• Music

    April 18, 2013

    World Beat: The Music of iFest

    Performers from New Orleans to Zimbabwe enliven this year's Brazilian-themed Houston International Festival.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Harry Potter: Wizard Rock's Greatest Hits

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    November 13, 2008

    Katherine Neville Author of The Fire

    The author of The Eight (finally) brings us the sequel

  • Film

    December 13, 2007

    I Am Legend

    That old "last man on earth" setup? It really works

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2007

    Harry Potter and the Sisters of Mercy, or Goth Like Me

    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 >>

  • Culture

    June 22, 2006

    In Bloom

    The family-friendly Secret Garden is a magical treat

  • Film

    December 26, 2002

    Quiet as a Rabbit

    Phillip Noyce's return to his roots is a film of power, if few words

  • Music

    November 21, 2002


    Live in Africa (RAS Records)

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    Angola Bound

    The Neville Brothers have toiled long and hard to win freedom from prisons of the body and mind.

  • Music

    May 20, 1999
  • Film

    November 3, 1994