Monthly Archives: September 2011

Eddie Murphy to Host Oscars

The news dropped this morning that Eddie Murphy will host next February's Academy Awards ceremony, and the entire Twitternetinterwebversethingy lit up. Great pick, says...

R.I.P., Salvatore Licitra

Sad news from the world of Italian opera, as tenor Salvatore Licitra passed away yesterday. The 43-year-old singer suffered a stroke last week while...

Houston Kills Red Light Cameras

Houston might be hot, muggy, and beauty challenged, but at least residents and city leaders there have enough sense there to get rid of...

Mother Jones Bends Fort Worth Over Knee

Nonprofit news organization Mother Jones is spanking Fort Worth and Texas in this story for allowing the oil and gas industry to use millions...

Thoughts on the Prices of Movie Tickets

We moan about how the ticket prices at our movie theaters are constantly going up, but let's face it: They’re still a bargain compared...

Stage West Expands

Fans of Stage West are about to get more of it in almost every sense. The theater has announced it will expand into the...

British Theater Comes to the Modern

Intriguing theater news just dropped in my inbox, and it's so fresh that the organizations involved haven't posted it yet on their websites. The...

How Long, Fall Weather, How Long?

Today is the first day of September, and that means I’m done with the brutal summer of 2011. The fall season doesn’t officially begin...