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Last Night at the Alamo: Restoring a Piece of Houston’s Indie Film History

Posted on · In 1983, a group of actors took over a working class bar in Houston to film a movie. It was called Last Night at the Alamo, and it was directed by Eagle Pennell, a pioneer of the Indie film scene. Now, more than 30 years later, a group that includes director (and Houston native) Richard […]

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Newspaper Endorsements and Welcoming Cities: Friday’s Show (August 12, 2016)

Posted on · Late last month, the Houston Chronicle editorial board endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. Typically, newspapers wait until the days or weeks just before an election to make such an endorsement, but, as the Chronicle’s editorial outlining the decision stated, the paper made “an exception in the 2016 presidential race, because the choice between Hillary Clinton […]