The stage at Bass Hall was nearly barren, except for two chairs and a small coffee table. Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen were playing without a backing band. It was just two guys, two acoustic guitars and a lot of memories; two men stripped down to the thing that got them started.
The show had b ... More >>
Local act Caterpillars won't play their next show until July 20 at the Crown and Harp, but until then, they have a new record to finish. They took some time out at the Double Wide a few weeks ago and discussed what they're up to, their first musical obsessions, and how they feel about the (still) dr ... More >>
Teach for America, the elite student-teacher pipeline founded by Highland Parker Wendy Kopp, is often tossed into the bucket with the rest of the tools in the reform movement's toolbox, from charter schools to performance-based pay and the like. For that, and for its place outside the labor movement ... More >>
‚ÄčThe Southern Baptist Convention has over 16 million members. It also boasts a mission statement:
As a convention of churches, our missional vision is to present the Gospel of Jesus Christ to every person in the world and to make disciples of all the nations.
Perusing their web site this mor ... More >>
Wealthy Waco businessman Brian Pardo spends his time and money helping death-row inmates he believes are innocent. His efforts on behalf of Darlie Routier have raised suspicions about her husband--and about Pardo's motives.