Arts & Culture News

Gotta Catch 'Em All

Check Out Spring Branch's Cool New Public Art

"Art on Long Point" brings eye-catching sculptures to the area.

02/13/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

History in the making

8 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Whether you’re a history-buff, a theater-lover or an outdoorsman, there’s something for everyone.

02/07/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt, Emma Schkloven, and Shelby Stewart

Taking Chances

Chance the Rapper Is Coming to the Houston Rodeo

From Chance to Lizzo, the lineup is now complete, so go get those tickets.

02/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Here's to Happier

Marshmello Bringing Sweet Beats to the Rodeo

The EDM star has just been announced as part of RodeoHouston's 2020 lineup.

02/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Good As Hell

Lizzo to Make Houston Rodeo Debut With Friday Concert

The "Good As Hell" singer is one of the final acts to be announced in this year's festival lineup.

02/04/2020 By Emma Schkloven

FUR-ST and Goal!

Houston Brings the Cuteness to Puppy Bowl XVI

Meet the canine competitors representing the Bayou City in this year's Animal Planet special.

01/31/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Live From Houston ...

J.J. Watt to Host Saturday Night Live Ahead of Super Bowl

The Texans defensive end is the first athlete to host the sketch comedy and variety show since NBA star Charles Barkley.

01/21/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Party Like it's 2002

Blue October and Bowling for Soup to Headline Mardi Gras Galveston 2020

Plus, norteña band La Leyenda and a new Bumpin’ Bus Parade.

01/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Doing Good, Deliciously

The Alliance's 3rd Annual United We Dine Fundraiser Brings Houston's Rich Diversity to Life

The organization serves refugees, immigrants, and underserved communities in Houston.

11/28/2019 By Cameron Wallace

Culture

Why Día de los Muertos Is More Than a Fashion Trend

It's a spiritual tradition, not "Mexican Halloween."

10/31/2019 By Gabi De la Rosa

Heads of State

David Adickes Gets a Foreboding New York Times Magazine Shout Out

The publication calls some of the artist's crumbling sculptures “a guided tour through the ruins of America’s democracy.”

09/27/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts

Curtain Call: The 2019 Fall Arts Guide

Everything you need to know about the season’s must-score tickets. Plus, the ovation-deserving professionals who make it all possible.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Q & A

SPA's Meg Booth Has Big Plans for Houston's Arts Scene

"I think it’s important to differentiate yourself and kind of signal that we are reinvigorated."

08/22/2019 By Johnston Farrow

Museum News

HMNS: You Owe Your Life to Sea Slugs

...as well as plenty of other organisms on display at the museum's newly renovated George W. Strake Hall of Malacology.

08/13/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Audible

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make a Podcast

Lemonada Media is the newest venture from HPSVA grad and Rec Room co-founder Stephanie Wittels Wachs.

07/31/2019 By Brittanie Shey

q&A

What Makes Poetry Unique? We Ask Houston's New Poet Laureate

“Fiction tends to be traditionally more narrative, but there’s something about poetry that works kind of outside of language.”

06/18/2019 By Ivanka Perez

Marshmallow World

Candytopia Is The Most Fun Sugar Rush on Earth

The ridiculous installation will send you back to childhood, before propelling you into the next room.

06/18/2019 By Joanna O'Leary

Exit Interview

Glasstire Founder Rainey Knudson Explains Why She's Stepping Down

Don't worry: She still really loves Texas art, and boy, oh boy does she hate Facebook.

04/25/2019 By Brittanie Shey

It’s raining poems, hallelujah!

A Poetic Surprise Comes to Buffalo Bayou Park

Look for a series of hidden water-activated poems in celebration of National Poetry Month.

04/24/2019 By Brittanie Shey

In their own words

We Are the Organizers of Drag Queen Story Time. This Is Why We're Stepping Aside.

“We believe in what we’re doing, but we don’t believe in putting our friends, our families, or our children in danger.”

03/19/2019 By Trent Lira and Devin Will