Big League

One Year in, Smart Financial Centre Solidifies Its Reputation with Houston Ballet's The Nutcracker

If the Sugar Land performing arts venue is good enough for the Houston Ballet, it's probably good enough for anyone.

11/17/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Energy City

What You Need to Know about the New HMNS Wiess Energy Hall

More than triple its former size, the expanded Wiess Energy Hall tells the story of Houston.

11/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

"Unconventional"

Inside the Houston Grand Opera's 'Resilience Theater' at George R. Brown

After Harvey, HGO settles into its (temporary) new digs at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

10/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

On Pointe

Dance Companies Converge Upon New York for Harvey Fundraising Extravaganza

“Hearts for Houston” will feature live performances by dancers from seven major companies to benefit the United Way of Greater Houston’s Harvey Relief Fund.

10/12/2017 By Morgan Kinney

sza-approved

How the Hive Society Used Twitter to Land Big Artist Donations

This small Houston non-profit harnessed social media to attract Harvey relief from SZA, Kehlani and more.

09/27/2017 By Nandi Howard

"Unconventional"

Houston Grand Opera Announces George R. Brown as Temporary Post-Harvey Venue

With the Wortham mothballed through mid-2018, HGO is moving forward with an interesting Plan B.

09/25/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Festival Hype

The Day For Night 2017 Lineup is Here and We're Screaming

Houston's favorite festival gets bigger and flashier, adding a speaking series to a stellar musical lineup.

09/20/2017 By Morgan Kinney

hou gotta be kidding

Weeks Post-Harvey, Downtown Arts Venues Remain Unusable

The Wortham Center will be closed through May 15, 2018 "in a best case scenario."

09/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Cha-ching

Rec Room Arts Got Some Money. Now, They Want to Give it to You.

A new residency offers Houston an offbeat opportunity for access to a stipend and performance space alongside lessons in operations and logistics.

09/12/2017 By Holly Beretto

Chaotic good

There's a Houston-Made Board Game You Need to Play

Master of Wills mixes strategy with a diverse fantasy world.

09/08/2017 By Kyndall Krist

#harveyhmag

Houston Creatives Show the Art of Giving

From painting to tattoos, check out these 10 artsy efforts to support Harvey recovery.

09/08/2017 By Julia Davila

Fiddle dee, fiddle daa

Big Bands, Small Bands, String Bands: Three Instrumental Groups Raise Money For Harvey

With a Harvey relief concert at MATCH, these musicians believe spiritual recovery is as important as physical.

09/07/2017 By David Montalvo

What a Relief

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 8–10

Record your own oral history, hear lots of good music, and try out an escape room (for free).

09/07/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Photo finish

The #BayouWeddingAlbum and an Object Lesson in How to Save Your Waterlogged Photos

Move aside, Hurricane Harvey. There's (almost) nothing a paper towel can't fix.

09/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Onward

On the Horizon: Two New HGO 'Song of Houston' Programs

The aftermath of Harvey addled the Houston Grand Opera, but it will not stop already-in-progress Song of Houston plans.

09/06/2017 By Holly Beretto

#HarveyHMag

Updated: What's Harvey's Initial Damage to Houston Performing Arts?

The Theater District sustained damage, while smaller, outlying companies were luckier.

08/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide

The 2017 Fall Arts Guide

The season is back with a vengeance.

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker, Morgan Kinney, and Steven Devadanam

Hello/Goodbye

4th Wall Theatre Company To Close Its Doors Following Abbreviated Season

After seven years, the Houston theater will shutter due to financial concerns.

08/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Museum-Worthy Dresses

UPDATED: MFAH Goes Glam with Oscar de la Renta Exhibit this Fall

Ninety looks from the designer's storied six-decade career will be on display.

08/16/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Rising Stars

Who is the New TUTS Artistic Director?

Broadway veteran Dan Knechtges takes the helm at Theatre Under the Stars.

08/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney