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Former Grand Funker Mark Farner Offers Up His Chile Recipe

21 days ago by Bob Ruggiero
As the former lead singer/guitarist for Grand Funk Railroad, Mark Farner’s voice and playing have been classic rock staples on stereo systems and radio for more than 50 years. Tracks he wrote or covered include “Some Kind of Wonderful,” “Bad Time,” “The Loco-Motion,” “Rock and Roll Soul,” “Footstompin’ Music” and...

TV Shows To Binge Once You've Watched All The Famous Ones

1 year ago by Pete Vonder Haar
As we enter the tenth year (or whatever) of self-quarantine, you've likely settled into a semi-sustainable routine of homeschooling (if you're a parent), working from home (if you're still employed), and gorging yourself on the obscene bounty of streaming entertainment you hopefully have at your fingertips. [Yes, it's annoying, but...

Last Night: Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band

2 years ago by Bob Ruggiero
BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND WOODLANDS PAVILION MAY 2, 2019 “Felt the lightning/Waited on the thunder/Waited on the thunder.” Fans who had clamored to the Woodlands for what looked like a nearly sold-out show on Bob Seger’s “Travelin' Man Farewell Tour” didn’t have to wait until near the...

Lukas Forchhammer Says He Has a Responsibility to Write Profound Pop Songs

2 years ago by Jesse Sendejas Jr.
The world we live in can be tough and unforgiving, as Lukas Forchhammer, the force at the center of the Danish pop act Lukas Graham, knows all too well. Forchhammer comes from a place that could be tough and unforgiving in its own right, an anarchist enclave in Copenhagen which...

Psychedelic Rock Unearthed in Poppies

2 years ago by Bob Ruggiero
Intended to replicate an LSD or mushroom trip—or as much at that’s possible with music—the Psychedelic Rock of the 1960s was definitely a distinct genre. Its laundry list hallmarks including swirling organs, freakish guitar solos, swooshing sound effects, and often non-linear (or nonsensical) lyrics. And lots about sunlight and daisies...

Houston By the Neighborhood: Brays Oaks

2 years ago by Susie Tommaney
The circle of life can be found right here in the Bayou City. The historic Brays Oaks district experienced a tremendous building boom back in the 1970s and early '80s with new single family homes and major retailers, then the region fell out of favor as homeowners discovered shinier, up-and-coming...

Lost Tuneage: The Frost

12 years ago by Bob Ruggiero
Who Dat? Formed in Detroit in 1967 - first as the New Bossmen, then Dick Wagner and the Frosts, the band included leader Dick Wagner (vocals/guitar, above), Donny Hartman (vocals/guitar), Jack Smolski (bass) and Bob Rigg (drums). They released two singles. By the next year, Gordy Garris had replaced Smolski on...

Houston's Christmas Theater Offerings This Season, Part II

2 years ago by D. L. Groover
Hansel and Gretel German composer Engelbert Humperdinck was Richard Wagner's protege. He helped stage the premiere of Parsifal at Bayreuth, the theater Wagner built for himself, and even wrote some connecting music for the “Transformation Scene,” when the set couldn't be changed quickly enough. Humperdinck was also Wagner's most devoted...

This Week in Houston Food Events: The Karbach Cook-Off Returns

3 years ago by Brooke Viggiano
Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: All week long and through Sunday, May 27 Royal Wedding Cupcakes at CRAVE Inspired by the royal couple's wedding cake, CRAVE, 5600 Kirby, 1151 Uptown Park, 2501 Research Forest, will be offering a limited time Royal Wedding flavor, made with a...

Frost/Nixon Might Surprise in the Way You Feel About the Ex-President

6 years ago by D. L. Groover
The set-up: There's an emotion rushing through Company OnStage's bumpy production of Peter Morgan's quasi-historical Frost/Nixon that is, if not unintentional, quite unexpected - sympathy for Richard Milhous Nixon, our disgraced, Machiavellian 37th President. High crimes and misdemeanors, including burglary, hush money for witnesses, suborning perjury, willfully disregarding subpoenas, wiretapping...

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