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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 — Houston, TX 59°

Arts and Entertainment







A&E 3/1/19 12:08am

‘Harverd Dropout’ disappoints with obnoxious dissonance

Between the hyper-synthetic style of his production and saturated doses of immaturity, tracks on Harverd Dropout adopt a Fun Dip-like quality, far too sugary and overcolored for consumption. The Ronny J-produced “Vroom Vroom Vroom” is nearly two minutes’ worth of car sound effects.


A&E 2/26/19 9:39pm

Comedian and alum Matthew Broussard returns

Comedian Matthew Broussard (Jones ’10) had his homecoming in front of a packed house in the Wiess commons Thursday night. Raised in Georgia, Broussard spent most of his time at Rice focusing on his computational and applied mathematics major and filling in electives with mechanical engineering courses.




A&E 2/26/19 9:33pm

Rodeo Houston 2019: Who to see, what to eat

Fried bacon-wrapped cinnamon rolls, “minnepumpkin” pie, a $2.17 million prize pool — who says Texans don’t have culture? It’s time to put on newly-bought cowboy boots and sweat in jeans because the Houston Rodeo is in town.










A&E 2/12/19 9:32pm

‘Thank u, next’ doesn’t hold back

Ariana Grande dropped her fifth and newest studio album, “thank u, next,” last Friday. With this release, Grande has found her “next,” and it’s not all rainbows and butterflies. It is, however, delicious pop music with memorable, emotional hooks.