Requiem for a musical heavyweight, the hard-singing, hard-living girl from Port Arthur.
Taking a nostalgic turn around some old merry-go-rounds.
A candid celebration of ten years of the Astrodome and Astrothink.
Five radio announcers who’ll help you make it through the night, or day.
An old-timer in radio broadcasting remembers some things he’d rather forget.
One of pro basketball’s smartest players thinks about everything but the game.
Waylon Jennings in the dark corners of stardom’s light.
For a theater owner, money has redeeming social value.
The war against pornography can get dirty.
Ben Crenshaw picks his favorite golf holes.
How to tell a tweeter from the Dolby, and other hi-fi mysteries explained.
Will success spoil Ben Crenshaw?
Bringing back the Ghost of Christmas Past.
What is it like to miss the sexual revolution (and some others) by a mere handful of years?
In some cases beauty is not even skin deep.
What football does to its people.
When was the last time you went to an SMU-Baylor game?
What kind of man would establish a museum which exhibits a bottle of dust from the wings of model airplanes and 250,000 three cent stamps?
Boxing is the real school of hard knocks. James Helwig, the Texas Heavyweight Champion, hopes he’ll be able to graduate in time.
Once again a critical eye is cast on those irregularities along the skyline called buildings.
Choosing the best features of Texas newspapers is a thankless job, hard on the spirit, and difficult for all the wrong reasons.
Fade in, interior six p.m. news set, long shot. As the picture comes closer, the familiar anchormen are relaxed and exchanging easy glances, preparing to bring you the latest news, sports, and weather. If you are standing close to the producer, you can hear the purr of his ulcer as
Recently at a banquet at the Sheraton-Fort Worth, the Texas Institute of Letters announced its 1973 awards for literary excellence. Here are the winners:. . . The Carr P. Collins Award for the best nonfiction book: Lewis L. Gould for Progressives and Prohibitionists, Texas Democrats in the Wilson Era.. .
Some recommendations on what to do, see, and buy this month.
Another big money musical is another disaster and cop stories are a too-familiar tune.
PEYTON PLACE COMES TO DALLAS Bill Peyton’s antiques, ranging from the most elaborate Louis XIV or Napoleonic pieces to funky wine presses, Coca-Cola mirrors, church pulpits, and pump organs, come from all over Europe in 40-foot containers, or from estates in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. For 15 years he has
Doug Sahm’s music is his own, but what luck that he plays it for everybody.
Cops, sci-fi, and westerns get served up as leftovers, and only one still tastes good. Meanwhile, Robert Altman has another dazzling film.
DEGAS IN DALLASBetter known for his paintings, the French Impressionist artist Edgar Degas saw only one of his seventy-three sculptures exhibited in his own lifetime. Admirers of his work today are more fortunate. Seventy pieces, on loan for the first time from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, are currently
After an aggressive ad campaign, attendance was up at the Houston Ballet; the performances were also up... and down.
Lots of spooky movies this month as a new reviewer takes the wheel.
Leaving Cheyenne, which may be Larry McMurtry’s best novel, is made into a miserable movie. This is how it happened.
A rodeo is an anachronism, like javelin throwing: but its bumps, bruises, and brawls are real.
Our reviewer, whose capacity for punishment is apparently boundless, reports on ten best-selling paperback books.
Everybody, Sing! If you always wanted to sing with an orchestra but no conductor ever asked you, plan to be at “The Sing,” Houston’s bright new community sing-along.“The Sing” is for anyone who wants to sing the world’s great choral favorites (yes, of course, the Hallelujah Chorus is included). No less
Whether evading the law, loosening the bonds of marriage, or traveling to the future, escape is the watchword for this group of films.
Even though Wheatley High's last teamful of stars got snapped up by eager colleges, winning is such a habit there that they just might keep on doing it.
Modern Art In HoustonSince its establishment in Dallas 6 years ago, the Janie C. Lee Gallery has been known for showing the most celebrated of contemporary American artists. In mid-December, they opened a Houston branch that promises more of the same.The initial show is a group exhibition which includes most
Neither fish nor fowl, filmed theater is a whole new art form.
The Apparel Mart in Dallas clothes Middle America. Their merchandise may not win many fashion awards, but it sells, and sells, and sells.
The path to haute culture in Texas is regularly trodden by opera buffs in four cities. Although no La Scalia or Bayreuth, the opera companies of Texas are offering some unique and innovative productions.
Future-Shocking ExhibitionHouston’s Contemporary Arts museum takes the prize again for the new and different in experimental art. Beginning sometime in mid-December (the opening date had not been selected at press time) the museum will present the combined efforts of the futuristic-oriented Ant Farm, NASA, and the Texas Medical Center, in
In Texas the bookies go where the action is and in Texas the action is with football.
Some recommendations on what to do, see and buy this month.
Jaded film buff? Try spending next Saturday night at the movies. The Spanish language movies.
Behind the mask is a man of God, a man devoted to the all-American goal of winning the all-American game as few have done before him.
Some recommendations on what to do, see and buy this month.
From underwear to trenchcoats, everything you never knew about men's fashions answered.
Two women on a shopping trip in Dallas and San Antonio reveal the fashion secret rarely told--how to develop your own style.
Austin does it again, an exciting new pas de deux for balletomanes: ballet and beer.