Readings

These Roots Were Made for Talking

Novelist Kent Wascom talks about his latest novel, Secessia, and the Southern heritage that inspired it

07/14/2015 By Nick Esquer

Readings

Hemingday! at Brazos Bookstore

A Rice Village toast to old school manliness

07/13/2015 By Nick Esquer

On The Town

Here Comes the Guide

Author and architectural project manager James Glassman shows some hometown love with his new book, The Houstorian Dictionary

07/07/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 3-5

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure at Market Square, a play premiere, Garth Brooks in concert, July 4th at Children's Museum and a book signing

07/01/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Rock Talk

A Little Bit of Rock 'n' Roll

Houston sax player Grady Gaines talks about life on the road and his autobiography I've Been Out There.

06/30/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Artist Talks

In the Works

Local artist Benito Huerta discusses art, politics and his summer exhibition Works on Paper at HMAAC.

06/24/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 26-28

A book signing, improvisational dance, a free concert, Pride and Kathy Griffin

06/24/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Wait Wait...No Seriously, Wait

An Interview with Legendary Anchorman Bill Kurtis

We talked to the NPR news quiz's announcer (and scorekeeper) ahead of tomorrow's show at Jones Hall.

06/24/2015 By Andrew Husband

Novel Drinks

Summer Books and Summer Cocktails

A roundup of classic American authors, their favorite drinks and where to get them in Houston.

06/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

Reading

Jamie Tworkowski Fights Depression with Words

A blogger who combats depression with his writings makes his print debut.

06/04/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Picks

Top Things to do This Weekend: May 22-24

New Musical Heartbreak USA, Indigo Trio, Shobana's Krishna, CAMH reading, and a Carnival parade.

05/20/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Book Review

One-Minute Critic: Mat Johnson’s Loving Day

The UH creative writing professor tackles America’s deepest problems.

05/03/2015

talks

Famed Installation Artist Michael Petry To Deliver Rice's Campbell Lectures

The London-based artist (and Rice alum) will discuss his career and scholarship over three nights.

04/07/2015 By Michael Hardy

Dept. of Self-Improvement

Going Deep(ak) With Chopra

An imagined conversation with the spiritual guru based on the afterword to his latest book, The 13th Disciple.

03/30/2015 Photography by Michael Hardy

book signing

New Book on Texas Abstraction Draws Artists From Across State to MFAH

Texas Abstract surveys the rise of non-representational art from the 1930s to the present.

03/27/2015 By Michael Hardy

lecture

How Green Is Your Theater?

Measuring the environmental impact of the arts

03/26/2015 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 20–22

Featuring Hozier, Kazuo Ishiguro, and the final weekend of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

03/18/2015 By Michael Hardy

news

Want to Be Houston's Next Poet Laureate? The Application Deadline is Today

Gwendolyn Zepeda's two-year term ends in April. Who will succeed her?

03/13/2015 By Michael Hardy

Readings & Lectures

Kazuo Ishiguro Comes to Houston

The Japanese-born British writer will read from his first novel in a decade.

03/09/2015 By Justin Mitchell

books

Rick Steves Gets Political

The popular travel guide comes to Houston to promote his latest book, Travel as a Political Act.

03/03/2015 By Michael Hardy