| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films has produced just one movie in the last 15 years ("The Great Debaters"), and Winfrey herself has starred in just one film of her own ("Lee Daniels' The Butler). But Harpo on Tuesday made a big move on the development...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Oprah Winfrey's production shingle Harpo Films has acquired rights to "The Secret Life of Bees" author Sue Monk Kidd's latest tome "The Invention of Wings."
The book, which debuted in January at No. 1 on the New York Times bestsellers list, centers on...
| Jan 24, 2014
As the impact of the Internet and digital technology continues to treat publishing like an Etch-a-Sketch, seemingly redrawing its rules and parameters every other week, it's hard to know who is "winning" and who is "losing."
According to Colin Robinson,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 2:55 PM
A century and a half after slavery was abolished in the United States, this shameful chapter in our nation's history continues to fascinate in our popular culture. Last year, we were mesmerized by two brutally realistic portrayals of what it meant to be a...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With this year's high-profile movies "The Butler," "42" and "12 Years a Slave" prominently featuring black actors, it may seem as though the multiplex is enjoying new levels of diversity. But popular films still under-represent minority characters and...
| Nov 21, 2013
We are the Sisters Book Club, founded in 1992. We started as a Christian-based book club but have expanded into reading fiction, nonfiction and autobiographies.
We get together to discuss our books once a month. The host...
| Aug 2, 2010
USA's hit show White Collar is about undercover agents, but its newest star Hilarie Burton let PIX Morning News in on a few secrets today when she stopped by to chat with us about her latest role.
Burton plays Sara Ellis, an insurance investigator...
| Sep 12, 2010
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
William Gibson: The author will read and sign his new novel, "Zero History." Book Soup 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Noon. Free. (310) 659-3110.
William Gibson: The author will read and...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 2:44 PM
A sweaty, wild-eyed man in a stained undershirt hunches over his computer in a shadowy basement. He's broken into your Facebook account and is reading your posts as his dirty, cracked fingernails paw at the keyboard.
Rage (jealousy? hate?) builds as he...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 5:17 AM
Cindy Downs will be giving a presentation on “Edible Flowers” at Dollie’s Tea Room Thursday at 7 p.m.
Cindy will demonstrate recipes that include flower ice cubes, stuffed lilies, candied flowers and lavender cordials. Participants will...
| Dec 26, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SECOND TIME AROUND: âTitanicâsâ Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet reunited for the moody 2008 period drama âRevolutionary Road...
| Oct 17, 2008
Art abounds at the Annual Bayou City Art Festival. On Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 you can tour the outdoor art gallery staged at Hermann Square in Downtown Houston. From canvases to clay, woods and metal, there's art in every form. Also...