Review

Houston Grand Opera's Nixon in China Turns 30

Three decades later, HGO's production still strikes a chord with audiences.

12:16pm By Sydney Boyd

Stage

Hand to God Playwright Robert Askins Returns to Houston

Askins' newest play, The Carpenter, will be performed this month at the Alley Theatre’s All New Festival.

12:00pm By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Visual Art

At the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Creating Art from War

Three U.S. military veterans-turned-artists turn their own—and others’—stories into art.

12:00pm By Greg Fails

Ice House

Our 5 Favorite Spotify Playlists from Houston Hotspots

Who needs a jukebox when you have a bar owner with really good taste?

12:00pm By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Bayougraphy

The Boss: Myrtis Dightman, Jr. on Preserving the Tradition of Black Cowboys in Texas

At the stables with the man behind the oldest African American trail ride in Texas

12:00pm By Jeff Balke

Music Monday

Can't-Miss Concerts This Week: Jan 23–29

From local rap artist Kay Jay to international rock star Dave Matthews, check out these stellar performances as they turn up the Bayou City this week.

8:00am By Bryce Dodds

Super Bowl Parties Can't Stop, Won't Stop

Diplo and Nas to Perform at Rolling Stone’s Annual Super Bowl Event

The top acts will take over the MFAH for the night.

01/20/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Now Screening

Top Movies to See at the Iranian Film Festival

Don't miss award-winning films at MFAH's annual celebration.

01/20/2017 By Amber Tong

The Art of Fashion

Help HCCC Turn Your Old Clothes Into a (Literal) Work of Art

Military uniforms and other clothing will be transformed into a handmade paper flag to pay tribute to veterans.

01/20/2017 By Amber Tong

Music Festival

Trinity Jazz Festival Hosts Local Legend, Billy Harper

Hear Harper and other jazz aficionados at the 16th annual celebration.

01/19/2017 By Chris Becker

Exhibition

Function Meets Beauty: Colectivo Mangle's Exhibit Redefines Woodworking

The Colombian art collective gets creative with carpentry.

01/19/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Reading

Add This Local Writer's Collection to Your Must-Read List Now

Chanelle Benz discusses her dazzling debut, The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead, this Thursday at Brazos Bookstore.

01/18/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Super Bowl 51

Tickets Go on Sale This Weekend for Club Nomadic's Super Bowl Bash

The Chainsmokers and Sam Hunt are performing at this year's roving nightclub during Super Bowl weekend.

01/18/2017 By Marianella Orlando

#BARS

Battle Rap Is Alive and Well in the Bayou City

A handful of Houston promoters continue to push one of hip-hop's oldest art forms.

01/18/2017 By Camilo Smith

All That Jazz

Hear Groundbreaking Cuban Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval in Houston

The revolutionary jazz musician—and winner of 10 Grammy Awards—brings his vivacious music to the Bayou City.

01/17/2017 By Chris Becker

Review

Miss the '90s? Then Matt & Ben Is the Play for You

Rogue Productions perform Mindy Kaling's Good Will Hunting satire.

01/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Comedy

Sugar Land's Newest Venue Starts Off Strong With Jerry Seinfeld

The Smart Financial Centre launched its inaugural season with loads of laughs.

01/16/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Houston in Hollywood

Amy Poehler Acquires Film Rights to Local Author's Novel

Jennifer Mathieu's upcoming book Moxie gets scooped by Poehler's Paper Kite Productions.

01/16/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Interview

Comedian Iliza Talks Dallas vs Houston, Party Goblins and Not Being a Mermaid

Meet the stand-up star before she performs in the Bayou City this Thursday.

01/16/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Inside Out

Body Worlds RX Debuts In Houston at Health Museum

Plastinated human specimens return to Space City, this time demonstrating common maladies.

01/13/2017 By Alice Levitt