Category Archives: live music

Speak Up & Speak Out

I believe Free Press Summer Fest and Pegstar should cancel their contract with R. Kelly so he does not perform at FPSF this summer. They should do so because of R. Kelly’s extensively documented history as a sexual predator who … Continue reading

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Because You Never Know When Adultery Will Inspire Great Art

My new favorite state representative, Jodie Laubenberg, (ha! not really!) got a mostly true from PolitiFact Texas on her complaint that state money is funding a show that glorifies adultery. During floor debate, a Republican legislator complained that state expenditures … Continue reading

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Making the Pie Higher

You’re familiar with shopping malls, yes? A building where retailers co-locate to capitalize on larger crowds and economies of scale? I see you nodding yes, you’ve logged some time in these temples to consumer convenience, and you get it. Great. … Continue reading

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Hayes Carll’s Stomp & Holler for Jazzercise? Why Stop There? Texas Music for Your Workout Play List

Jazzercise™ has updated its official, corporate-approved play list to include Hayes Carll’s Stomp and Holler: I was already quite fond of Carll, but his response to news of the Jazzercise™ selection has made me even more enamored of his wit … Continue reading

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Random Friday Thoughts

So much to do, so little motivation. Allow me to share what is bouncing around in my head at the moment: I was disappointed (mildly) to realize that Magnum, P.I. is no longer being broadcast on channel 55 in the … Continue reading

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Rice, Please Stay-TRU to Houston

First, how on earth could Rice think that announcing the sale of KTRU a week and a half before students returned, after never mentioning that a sale of the station was even being considered, would generate anything but enormous buckets … Continue reading

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Lilith Un-Fair

Back in the day, 1997 to be exact, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion at The Woodlands refused to allow Planned Parenthood access to the grounds during Lilith Fair, basedon a policy banning organizations espousing “contentious issues” from the grounds. The … Continue reading

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