“Fach” you up 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 17–18

Start your Earth Day celebrations early, binge South Asian indie films, and enjoy a live performance of your favorite movie scores. 

04/16/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Still "Dreaming of You"

For Selena, on Her 50th Birthday

In honor of the occasion, one "Houstonia" writer remembers the Queen of Tejano music's final RodeoHouston concert, and the legacy it left behind.

04/16/2021 By Carlos Brandon

Beneath the facade

The Alley Explores the Not-So-Glamorous Old Black & White Hollywood

Local playwright ShaWanna Renee Rivon shares what inspired her story about racial and gender inequality during the Golden Age of Cinema.

04/15/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

No Fault in Our Stars

Weekend Stargazing is Back in Brazos Bend State Park

HMNS’s historic George Observatory is welcoming back visitors after a two-year makeover.

04/15/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

2-for-1 Critics Special

REVIEW: The Alley’s New Shorts Squeeze Huge Life Questions into 20-Minute Virtual Shows

"Man. Kind." and "For Steve Wozniak, on His 67th Birthday," which are available as part of the theater company’s free digital season, are viewable through July 4.

04/13/2021 By Doni Wilson

Dancing for joy

Summer Shows at Miller Outdoor Theatre Return May 1

The theater is two-stepping back into live music, plays, and gatherings, while staying safe of course.

04/12/2021 By Sydney Davis

flipping the script

Ahead of His Inprint Reading, Viet Thanh Nguyen Talks Literary Influences and Asian American Hate

The Pulitzer Prize winner will read from his long-awaited sequel, "The Committed," on April 12.

04/09/2021 By Margaret Carmel

Who Lives in a pineapple under the sea? 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 9–11

Take a good, hard look at last year, do some shopping, or eat like SpongeBob SquarePants.

04/09/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Houston, we’ve had a problem

Can You Survive Space in This Apollo 13-Themed Escape Room? 

Escape It Houston’s newest astronautical adventure drops you into NASA’s most catastrophic mission.

04/09/2021 By Raven Wuebker

Go Lay Lay Go

Nickelodeon's Next Superstar is a Houstonian

Here's what you need to know about 13-year-old rapper Alaya "Lay Lay" High.

04/08/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Glowing Review

Have You Been Inside the Kinder Yet?

The many dreamy design details of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building, the MFAH’s game-changing new space

04/08/2021 By Dianna Wray

Ancient Scoop

HMNS Shares the Dirt on Its Upcoming Hall of Ancient Egypt Renovations

The museum's also announced a new timetable that will keep parts of the popular exhibit open during remodeling.

04/07/2021 By Emma Schkloven

You cool, man?

Screenings of the Dazed and Confused Cast Reunion Are Coming to Houston

The coming-of-age cult comedy from the directional mind of Houstonian-born Richard Linklater will play at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema the weekend of 4/20.

04/06/2021 By Emma Schkloven

"Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" Forever

Netflix just Dropped the Teaser for Selena: The Series Part Two

The 1:14-minute-long trailer teases the Queen of Tejano’s final Astrodome appearance.

04/05/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Egyptian Overhaul

HMNS’s Hall of Ancient Egypt Closing for Renovations

The popular wing should reopen this November—right in time for a special touring exhibition of Ramses II artifacts.

04/02/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Is there an ancient society of cats? 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, April 2–4

Enjoy some live music, some art, and the holiday weekend.

04/02/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Showcase

First Annual Texas Latino/a/x Contemporary Dance Festival Leaps into Houston

The new fest, streamable April 1–10, gives Latinx dancers their own stage to shine on.

04/01/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

it's lit

Travis Scott’s New Hard Seltzer Sells out and Other Houston Pop-Culture News 

Who’s headlining Bonnaroo and who won “Jeopardy!” Wednesday? 

04/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Schedule Shift IV

UPDATED: Broadway at the Hobby Center Pushes Wicked to 2023

But we still have "Hamilton" this season.

03/30/2021 By Emma Schkloven

The city is a character

An Ode to Larry McMurtry’s Enduring Houston

In the days following the famed author's death, one "Houstonia" writer reflects on the version of Houston that appeared in McMurtry’s books.

03/29/2021 By Brittanie Shey