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Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Music: Chris Pérez never saw it coming. “All I ever wanted to do was play guitar,” he told the Current. “I never thought I’d be the subject of an interview... By Enrique Lopetegui 8/28/2013
Beaches Be Trippin\': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Beaches Be Trippin': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Arts & Culture: Let’s face it, most of us Lone Stars view the Texas coast as a poor man’s Waikiki. Hell, maybe just a poor man’s Panama Beach — only to be used... By Callie Enlow 7/10/2013
Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Chris Perez, husband of slain Tejana icon Selena, tells of romance, suffering

Arts & Culture: In one of the final chapters of his book To Selena, With Love (out March 6), Selena's widower Chris Perez mentions that Abraham Quintanilla, his former father-in-law, once... By Enrique Lopetegui 3/7/2012
A Look Back at SA\'s Homebrew History

A Look Back at SA's Homebrew History

The Beer Issue: Homebrewing is a foundational American virtue. Not just Sam Adams smiling back from the bottle that bears his name—virtually all the... By Lance Higdon 10/15/2014
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  • The Sessions John Hawkes and Helen Hunt grin and bare it in this genial sex parable | 11/14/2012
  • Signing off A goodbye from our departing film and music editor | 9/26/2012
  • Album Reviews Reviews of albums by Efterklang, Michael Jackson, and Murder by Death | 9/26/2012
  • Looper Brothers Bloom director Rian Johnson delivers a sci-fi thriller with a healthy pulse | 9/26/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demandby Justin Strout and John Thomason | 9/26/2012
  • The Master Even Paul Thomas Anderson's nothing is something special | 9/19/2012
  • Album Reviews Reviews of albums by Band of Horses, Dinosaur Jr., and Pet Shop Boys | 9/19/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demandby Justin Strout and John Thomason | 9/19/2012
  • 10 Years Channing Tatum keeps hot streak alive with soul-searching post-Millennial reunion flick | 9/12/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demandby Justin Strout and John Thomason | 9/12/2012
  • Album Reviews Reviews of albums by King of Spain, Roxy Music, and Wild Nothing | 8/29/2012
  • Lawless The director of 'The Road' follows up with a Prohibition-era Southern Gothic masterpiece | 8/29/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demandby Justin Strout and John Thomason | 8/29/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demand by Justin Strout and John Thomason | 8/22/2012
  • Album Reviews Reviews of albums by Bill Fay, Teengirl Fantasy, and Yeasayer | 8/22/2012
  • Hit and Run A strong cast led by real-life couple overcomes a sloppy, '90s-era chase comedy | 8/22/2012
  • The Odd Life of Timothy Green A game cast and some good intentions keep a flighty fairy tale properly rooted | 8/15/2012
  • Joss Stone: 'The Soul Sessions Vol. 2' | 8/15/2012
  • Album Reviews Reviews of albums by Chasing Jonah, Mexican Institute of Sound, and Why? | 8/15/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demand | 8/15/2012
  • The Queen of Versailles A billionaire, a beauty queen and popped bubble produce fireworks and humanity in affecting locally tied documentary | 8/15/2012
  • Album Reviews Reviews of albums by Jeff the Brotherhood, Ponderosa, and Joss Stone | 8/8/2012
  • Hope Springs A winning cast mines emotional truth out of standard dramedy fare in this unexpected gem | 8/8/2012
  • Nerdapalooza Festival The 5th annual music fest anticipates its biggest year to date, and its most awkwardly public presence | 8/2/2012
  • Album Reviews Reviews of albums by Jeff the Brotherhood, Ponderosa, and Joss Stone | 8/2/2012
  • 'Red Lights' Robert De Niro and Sigourney Weaver slum it in this limp thriller from a Spanish auteur | 8/2/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demand | 7/26/2012
  • Album Reviews Reviews of albums by Eternal Summers, Everyday Ghosts and Twin Shadow | 7/12/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demand | 7/12/2012
  • Music from the Big House Prison-set concert doc 'Music from the Big House' and its bluesy star come to Enzian for one-night event | 7/12/2012
  • Shut Up and Play the Hits Soundsystem concert film reaches for grandiosity while its subject tamps it down | 7/12/2012
  • Album Reviews Reviews of albums by Stevie Jackson, KonKoma and Mike Patton and Ictus Ensemble | 7/5/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demand | 6/28/2012
  • 'People Like Us' An action writer's family drama feels like slick, wholesome detox, but the stars make it work | 6/28/2012
  • Album Reviews A place to Bury Strangers, Guantanamo Baywatch and Kate Miller-Heidke | 6/28/2012
  • The Newsroom Sorkin's 'Newsroom' feels like CBS on HBO | 6/28/2012
  • 'Lola Versus' 'Lola Versus' wastes Greta Gerwig in flat, New York indie rom-com | 6/21/2012
  • Legendary lounge lizard Mark Wayne celebrated with benefit show They were ours. The Dresden has its Marty and Elayne, Lake Tahoe its Captain & Tennille, Altadena Middle School its Marty and Bobbi Culp, but Mark Wayne and his wife... | 6/21/2012
  • Album Reviews This week Future ofthe Left, Metric, and Spaceghostpurrp | 6/21/2012
  • DVDs Nuts Lesser-seen, critic-approved films on disc and on demand | 6/21/2012
  • Album Reviews This week Future of the Left, Metric, and Spaceghostpurrp | 6/14/2012
  • Vibrator-focused rom-com 'Hysteria' pushes all the wrong buttons Director Tanya Wexler’s Hysteria, a rom-com historical revision set in late-19th century London about the invention of the vibrator, actually does a great service to its male audience... | 6/14/2012
  • 'Rock of Ages': A highly polished, utterly false musical approximation of a rebel yell: The Musical! Somewhere around Glee’s third season, I stopped watching altogether. I’d been a vocal proponent (and, only when pushed, an outspoken hater) of the alternately... | 6/15/2012
