On April 13, the second annual Big Taste of Houston benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) Houston will take place at The Corinthian downtown. The annual food extravaganza will feature live music, dancing, free-flowing alcohol, and tasting samples from more than 20 of Houston's best restaurants ... More >>
Two dissimilar artists are paired at the CAMH.
Today His Holiness the Dalai Lama turns 77. Although he didn't officially become the temporal head of Tibet until he was 15, he's made the most of 62 years in the position. He's won a Nobel Peace Prize, advocated for his country and countrymen, and amassed more than 4 million Twitter followers. He' ... More >>
Well, damn. Adam Yauch, the gravel-voiced third of Noo Yawk '80s and '90s rap-rock superstars the Beastie Boys, has died at age 47, Rolling Stone reports. The exact circumstances of his death were unknown at press time, but Yauch had been battling cancer since being diagnosed with a tumor in his sa ... More >>
Shrek spin-off Puss in Boots debuted at number one its opening weekend and has continued to dominate the box office ever since. Although much worse films have had that honor (lookin' at you, Paul Blart Mall Cop), we must still ask -- really? This makes the fifth film of the Shrek genus and while Boo ... More >>
Baby Darth Vader is soooooo cutesy-wootseyFrom Audi to Groupon, yesterday's Super Bowl Commercials ran the gamut. There was less blatant sexism than previous years, and a lot more CGI, and a few commercials sure to have people talking either due to their shock value or outright offensiveness. ... More >>
This show has some interesting work, but needs serious editing.
Photo courtesy John & Harriet HalkyardHoustonians Harriet and Dr. John Halkyard love to travel in motor homes. They are also good at it. In 2005, the couple recounted their adventures in Mexico and Central America in the book 99 Days to Panama, but a more recent trip was much more exotic.Two ... More >>
Thanks to Indians and Pakistanis, spicy Chinese Halal cooking is famous all over the world.
A FotoFest exhibition displays a palpable sense of history "Western China,1934–1939""The Northern Front, The Anti-Japanese War, 1937–1946""The Cultural Revolution, 1965–1975"
Houstons photography festival hangs 3,000 photos in 129 locations
Anne Sheehan talks about earthquakes, Mount Everest and scorpions
Twin tigers light up the screen in Two Brothers
A smuggled film screens at the Iranian Film Festival
7 p.m. Sunday, January 5
It's time to try a tiny bit of truffle
Himalaya scales dangerous mountain passes while uplifting the spirit
The cross-cultural currents of Restless have all the electricity of a low-budget indie
South American filmmakers suffer from a terminal case of the cutes
Gorgeous Running Free nearly trampled underfoot by thudding narration
A regulatory bill rubs many Reiki masters the wrong way
In Gail Gross, all things are one: spiritual wisdom, designer clothes and terrific skin
In Kundun, Martin Scorsese meets Tibetan Buddhism
Red Corner aspires to bravado, but can't avoid bombast
Seven Years in Tibet reduces spirituality to a fashion statement
A stroll down Colquitt takes you to the heart of Houston art
Curtains Theater takes a droll look at the '40s
Bertolucci returns from the East with a handful of nothing