The saga continues with Comcast Sportsnet. Game two of the very young NBA season is upon us and still no deals with U-Verse, DirecTV or Dish Network to carry the sports channel that is the exclusive home to the Rockets and Astros. It's difficult to say just how long it will take to get deals done. A ... More >>
Islands is a band that's been through a lot over the course of the career, with many change-ups in style and personnel. Through it all, Nick Thorburn has managed to slowly build up the act in an innovative and astounding institution that can always be counted on to do the unexpected.
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Last time out, playwright Jeff Whitty put foul-mouthed puppets on stage and won a Tony for Avenue Q.
So why go from that to Bring It On: The Musical (soon to be at Houston's Hobby Center courtesy of Theatre Under the Stars), spun off from the 2000 movie starring Kirsten Dunst?
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The Muppets had a successful and profitable opening yesterday, proving that after 30 years of television and movies, Kermit still has his acting chops.
Jim Henson's premiere Muppets motion picture, The Muppets Movie, came out in June of 1979. The film was the first to feature a leading cast of pup ... More >>
Photos via WikipediaTMBGLadies and gentlemen, Rocks Off is pleased as rum punch to announce that The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has (not) added an official puppet wing to that fine institution. What's even better, they have (not) given us the opportunity to nominate some of the finest felt fe ... More >>
Puppets two feet tall, puppets 15 feet tall, they're all in Houston Grand Opera's production of Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades. The opera follows the misfortunes of Herman, a penniless young man desperate for the love of Lisa, a girl of noble birth. Lisa's grandmother, a Countess is calle ... More >>
Sing the blues, Kermit... or greens. We know how you feel.
Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Bert and Ernie, Elmo and Grover have something to celebrate. Sesame Street, their fictional New York borough, and the television show probably responsible for everything you knew as a kid, turns 40 today.
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