As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>
Action Bronson: With Flatbush Zombies., Fri., November 8, 8 p.m., $20 to $25. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston, 713-225-5483. The Adicts: With The Hates., Sat., September 21, 7 p.m., $20. Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay, Houston, 281-335-0002. Allen Shamblin: Tue., October 29, 8 p.m., $55. Dose ... More >>
There's a jazz renaissance in the Third Ward.
Rocks Off reached out to the artists playing this year's Houston Press Music Awards showcase Sunday, August 5, and asked them to introduce themselves. Here's what they sent back. Catch up with the other showcase nominees and see the rest of our HPMA coverage Rocks Off: When and where was your firs ... More >>
Photo by Mai PhamExecutive Chef David Cordua, in the kitchen at Americas River OaksYesterday, we talked to Executive Chef David Cordua, of The Cordua Group, about growing up in the kitchen and culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu. You can read about it here. Today we'll talk to him about what he ... More >>
Carlos Cruz-Diez gets large-scale retrospective at MFAH.
Photos by Bryan Anderson/ www.beautyinart.comSelf-proclaimed "spaceship jazz" group Drop Trio hit the Houston music scene with a bang in 2002. After a trio of well-received albums and a slew of live shows, the band's members - keyboardist Ian Varley, bassist Patrick Flanagan, and drummer Mike ... More >>
Houston's new downtown jazz digs
Courtesy of Domy Books Although primarily known as a musician, Daniel Johnston has made waves as a visual artist in recent years. After holding exhibitions in Paris and London, Johnston cemented his footing in the art world by landing 30 originals in the 2006 Whitney Biennial. He brings some of ... More >>
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