The brutal murder by two white men of 14-year-old Emmett Till, an African-American, was a pivotal moment in America's Civil Rights movement, and is here chronicled from the point of view of his family, capturing both the joy in his brief life and the tragedy of his death.
The execution ... More >>
Before marching to Discovery Green Saturday, the Occupy Houston folks occupying a sliver of Tranquility Park performed a brief play about how corporate greed blows, but it's all good 'cause capital-D-Democracy will come back to kick ass.
Written and directed by Caleb Travis, "Who Killed Democracy? ... More >>
Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday that isn't a national holiday Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Have something you've always wanted to ask a rapper? Email email@example.com.
Photo illustration by John Seabor ... More >>
Photos by Marco TorresChingo Bling, Fat Tony, Roxxi Jane
House of Blues
April 8, 2011
Check out the pics of Chingo Bling's party in our slideshow.
House of Blues was transformed into one big house party Friday night as Chingo Bling and Fat Tony took the stage in front of a sellout crowd of ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterJesse DaytonBecoming Kinky: The World According To Kinky Friedman
McGonigel's Mucky Duck
March 28, 2011
Check out our a slideshow from the play's opening night.
What a smooth, hilarious thing the opening and world premiere of Becoming Kinky: The World According To Kink ... More >>
Photo by Bruce BennettActor James Belcher was on stage the other day starring in A Picasso at Stages Repertory Theatre when he cut a finger on a metal door and couldn't stop the bleeding."A big blood drop is coming and dripping off the end of my finger ... The rest of the show I was worried that ... More >>
Photos by Mark C. AustinElaine Greer played a nice set of harmless poppy folk songs at Red Cat, and it was quickly apparent she isn't quite ready for HPMA - her guitar playing is extremely basic and she has occasional rhythm issues. It didn't help that she played this set as a duo; drums an ... More >>
Seems Houston is really anxious to "ease on down the road" with The Wiz; the Ensemble Theatre has just added two more weeks of performances to its already extended run. Under the direction of director/choreographer Patdro Harris and musical director Carlton Leake, The Wiz was the first Ensemble prod ... More >>