A snow globe that makes senseWhen you think "Texas," you don't necessarily think "snow," unless your mind is drawn to fatal and tragic accidents during Super Bowls in cities that should never have them.
But snow globes are an important aspect of the souvenir trade, so whether the places in q ... More >>
Photos by Linda Leseman
Whatever happened to Savatage? They really weren't half bad.
Somewhere between their 1995 album Dead Winter Dead and the light bulb that lit up in producer Paul O'Neill's head in 1996 and told him to create the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, a metal-lite equivalent of Mannheim ... More >>
Art by Jesse LottThe must-see shows Jesse Lott: "The Urban Frontier" and Javier de Villota: "DeHumanization Echo" close this Sunday at the Station Museum of Contemporary Art. Lott and de Villota, both based in Houston, share not so much a style as a purpose -- to express a belief in humanism.Lott's ... More >>
This list was damn near impossible to compile. The criteria: original holiday songs recorded after 1990. There aren't many tunes that qualify, and of the ones that do, few of them are worth listening to. Like fake marshmallow froth atop a cup of instant cocoa, here's the crème de la crème of the l ... More >>