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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 …

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For those about to read: Ready Player One
October 20, 2011 – 3:05 pm | No Comment

By C. Harris Stephens
With steadfast faith in Wikipedia’s posterity, and the exultation of 80’s pop culture, semi-local Ernest Cline commands his true-fans to drop that PS3 controller and get to reading a book. His book. …

Take Shelter
October 20, 2011 – 10:30 am | No Comment

We live in a time of upheaval and revelatory dreams. Take Shelter takes full advantage of this fact. Starring Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain Take Shelter unwinds in such an unnerving way you being to …

Interview with Wild Flag
October 20, 2011 – 10:29 am | No Comment
Interview with Wild Flag

     In highschool I remember seeing Sleater-Kinney with my friend Natalie. We’d go to these shows, sing along to all the words until the band was forgotten, and then hop over to the next band …

FFW – The Free Press Preview for October 20 – 25, 2011
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 …

Zombie
October 19, 2011 – 6:42 pm | No Comment

It’s not unusual that the acquired taste of horror films is a sense that’s perfected by seeing a number of such films. Just like a cineaste appreciates art films the horror movie maven adjusts their …

DAY AND NIGHT FUN-TIME-SHENANIGANS AT FPH OKTOBERFEST THIS SATURDAY. FREE!
October 19, 2011 – 1:11 pm | 3 Comments

Come revel with cool people and cooler temperatures inside and out, day and night at Fitz on 10/22 for our First Annual Oktoberfest Jubilee. We have a cornucopia of clutch-tastic bands playing inside and out …

The Legend is Born - Ip Man
October 18, 2011 – 2:54 pm | No Comment

The Legend is Born – Ip Man is the third Ip Man film in a series of Hong Kong films about the style of martial arts fighting known as Wing Chun. The Legend is Born …

Houston bands being considered for a Grammy
October 18, 2011 – 2:49 pm | One Comment
Houston bands being considered for a Grammy

By Alex Wukman
Word came out yesterday that a spate of hometown heroes made it on the long list for a Grammy. According to a post on the ZenHill website Roky Moon and BOLT!, The Sideshow …

The Swell Season
October 18, 2011 – 2:21 pm | No Comment

The Swell Season is as close to a sequel to the movie Once as you’re going to get. Only it’s not a sequel but rather a documentary that explores the aftermath of Once’s success and …

Blogging While Intoxicated: riding the Cain train
October 18, 2011 – 1:30 pm | No Comment
Blogging While Intoxicated: riding the Cain train

By Alex Wukman
How often do you find yourself wondering exactly how early is too early to start drinking? If you’re like me, 10 a.m. this past Sunday was about the time you wanted to Irish …