Pat Jasper

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    10 Swang-and-Bang Anthems for Sunday's SLAB Parade

    Just so you know, that low, persistent rumbling you feel in your gut this Sunday afternoon will have nothing to do with the Whataburger you pounded down at 3 a.m. the night before. It'll be the ultrasonic bass emanating from the popped trunks of 50 customized vehicles swangin' through Third Ward as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Jody Nix Does Western Swing Right

    As we reported some weeks ago in this column, if you're down with hardcore Western Swing twin fiddle dance music of the Bob Wills variety, you should be in heaven Saturday when Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys make a rare Houston appearance on the iFest Texas Stage. Nix is old-school, so old school h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Tonight: Big Brass Bravo! at Tlaquepaque Plaza

    New Orleans Hustlers Brass BandTonight, for free, you can see a very different battle of the bands at Tlaquepaque Plaza, the boho Telephone Road shopping center home to Bohemeo's and the East End Urban Market. Part of the Houston Institute for Culture's "Houston Meet Houston" program, Big Bra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    Update on "Thank You, Houston" Event

    Thank You, Houston has turned into How Can We Help You, Houston? The original Thank You, Houston event put together by the Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston documentation project was canceled because of, woops, Hurricane Ike. The festival has been rescheduled and restructured a bit, too. “T ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2008

    Thank You, Houston

    Katrina evacuees say thanks to their adopted home

  • Music

    June 12, 2008

    Juneteenth Revisited

    Two arts organizations attempt a new spin on an old event

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Tuesday Night Music Club

    Racket takes his judging skills to Paesanos Lounge

  • Music

    October 21, 1999

    Love Supreme

    Husband-and-wife R&B team are back in H-town