A dark, funny new work from Catastrophic Theatre goes behind the white picket fences.
savagesaints.blogspot.com"The past is not dead," William Faulkner once said. "It's not even past." Rob Landes, organist for '60s Houston psych-rockers Fever Tree, found this out a couple of years ago when he discovered some old boxes labeled "Fever Tree Live Session." Inside were some reel-t ... More >>
Photos by Jim BrickerLucero Fitzgerald's February 23, 2011 See more amber-colored images in our slideshow. About 12:30 a.m. this morning - we know because we wrote it down - Lucero front man Ben Nichols had a question. "Is there any more whiskey left backstage?" That he had to ask at all ... More >>
It's Graduation Season, and that means it's time for commencement speeches.Usually delivered by someone you at best only vaguely have heard of, they all start with rueful self-deprecation about how "Once, long, long ago, I too sat at a graduation ceremony and listened to some long-winded boring spe ... More >>
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 >>
Meet Doug Sartin, onetime heir apparent to a Texas barbecued crab dynasty
The Colored Museum should be listed in everyone's guidebook
The Skeleton Key unlocks a house that's haunted by camp
Chevy's unlikely new pitchman
The Innkeeper is the best country venue in town. Too bad it's 50 miles away.
UT's Harry Ransom Center has it all
Mixing Nashville craft with gothic content, David Olney is a songwriter's songwriter
Out of Mississippi comes the rowdy Neckbones
Worldfest-Houston offers movies you won't otherwise see
Burt Bacharach isn't making a comeback -- he never left
For more than 70 years, Milby High School has educated working class kids from the East End. In the early 1960s, I was one of them. I recently went back to Milby to see not what had changed, but what, if anything, remained.
The Ensemble does too good a job of finding the fun in August Wilson
Jason and the Scorchers reunite, and get hot in the process
Keith Carter's poetic, earthy images capture the tragic, lyric, lonely voice that is the South