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When Theaters Sue

When Theaters Sue

What happens when movie theaters sue each other? Usually if you heard about a lawsuit involving a movie theater it revolved around, say, an accident…

Here Today, Oregon Tomorrow

Here Today, Oregon Tomorrow

Leon casino, Historically the state has indeed had a “double standard” in the way it handles what are perceived as threats. It attacks certain groups and ignores others. Snarky tweets, Facebook invective, and loud demands for the state to do something in Oregon may release frustrations, but don’t release any of us from the control of the ruling class. …

On the Defeat of HERO: Questioning the Answers

On the Defeat of HERO: Questioning the Answers

The problem becomes less how to build a majority base and more how to mobilize that existing base.…

Music View all

WHAT’S NEXT: AN INTERVIEW WITH OFF!

WHAT’S NEXT: AN INTERVIEW WITH OFF!

OFF!, Photo: Steve Appleford Punk rock Icon Steven McDonald knows the true definition of being in a band. As a founding…

25% OFF THE YELLOW TAG: MACKLEMORE’S LATEST VISIT TO HOUSTON

25% OFF THE YELLOW TAG: MACKLEMORE’S LATEST VISIT TO HOUSTON

Macklemore, Photo: Russel Gardin I arrived right as doors opened and there was an already impressive crowd in attendance, but these…

MUSIC REVIEWED

MUSIC REVIEWED

It is a wild ride; it is parachuting from a plane; it consistently superb after numerous listens.…

Local Love: Rex Hudson

Local Love: Rex Hudson

One artist who’s really mixing things up, is Houston’s Rex Hudson. Though technically from Clear Lake, Hudson mixes electronic beats with live guitar and lo-fi shoegaze tendencies to create a sound that’s all his own…

MARROW – Setting The Gold Standard

MARROW – Setting The Gold Standard

Marrow is a band whose members have many notable accomplishments: one time members of Chance the Rapper’s Social Experiment, the band Tweedy with Jeff Tweedy of Wilco (!), and having once been members of Kids These Days with Vic Mensa.…

Local Love: Hakeem

Local Love: Hakeem

Hakeem, Photo: Courtesy of Artist/Facebook   It seems like Houston’s music scene is filled with tons of electronic acts right now.…

Art View all

Voyage of the Sable Venus — Robin Coste Lewis at El Dorado Ballroom

Voyage of the Sable Venus — Robin Coste Lewis at El Dorado Ballroom

People were too nice. I wanted to be punished for my black family having owned slaves.…

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Local and State View all

New Year’s Wishes for 2016 from Pedestrian Pete

New Year’s Wishes for 2016 from Pedestrian Pete

A plague of potholes and an infestation of visual blight hovering over our streets, sidewalks and intersections -- walking should be a much more pleasant experience, a feast for the eyes.…

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Entertainment View all

The Herbal List

The Herbal List

Hm. This week seems kind of slow, I’m not sure why but there seems to be…

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Food and Drink View all

“…and I like chicken fried” — Oak Leaf Smokehouse

“…and I like chicken fried” — Oak Leaf Smokehouse

The veggies, the thinly sliced deep-fried onions artistically placed on top of the gravy, and the fact that the BBQ sauce was on a very small plate on the side made me question every single life decision I had made until that moment. …

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My Wingman — Street Artist? Check Please!

My Wingman — Street Artist? Check Please!

The only weekly single-panel comic strip that matters.…