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Rock Hall Wrap Up

9 months ago by Bob Ruggiero
On Saturday night, HBO televised its coverage of the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which took place this past March 29 at the Barclays Center in New York. And while hardcore music geeks pine for the time when the event was televised live and uncut, this...
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Toxic Runoff : Somerville Mayor Tommy Thompson Discusses the Public Health Situation

12 years ago by Todd Spivak
The mood in Somerville has taken a distinct turn since the Houston Press published its special report "Toxic Town" (December 6, 2007), and attorneys get ready to try their first case. Hundreds of Somerville residents are suing the current and former owners of a century-old wood-treatment plant set along the...
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Boy George and Friends Help Us See No Shame in Our Game, ‘80s Fans

2 years ago by Jesse Sendejas Jr.
If you lived in the 1980s, as practically everyone at last night’s Smart Financial Centre show featuring Boy George and Culture Club did, you might look back on the era with some remorse. You may occasionally cringe at photos of yourself in parachute pants. What compelled you to religiously record...
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Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner Gets the Bio He Deserves...But Doesn't Want

2 years ago by Bob Ruggiero
Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine By Joe Hagan 560 pp. $29.95 Knopf Joe Hagan is one smart guy. The seasoned journalist was assuredly flattered when Rolling Stone magazine co-founder and guiding light Jann Wenner began courting him to write his biography. But...
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21 Best Things to Do in Houston This Week: Margaritaville and Slam Poetry

2 years ago by Houston Press
Check out the Houston Press calendar for even more things to do.
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A Murder Charge for a Police Officer? It's a Rarity in Harris County

3 years ago by Stephen Paulsen
The indictment of a Harris County sheriff’s deputy on murder charges Thursday was a rare occurrence for the Houston area. While police in Harris County have killed at least 100 civilians in the past decade, most of these slayings were determined to be justified, and officers rarely face charges, let...
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It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues a Pure Delight at Queensbury Theatre

3 years ago by D. L. Groover
The warm intimacy of Queensbury Theatre, one of Houston's best stage spaces, gets lowdown and dirty for It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues, a 1999 Tony Award nominee for Best Musical. The revue might be slight, skipping through black music history, but a more sassy show would be hard to...
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Pixies Founder To Develop A Musical In Houston

11 years ago by Richard Connelly
Hey...There's news for Houston fans of the Pixies: The heart of the band, Frank Black (going by his name Charles Thompson), is going to be working with the Catastrophic Theatre to produce a "musical play" based on his album Bluefinger. (Which was released under the name Black Francis, but we're...
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Pixies Founder To Develop A Musical In Houston

11 years ago by Richard Connelly
Hey...There's news for Houston fans of the Pixies: The heart of the band, Frank Black (going by his name Charles Thompson), is going to be working with the Catastrophic Theatre to produce a "musical play" based on his album Bluefinger. (Which was released under the name Black Francis, but we're...
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Three Lessons Annise Parker Can Teach at Harvard

4 years ago by Craig Malisow
We were excited when we learned that outgoing Mayor Annise Parker may be teaching at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. It's a prestigious two-month fellowship where she'd be able to share the knowledge she's learned after three terms as mayor, and from earlier experience on City Council and...

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