remembrance

RIP Joe Sample: A Career-Spanning Playlist

The great Houston jazz pianist was at home in numerous genres and styles, as these eight tracks demonstrate.

09/22/2014 By Justin Mitchell

bargains

The 7 Best Arts Deals in Houston

From opera to theater, readings to visual art, here are our picks for thrifty culturati.

09/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

humor

Is Galveston Ready for Nuclear Barge Sturgis?

A floating nuclear reactor from the 1960s will arrive later this year to be disassembled by the Army Corps of Engineers. What could go wrong?

09/09/2014 By Cort McMurray

Football

Luv Ya Earl: Oilers Great to Be Honored a Stone's Throw from Astrodome

Earl Campbell will receive the 4th Annual Charlie Ward Tribute to Excellence award this Saturday.

04/10/2014 By Jeff Balke

History

Oscar Wilde in Houston

In June 1882 the "Apostle of the Beautiful" embarked on a lecture tour through Texas, including stops in Houston and Galveston. Here's what happened.

03/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

BON TEMPS

Where To Get Your Mardi Gras On...

...beyond just New Orleans and Galveston

02/26/2014 By John Lomax

Reunion Pacific

The Battleship Texas Crew Meets One Last Time

The only surviving battleship to serve in both world wars marks its 100th birthday—and her crew marks a bittersweet milestone.

02/12/2014 By John Lomax

Reminiscence

What Would Donald Do?

Our newest blogger, Rice English professor Terrence Doody, reflects on how Donald Barthelme changed Houston's literary culture

04/08/2013 By Terrence Doody