to win freedom from prisons of the body and mind.