Plus, a heartwarming Instagram post from Erykah Badu and the perfect anti-Valentine’s Day event.
Holly George-Warren's biography of the Port Arthur singer covers the drugs and excess, of course. But it also uncovers the hard-working professional hidden behind all the live-hard-die-fast trappings.
The Lewisville music festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend.
A look at what to read, hear, and watch this month in order to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.
The always too-cute and too-clever Tumblr gives us Katis Joplin's Purrl.
Two are by Willie. Which songs, exactly? And what about the remaining 98? You’ll have to check our list to find out.
A year after Kris Kristofferson’s standout role in Lone Star, Hollywood is still marveling over his comeback. He is too. by Gary Cartwright
Rock, don’t run, to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, where Texas greats from T-Bone Walker to Sly Stone get their due.
Those whispers about Melissa Etheridge are true: She will play Port Arthur–born Janis Joplin in a forthcoming feature film. Director Mark Rocco (Murder in the First) has secured the rights to Myra Friedman’s 1973 Joplin bio, Buried Alive, and the rights to Joplin’s songs, and he’s talking to Etheridge’s label,
Janis Joplin’s life was about music, rebellion, and excess—but she was influenced most by her tormented relationship with the people and spirit of Port Arthur.
Requiem for a musical heavyweight, the hard-singing, hard-living girl from Port Arthur.