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University of St. Thomas

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    October 29, 2014

    Filling the Gaps: Eatsie Boys Cafe

    I've lived in Houston for 22 years. It took me 16 of those to visit the Rothko Chapel for the first time. I didn't eat at Ninfa's on Navigation until I'd counted myself a Houstonian for nearly a decade. I still haven't eaten at Frenchy's. The list of glaring omissions goes on and on. Before you boot ... More >>

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    October 3, 2014

    Upcoming Events: Wagyu & Wine is Oh So Fine

    The Capital Grille is currently offering its "Waygu & Wine" special now through November 23. Guests can choose a gourmet burger paired with a glass of wine for $25. Burger options are the classic Wagyu Cheeseburger featuring a toasted brioche roll, Havarti cheese, a sunny-side up egg and crispy onio ... More >>

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    May 15, 2014

    3400 Montrose: Piece of Houston History Going ... Going .... Gone

    The parking lot of Disco Kroger at the corner of Montrose and Hawthorne has been an ideal vantage point to watch the two-month-long demolition of yet another curious piece of Houston history. While the ten-story building at 3400 Montrose is little more than twisted girders and concrete rubble now, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: Ashley Worhol, Goth-Metal Queen of Katy

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? If you've been following ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    Houston's Top 10 College Bars

    As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeeh ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    Pro-Lifers Planning a Protest Outside Planned Parenthood Wednesday (They Like the State Abortion Law)

    Not everyone was thrilled with U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel's ruling on part of the Texas abortion law on Monday, and some of the displeased are showing it with a protest. Yeakel ruled on a section of the law requiring doctors administering abortions to obtain admitting rights to a hospital withi ... More >>

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    September 6, 2013

    Houston's Top 10 Patio Bars

    In honor of summer's limited days and incoming beauty -- not to mention tolerable temperatures -- that mark the arrival of fall, Rocks Off has decided to help you brush up on your patio-bar game. It can be hard to remember what the great outdoors look like in this city of concrete, but don't worry. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Walter Suhr, the Straw That Stirs Mango Punch!

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. With his signature panama hat and a wide sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Eatsie Boys Moving Into Montrose; Kraftsmen Cafe to Close

    After much speculation as to the eventual the brick-and-mortar location of popular food truck Eatsie Boys, it was announced this morning that the food truck team will be moving into a space at 4100 Montrose. Fans of Kraftsmen Cafe will recognize that address as the bakery's ivy-covered location bet ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 29, 2011

    Lost in Space

    "Visionary" artists share their universe at The Menil Collection.

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    November 9, 2011

    The Eight Most Beautiful Churches In Houston

    Last month we gave you our list of the six ugliest (and rich) churches in Houston, monstrosities foisted upon us by well-to-do congregations. Today it's time to walk on the sunny side of the street, and present the eight most beautiful churches in town, with photos by Rachel Bohanan. ​8. Anti ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2011

    Tramps On Your Street

    Neartown stalwarts Sideshow Tramps make real-life "Montrose music" on eclectic new album Revelator.

  • Culture

    June 16, 2011
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    April 19, 2011

    Shot In The Dark: How The Whole Mess Started

    Mark C. AustinKings of Leon at Verizon Wireless Theater, October 2008​Just a couple of days now before Rocks Off - the person and the blog - proudly presents Shot In the Dark: Houston Press Concert Photography, our first-ever exhibit of live pics we've collected in about three and a half years ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    First Look at Black Hole Cafe

    ​Does Montrose need another Inversion? The folks behind Black Hole Cafe (4504 Graustark, 713-528-0653) apparently think so. And since they're also the folks behind popular establishments Poison Girl and Antidote -- the former in Montrose, the latter in the Heights -- the new Black Hole Cafe wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    St. Thomas Student Struggles To Start Campus Music Fest

    Onliad via Flickr​Clinton Kuykendall, a senior at the University of St. Thomas, tried to have an on-campus music festival last spring and ran into a bevy of problems with the university. Concert in the Mall, which was scheduled for March 2010 on UST's Campus Life Mall, a courtyard in the midd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Rick Santorum Coming To Houston To Rebut JFK, Constitution

    Rick Sanotrum -- defined as "a deep thinker" by UST, as something else by Dan Savage​Fifty years ago, then-presidential candidate JFK delivered a historic speech on the separation of church and state to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association. As the first Catholic candidate for president,&nbs ... More >>

  • Music

    February 4, 2010

    Corky's Debt

    The Red Krayola's Mayo Thompson isn't sentimental about much...except Houston.

  • Music

    January 21, 2010

    Straight, No Chaser

    The most underground music in Houston right now isn't rap or indie rock...it's jazz.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    The Houston Comedy Film Festival Is Here -- Yuk it Up

    ​Houston has its share of film festivals, including last month's mega-successful Cinema Arts Festival Houston. But this week's 1st Annual Houston Comedy Film Festival is adding another flavor to the scene with a collection of funny flicks from around the world. (Of the more than 400 submissions th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Halloween Countdown: How Best To Go For The `90s-Nostalgia Look

    Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do. Check out past entries here and here. If VH1 has taught us nothing else, it ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 9, 2009
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    April 17, 2009

    We Miss You, Dale Stewart

    Houston artist Dale Stewart died Monday at age 34. He was brilliant, and he was my friend for more than two years.Dale was fascinated by the world, and that made him a fascinating person. His obsessions were too many to count. He loved his family, adored his little girls Anna and Kate beyond all mea ... More >>

  • News

    December 11, 2008
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    February 28, 2008
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    August 27, 2007
  • Culture

    July 19, 2007

    "No Skeleton Armies, Please"

    A DIY gallery opens in Montrose

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Medicine Show No Mo

    Breaking the seventh seal at the Sideshow Tramps' CD release party

  • Culture

    April 19, 2007

    Stage Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    On the Inside

    A conversation between Eddie Deville and Michael Menendez

  • Culture

    January 25, 2007

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

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    January 18, 2007

    Capsule Reviews

    Our critics weigh in on local theater

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    August 10, 2006
  • Music

    March 31, 2005

    Richard Dobson

    Friday, April 1, at the Old Quarter Acoustic Caf, 413 20th Street in Galveston, 409-762-9199. Dobson also appears Saturday, April 2, at Anderson Fair, 2007 Grant, 713-528-8576.

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2005

    War Is Afoot

    "Eyes Wide Open" brings statistics to life

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    July 17, 2003

    The Breeders

    Pooches swarm Reliant Center

  • News

    June 5, 2003
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    May 22, 2003

    The Cauldron Bubbles Over

    Credibility just went down for UST officials -- and up for its campus paper

  • Music

    April 30, 1998
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    April 23, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 23 - 29, 1998

  • Culture

    December 18, 1997

    DoV-ine Inspiration

    Harvey Bott has a system. And Kelly Klaasmeyer has a travelogue.

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    April 24, 1997
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    March 13, 1997
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    October 17, 1996
  • Film

    April 11, 1996

    World of Film

    Smaller, and with shorts, WorldFest/Houston cranks up its projectors

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    April 11, 1996
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    February 15, 1996
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    January 19, 1995
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    March 17, 1994
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    February 10, 1994
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