Arts & Culture

HOUSTON REPRESENT

Meet the 3 Houston Women Competing for Miss Plus America

Nikki Levario-Canchola, Shaniaya Griffin, and Michelle Saxton will participate in the Miss Plus America pageant on July 2 at the Omni Hotel in Houston.

06/29/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Planner

Things To Do In Houston This Week

Things to do in Houston including concerts, special events, and restaurants and bars.

06/27/2022 By Shelby Stewart and Houstonia Staff

BLACK MUSIC MONTH

These Black Texans Are Shaping Music Around the World

We are celebrating iconic artists from Texas such as Robert Glasper, Beyoncé, Leon Bridges, and more.

06/24/2022 By Amarie Gipson and Shelby Stewart

SLAY!

8 Must-See Drag Shows in Houston

From drag brunches at Boheme to burlesque at ReBar, these shows feature queens who are ready to serve in the areas of charisma, nerve, and talent.

06/23/2022 By Geneva Diaz and Daniel Renfrow

Festival

Celebrate the Best of the Islands at the Houston Caribbean Festival

The 20th anniversary of the Houston Caribbean Festival will close out Caribbean Heritage Month in Houston with music, food, and shopping.

06/23/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Gentrification

Gentrification Spreads Through Houston's Oldest Communities

Neighborhoods such as Third Ward, Fourth Ward, Fifth Ward, Studewood and Sunnyside are battling a disorienting tension between the past and future.

06/22/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Summer Beats

Texas Summer Music Playlist

Take an epic summer road trip with our Texas summer music playlist, which includes artists such as Parquet Courts, Aaron Stephens, and more.

06/20/2022 By Sama’an Ashrawi

TEXAS TRAVELER

An Art-Filled Weekend in Fort Worth

Stay at Hotel Dryce and visit spots like the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Kinfolk House, and Best Coffee award winner, Black Coffee.

06/16/2022 By Amarie Gipson

TEASER

Beyoncé Announces a New Music Drop. We Knew It Was Coming.

Beyoncé just announced the album Renaissance will be out next month, confirming our suspicions that new music was on the way.

06/16/2022 By Amarie Gipson With Shelby Stewart

Local Artist Profile

A Houston-Based Contemporary Artist You Should Know

From YouTube to archives, Houston contemporary artist Tay Butler shares five things he loves and is inspired by.

06/14/2022 By Amarie Gipson

PRIDE

A Guide to Celebrating Pride in H-Town

We're celebrating local authors, clubs and bars, plus can’t-miss events this June.

06/13/2022 By Houstonia Staff

EDITOR’S PICKS

How to Celebrate Juneteenth This Month

Celebrate Juneteenth in Houston with festivals, art exhibitions and Mayor Turner's annual Acres Homes Parade.

06/10/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Meet The Houstonian

Planting Creative Seeds in Alief

Visual artist and founder Matt Manalo created Alief Art House for creatives to express themselves without repercussions.

06/09/2022 By Amarie Gipson Photography by Troy Montes

Pride in Pages

Celebrate Pride on Your Bookshelf with These Houston Authors

Houston's LGBTQIA+ authors to know and books that stick with you long after Pride Month is over.

06/07/2022 By Kaitlyn Miller and Geneva Diaz

STRIKE A POSE

Level Up Your Photography at One of These Studios

Take your photography to the next level at one of these rental spaces in Houston.

06/03/2022 By Brianna Benitez

TV Recaps

Top Chef Episode 14: The Final Plate

The final three chefs battle it out in Tucson, Arizona, for the title of Top Chef Houston.

06/03/2022 By Shelby Stewart

VISUAL ART

Here’s Where to Buy Art Supplies in Houston

Nurture your inner needleworker with a visit to Chaparral, or buy in bulk from the Art Supply Network’s 30,000-product inventory online.

06/02/2022 By Amarie Gipson

EDITOR’S PICKS

Houston Pride Events You Cannot Miss This June

Run a 5K, play bingo, see an exhibition, catch a classic queer film at Rooftop Cinema Club, plus more can't-miss events.

06/01/2022 By Amarie Gipson

On The Town

Houston Summer Arts Guide

Watch the broadway version of Mean Girls at the Hobby Center, or attend the free Rainbow on the Green event to celebrate Houston’s LGBTQ+ community.

05/30/2022 By Chris Gray

TV Recaps

Top Chef Season 19, Episode 13: Cactus Makes Perfect

Houston Chef Evelyn Garcia remains in the competition.

05/27/2022 By Shelby Stewart