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Does Jazz Exist in Houston?

Posted on · This past spring, Houston writer David Theis attended a concert by jazz pianist — and Houston native — Jason Moran. Moran, like many jazz musicians educated in Houston, left to pursue a career in New York, and that left Theis wondering why isn’t there more jazz in Houston? So Theis, editor of Literary Houston and […]

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CEOs & Plane Crashes, Anger Management and Jazz: Houston Matters for Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Posted on · CEOs are dying in private plane crashes more often than you might think. Why? And what does it have to do with Houston? Well, the connection lies in the oil and gas industry, and industries like it, and how the personalities of CEOs which allow them to be calculated risk-takers also lead some of them […]