songs get worthy makeover
When artists attempt to cover anything
from the classic Beatles catalogue, they almost always try to find ways
to make those
songs their own. As a result, these renditions
usually fail to be something worth listening to, and what was supposed
to be a
tribute becomes almost blasphemous.
Slid fueled by Pander's blending of rock, funk and jazz
Pop, funk, rock and jazz have rarely blended
so beautifully. Shawn Pander, former lead singer/songwriter of the band
Soular Slide, has ventured out on his own to strive to accomplish the musical
goals he has in mind in his new band, The Pander Band.
professor brings black culture to stage
In the spirit of Harlem Renaissance poet
Langston Hughes, the Houston Suitcase Theatre is a vehicle and creative
force for the multicultural production of song, dance and dramatic monologue.
theater's 'Fool for Love' to open this weekend
Sam Shepherd's Fool for Love is a racy
drama about a couple's conflicted relationship. The play will be adapted
by UH's School of Theater in the Jose Quintero Theater, the first student
production this semester.