CultureMap Houston: It's that time of year when the heat settles in and we all start looking for ways to cool off. If you're not close to a pool and a jug of ice water doesn't do it for you, then a snow cone should do the trick. CultureMap Houston's Kate Bentsen lists five places for you to get your ... More >>
Three words: free wine tasting. In honor of France's Feast of the Epiphany, French Country Wines will host a wine tasting on Wednesday, January 8 from 5 until 7 p.m. featuring three wines and slices of La Galette des Rois, otherwise known as the King's Cake. Enjoy tastings of Baur Pinot Gris 2011, M ... More >>
Have you ever noticed this: Men and women have different musical tastes. At times, they do. Why? Because men and women have different interests, for the most part. Think about it, boys: while you may want to play some Metallica, your girlfriend (or mom) may want listen to Sheryl Crow or Madonna. A ... More >>
The Rebirth Brass Band continues to evolve by "growing the music."
Chris Strong/ Drag City Last Friday, Rocks Off had the distinct pleasure of talking to Mayo Thompson, the man behind psychedelic (or not) art-rockers The Red Krayola, whose career spans the early days of Houston label International Artists, the art worlds of New York and Europe in the '70s, a sti ... More >>
Papa Coppola returns, successfully, to the clan in Tetro.
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Jesu, Wolves in the Throne Room, AWAKE October 11, 2007 Walter's on Washington Better Than: Metal Church; also, regular church Download: "Old Year," from Jesu’s 2007 album Conqueror Justin Broadrick of Jesu (usually pronounced YAY-zu) is quite possibly the most important man in underground met ... More >>
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