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Roberta Flack

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    The 25 Best Songs About Houston

    Bobby Bare, "I Can Almost See Houston From Here" One of the great homesick songs, Bobby Bare infuses this one with downtrodden ennui as he pines for the warmness of his old hometown. Usually veteran Houstonians are forced to deal with some newbie from Portland telling us all the things that are wron ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Everybody Line-Dances at Mo's Place, and Some Sing Too

    "I wanna be a billionaire, so frickin' bad..." The heavy smoke hanging around Katy's sprawling Mo's Place (21940 Kingsland Blvd.) can't stop us from being mesmerized by the two men killing it on Bruno Mars' "Billionaire." Their performance is worth the cloud of carcinogens. The guy in the cowboy ... More >>

  • Music

    January 2, 2014

    Mo's Place in Katy: Come for the Karaoke, Stay for the Line Dancing

    Mo's may be a country bar, but the karaoke is intense and the customers know how to wobble.

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Viva La Dome! Check Out These Old Concert Tickets

    The close of RodeoHouston's season gives us all a respite from having to look at the adjacent Astrodome while we eat our third turkey leg and wait for our turn on the ferris wheel. Truth be told, some of us can just stare at the Dome for hours without a problem, myself included. Rewind: Digging ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Skirting Visual Controversy: 4 Musicians Who Have Pulled Their Own Videos

    Recently No Doubt pulled the video for their song "Looking Hot" in response to criticism that it was discriminatory against Native Americans -- ironic, considering November is Native American Heritage Month. Smooth one, Stefani. Still, the revived '90s ska band shouldn't feel too bad. They're in so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Upcoming: Cypress Hill, Merle Haggard, The Wallflowers, Roberta Flack, Etc.

    The 71's, The Rocketboys: Fri., Dec. 14, 8 p.m., $10/$14. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Authority Zero: Fri., Nov. 23, 8 p.m., $12/$14. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Bombay Bicyle Club, Vacationer: Thu., Oct. 11, 8 p.m., $12/$16. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Erykah Badu's Adventure Time: "We Just Freak It"

    Songstress Erykah Badu first brought her own brand of spirituality, sensuality, and street smarts into the R&B/hip hop charts over a decade ago with her debut album Baduizm. Her sound, managing to speak to both the worlds of hip-hop and soul, as then predicted has proven to be something of long-term ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2012

    Killin' Them Softly: Celebrating 75 Years Of Roberta Flack

    To strike someone with the "underrated greatness" term always carries a bit of weight behind it. You know, the quick snap question of "do they deserve it" comes to mind. Sorry, in the class of underrated greatness, diva subsection, lives Roberta Flack who at the platinum age of 75 still takes risks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    30 Seconds With Rachael Yamagata

    If there is a sexier sound in the world than Rachael Yamagata singing "Starlight" then we haven't heard it. We fired off an email to her awesomeness to see what drops of illumination we could collect from her in 30 seconds. Rocks Off: What is the worst song in the world? Rachael Yamagata: The son ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Top 10 Songs About Other Musicians

    When you make music your life, it's only natural that you'd look at the people around you doing the same and find someone who just moistens the muse's panties. What we've tried to put together here is a list of those best efforts. Bear in mind, with one notable exception we've steered clear of fell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Patti LaBelle Sued For Assault By West Point Cadet

    Patti LaBelle: Was she too excited?​"Lady Marmalade" singer Patti LaBelle is a bloodthirsty she-demon, according to a lawsuit filed by a West Point cadet who says the golden-throated diva ordered her entourage to kick the holy hell out of him at Bush Intercontinental Airport last March. Filed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Top Five Clint Eastwood Soundtracks

    pasoroblesfilmfestival.comDr. John, Clint Eastwood and producer/director Bruce Ricker in a publicity photo for "Piano Blues," Eastwood's installment of PBS' 2003 series The Blues.​Today the one and only Clint Eastwood turns 81 years old, and he can still kick your ass. According to the Interne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Mickey Newbury: Houston's Forgotten Genius

    "Hank Williams' pain songs, Newbury's train songs/ And 'Blue Eyes Cryin' In the Rain' - Willie Nelson & Waylon Jennings, "Luckenbach, Texas" ​Lonesome, Onry and Mean was sitting around having a few cold pops the other night when we put on The Best of Mickey Newbury. It wasn't long before the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008

    “Libera — The Joy of Believing”

    Ad Deum Dance Company brings faith and art together

  • Film

    August 16, 2007

    The Ten

    And on the seventh day, God created sketch comedy

  • Film

    March 2, 2006

    Get Down with Dave

    Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party

  • Music

    February 12, 2004

    Norah Jones

    Feels Like Home (Blue Note)

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Shakin' That Smart Ass

    DJ /rupture's bombastic genre pastiche is incredibly cerebral, not to mention surprisingly fun to dance to

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Game Boy

    Hugh Grant shows real substance in a solid comedy about growing up

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Great Scott

    The Philly R&B neo-soulstress defies simple definitions

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    Out In Sight

    Gender bias and the FBI's eyes can't keep Janis Ian down

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    November 26, 1998
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    September 17, 1998
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    October 23, 1997

    Rap Gets Puffy

    Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs fathers a return to hip-hop pop

  • Music

    May 22, 1997
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    March 27, 1997
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    July 25, 1996
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    March 9, 1995
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