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Road to Jonestown: Twists and Turns

A New Gay in Town

Why I Won’t Watch A Ghost Story

Pigskin Rapture

Texicon: Players Wanted

Blotch Jumbo

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Mission: Skin Control

Last week, I joined the rest of civilized feminine society when I got a HydraFacial treatment.  A HydraFacial is not your mama’s homemade egg-white facial...

Injustice 2: All Against All

Arguments over which superhero could beat another are as old as comic books and have given rise to movies like Batman vs. Superman and...

Phillips Collection: The Collector’s Eye

A hundred years ago, what we now call “modern art” had yet to make a favorable impression on our country’s critics and tastemakers. In...

Cliburn Competition: Preliminary Hearings

What is there to say about hearing 30 pianists in four days? I use my experience going to film festivals for this publication to...

R.I.P., Hazel

That weed growing outside my glass door needs to be pulled. The stalk of Johnson grass keeps waving in the wind, catching my peripheral...

Backlot Bromancing

A new season cometh and bringeth with it a transition away from the dark comedies of winter to the lighter-feeling dramas of summer. Playing...

Alice in Wonderful

To stage Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, with its array of exotic characters, is a major effort for any company. Texas Ballet Theater...

Tiny But Mighty

Vanessa Barker co-founded The Welman Project two years ago to provide supplies to bootstrapped public schools and to cut down on waste. Along with...

Our First Tri

You swim, bike, and run in that order to complete a sprint triathlon. The Iron-distance triathlon, however, is something very different from the simplicity...

Reading the Beer Bill

Beer is big business in Texas. Independent breweries in the Lone Star State accounted for $3.7 billion in economic impact in 2014, according to...