Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. We first encountered Russel "T ... More >>
The Bayou City should be proud of our former maestros performing in Europe.
Guy Roberts returns to Houston in a co-production with Main Street Theater of Shakespeare's heroic blood, guts and mud epic Henry V.
Today ZZ Top is releasing their 15th studio album and first in nine years, LA FUTURA. By all accounts is it much-anticipated. But I'm going to out myself here and now: I do not get why people love ZZ Top. If you are one of those people, can you explain it to me like I'm five years old? Chances are ... More >>
Now that Lamb of God front man Randy Blythe's Czech prison vacation is over, he and his bandmates are heading out onto the road to make up the dates they had to cancel over the summer. The metal act will be in Houston on December 6 at Bayou Music Center. The band, plus Dethklok and Gojira, were se ... More >>
From actors to designers, directors to technicians, the city's brightest talent gets its due.
(UPDATE: From Adrenaline PR: "After five weeks in a prison in Prague in the Czech Republic, Randy Blythe has been released on bail and is returning to the United States. Although Lamb Of God has cancelled their summer co-headline tour with Dethklok, the band is currently targeting October 26th as t ... More >>
Well, Christmas is over, as is Festivus for the rest of us, and now 2012 is barreling down at us like Donkey Kong threw it. Some people say that this year will be humanity's last, but since we say that as often as we can we're not too worried about it. Personally, we think the Mayans were just too b ... More >>
Kayla Meyer was a normal kid growing up on the family farm in New Prague, Minnesota, where she used to ride horses around the property. But now, the 14-year-old can no longer ride or even attend school on a regular basis after receiving two concussions in ice hockey. Ali Champness, too, is ... More >>
Printmakers from three countries contribute to a new art exhibit at UHCL
‚ÄčThe Classical Theatre Company's well-received production of Hamlet comes to a close on Sunday; it's a show we highly recommend.An original one-man adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, Hamlet stars Guy Roberts, who adapted the piece and also co-directed with John Johnston. During the ninety-mi ... More >>
"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark," but it's all good at CTC
Milos Forman takes a look at love, lust and living with your parents
Groove to the rhythm of Stoppards big ideas
Stephen Rippy grew up in Spring, and unless you're into gaming you've probably never heard of him.But if you are into games, perhaps obsessively, then you're familiar with his work -- he provides the soundtrack for such titles as Age of Empire and Age of Mythology.But that was peanuts compared to hi ... More >>
Ozomatli appears Friday, October 6, at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel Street. Call 713-225-5483 for more info.
Eerie melodrama explores the dark arts in turn-of-the-century Vienna
Our critics weigh in on local theater
A pop-star-turned-actress tries to move into her "mature phase"
Two lonely souls connect -- if only for a moment -- in Laughing Wild
Cinema 2002 counterbalanced a treacherous world
2002 -- the year Houston nightlife cleaned its colon
"Soul Sistaz" puts a new spin on the old boy's DJ/dance network
Feardotcom's thrills are cheap and confusing, but they look good
Whether boogying on the floor or dangling from the ceiling, Yvette Perez's dancing divas want to be artists, not eye candy
Apparently the U.S. Senate has little better to do than hassle the pacifier-and-glow-stick set
DJ Mike Snow finds that '80s nights are the Cure for Loverboys and Talking Heads looking for a not so Quiet Riot
Memories of Houston's late, great answer to Studio 54
A mobile after-hours nightclub alights on the Lotus after twice thriving elsewhere
Halloween brought out the inner pimp in all of us, but some playas donít go away after the holiday
The industry's initial reaction to Welles's masterwork should serve as a lesson to WorldFest filmmakers
Engine Room owner finds there's still gas in his tank after a long and winding road
If you blinked, you often missed the latest club opening (and closing) on the nightlife circuit
No one over 25 should be in attendance, but if you are, here's the game plan
Fashion shows in area clubs go philanthropic
The Velvet Revolution, preserved on film
Prague's a lonely town, when you're the only transgendered Astros fan around