• Blogs

    September 11, 2014

    New York Times Publishes Chilling Archive of the 1900 Galveston Hurricane

    Very few, if any, buildings escaped injury. There is hardly a habitable, dry house in the city. When the people who had escaped death went out at daylight to view the work of the tempest and the floods they saw the most horrible sights imaginable. In the three blocks from Avenue N to Avenue P, in Tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: Summer Calls For Snow Cones, Galveston Trips & Pie

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Mexican Breakfast Cooking Class, Galveston Restaurant Week & A Montrose Walking Food Tour

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Hey Ladies! The 10 Most She-Tastic Artists of All Time

    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 >>

  • Music

    November 17, 2011

    Here to Stay

    The Rebirth Brass Band continues to evolve by "growing the music."

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Inquiring Minds: An Hour With The Red Krayola Mastermind Mayo Thompson

    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 >>

  • Film

    August 13, 2009

    Family Business

    Papa Coppola returns, successfully, to the clan in Tetro.

  • Dining

    February 12, 2009
  • Dining

    February 12, 2009

    Oyster Lovers Unite

    This Valentine's weekend may be your best chance to eat oysters for years to come

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    Last Night: Jesu at Walter’s

    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 >>

  • Home Entertainment

    June 29, 2006
  • Calendar

    October 6, 2005

    Psst, Didya Hear?

    Get the dirt on the Gossip

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2003

    Always...A Fan

    Opera singer Julia Kay Laskowski takes on the role of country singer Patsy Cline

  • Culture

    July 25, 2002

    Sugar High

    Amber Eagle's surrealist sucrose creations are the icing on the cake

  • Film

    June 27, 2002

    Language Lessons

    Six lonely strangers connect in the beguiling Italian for Beginners

  • Music

    March 11, 1999

    Quiet Riot

    The indie movement that is Sleater-Kinney keeps getting bigger

  • Culture

    November 5, 1998

    Tales to Treat

    Bayo and Vargas make Hoffmann an HGO hit

  • Film

    August 18, 1994

    Denial of the Will

    Leni Riefenstahl looks at her past, but fails to confront it

  • Culture

    July 14, 1994

    Plastic Jesus

    With his poetic kitsch gods, Paul Kittelson is one of Houston's most important artists