• Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    A Shameless Plug for Finger Lakes Wines

    I'm no Jeremy Parzen, but I do know a little bit about wine. Growing up in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, I took the proximity and availability of local wine (and a decent wine education) for granted. When I was 21, "wine trailing" was a cheap way to get drunk. Tastings only cost a b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Texas Traveler: St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary

    Photos by Brittanie Shey‚ÄčNorth of Houston, outside the small town of Montgomery, there is a house where lobos in limbo live, the St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary. The sanctuary, a non-profit organization staffed entirely by volunteers, aims to provide a permanent home to captive-born wolves and wolf-dog ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 11, 2006

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Culture

    May 4, 2006

    Delicious Debauchery

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

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Special Effects

    Infernal Bridegroom Productions' Phaedra's Love

  • Culture

    October 3, 2002

    The Wanker's Lament

    A swaggering Troy Schulze steals Phaedra's Love

  • Culture

    October 18, 2001

    Culture Schlock

    Alley's Art blows funny and formidable holes in our pseudo-fashionable ways.

  • Culture

    March 8, 2001

    Sex, Lies and Countertenors

    HGO's period production of Poppea has all the right ingredients