From this list of most-viewed 2017 arts & culture stories, you'll see we had a rodeo (as always) and hosted a Super Bowl (slightly less common). Podcasts are popular, and everybody loves street art, apparently. But it's also clear Houston will not put up with racism, cultural appropriation, or anyone saying Galveston is part of East Texas.
Consider this your last chance to read up on any stories you might have missed before we launch into yet another insane year of Houston happenings.
Remember January 2017? When we had a different president and an entire issue of Houstonia dedicated to the Super Bowl? No? Maybe you partied too hard using this list.
"Houstonians are not throwing away their shot at seeing the revolutionary musical, Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s cultural phenomenon that has swept the world since 2015."
Honestly, this list is valid for summer, fall, winter, or spring.
"From classic to contemporary country crooners, like Willie Nelson and Florida Georgia Line, to pop and R&B artists, like Meghan Trainor and Alicia Keys, there’s something for everyone at the three-week spectacle."
"Since there are so many choices these days, here are Houstonia’s picks for podcasts to kill time this summer. The genre? True crime, naturally."
"With the news that the hugely popular CBS comedy will be getting its own prequel, about a young Sheldon Cooper’s childhood, we decided to delve into what the show gets right and wrong about the region."
“I just want to watch Keeping Up with the Kardashians without constant reminders that your family has cashed in by appropriating marginalized cultures and making them acceptably mainstream.”