Tributes are pouring in for Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who passed away overnight Wednesday while on tour in Switzerland. The Beaumont native was found in his hotel room in Zurich, a spokesperson said. He was 70. The albino Winter, two years older than his rock-star brother Edgar (of "Frankenst ... More >>
Although Midtown may be more well-known for its bars and late-night clubs, there isn't a shortage of good food to be found -- even if the neighborhood is steadily losing many of the Vietnamese restaurants that once saturated the area. In keeping with Midtown's current incarnation as the drinking-ou ... More >>
Four of the spookiest true tales in our city's history
The parental rage of brownstone Brooklyn in Carnage.
Brittanie SheyUSA! USA! Did not win!Houston city leaders, members of the Dynamo organization and soccer fans gathered at a bunting-filled room at the George R. Brown Convention Center this morning to hear the international announcement of which countries will be hosting the 2018 and 2022 Worl ... More >>
But...but...there's the Kemah Boardwalk!!Among world cities, in which category does Houston rank second only to Brussels, the capital of the European Union? Tedium, at least according to the European Union-funded wiki blog OpenTravel. According to "Chili," an English-language challenged scr ... More >>
Not everyone in the city celebrates Thanksgiving, and that should come as no surprise given our increasingly diverse tapestry of residents (something for which Eating Our Words is thankful). And not everyone who celebrates Thanksgiving does so with a big family dinner at home. For these folk ... More >>
Local creative-music organization Nameless Sound has announced the lineup for the Houston installation of the 2009 No Idea Festival, to be held Sunday, March 1 at Art League of Houston (1006 Willard): Mario de Vega (Mexico, electronics); Jawwaad Taylor (New York City, electronics, voice/MC, tru ... More >>
The Menil showcases his singular vision and technique
The Menil Collection showcases rarely seen work by Max Ernst
The CAMH hosts an engaging, sometimes exasperating show
Can't Wait Another Day
Can 33 artists from one man's collection sum up a continent?
Charlotte Foster wanted a male nanny whod play sports with her sons. She got an escaped murderer.
Matt Damon plays an assassin searching for his Identity in a film that doesn't dumb you to death
Somehow a restaurant from the Black Forest finds its way to Midtown
Can't Buy Love -- or Armadillo
Tom Stoppard's Travesties offers both
May 20 - 26, 1999
Worldfest-Houston offers movies you won't otherwise see
Deputy constables raid the Menil, confiscate the works of famed artist Robert Rauschenberg and get set for a big old auction that has the local art scene gasping