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  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Iggy Azalea, Bury the Crown, Jimmy Cliff, etc.

    Interpol House of Blues, October 3 After 2010's self-titled release was met with a collective shrug and following the departure of longtime bassist/co-founder Carlos Dengler, Interpol looked like it might be down for the count. But after a short hiatus and two solo albums from vocalist Paul Banks, ... More >>

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    September 13, 2014

    RIP Joe Sample: Houston Music Icon Dies at 75

    Joe Sample, the Houston native whose masterful keyboard playing made him a leading figure in the jazz fusion movement of the '60s and '70s and a top session musician in jazz, R&B and pop for several decades, passed away Friday night, according to his Facebook page. His family announced his death wit ... More >>

  • Music

    August 1, 2013

    Ten the Hard Way: Introducing the Houston Music Hall of Fame

    In honor of the 25th Annual Houston Press Music Awards, we present the Houston Music Hall of Fame.

  • Music

    July 25, 2013

    Out of the Past

    Houston's Top 25 closed music venues.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Houston's Top 25 Closed Music Venues

    Before we go any further, this isn't over. Houston fancies itself as forever moving forward, a "city of the future," but in a relatively short time span -- the past 40, maybe 50 years -- it's managed to rack up an impressive number of live-music stages that have come and gone, and left quite a lasti ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 20, 2013
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    June 13, 2013
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    March 21, 2013

    Not Just Vinyl

    Houston's Top 5 record stores.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Hates Singer Looks Back on 35 Years of Houston Punk Rock

    As the singer, guitarist, and chief songwriter for the Hates -- Houston's most enduring punk rock band and a local institution -- Christian Kidd (nee' Christian Arnheiter, Christian Oppression, and Christian Anarchy) has seen a lot. And with the band nearing its 35th anniversary (with Kidd as the ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 14, 2013

    Go West, Young Man

    The top 10 restaurants in Westchase.

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    February 7, 2013

    Top 10 Wine Lists in Houston

    It's exciting to run across a well-priced favorite on a restaurant's wine list, or to discover something new as you dig through its pages. But there's more to making a world-class wine list than just stocking a cellar with Cakebreads and Chardonnays. To spotlight the best wine lists in Houston, we ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2013

    The Taxman Cometh

    Pearl Bar runs up a hefty tab with the comptroller's office as once-hot Washington Avenue sings the blues.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    What Has Happened to Washington Avenue?

    To be perfectly honest, I never much cared for Washington Avenue. Then again, I don't have anything resembling what you might call a South Beach personality. I tend to shun velvet ropes and collared shirts after hours, and I definitely prefer either a band be onstage or to hang out somewhere you don ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2012

    Texas Crimes of the Year, 2012

    As it turns out, Texans indulged in all seven of the deadly sins.

  • Dining

    December 6, 2012

    Uncommonly Keen

    The 10 best restaurants in the Upper Kirby district.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    7 Formerly Jinxed Houston Restaurant Locations That Have Reversed the Curse

    Late in 2009, Eating...Our Words took a look at the then-Top "jinxed locations" in Houston. The compiled addresses had such a long and storied history of failure they made the Astros look like the Yankees. Looking back at the list today, there may be hope for hometown baseball. Of the eight restau ... More >>

  • Music

    November 22, 2012
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    November 13, 2012

    Last Night: Eddie Vedder at Jones Hall

    Eddie Vedder, Glen Hansard Jones Hall November 12, 2012 Aging grungers are the new aging hippies. When the first wave of grunge hit in the late '80s and early '90s, the world was still rife with greybeards and their old ladies just two decades removed from cultural nirvana. Before the other, bigger ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2012

    Santa Muerte: Patron Saint of the Drug War

    Need help killing someone? Or cementing a drug deal? This may be the saint for you.

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Rock vs. Rap: Who Really Ruled H-Town?

    The early to mid-'90s were good times for underground music in Houston. At clubs like the Axiom, the Vatican and Fitzgerald's, an eclectic mix of punk, metal, funk and ska bands like deadhorse, Sprawl and more regularly played packed shows in front of 500 fans. Much has changed since, but those o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    True Blood: The Monsters We Make, We Own

    Alan Ball was known for his masterful use of music in Six Feet Under. He's lost none of his touch when it comes to his current HBO series, True Blood -- which happens to be set in the Louisiana swamps, not terribly far from Houston. There's a very interesting metaphor going on right now in True Blo ... More >>

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    March 14, 2012

    Food Poison(ed): A History of Death By, For and From Food

    On December 16, 1916, the Russian monk, mystic and politically polarizing figure Grigori Rasputin was invited to a bit of a soiree, one which ended with his body being bound, wrapped in carpet and tossed into the frigid Neva river, but only after he was beaten, stabbed and shot. All of this, becaus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Bummer, Dude: The 10 Big Musical Disappointments of 2011

