It's little surprise many famous movie scenes involve food; there's a certain pleasure in watching characters eat the foods we enjoy in real life or grapple with familiar challenges of cooking, say, lobsters. But have you ever been watching a film and someone mentions a food you've never hear of? O ... More >>
Before Midnight's lovers face the darkness.
Ginger & Rosa reveals young women — and a world — on the verge.
No one can accuse Maria Calvillo of being the world's most subtle sexter. The can -- and have -- accused the Taylor High School nurse's aide of having an improper relationship with a student. The 38-year-old is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old senior at the Alief ISD school. Court document ... More >>
An addict revisits the people he has hurt and his own demons.
The setup: Me, Myself and I, the newest work from Edward Albee, the dean and bad boy of American playwrights, arrives from Edge Theatre and director Jim J. Tommaney, and this is cause for celebration (Tommaney is also a theater critic for the Houston Press). An absurdist play with all the trademark ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos via thesournotes.comR ... More >>
Here in Texas, we lay claim to some of the most interesting and influential GLBT men and women of our time. Admittedly, they generally get out as fast as they can, but to us, they'll always be Texans. Here are ten GLBT men and women we're proudest to call Texans, especially during this season of Pri ... More >>
GroovehouseThis one's for the pop-culture junkies. For those who, like us, are tickled by all forms of pop media, whether it be literature, film or music... this list encompasses them all. A surprisingly high quantity of bands have named themselves after books, songs, and films; some are obvi ... More >>
Main Street Theater mounts a moving new work by a local playwright.
Whos afraid of Virginia Woolf? Virginia, for one.
Things get savage in Catastrophic Theatre's hilariously gory Hunter Gatherers.
Babel, Amores Perros, 21 Grams, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada -- all these movies have one thing in common: Mexican author, screenwriter, director and producer Guillermo Arriaga. He's in Houston this week and you'll have two chances to meet him and check out his films at the Houston Ci ... More >>
UH mounts Edward Albees prequel to The Zoo Story
Chick-flick genre to Evening: Why you gotta make us look bad?
A love story told in iambic pentameter? Yes, and yes again.
UT's Harry Ransom Center has it all
Marie Jones's two-man play pits Hollywood against a tiny Irish town
Edward Albee tears up the Alley Theatre with his two Tony Award-winning plays
Streep, Moore and Kidman reveal that it's sad to be sad
This slow, meditative Woolf adaptation captures Woolf's mood and her genteel era
A dance pioneer packs it in, but not before showing Houston what made her famous