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There's an old and chiasmatic adage often uttered by the great wine lovers of Europe: No wine without food and no food without wine. To those who truly love wine, no glass is complete without the complement of food. In America, the utterance of the binomial wine bar seems to elide wine's natural co ... More >>
This year's winners danced, sang or delivered their lines in spectaculer fashion. For which we give each entity out thanks, admiration and a check for $2,000.
Pat Benatar is one of the greatest vocalists of all-time, the woman behind numerous memorable hits such as "Heartbreaker," "You Better Run" and the ever-popular "Hit Me With Your Best Shot." However, she has had many other great songs throughout her career, from albums such as In the Heat of the Nig ... More >>
Matmos, the Matador Records-signed electronic music duo that has done work for Björk, has never performed in Houston. The person responsible for making the group's debut show in town happen? An expat living in Germany. A few years ago, dancer Ayman Harper -- a graduate of the High School for the P ... More >>
Thanks to dancer Ayman Harper, Matmos will perform for the first time in Houston this weekend. All it took was for Harper to miss a concert by the popular Matador Records-signed electronic music duo that has done work for Björk. A few years ago, Harper -- a graduate of the High School for the Perf ... More >>
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The Great Kat on FacebookFor those about to rock, The Great Kat - in one of her tamer photos - salutes you.Rocks Off has collected some very, very off-the-wall people over the years in search of musical enjoyment. We thought Cory Sinclair of The Manichean was until we interviewed Tyagaraja an ... More >>
Make a point of it to expect the unexpected from this hypermodern dance company
Hannah Montana gets upstaged by sea turtles in The Last Song.
The Beethoven master gives us a night of - duh - Beethoven
The passion of Maria Callas thrills in Main Street Theater's Master Class.
Maria Callas sings again (kinda)
Happy birthday Mr. Mendelssohn, Mr. Schumann
Foxx and Downey's performances nearly save The Soloist from visual excess and shameless exploitation
Baritone Leon Williams adds his voice to the mix
The Society for the Performing Arts presents a piano prodigy in her Houston recital debut
Saxophonist Vincent Herring trades licks with local musicians
The SPA hosts a homecoming for the Juilliard quintet
A Houston trumpet player joins a New Orleans trio for a weekend of jazz
One of the greatest pianists of his generation returns to Houston
Je'Caryous Johnson brings movie and TV stars to Houston. And chances are, you've never heard of him unless you're African-American
The Sights and Sounds of Esquivel!
One day in the life of angst-ridden New Yorkers reveals a promising young director
The sun is shining on Ralphie May, and he's making hay
A Sixth Ward lesson in adapting to a changing environment
Stages picks a predictable play that it should have thrown back
The Caveman believes in things that do not exist. The filmmakers do the same.
Jazz legend Rick Porter has beaten more than his drum kit. He's also beaten addiction.
Houston Symphony musicians rate the conductors who dare to replace Eschenbach on the podium
Christian McBride can do it all, and do it well
In school, Des Hoebig learned to play an instrument. Now, out in the shady world of big-money dealers, he's learning to buy one.
Catalyst breaks classical barriers
Pianist Orli Shaham rides the crest of classical's new wave
HGO conjures up a frightfully good Hansel and Gretel
In & Out goes both ways -- funny and funnier
A new boxed set gives minimalist Steve Reich maximum exposure