    Photo by Marc BrubakerThis guy's crazy rant at Fun Fun Fun Fest made the list.​All things considered, 2011 was a pretty bitchin' year for popular music. It wasn't all high-fives and Grammies for our musical heroes, however. More than few steaming flops, blown gigs and sour notes made the yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Parishioners At Holy Rosary Church Will Hear More About Their Predatory Priest on Sunday

    Acknowledging a predator, 30 years later​The head of the religious order in charge of a Houston priest accused of molesting eight girls and young women is scheduled to address parishioners at Holy Rosary Parish in midtown Sunday. As part of a confidential settlement between six of the accuse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Top 5 Musicians Whose Art Trumps Their Politics

    Once again we have yet another example that if a musician opens his or her mouth without the benefit of a guitar or piano close by, trouble is usually not far behind. In this case it's Rockin' Randall Hank Williams Jr., who compared this year's Obama/John Boehner "golf summit" to Adolf Hitler hittin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Walter's No Longer On Washington, But Not Gone Either

    Matthew Keever...And then there were none.​Nearly two years after the club first said it was planning to relocate from Washington Avenue, Walter's on Washington has finally shut down, owner Pam Robinson told Rocks Off this afternoon. After Robinson gave her landlord a 60-day notice on March 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Dennis DeAcetis: Brazoria County Man Loses Houses In Divorce, Sues Everybody Again And Again

    A lawsuit never dies​When Marianne Whitley and Dennis DeAcetis got divorced in 2003, Whitley got the house. Or at least she thought she did, with good reason. After all, it was so ruled by the judge in their divorce case, and DeAcetis had not disputed the property settlement. But according t ... More >>

  • News

    October 7, 2010

    Money and Mercy

    Readers comment on Bolivar's loss of Our Mother of Mercy Church

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    September 21, 2010

    Last Night: The Pixies At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Groovehouse​The Pixies Verizon Wireless Theater September 20, 2010 For more images from Monday's show, see our slideshow here. The Pixies are Costanza. In one episode of Seinfeld, a woman who had recently made George Costanza's acquaintance remarks to Jerry Seinfeld that there mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Pop Rocks: What Books Would Jesus Burn?

    ​Talk about your (mostly) lone nuts. Terry Jones, reverend of something called the Dove World Outreach Center (sounds like a rehab facility that uses soap enema therapy), is going ahead with his planned "International Burn-A-Koran Day" on September 11. This in spite of mounting criticism from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Five Memorable Artist-Audience Altercations

    Chris GrayWilco's Jeff Tweedy in a much better mood, March 2008There may be a very good reason Van Morrison said practically nothing from the stage Saturday night at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Judging from the plentiful comments here, here and over at the Chronicle's review, it would have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Houston Remembers Kurt Cobain, 15 Years Postmortem

    Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of a Seattle electrician discovering the dead body of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in a small room above the musician's garage. The man who busted indie and punk out of their respective undergrounds had killed himself days prior, with a shotgun that Earth frontm ... More >>

  • Music

    July 10, 2008
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    October 26, 2006

    Haunts

    They'll scare the crap out of you

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2006

    Re: Blonde Ambition

    Copyright 00A9 2006 ABC, Inc. / Bob D'Amico OMG! H-town "socialite" Erica like, flew coach for The Bachelor! Seriously, there's a reason we named this section "Thank God for TiVo." There was no way I was going to watch the season premiere of ABC's The Bachelor last night — not when Monday ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2006
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    April 18, 2002

    Telling Secrets

    Child victims of sex abuse put their pain on T-shirts for all the world to see. Do not avert your eyes.

  • News

    April 4, 2002

    Power House

    What do Lakewood Church and its pastor Joel Osteen have that most mainline Protestant denominations don't? People. Lots of them. And in an assortment of colors.

  • News

    June 8, 2000

    Calling Jews to Jesus

    Southern Baptists go on a not-so-kosher search to convert Jews to Christ

  • News

    December 23, 1999

    Dance Fervor

    Postmodern theologian Matthew Fox wants to get religion back on its feet again with the Techno Cosmic Mass

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Left Standing at the Church Door

    Bering Methodist stops all weddings if there can't be gay marriages

  • News

    April 13, 1995

    Transformation of Robert Campbell

    From Panhandle flatlands to Guatemalan mountains, Houston doctor and artist Robert Campbell searched for a life with meaning.When he died, many said that life was his.

  • News

    December 22, 1994

    Pastor to the Port

    In the changing world of the Houston Ship Channel, one thing remains constant: Father Rivers Patout.

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