Article

Italian Filmmaker Wins International Acclaim for His "Texas Trilogy"

Shot on location in Houston, Austin, and Waller, Stop The Pounding Heart, the final film in Houston-based filmmaker Roberto Minervini's trilogy of quasi-documentaries, examines the conflict between religion and romantic attraction.

08/08/2014 By Joe Leydon

Article

Juan Carlos Is Ready for Radio City

Houstonia chats with the Montrose Rollerblade Dancer before his live performance tonight on America's Got Talent.

08/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

As Seen on TV

Bakery Boss Gives Not Jus Donuts a Cake-Lift

Cake Boss Buddy Valastro's newest show comes through Houston to make over a struggling family bakery.

07/28/2014 By BoJanay Posey

Reminiscence

Roger and Me

New documentary about Roger Ebert prompts local film critic Joe Leydon to reflect on their long friendship.

07/25/2014 By Joe Leydon

film

QFest Gives New Meaning to Summer Camp

The long-running LGBT film festival is back with a new slate of films, including a 1980s Pia Zadora howler.

07/23/2014 By Joe Leydon

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 25–27

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

07/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

performance

Dance + Film = Julydoscope

Fourth annual family festival at Discovery Green highlights five dance groups, screening of Oscar-winning documentary.

07/18/2014 By Shy Hardiman

fame and fortune

Update: Montrose Rollerblader Officially a Star

Despite Howard Stern's best efforts, Juan Carlos makes it to the next round of America's Got Talent.

06/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Newsfix

Video: a Houston Teacher’s Novel Approach to “Slut Shaming”

Houston teacher Jennifer Mathieu writes her first novel, addressing the issue of "slut shaming" in schools.

06/19/2014

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 13–15

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/11/2014 By Michael Hardy

Film

From Dallas to Ghana

New documentary follows Dallas-based Kosmos Energy in the wake of its discovery of oil off the coast of Ghana.

06/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Newsfix

Video: New Summer Fun in the Heart of Houston

There's big fun to be had this summer in the heart of the city, Houston's Museum District.

06/05/2014

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 6–8

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/04/2014 By Michael Hardy

Stardom

The Montrose Rollerblader Goes National

The man who's been entertaining Houston motorists for years is scheduled to audition on America's Got Talent.

06/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Jazz on Film

At MFAH, a Film Festival Shows Jazz and Movies Go Hand in Hand

MFAH’s Jazz in Film series enters its second year with 16 films spanning three weekends.

06/02/2014 By Justin Mitchell

Film

You Won't See This Film at OTC

Documentary explores ongoing impact of Deepwater Horizon.

05/06/2014 By Michael Hardy

Of Rack and Ruin

Is Houston the Boob Job Capital of the World?

When Machete star (and Houstonian) Mayra Leal decided to enhance herself, she turned to the Michaelangelo of plastic surgery.

04/07/2014 By Peter Holley

NERD RAP BATTLES

Conan Insults, We Respond

It's on now, you ginger bastard.

04/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 4–6

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

04/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Concession Stands

Coupling Cocktails and Snacks at the Landmark River Oaks Theatre

Don't knock the caramel popcorn and Cosmo pairing until you've tried it.

03/26/2014 By Joanna O'Leary