News

Amid Allegations, Day For Night Festival Removes Founder

Omar Afra denies accusations of sexual assault by two women.

08/13/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Crisis

What's Going on at the Border? The Rothko Chapel Asks Questions and Offers Answers.

A Tuesday community gathering grapples with the evolving immigration crisis.

07/16/2018 By Anna Lassmann

Never forget

What Will A Houston Flood Museum Look Like?

First, it will ebb and flow—just like water. And second, it'll debut in August 2018.

07/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Tick Tock

The Menil Collection Will Reopen the First Day of Fall

Houston's beloved free museum will complete its seven-month restoration just in time for the autumnal equinox.

06/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Stunner

Say Hello to the New Glassell School of Art

We take a look at the hulking new MFAH facility set to open along Montrose Boulevard.

05/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Can it!

Please Stop Giving Absolutely Everything a Standing Ovation

One writer argues Houston's profligate clapping renders the standing O meaningless.

04/30/2018 By Clifford Pugh

Ice House

5 Reasons We're Excited For In Bloom Festival

No. 1: Better weather (we hope).

02/28/2018 By Cory Garcia

Ice House

The Houston Printing Museum Is Now Reborn

A very flammable museum reignites its flame.

01/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

apologies

The Alley Theatre Says 'Sorry'

Houston's largest theater company continues the damage control following allegations against former Artistic Director Gregory Boyd.

01/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

(Temporary) Goodbye

The Menil Collection Will Close Soon for Restoration. I'm Going to Soak it Up While I Can.

One month until the museum's temporary closure, one writer looks back on her decades-long relationship with her favorite painting.

01/23/2018 By Dana DuTerroil

🔙🔛🔝

The Wortham is Back, Baby! (For a New Season of Opera)

Houston Grand Opera announced its 2018–2019 season and confirmed a return to its artistic home.

01/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Time's Up

Greg Boyd Is Out at the Alley. That Could be Good for Local Theater in Houston.

Some say the prominent theater didn't do enough to support the little guy.

01/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Farewell

The Search Is on for a New Alley Theatre Artistic Director

Gregory Boyd announced his retirement from his post as the Alley Theatre's artistic director.

01/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Get Excited

7 Pieces of Houston Culture to Be Excited for in Early 2018

Plays, concerts, podcasts, and board game cafes to look forward to in the New Year.

01/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Year in Review

Our 10 Most Popular Arts & Culture Stories of 2017

Y'all really enjoyed the Super Bowl, huh?

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Unsiloed

Watch These Artists Come Together at Sawyer Yards

Just because they work within individual silos doesn't mean they can't collaborate.

12/07/2017 By Holly Beretto

New Digs

Take a Peek at The Gordy, Stages' New $30.5 Million Three-Stage Theater Mecca

After a generous gift from oil tycoon Russell Gordy, the venerable theater company will kickstart a massive expansion.

12/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Musical chairs

With the Wortham Reopening Delayed, Houston Ballet Joins HGO at George R. Brown

The facility won't be ready 'til September 2018, meaning HGO will stay put while Houston Ballet will continue a "Hometown Tour."

12/04/2017 By Morgan Kinney

It's Alive!

Back From the Dead: 4th Wall Theatre Company Resurrected by Generous Donation

After a six-figure donation and forthcoming donation drive, the company plans to keep the doors open and hire a managing director.

12/01/2017 By Holly Beretto

Gone

Free Press Summer Fest is No More

Pegstar announced the In Bloom Music Festival for March 2018, a replacement to the sweaty, rainy mudbowl that is FPSF.

11/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney