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The Children’s Museum of Houston Has Finally Reopened

And it’s got a brand-new exhibit and a host of “Fun Summer Vibes” events through August.

06/08/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Arts in the Bayou City

ICYMI: New Plan Puts East End's Rich Arts & Culture Scene Front and Center

Plus, we've two poet laureates and a Pepsi-featured artist.

06/02/2021 By Emma Schkloven

The cowboy rides back 

George Strait Tickets Go on Sale Next Thursday

The King of Country is coming back to town for RodeoHouston's 90th anniversary. 

05/18/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

POST Music

Live Nation Announces New Downtown Music Venue in Defunct Post Office

The Terminal is on track for a November opening inside POST Houston, but the show schedule drops in July.

05/14/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Speed City

Houston's Ange Hillz Speed Painted His Way to a TIME Cover

The Bayou City painter talks passion for bright colors, memorializing George Floyd, and creating a cover for the famous magazine in five hours.

05/14/2021 By Emma Schkloven

and the curtain rises

Houston Ballet Announces 2021-2022 Season

The upcoming season, which begins in September, will also mark the company's return to its home stage at the Wortham Theater Center.

05/03/2021 By Emma Schkloven

A birthday present for H-Town

Travis Scott's Astroworld Tickets Go on Sale Wednesday 

The Houston rapper dropped dates for his hotly anticipated annual music festival on Friday, which, coincidentally, is also his birthday. 

04/30/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

“The Success Failure” in bronze

ICYMI: Several Famous Astronauts Had a Houston Homecoming This Month

Space Center Houston has a new statue depicting Fred Haise, Jim Lovell, and Jack Swigert for the 51st anniversary of the Apollo 13 Mission.

04/29/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Please, oh please, let there be green eggs and ham

Dr. Seuss's Whimsical World Is Coming to Life in Houston

Looking for an escape from the Covid grind? The Dr. Seuss Experience is coming to blow your mind.

04/20/2021 By Emma Schkloven

We're the Best

Houston Receives 7 Arts & Culture Noms in USA Today's Readers' Choice Polls

You still have time to vote for the Bayou City.

04/20/2021 By Adrianne Reece

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

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

Let's (Not) Do the Time Warp Again

The Last Rocky Horror at the River Oaks Theatre

After the final movie screening at the beloved theater, mourning crowds began to sing an old classic.

03/26/2021 By Emma Schkloven With Jacob Calle

Start your engines

UPDATED: Houston’s Art Car Is Revving Up for In-Person May Events

There's no air in the parade's tires this year, but you’ll still be able to get your fix of mobile masterpieces.

03/24/2021 By Emma Schkloven

You Get What You Give

The Lesson of the River Oaks Theatre

Houstonians need to get more proactive when it comes to saving the landmarks we love—or else they'll all face the wrecking ball.

03/24/2021 By Craig Hlavaty

Bayou’s 11

The Art Heist That Wasn’t 

Earlier this week, burglars broke into Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. You won’t believe what happened next. 

03/19/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

A Tale of Two Vincents

Two Immersive Van Gogh Experiences Are Coming to Houston

Both offer art lovers a unique way of viewing the post-impressionist's famous paintings.

03/15/2021 By Emma Schkloven

The Sound of Music

HGO Returns with an Outdoor Performance in May

A family-friendly singalong is heading to TDECU Stadium.

03/11/2021 By Kelsy Armstrong

A Deeper Look

Searching for Shelley Duvall's Houston Snow Day

In a recent story, the famed and elusive Houston actress recalls snowy Bayou City memories.

02/12/2021 By Dianna Wray