Author Archives: Grace Boateng

On Deck: Lenora.

On December 1, in the heart of downtown Houston’s theater district, a supremely lucky audience of a boxing event at the Ballroom at Bayou Place got a preview of the beautiful, magical voice of Lenora. It was there that Lenora sang a stirring rendition o ...

On Deck: Lianne La Havas.

Recently, a happy accident occurred which reignited my desire to discover new music. Thanks to the auto-play function of YouTube, a random NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert began playing on my TV one day. To my surprise and delight, it was the mini concert of s ...

Texans Lose First Game at Home.

The Houston Texans were defeated by the San Diego Chargers 21-13 on Sunday. This marks the Texans’ first loss at home this season. The soundtrack to this loss was a stadium full of booing fans. Disgruntled fans remained in their seats until the end of t ...

Dave Chappelle Takes Over ‘SNL’.

He’s baaaaaack! I’m sure you’ve heard the rumblings and seen the clips of revered comedian Dave Chappelle testing out new material on various audiences around the country. Chappelle wowed the nation as he made his ‘SNL’ debut days after the 2016 ...

Watch List.

I have finally done it. I’ve joined the ranks of citizens who watch ‘The Walking Dead.’ It was not an easy task by any means. In this day and age, to fully experience a show in its entirety with no spoilers it has become necessary to avoid all human ...

Texans Win at Home.

The Houston Texans defeated the Detroit Lions 20-13. The Texans remain undefeated at home this season and lead in the AFC South division with a 5-3 record. Texans QB Brock Osweiler finished the game completing 20 of 29 passes for 186 yards and one touchdo ...

Ava DuVernay’s 13th Documentary.

Ava DuVernay’s latest project, 13th is a documentary that connects the dots between the 13th amendment and the epidemic of mass incarceration in the United States. The documentary features a host of experts, enthusiasts, activists, and those who have we ...