Reality television is, more often than not, a thin veneer of reality placed atop a carefully crafted fiction. As viewers, we accept this white lie because reality programming is built with the same blocks as any other story: plot, setting and, most importantly, character.
Happy Monday, everyone! We hope your weekends were filled with tons of show-going fun. Plenty more madness continues to fill our concert calendar for the week, including visits from Ken Mode, Masked Intruder, and Handsome Family Band. Get some recommendations for a show or two every night of the wee ... More >>
Courtesy of Funky Butt Brass BandFresh off winning "Best Jam/Funk Group" in the 2011 Riverfront Times Music Awards, the Funky Butt Brass Band is set to celebrate the release of its second full-length at 10:00 p.m. this Friday, July 15 at the Broadway Oyster Bar. Titled You Can Trust The Fun ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, July 13. Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
New television drama set in New Orleans tries to get the food right. "Treme" airs on HBO, produced by "The Wire" creator David Simon and focuses on a chef. Despite a few food timeline goofs, CNN said that the show's getting the city's food right. The new food trend in New York City? Going ancient. ... More >>