Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears Cactus Music, August 30 It can't be a coincidence that the recent vinyl revival and the rise of young throwback soul bands like Austin's Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears have happened at the same time, but it sure works out well Friday night. To promote the band's b ... More >>
Kick-Ass grows up, improves - but still isn't about anything.
Have you ever bought an album of an artist you were familiar with and thought, "wow... that's different?" In fact, many artists try out other genres than the one where they originally became popular as a way for them to grow as artists. But a big question remains: Will the audience grow with them a ... More >>
Gothtopia would like to firmly bitch-slap an old adage, that being the warning about judging a book by its cover. The lesson we are supposed to draw from that is that we should look deeper inside than just the surface in order to better appreciate the true character of whatever the subject is ... More >>
Boheme Café and Wine Bar will be hosting a Moroccan-themed dinner next Wednesday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m. Chef Heather Vaughan is preparing a four-course meal featuring one of her favorite cuisines for $25 per person. The dinner will begin with a dip sampler, including muhammara (a red pe ... More >>
Heather Vaughan is a relative newcomer to the personal chef business in Houston, but she is quickly making a name for herself with her restaurant-quality meals that can be eaten in the privacy of your own home. We sat down with her to discuss cooking, restaurants, and why she's not really int ... More >>
The Wire's creator moves south in Treme on HBO.
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Johnny "Guitar" Watson gets his due with a terrific two disc set
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The Robison philosophy on fraternal bonds: the less hyped the better
Thornton's haunting, droll Sling Blade draws rich blood
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