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San Francisco Bay Area

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Alejandro Escovedo: "Just to Have a Gig Is Pretty Cool"

    Earlier this morning, Alejandro Escovedo talked to Rocks Off about his recent albums Real Animal, Street Songs of Love and Big Station, which have put him in the vanguard of mature rock artists. But those albums are in many ways the culmination of a career that began in San Francisco punk rockers th ... More >>

  • News

    January 31, 2013

    Jonestown's Medicine Man

    A young Houston physician designed a lethal cocktail that killed more than 900 men, women, children and babies at a place that was supposed to be a paradise but is better known as Jonestown.

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    Clockwork Angels

    Veteran rockers Rush brought their steampunk-themed concept album to Toyota Center December 2.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    RIP Dave Brubeck: "Take Five" Jazz Great Dies at 91

    Dave Brubeck, the professorial jazz pianist and composer whose No. 2 album Time Out was a standard of the Mad Men era, has died at age 91, the Associated Press reported Wednesday morning. Brubeck's manager, Russell Gloyd, told the AP that Brubeck died of heart failure on his way to a cardiologist ap ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 2011

    Bad Business

    After Ryan Sumstad was charged with murdering his wife, his secrets were exposed.

  • Music

    February 24, 2011

    The Pomplamoose Revolution

    How a band with no CDs or record deal is changing the music industry

  • News

    April 22, 2010

    Cry for Yelp

    The popular Web site has buckled to pressure, but it isn't enough.

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Anna Garza Reports Back From The Girls Rock Camp Alliance Annual Conference

    ‚ÄčLast fall, Rocks Off's Gina Miller interviewed Anna Maria Garza, founder of Girls Rock Camp Houston, about what it took to get the local chapter of the organization, which organizes a weeklong camp teaching girls the ins and outs of rock and roll - from playing their instruments to silk-screening ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 25, 2009

    Brooklyn Gumbo

    A chef from New York City is knocking them dead in Piney Point at Jonathan's The Rub.

  • Music

    July 10, 2008
  • Dining

    August 9, 2001

    Waiting for a Train

    Saba Blue Water Cafe

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