Good Cop, Bad Cop

Review: Why 4th Wall Theatre Company’s Lobby Hero is the Best, Most Relatable Show of the Year

Kenneth Lonergan's 2001 play makes you forget you're not watching real life.

4:00pm By Doni Wilson

So long, Dereon

Goodbye to the Hadley Street Dreams

Mathew Knowles has sold the Midtown music and event complex where Beyoncé and Solange recorded.

10:43am By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Long Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 26-28

Bard meets barre, biking the Bayou City, and a reason to be excited about a bus ride.

8:00am By Scott Vogel

Ice House

How to Crush the Competition in a Sandcastle Contest

Winning big in Galveston's annual competition means going against the grain.

12:00am By Katharine Shilcutt

Books

The Boy Who Loved Too Much Tells the Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson's first book follows the life of a 12-year-old with "cocktail party syndrome," which isn't always as cheerful as it sounds.

12:00am By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Theater

In This New Musical, Neither Broadway Nor the Bard Is Safe

It's Shakespeare's turn to be satirized. Enter Something Rotten!

12:00am By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Rooted in History

Houston's Oldest Park Debuts Its $33.6 Million Renovation

Although Emancipation Park informally opened at the beginning of the year, the Juneteenth Festival will mark its grand reopening.

12:00am By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Editor's Note

When a Tale of Torture Is Oddly Relaxing

Reading a novel—no matter how gruesome the plot—is one way to relax during Houston summers.

12:00am By Catherine Matusow

Showbiz

Remember Hollywood's Forgotten Power Couple This Weekend at the MFAH

Remember when Charlton Heston parts the Red Sea? That was these guys.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Hot Ticket

A Tempest in a Tough Spot

Can Shakespeare dance? That's up to the Houston Ballet.

05/24/2017 By Scott Vogel

Windmills!

Review: Ars Lyrica Lends a Musical Tilt to Don Quixote in Season Finale

A sprawling program of period music showcases Cervantes' most enduring work.

05/23/2017 By Doni Wilson

Queen B

Beyoncé's Baby Shower Was As Epic as You Imagined

The Beyoncé-themed details include a flower chair and veil to recreate her pregnancy announcement pose and—natch—a lemonade stand for the kids.

05/23/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Review

A Better Yesterday Brings Great Art Today

Past and present collide in a new CAMH exhibition.

05/23/2017 By Scott Vogel

Shiny things

Blinged-Out Fabergé Eggs Arrive at the HMNS

Take a break from other world news for a refreshingly pleasant Russian surprise at the HMNS.

05/22/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Curtain Call

Review: Fun Home Delightfully Balances Secrets, Suicide and Sexuality

The national tour stops at Houston's Hobby Center for a gay old time.

05/19/2017 By Scott Vogel

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

There's Little Time Left to Enter the Big Show 2017

The deadline for Lawndale Art Center's annual juried exhibition is quickly approaching.

05/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Fun Times

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 19-21

Grab an Astros fedora Friday, get cultured at the opera Saturday, and geek out over Minecraft Sunday.

05/18/2017 By Scott Vogel

Good Timing

Ahead of Twin Peaks Reboot, MFAH to Screen David Lynch Documentary

A new documentary shines light on the mysterious director ahead of his new project.

05/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

On the Scene

Socialite-Turned-Author Plum Sykes Parties in Houston

Houston's bold names headed to Burberry to celebrate the debut of Party Girls Die in Pearls.

05/17/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Charity

JJ Watt Stuffs Duffle Bags for Foster Kids

The Texans defensive end teamed up with Mattress Firm to encourage foster kids across Houston.

05/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah