Sergio Mendes

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    June 13, 2014

    Goooooooal!! A Mostly Musical Guide to Enjoying the World Cup

    When did World Cup soccer start mattering to U.S. fans? I know many of us have doled out orange slices and cursed at volunteer officials at youth league games, but interest in the pro soccer pitch is apparently now at fever pitch. The global football tournament begins this afternoon and won't end u ... More >>

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    December 4, 2013

    Justin Timberlake's Top 10 Collaborations

    Justin Timberlake, the former *NSYNC member, Mouseketeer, and Mr. Britney Spears, will grace H-Town with this dreamy blue eyes and Jacksonesque dance moves as he hits the Toyota Center stage tomorrow. Although JT has always been a star, shining bright as the de facto leader of the world's most popul ... More >>

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    April 12, 2013

    Sergio Mendes Opens iFest With a Charge to "Enjoy Life"

    The 43rd Annual Houston International Festival kicks off its Brazilian-themed, two-weekend affair this evening with an opening gala at the Hobby Center featuring Grammy Award- winning pianist and musician, Sergio Mendes. Opening for Mendes will be Casa Samba, a samba school located in New Orleans. ... More >>

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    May 2, 2012

    Rest Of The Best: Houston's Top 8 Jukeboxes

    Along with pickled pig's feet and a steady supply of Slim Jims, a good jukebox is a prime element for any great bar. But, like dinosaurs, jukeboxes are a vanishing breed. Unlike digital jukes, iPods or DJs, jukeboxes require love, care and maintenance, as well as -- among the truly great ones -- som ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    Graphic: 50 Years Of Dance Crazes

    Dances listed in "Land of 1,000 Dances": Pony | Bony Maronie | Mashed Potato | Alligator | Watusi | The Jerk Tomorrow morning at 10 a.m., the Houston Press will host a great big production number in our parking lot at 1621 Milam St. downtown for National Dance Day. After a few practice runs (we a ... More >>

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    May 22, 2008
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    May 11, 2006

    Primary Season

    Check out some of the new candidates for this year's Houston Press Music Awards

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    January 22, 2004

    Love Bites

    Mosquitos meld the Big Apple and Brazil

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    June 10, 1999
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    May 6, 1999

    He's Ba-ack

    Burt Bacharach's swanky pop stylings return to hipness

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    April 17, 1997

    Jazz Royalty

    George's last name may be Duke, but on the keyboards, he's a king

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    January 16, 1997
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    June 29, 1995