Tex Kerschen

Writer, editor, proofreader, and curator.

Houston based re-visionary. Trying to regain my office complexion after ten years on the road.

Portfolio

Editorial clips, Music events
Each of the clips below was originally published as an editorial recommendation in the calendar of the Houston Press. When they make the inevitable Hot Tub Time Machine...
Editorial clips, Art events
Each of the clips below originally appeared as an editorial recommendation in the arts calendar of the Houston Press. The Dream Colony: A Life in Art by Walter Hopps,...
Editorial clips, Film events
Each of the clips below originally appeared as an editorial recommendation in the calendar of the Houston Press. Before director Tim Burton became lost in the beautiful...
Editorial clips, Literary events
Each of the clips below originally appeared as an editorial recommendation in the calendar of the Houston Press. Someone, somewhere described Olivia Clare's fiction as...
Editorial clips, Outdoors & Recreation
Each of the clips below was originally published as an editorial recommendation in the calendar of the Houston Press.
CAMH's Telepathic Improvisations Spotlights Legacy of Pauline Oliveros
Telepathic Improvisation, the title of this show at the Contemporary Arts Museum, the first U.S. solo exhibition by the collaborative artist team of Pauline Boudry and Renate...
2017 Summer Music Guide
Kendrick Lamar's July 15 show with H-Town's own Travis Scott at Toyota Center may be Houston's single hottest concert of the summer. But don't stop there... If the...
Domokos + Ciriza: Double Action Reversible
The first show in Civic TV's new, new Northside digs, "Double Action Reversible" is the most mysterious best-bet on the table for Houston's fall arts calendar. Purportedly, this...
Hot Trash: Houston 2
What I am excited about is Houston 2. That's my name for it, at any rate, and I allude to it incessantly. With all the heavy weather we get, combined with the lack of...
Jodorowsky's Dune
For a fairly straightforward piece of sci-fi, essentially an orientalist fantasy ala Lawrence of Arabia, minus about 80% of that epic's fun, Frank Herbert's Dune has attracted...
Night of the Living Dead
In memoriam of director George Romero, who died this week, the Alamo Drafthouse presents this special screening of the world's all-time best zombie movie, for the special low...
Hot Trash: More Please
The guy at the window says, What do you want? The monk says, One with everything. Summer's coming up. Like so many people who came of age with CDs, I am a sucker for quantity. I...
Dahlia Elsayed: Flag Days
As the exhibition title "Flag Days" suggests, Apama Mackey Gallery presents an exhibition of conceptual flags by New Jersey based artist Dahlia Elsayed. Lest that scare you off,...
Bama Lama Bama Loo: An Interview With Soul Clap's Jonathan Toubin
If you were to ask a metaphysical sketch artist for a draft of the general coordinates of the area of psychic activity overlapping Genesis P-Orridge, Archie Bell, Kid Congo...
Hot Trash: Waggle Dance
A few weeks ago I came home to discover a hallway in my home filled with bees; some living, some dead. Being the most Texan Texan you'll ever meet, my first thought was to kill...
I Love the 90s
Here's something that'll make you go, hmmm. Big waves that broke in the late 80s and early 90s still wallop our little sandbar of time. This tour is for moms and dads feeling...
Hot Trash: Irish Troubles
Bar managers know what Oscar Wilde's alter ego, Algernon Moncrieff, meant when he said, "If one plays good music, people don't listen and if one plays bad music people don't...
Beginning Line Dance
You might dream of dancing with a star, and you might have a hunch that you're a shoe-in for the job, and, yes, it might be that easy; all you need to do is bring along a star.
Flight of the Conchords in the Woodlands
Flight of the Conchords, Demetri Martin Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion October 25, 2016 To recap, since this show was full of recaps, the Flight of the Conchords had a running...
Dylan Cameron LP release
Dylan Cameron's brand-new LP Infinite Floor may help you help yourself. The good news is in about Special K, which may be the future of depression treatments (taken in...
SNOOTY GARBAGEMEN - s/t LP (12XU 075-1)








“And it weren’t enough one of ‘em pick up a harpsicord, and another a drum or a psaltery or penny whistle, but then they insist on shining ‘em up to start a tune. Cats,...
Ak'chamel
With Lovecraftian song titles like "The Skull Spat Upon the Maiden's Hand" and "Hearts Melt In Horror," and with the umber tones and cloaked, antlered skull of the cover art,...
Future Blondes, Almost Human
It would be difficult to describe Future Blondes to the kind of ordinary human you often find standing in line at the food truck, vaping. There's a lot of space for common...
Cock ESP
If you think about music in Freudian terms, and you probably shouldn't, most bands express the superego, entirely bound up by rules and restraints, with a little ego thrown in...
Freak Radar
The freak radar is actually just a crummy low-res screen housed within an average looking blue-gray box. What makes it special is that, in a fit of inspiration, it has been...
Finally, Summer
Call it the mind-destroyer, Sol Invictus, the great enervator, or the fiery hand of stifled dreams, but by any name it rages on and we cower in the shadows.
Dancing Machines
Sooner or later we must come to accept that George W Bush is a born dancer as well as a painter. The former president is a Cancer, astrologically speaking, and Cancers are drawn...
Pank Everything
PANK EVERYTHING Blame the mild spring and slow summer, or whatever it is that sets these souls a-reeling, but there does seem to be an awful lot of people who are desperately...
International Noise Conference: Houston Edition
Don't let the name fool you: there won't be any PowerPoint, perhaps there will be no laptops at all in evidence tonight at Notsuoh. Die Slow presents the Houston edition of the...
Houston's Best Places to See Free Music This Summer
AFTER THE BOOM, THE BUST Here, in post-boom Houston, we're still waiting for the other shoe to fall, but odds are it's a good time to start tucking away small bills. We can't...

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