Officially: Hoodstar Chantz, Houston's motor-mouthed motor-mouth, is Dionysius. And Before the Fame, his latest tape, is his pinecone-tipped staff. There are choruses here and bits there that can be passed over -there is a love song called "Far Away" that shows up about two-thirds of the wa ... More >>
Photos by Amber BoggsConcrete Blonde emerged from the crucible of 1980s post-punk L.A., fueled by Jim Mankey's signature guitar riffs and the introspective lyrics and distinctive wail of singer/bassist Johnette Napolitano. Their early history is well known, down to the oft-repeated story of h ... More >>
"Looks like they imported some gays for this thing, probably from Dallas," says my buddy, standing next to me at Fashion Week Live, the biggest attempt at runway action I've ever seen in Houston. We're surrounded by glitterati of all sorts, and yes, much to my friend's excitement, there are quite a ... More >>
Leave your boogie shoes at home when you visit Level 1 Lounge and U Bar
Sit your ass down and enjoy the vibes
Local nightlife luminaries take the clothes to the clubs
Anachronistic music and grand pageantry combine for a rollicking good Tale
Elusive and ineffable, style itself cannot be sold, except perhaps at Buffalo Exchange
Sure, an unlicensed doctor was performing liposuction at a hair salon. Stranger still: Clients kept showing up.
Big money, big lobbyists, big tax breaks. The Mills Corporation is bringing one of its "megamalls" to Katy, and it's hardly business as usual in the little town on the prairie.