Forro In the Dark Fans expecting to hear gentle renditions of the lilting folk melodies of northeastern Brazil from Forro In the Dark were probably initially shocked, but ultimately awed, by the New York City quintet's high energy and relentlessly rhythmic live set. The group played both days of th ... More >>
If you like Cajun and Southern food, try this West African restaurant.
Photos by Jae TovarMurs, Tabi Bonney, Ski Beatz Fitzgerald's October 2, 2011 Murs, Tabi Bonney and Ski Beatz dropped into Fitzgerald's Sunday for an intimate show in the Heights, Murs and Bonney's second time at Fitz this year. Bonney entered the stage at 10 p.m., wearing white skinny jeans ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttPlantains and scrambled eggs, with plenty of tomatoes.Michelle Ukegbu isn't messing around when it comes to the food at her one-month-old restaurant, Peppersoup Cafe. Her mother opened Houston's first African restaurant, Safari Restaurant, literally right around th ... More >>
The world's great cuisines converge here.
Before departing for L.A., Karina Nistal releases her long-awaited second album.
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Our annual holiday shopping guide to recent local releases
To Raphael Saadiq, music is music and Yeasayer is all right with him.
Cactus Music 2110 Portsmouth, 713-526-9272 www.myspace.com/cactusmv1. Springfield Riots, Say When EP 2. Todd Snider, The Excitement Plan 3. Jubal Lee Young, Last Free Place in America 4. Sonic Youth, The Eternal 5. Steve Earle, Townes 6. Elvis Costel ... More >>
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