In this week's feature, Designer Meats, we take a look at how pork is transformed into charcuterie. But before it can be made into sausages and salumi, a pig must first be broken down. Chris Shepherd, executive chef at Catalan, shows us how. PHOTOS BY KATHARINE SHILCUTT
NYC rapper Nas and reggae royalty Damien "Jr. Gong" Marley energized a sold-out Warehouse Live last night during a vibrant, fragrant evening of solo sets and selections from the duo's new album Distant Relatives. The crowd, our reviewer writes, went "monkey bananas." PHOTOS BY MARCO TORRES
In this week's feature, we took a peek inside the sausage-making operations of some of Houston's best restaurants. Check out larger versions of the photos from the story here, as well as those that didn't make it into print. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS
Here are a few things we learned Monday night at MGMT's show at House of Blues. First off, they are not a "live" band in the grand musical sense of the word. While new album Congratulations is a catchy, odd, fucked-up little sophomore outing, it's not at all meant for live consumption. PHOTOS...
Come rain, mud, heat and humidity, thousands upon thousands of Houstonians and out-of-towners descended upon Eleanor Tinsley Park determined to have a good time at Summerfest. Looks like they succeeded. PHOTOS BY JAMES "EGGS" BRICKER
The Flaming Lips brought the oohs and ahhs, H-town's own Bun B and Slim Thug brought the bounce, and a whole host of others -from out-of-towners Uh Huh Her and Dead Prez to Houstonians including The Energy, Weird Party, Buxton, Giant Princess, Grandfather Child and Black Congress - filled in...
Girl Talk brought the fireworks to Summerfest Saturday, but Medeski, Martin & Wood, Detroit Cobras, Kid Sister - and a long list of Houston artists including Roky Moon & BOLT, Hell City Kings, Wild Moccasins, Sideshow Tramps and Tyagaraja - kept things popping all afternoon long. PHOTOS AS CREDITED
Although more than 50 artists played Summerfest this weekend in Eleanor Tinsley Park, sometimes it was a little hard to focus on what was going on onstage. Wouldn't you agree? PHOTOS BY MARC BRUBAKER (odd numbers) AND MARCO TORRES (even)
We went behind the scenes today on a photo shoot at Minute Maid Park for the 2011 Houston Humane Society Astros
Player and Pet Calendar. Astros outfielder Jason Michaels and wife Pamela organized the event, which paired players with either their own pets or those up for adoption at the Humane...