  • Glee goes glam A highly polished, utterly false musical approximation of a rebel yell: The Musical! | 6/14/2012
  • Hysteria A rom-com about the invention of the vibrator pushes all the wrong buttons | 6/14/2012
  • Bernie Jack Black gives his greatest performance in Richard Linklater's true-life dark comedy | 5/31/2012
  • First Position A fascinating ballet doc explores the sacrificial and the spiritual of all-or-nothing competition | 5/24/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 5/24/2012
  • Darling Companion A career-ending third strike for legendary writer-director Lawrence Kasdan? | 5/17/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 5/17/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 5/10/2012
  • The Cup The story of the 2002 Melbourne Cup - triumph - zzzzzz | 5/10/2012
  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi Hypnotic sushi doc talks perfection and succession | 5/10/2012
  • Marvel's The Avengers Joss Whedon's The Avengers is a smart, thrilling toy box writ large | 5/3/2012
  • The Raven A resigned John Cusack suffers through brainless poet-as-detective thriller | 4/26/2012
  • Footnote Israel's Best Foreign Film Oscar nominee satirizes niche politics and father-son rivalry with passion and compassion | 4/26/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 4/26/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 4/19/2012
  • 2012 Florida Film Festival The 2012 Florida Film Festival's brightest star is Central Florida itself. Are we ready for our close-up? | 4/12/2012
  • Bully Contemplative and controversial, Bully finally arrives. It merits a field trip | 4/12/2012
  • Catching fire Orlando's Bloody Jug Band's debut album blazes with all of the hunger and none of the games | 3/29/2012
  • W.E. An ill-advised plot device dooms an otherwise handsome tale of a woman, a prince and an empty throne | 3/29/2012
  • Thin Ice The Sprecher sisters have already washed their hands of their own problematic crime dramedy | 3/29/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 3/29/2012
  • The Hunger Games A post-apocalyptic showcase for a much-needed breath of fresh air in the form of Katniss Everdeen | 3/21/2012
  • In 'Hunger Games,' Jennifer Lawrence heads a winning YA franchise Now that the Harry Potter series has wrapped and the Twilight saga lurches toward its final installment, The Hunger Games has swooped in as a sort of allegorical palate-cleanser... | 3/23/2012
  • The Hunger Games Jennifer Lawrence heads a winning YA franchise | 3/22/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 3/22/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 3/15/2012
  • Glad tidings The Orange You Glad music festival finds its legs in its crucial third year. We look at the roots and fruits that make up this tree of local culture | 3/8/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 3/8/2012
  • Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie Tim and Eric decent movie, good job! | 3/1/2012
  • Rampart Woody Harrelson's lean, mean portrayal of a crooked cop scorches the screen in Rampart | 3/1/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 3/1/2012
  • Shame Steve McQueen's sophomore effort is as empty as its sex-negative message | 2/23/2012
  • Act of Valor A government-backed action film starring a real SEAL team fails to deliver on its boastful claims | 2/23/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 2/23/2012
  • Navy SEALs fail to save a Pentagon-backed propaganda vehicle in 'Act of Valor' United States Navy SEAL teams — or as the public has rightly come to know them, the biggest badasses on Planet Earth, thanks to their well-documented, action-thriller-esque missions to rescue hostages — kill Somali pirates, kill Osama bin Laden, and general | 2/22/2012
  • 'This Means War' has a perfectly likeable cast, delivers an anorexic action-comedy Chris Pine (of J.J. Abrams' Star Trek reboot) and Tom Hardy (Inception, Warrior) are two of the most appealing actors working; Pine's charm is one of cocksure swagger and... | 2/22/2012
  • This Means War A perfectly likable cast cringes through an anorexic action-comedy | 2/16/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 2/16/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 2/9/2012
  • Micro scope Winter Garden debuts its first micro-budget film festival | 2/2/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 2/2/2012
  • A Dangerous Method David Cronenberg steps back for Keira Knightley’s fierce performance in fascinating period piece | 1/27/2012
  • Further reflection Newcomers Dee Rees and Adepero Oduye deliver heartfelt awakenings in LGBT drama | 1/26/2012
  • Albert Nobbs Glenn Close is front-and-center in this gender-bending period drama | 1/26/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 1/19/2012
  • The Iron Lady Biopic of Margaret Thatcher refuses to say anything of merit about its subject | 1/12/2012
  • Carnage Roman Polanski's living-room drama is a study in nothing much | 1/12/2012
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 1/12/2012
  • The Iron Lady The Iron Lady Directed by Phyllida Lloyd Opens Jan. 13 Recently, a co-worker expressed a mixture of anticipation and caution regarding The Iron Lady, the Meryl Streep-headlined biopic of the controversial former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. “I | 1/11/2012
  • Maybe babies Our annual look at the less obvious films we might love this coming year | 1/5/2012
  • Such a lot to be Atmosphere and great performances assist this complex spy drama | 1/5/2012
  • DVD picks Make good use of your stocking money | 1/4/2012
  • The best music of 2011 Our top 20 releases of the year in no particular order | 12/29/2011
  • The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Master director David Fincher leans on music-video stylistics in this disappointing adaptation | 12/22/2011
  • It's a mad, mad, mad, mad dash OW's guide to the truly last-minute holiday shopping | 12/22/2011
  • Comfort and joy Local musicians return with another collection of gorgeous Christmas carols | 12/22/2011
  • DVDs Nuts! Lesser-seen OW approved titles | 12/22/2011