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    December 28, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: R.I.P. Vic Chesnutt

    The saddest musical news from the Christmas holiday is the overdose suicide of Athens, Ga. singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt. Rumors circulated on the Internet Christmas Eve that Chesnutt had died overnight but, according to a spokesperson from his record label, he remained alive but in a coma. The la ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Summer Sounds

    Enough shows to keep concertgoers busy all season long

  • Film

    February 19, 2009
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    August 21, 2008
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    November 29, 2007

    Priscilla Slade and the TSU Three

    Spurred on by a fellow student's death, Oliver Brown, William Hudson and Justin Jordan ran a gauntlet on their way to bring down a president

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    2007 Turkeys of the Year

    Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all

  • Film

    August 9, 2007

    The Popcorn King

    Rush Hour 3 director Brett Ratner has been called a fauxteur, a womanizer and, worse, over budget. Why you should take him seriously anyway.

  • News

    November 2, 2006

    Getting Schooled

    A legendary debate teacher has a lesson plan to knock off Congressman John Culberson

  • Culture

    July 13, 2006

    Long Life

    The MFAH showcases autobiographical work by a Houston legend

  • Culture

    May 4, 2006

    Delicious Debauchery

    The Coronation of Poppea is one of HGO's most elegant productions

  • Culture

    March 23, 2006

    Miracle at Main Street

    Ouroboros makes for dramatic, provocative, fascinating theater

  • Film

    December 22, 2005

    Rogues' Gallery

    Racists, louts and terrorists earned their place among the best of 2005

  • News

    November 4, 2004

    No Virgins, No Velvet

    An MFAH show and a crop of new galleries are redefining what Latino art is supposed to look like

  • Music

    October 28, 2004

    We're Not the World

    Morrissey tells America where it can shove its hamburger

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    (In)voices from the Dead

    A wage dispute mars memories of the late Judy Lunn

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2003

    Arms and Race

    Manny Garcia fought both the Viet Cong and racial prejudice

  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    Weapons of Mass Distraction

    At Miami's Winter Music Conference, P. Diddy blows up dance music while the U.S. blows up Iraq

  • Music

    January 9, 2003

    Number One with a Bullet

    Our take on "rare" Nirvana

  • News

    August 29, 2002

    Olympic Moments

    A marathon through the downtown tunnel, a rowing venue in a flooded Katy Freeway, the javelina throw -- how splendid, how Houston!

  • News

    July 25, 2002

    Summer Games

    Everyone's a front-runner in the race to land the Olympics

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    The War Within

    Mark Aguirre is an aggressive Houston cop who won civilian support by fighting crime. But the abrasive captain could lose his biggest battle: the one raging over him in HPD itself.

  • News

    May 9, 2002

    Unmasked At Last

    After a half-century of effort, local African-American artists are emerging to the forefront of the arts, both in Houston and nationally

  • Culture

    November 1, 2001

    Gone with the Wind

    HGO's singers impress, despite getting blown away

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Pass or Fail?

    A former employee claims a KPRC reporter counterfeited press credentials

  • Calendar

    March 1, 2001

    Going for the Gut

    HGO goes for baroque

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    A Dying Race

    Houston boasts some of the biggest track legends in the world. Who cares? They do.

  • News

    April 27, 2000
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    March 16, 2000

    Egypt on the Bayou

    Cleopatra may be about ancient Middle Eastern history, but it's all Houston Ballet

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    Circle Those Wagons!

    When the UH leader fired back atsex-bias accusers, did he shoot himself in the foot?

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    Who R. You?

    The enigma that is R. Kelly keeps audiences enthralled, guessing

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    WorldFest: Wild, Mild and Wicked

    Moviegoers may find both their Sixth Happiness and Seventh Heaven in these 40 featured indie films

  • News

    November 5, 1998

    Fugitive Justice

    Gary Robert Williams's violent career began spectacularly 29 years ago. This is the story of how one determined U.S. marshal brought it to an end.

  • Dining

    August 28, 1997

    A Slice of Heaven

    New York Pizzeria bakes up a pie that's the stuff of dreams

  • News

    November 21, 1996

    Burned Out

    Houston artist Bert Long returned home from Spain, only to find he had no home

  • News

    April 18, 1996

    Being There

    But now that he's arrived, can Victor remain Victor?

  • Calendar

    August 3, 1995
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    April 13, 1995

    Transformation of Robert Campbell

    From Panhandle flatlands to Guatemalan mountains, Houston doctor and artist Robert Campbell searched for a life with meaning.When he died, many said that life was his.

  • Calendar

    February 9, 1995
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    December 1, 1994
  • Music

    September 29, 1994

    Somber News from Nashville

    Townes Van Zandt hospitalized with lung problems

  • Culture

    June 9, 1994

    More Than Just A Pretty Face

    An MFA show reveals that Degas' love wasn't limited to ballerinas

  • Film

    February 3, 1994