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New restaurants set to open in Downtown Houston's convention center
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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Downtown Houston is about to get yummier.

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Humor, lighter touches beam up 'Star Trek Beyond'
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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"Star Trek Beyond," which opens Friday, like most of the rebooted properties flying around our movie theaters, delights in nostalgically resurrecting iconic characters and tweaking them anew. The balance is a delicate one, as seen in the pre-release debate around this film revealing Sulu (John Cho but formerly played by LGBT icon George Takei) as gay. Captain Kirk (Chris Pine), on a diplomatic m ...>>
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Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' meanders without resonating
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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Not only has he kept up his blistering pace of pushing out a movie a year, but this time he's really delivered two films, only loosely connected by jangling neurosis. "Cafe Society," starring Jesse Eisenberg as the sweet but awkward Allen stand-in, is a meandering look at lost love that is split between the highball-sipping, fur-wearing elite nightclubs of Manhattan and Hollywood in the 1930 ...>>
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'Wiener-Dog' brings life to heel
Entertainment
Published in 22-7-2016
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The conceit of his latest exercise in droll negativity is presenting the misery from the viewpoint of the cute dog, who finds herself being herded from owner to owner, each with their own distinct shades of the pathetic. The next owners on the dog's tour include a pathologically struggling screenwriter (Danny DeVito) and a resentful, ailing woman (Ellen Burstyn, brilliant) who wears giant su ...>>
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Dallas Museum of Art hires new director
Entertainment
Published in 15-7-2016
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After a search that lasted just shy of a year, the Dallas Museum of Art has appointed a new director, Agustín Arteaga, who could significantly amplify its international profile.

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Houston actress leaving 'Hamilton'
Entertainment
Published in 15-7-2016
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Houston's own Renée Elise Goldsberry, who won a Tony Award last month for the role of Angelica Schuyler in "Hamilton," will leave the hit Broadway show this fall.

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Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' earns four Emmy noms
Entertainment
Published in 15-7-2016
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Beyoncé's "Lemonade" didn't draw any nominations in the major Emmy categories, which were announced this morning, but it did net four Emmy noms, including one for the singer and multi-media-inclined artist's video helming.

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Who you gonna call? Sexism-toppling 'Ghostbusters'
Entertainment
Published in 15-7-2016
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Ghouls and anonymous internet commentators - who have flocked to their thumbs-down buttons ahead of the film's release - share plenty of characteristics. In his corner he has the best comic actor of the decade, Melissa McCarthy, the klutzy wit of Kristen Wiig, "Saturday Night Live" standout Kate McKinnon and the big-screen breakthrough of Leslie Jones, the film's secret weapon. Wiig is ...>>
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Eric Aldis takes over as head chef of Agave Rio
Entertainment
Published in 15-7-2016
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The Corner Table chef and Midtown Barbecue partner has a new gig in Katy

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Love Buzz in Montrose promises pizza, booze, good times
Entertainment
Published in 8-7-2016
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The team behind popular Houston haunts Moon Tower Inn and Voodoo Queen is showing off its newest venture called Love Buzz, a Lower Westheimer bar with a selection of beers, mixed drinks and a lengthy menu of unique pizza options.

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Yes, it's vulgar, but 'Mike and Dave' also hilarious
Entertainment
Published in 8-7-2016
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The movie belabors nothing, but rather plows through plot, accomplishing in one scene what another film might do in three. If these brothers want to be part of the wedding, they must rein in their exuberance and find a pair of nice young women to bring as dates. The key to "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates" are the women, and they are like a device from a 17th-century Restoration comedy. Unable ...>>
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'Music of Strangers' interesting but off-key
Entertainment
Published in 8-7-2016
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There's an easygoing, shambling looseness about the Silk Road Ensemble, the multicultural pickup band that cellist Yo-Yo Ma assembled in 2000 with musicians from across Europe, Asia and the United States. "The Music of Strangers," a restless, shaggy effort by director Morgan Neville ("20 Feet From Stardom"), offers a profile of Ma's project, more or less. Neville's camera roams ac ...>>
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In dog days of summer, 'Secret Life of Pets' is sweet fun
Entertainment
Published in 8-7-2016
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Any pet owner who's imbued their furry or feathered friends with deep thoughts and mysterious intentions will relate to the imagination behind "The Secret Life of Pets." Plotwise, "Pets" follows the path Pixar set with talking toys 20 years ago in "Toy Story": Two would-be rivals fighting for the love of their owner are forced to unite for a common cause. Little terrier Max (C.K.) is the to ...>>
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Beyonce posts powerful open letter about recent police shootings
Entertainment
Published in 8-7-2016
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"We are sick and tired of the killing of young men and women in our communities," Beyonce's letter begins. "It is up to us to take a stand and demand that they 'STOP KILLING US."

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Shade boasts new chef and interior redesign
Entertainment
Published in 8-7-2016
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Popular Heights restaurant has a new look and a new executive chef, Kenten Marin

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