Writer and editor, with more than a decade's experience covering music, arts and culture.
My profile of artist HJ ("Harvey") Bott.
An in-depth look at Houston's lively and diverse poetry community.
“This is like an explosion of pixels you can move through,” says the exhibit’s fearless curator Alison Greene. “Your first impression walking in will be you’ve gone to the best disco you’ve ever gone to.”
Therapists at one Houston hospital are proving that music heals — and now even former skeptics are singing a new tune.
Seated on a stool in front of the floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows in the chapel of Trinity Episcopal Church, dressed in a stylish dark blue denim jacket and fedora hat, 81-year-old singer Horace Grigsby has his audience in the palm of his hand.
My interview with writer Marjorie Liu about her award-winning comics and her latest series "Monstress."
Cover story for the February issue of Acoustic Guitar. My profile of guitarist Eric Johnson.
My profile of five Houston artists, including Debra Barrera, Ed Wilson, Bret Shirley, Marti Corn, and David McGee.
Writer and political activist Jean Genet once said, “It is the duty of the revolution to encourage its adversaries: works of art.” This symbiotic yet contentious relationship between art and political revolution is the subject of "Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art," an expansive, immersive exhibit of Cuban art from 1950 to the present day, on view March 5-May 21 at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
Tierney Malone’s installation at Project Row Houses shows why Houston is the jazz capital of Texas....
“A LOT OF GUYS MY AGE...THEY’VE HAD IT WITH THE ROAD,” says 66-year-old punk-turned-roots rocker Alejandro Escovedo. “They don’t want to play the feedback-induced kind of noise I like to make.”
FOR SAXOPHONIST JOSHUA REDMAN, the prodigiously talented son of the late great saxophonist Dewey Redman, who played with luminaries like Keith Jarrett and Ornette Coleman, playing jazz is a very personal and collective experience.
As one of the city’s most venerable block parties, The Original Greek Festival, turns 50, the Greek community reflects on its immigrant past — and how it’s shaped the way Houston eats.
Another piece I wrote for Houston CityBook. How "Nixon in China" put the HGO on the world’s cultural map as a risk taking champion of new works and American contemporary opera. Includes portions of my exclusive interview with composer John Adams.