Some sad news to pass along today, in case you haven't heard: We've just received word that local blues drummer Donnie Eden passed away last week, and last night at El Chapultepec, a spot where he used to perform at regularly, a memorial wake was held for the drummer. Eden, whom we profiled nearly ... More >>
The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
When I was growing up near the Tech Center, the place was something close to a culinary wasteland -- there were few dining destinations worth seeking out, and most restaurant real estate was devoted to national chains. More ethnic options would be welcomed -- as I noted in this week's review of St ... More >>
Eyeing freedom.Before the Independence Bowl last week in Shreveport, the Air Force falcon was released for a bit of pre-game wing stretching. The mascot had bigger things than a stadium circuit in mind. Namely a tour of downtown, where he was found hours later thanks to a tracking device. We ... More >>
Bush & Brownie.On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina began wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast that's still reverberating today -- and many members of the public continue to see Michael Brown, head of FEMA at the time, as one of the story's chief villains. Still, Brown, a KOA talk-show host who ... More >>
Griffin Scott showing off an AP award he won earlier this year.Longtime observers of local media will recall the name Melissa Klinzing. She was the Channel 7 news director circa the mid-'90s who launched "Real Life, Real News," a format that attempted to freshen standard newscasts with infot ... More >>
Iwrestledabearonce (Tom Murphy)Iwrestledabearonce, Human Abstract and Vanna Friday, May 22, 2009 Marquis Theater Better Than: A full-on emocore show. Human Abstract started the show off with a blend of death metal and proggy screamo. Singer Nathan Ells switched between the death metal growl and hig ... More >>
Friday, May 22, Marquis Theater, 1-866-468-7621.
Young Coyotes have been together less than a year, but in that short time, the act has already embarked on an extensive cross country tour, attracted a high powered manager in Blee Music's Brian Swartz (Rose Hill Drive), and, most noteworthy, generated a substantial buzz locally. In what literally s ... More >>
The Queen of the Factory gets the superficial biopic treatment.
Russia to Judgment
Cajun food is addictive. Broussard's dining room is not.
Formalism's endless possibilities are on display at Rule and Studio Aiello.
Drummer Donnie Eden wants to make a difference in the lives of young people, one note at a time.
Demons Dance Alone
The Residents' Petting Zoo (Cryptic/East)Side Digital)
Dale Hawkins remains faithful to “Susie Q” and roots rock. No matter what the cost.
David Toms, 1999 Sprint International
The Rule gallery proves that Mary Obering and Dale Chisman make quite a pair.
An essential boxed set shows what was right about Hank Williamsand what's wrong about country music today.
Dottie Grisby created a club and applied for a liquor license. That was fourteen years ago, and the city's still a party pooper.