Buzz Buzz

5 Things You Must Do in Houston this Weekend, June 5-7

Performance art, a dance collaboration, and an album release.

6:00am By Emma Schkloven

Big Frame, Bigger Impact

Remembering Big Floyd

Recalling George Floyd's love of the Third Ward and contributions to Houston’s hip-hop scene

06/02/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The Show Must Go On(line)

Mildred's Umbrella's FemFest Houston Goes Virtual

When the pandemic made holding its planned staged readings impossible in-person, Mildred's Umbrella produced its entire festival through Zoom.

06/02/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Gotta Fold 'Em All

Asia Society Texas Center Wants Houston to Fold 1,000 Paper Cranes

The new community origami project is bringing a Japanese tradition of hope to the Bayou City.

06/01/2020 By Katelyn Landry

10-9-8-7-6

5 Things To Do In Houston This Weekend, May 29-31

It’s all about the drive-in and streaming experience.

05/29/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Come hang out on my island

4 Houston-related Video Games to Help You Remember the Outside World

Who needs real life anyway?

05/28/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Tunes to croon

4 Houston-Based Indie Acts to Add to Your Summer Playlist

From pop-rock to art-pop to math-rock, the Bayou City's music scene has so much to offer.

05/26/2020 By Rebecca Noel

5 Things: The “Maybe Don’t Go to the Beach” Edition

5 Things To Do Over Your Memorial Day Weekend

Rooftops, starry skies, and a couple of queens.

05/22/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Cannonball!

JDRF's Virtual Gala Raises More Than $1.2 Million

In black tie and pjs, guests came together online to support type 1 diabetes research.

05/21/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Drive-by Rockers

Local Band Flower Graves Talks Performing at Axelrad's Rooftop Concert This Saturday

The drive-in-style show, which also features opening act El Lago, is a test run for future events.

05/21/2020 By Carlos Brandon

Eid Mubarak

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr with Two Weeks of Virtual Programs

Beginning May 18, Asia Society Texas will share daily online events to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

05/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

5 Things: The “We’re Still Mostly Virtual” Edition

5 More Houston Cultural Activities to Enjoy This Weekend

We’ve got four things to tune into online and one out in the real world—that still exists, right?

05/15/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All Eyes on their Prizes

Houston Author Bryan Washington Wins Another Major Book Award

Plus three Houston-connected writers win Pulitzers.

05/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Word Warriors

Can a Virtual Edit-a-Thon make Wikipedia More Inclusive?

The upcoming workshop series wants to get more Houston women artists recognized on the web.

05/14/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Chalk it up to creativity

Houston Muralist’s Cross-Country Chalk Collab Inspires in Trying Times

Four artists around the country each draw one-quarter of a chalk mural honoring nurses.

05/12/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Throwbacks

It's the Summer of Drive-Ins

Seeing a movie in your car is all the rage again.

05/12/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Just a click away

Discover the World of Houston Arts with These Digital Programs

The Bayou City's arts institutions have headed online to keep you culturally astute during the pandemic.

05/11/2020 By Ian Everett

Funny Bones

Houston Comedians Talk about Finding Humor During the Pandemic

Matthew Broussard, Ali Siddiq, Dusti Rhodes, and Jon Myles tell us what they do when comedy clubs go dark.

05/11/2020 By Radu Bondar

5 Things: The Brain Power Edition

5 Ways to Keep Learning at Home

What do you get when you mix together homemade slime, dinosaur bones, and picture books? This list.

05/08/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Staying positive

The Faces of Houston's Frozen Nightlife

Bayou City musicians talk about the toll of the coronavirus crisis on their careers.

05/06/2020 Photography by Marco Torres