New novel The After Party explores what went on behind the thick, silk curtains.
Author Andrew Malan Milward on his latest novel that explores the history of his hometown.
The actress and poet looks beyond the spotlight to the stories of Hollywood's ill-fated leading ladies in Dark Sparkler.
Explorer and archaeologist Ed Barnhart discusses ancient Mayan deities and iconography at HMNS.
Alley Theatre hosts its Spring Slam, Jason Derulo performs at RodeoHouston, Houston Chamber Choir dives into Mexican choral history, Houston Pride Band plays music from classic films, Lord of the Dance heel-clicks into Revention Music Center.
Author and local historian Bartee Haile recounts Texas' early oil days in Texas Boomtowns.
Alley Theatre's Slam Poets gives Houston teens an expressive and creative outlet.
Inside the Food Lab
The Serious Eats managing culinary director hits Central Market to promote his new book.
Marci Izard convinces us that conscious consumption can be delicious.
The acclaimed journalist comes to Houston to talk about his book Showdown, a study of Supreme Court Judge Thurgood Marshall.
Rice Design Alliance hosts a discussion on the state of Houston's highways, byways and bayous with Projective Infrastructures.
Da Camera pianist Sarah Rothenberg pays tribute to Marcel Proust, bringing his text to life through music and mirth.
La Cenerentola at Opera In The Heights, Houston Symphony plays along to Singin' In The Rain, BalletBoyz dances into town, Bookworm Festival, and Branford Marsalis jazzes it up.
As local libraries tout something for everyone and festivals and book fairs are growing off trees, Houston's bevy of book resources continues to blossom.
After more than 40 years, Garrison Keillor is bowing out.
Arts & Drafts
Find inspiration and instruction, whether in an online seminar or a hands-on workshop.
Books & Talks
Who knew Houston was a literary mecca? We did.
Gwendolyn Zepeda and Nick Esquer
Romance Writers of America is headquartered in Houston. Ready to have your love conquer all?
Inside Houston's thriving independent bookstore scene.
Here's to the risk takers.