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A&E 10/26/16 2:54pm

Troubling context mars Birth of a Nation

After my preview screening for “The Birth of a Nation,” a viewer remarked that it portrayed an event that “you don’t learn about in history class.” It’s true; many accounts of important African-Americans are sadly ignored in American history, and Nat Turner leading a slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831 is certainly one of them.


A&E 10/24/16 7:30pm

Get Off the Bernie's Burger Bus Bandwagon

Ah, the American burger. Ever flexible, the burger is perhaps one of the few entrees that has graced both the menus of the most humble fast food restaurants as well as some of the highest regarded fine dining establishments in the world.



A&E 10/17/16 10:03pm

Souffles Shine at Rise No2

For those who have always dreamed of dining at a cute bistro in Paris but are grounded in the reality of being a college student, rise n°2 may be the place for you to live out your fantasy at a more reasonable price.



A&E 10/17/16 9:54pm

Danny Brown Doubles Down on "Atrocity Exhibition"

Five years and two albums have passed since the release of rapper Danny Brown’s breakout mixtape, “XXX.” His new album “Atrocity Exhibition” makes it clear that despite the passage of time and an upsurge in recognition, for Brown, nothing has changed.


A&E 10/3/16 10:43pm

McMurtry celebrates banned books

The history of banned books is long, dark and convoluted. But, aside from being wildly intriguing, it is also the starting point for a much bigger conversation on the ethics of literature.




A&E 9/19/16 8:54pm

What's hip right now

The Middle Finger 12-inch In a phrase: Long-lost music from J Dilla Where to find it: Virtually nowhere since there are only 1,000 copies Now you actually can Uber everywhere within the Houston inner loop for $7.13 or less.