web analytics
October 20, 2011 – 10:28 am | No Comment

This Week’s Featured Show

Friday October 21
Hell City Kings
LP/CD Release Party
with
TeXXXaSGhost Town Electric
The Freakouts
@ Fitzgerald’s
Well,  Say what you want about the Hell City Kings but damn if they don’t know how to promote a record release …

Read the full story »
Film
Music
Art
Featured
Food How to Make Cold Brewed Iced Coffee
Home » Archive by Month

Article Archive for April 2011

The Big Uneasy
April 29, 2011 – 10:13 am | No Comment
The Big Uneasy

People who know Harry Shearer only as the bass player from This Is Spinal Tap (Derek Smalls) or through his voice work in The Simpsons (Mr. Burns among others) are about to be surprised. Shearer’s …

Testify - Cole Alexander of the Black Lips
April 29, 2011 – 8:45 am | No Comment
Testify – Cole Alexander of the Black Lips

Black Lips (Photograph by Zach Wolfe)

The Black Lips‘ brand of 60’s inspired garage rock is the kind of stuff that immediately strikes a chord with anyone. It’s sassy, smart-ass, precocious, in your face, weird, and, …

The Greatest Story Ever Sold
April 28, 2011 – 11:55 pm | No Comment
The Greatest Story Ever Sold

The Greatest Story Ever Sold explores the art of product placement, and once the film wraps you’ll have no doubt extracting monies from corporate entities to have their products appear in the frame of a …

Fast Five
April 28, 2011 – 11:11 pm | No Comment
Fast Five

Time was when action movies had real explosions and effects. Nowadays movies CGI in all the mayhem, and the action sequences look patently false. Case in point Fast Five, the fifth in the serious of …

FFW - The Free Press preview for April 28 - May 4
April 28, 2011 – 3:12 pm | No Comment
FFW – The Free Press preview for April 28 – May 4

This Week’s Featured Show(s)
Record Release Parties (WOOOOO!)
Thursday, April 28
The Literary Greats (CD release)
with
The Orbans, Beetle
@ The Continental Club
Pale
(CD release)
with
The Shiny Darks, Come See My Dead Person
@ Warehouse Live (Studio)
Satuday, April 30
The Energy
(CD release)
with
OBN III’s, …

Latin Wave 6
April 28, 2011 – 9:49 am | One Comment
Latin Wave 6

A wave of diverse movies from Latin America descends on Houston in the form of the Latin Wave 6. The sixth annual festival of films from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Columbia and Mexico unwinds at …

Houston Hackerspace announces summer class series
April 27, 2011 – 3:41 pm | No Comment
Houston Hackerspace announces summer class series

Tx\Rx members constructing what looks like a baby tardis
By Alex Wukman
Houston’s one and only Hackerspace Tx\Rx Labs has announced there spring/summer class series. The two-year-old organization, headquartered at 2010 Commerce St., is composed of over …

Testify - Ary Warnaar of Anamanaguchi
April 27, 2011 – 8:43 am | No Comment
Testify – Ary Warnaar of Anamanaguchi

Anamanaguchi’s “Airbrushed” Art by Paul Robertson

Ah technology. We use it and then discard it for the next shiny toy that tempts us with promises of better and faster computing. In garages and in landfills …

Secret Mall: The Mall
April 26, 2011 – 5:57 pm | No Comment
Secret Mall: The Mall

By Jacob Calle
Secret Mommy’s latest release is a 27 minute soundtrack to a Darren Aronofsky film that does not exist. These 8 tracks have no beginning nor do they have an end as they seamlessly …

Tomatoes for Winning!
April 26, 2011 – 3:25 pm | No Comment
Tomatoes for Winning!

By Jacob Calle
Charlie Sheen will be dumping his “Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour” here tonight at Verizon Wireless. You all may have heard that his tour has not been the best for him as people …