Marie Antoinette found an admirer in Houston Ballet's director/choreographer Stanton Welch. His ballet, Marie, tells the story of one of France's most controversial monarchs - the whole story. Marie made its world premiere on February 26 at the Wortham Theater, and will be in Houston until March 8, before heading to New Orleans.
Burlesque, belly dancing, cock rings, a fist full of Crisco, the closing of Guantanamo, and some food that will straight-up kill you. It's a good thing February is the shortest month; we had just about all we could stand.
Look, we know making all these South-by-Southwest choices is giving you a headache. To take the burden off of you, we, the Village Voice Media music critics, have organized a start-to-finish SXSW itinerary. Don't thank us; our reward is that justice has been done. See you in Austin.
Nine Inch Nails, Mars Volta, Stone Temple Pilots, Dirtbombs, REM, Joss Stone, Wyclef Jean, TV on the Radio, Fleur de Tease, Angels and Airwaves, Erykah Badu, Cold War Kids, Marc Broussard and many others on the weekend of October 24-26.