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Peter Bjorn and John give us a Second Chance
January 31, 2011 – 3:58 pm | No Comment
Peter Bjorn and John give us a Second Chance

By Jack Daniel Betz
Swedish indie rockers, Peter Bjorn and John have been somewhat popular for a long time. They first broke through to the American public with their minor hit single “Young Folks” off their …

Rewind - Free Press Houston’s 8th Anniversary Party@ Fitzgeralds 01/29/2011
January 31, 2011 – 11:16 am | 12 Comments
Rewind – Free Press Houston’s 8th Anniversary Party@ Fitzgeralds 01/29/2011

By Ramon LP4
I know it’s bad form to toot your own horn but I think it’s a matter of empirical fact that our 8th anniversary party on Saturday night was the place you wanted to …

The Mechanic
January 30, 2011 – 3:25 pm | One Comment
The Mechanic

The Mechanic is a remake of a Charles Bronson starrer from the 70s, you know as in over 35-years ago, before Star Wars and before many people reading this were born. Let me point out …

Biutiful
January 28, 2011 – 1:45 am | No Comment
Biutiful

Biutiful is a film of many layers. First off, the title refers to the incorrect way Javier Bardem’s character (Uxbal) spells “beautiful.” Director Alejandro González Iñárritu excels at dramatic situations and his filmography reads like …

Another Year
January 28, 2011 – 1:22 am | No Comment
Another Year

I liked Mike Leigh better when he hated everybody, but lately it seems he likes the characters that populate his movies. Leigh has the cachet of being guaranteed an Oscar nom for writing or directing …

By the end of Tonight reunion show
January 27, 2011 – 11:29 am | One Comment
By the end of Tonight reunion show

By Jacob Calle:
By the end of tonight (Temporary Residence Limited) is probably one of Texas’ greatest instrumental math rock bands. Four boys out of Alvin, Texas also home of Nolan Ryan. I guess Alvin …

FPH Music Preview for January 27 - February 02
January 27, 2011 – 9:39 am | No Comment
FPH Music Preview for January 27 – February 02

by Ramon LP4
Show of the Week
Saturday, January 29
Free Press Houston‘s
8 Year Anniversary featuring:
Bun B
Grandfather Child
Propain
Roky Moon & BOLT
Giant Princess
B L A C K I E
Robert Ellis
The Energy
Simple Success Thundercunt
Fat Tony
& Courier
@ Fitzgerald’s
Bernard James Freeman is …

Avant Garden presents: Hilary Sloan
January 25, 2011 – 10:35 pm | 2 Comments
Avant Garden presents: Hilary Sloan

By Jack Daniel Betz
Houston local and psych blue grass fiddler Hilary Sloan is bringing her talent to Avant Garden for a series of weekly Thursday night performances. Sloan, a seductive performer and established solo artist, …

Film Rewind: Metal Summit IV at Sound Exchange 01/22/2010
January 25, 2011 – 8:30 am | 4 Comments
Film Rewind: Metal Summit IV at Sound Exchange 01/22/2010

by Ramon LP4
I made a brief stop by Saturday’s Metal Summit IV at Sound Exchange.  The show was awesome and the fans? Fucking phenomenal!!!  I only were able to catch two of the bands playing …

Specter of Nature: Spacetaker’s ARC Gallery
January 23, 2011 – 11:33 am | One Comment
Specter of Nature: Spacetaker’s ARC Gallery

by  Michael Pennywark
A couple of weekends ago, I had the fortune to attend the opening of Stephanie Anne Clark’s exhibition “The Specter of Nature” at Spacetaker’s Artist Resource Center. Lured by the promise of free …