picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 13–15

Featuring Tango Buenos Aires, the musical Once, and the Children's Museum of Houston's Amazingly Immature Spring Break.

03/11/2015 By Michael Hardy

Fajitas on Ice

What’s the Mayor of Reykjavik Doing in Houston?

Stand-up comedian and former mayor Jón Gnarr might just be the next president of Iceland—but for the time being, he’s calling Houston home.

03/09/2015 Photography by Justin Calhoun By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Food on Film

Dinner and a Movie: Catch Chef at Kris Bistro

You'll be ready to dive into dinner after a screening of Chef this Thursday.

03/02/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

film

Deli Owner Ziggy Gruber Stars in New Documentary

Deli Man tells the story of the rise and fall (and rise?) of the traditional Jewish delicatessen.

02/27/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20–22

Featuring two American poets, a documentary about La Sagrada Família, and your last chance to see Bruce Munro's Discovery Green art installation

02/18/2015 By Michael Hardy

notes on camp

Bringing The Rocky Horror Picture Show To Life

Once a month, performance troupe The Royal Mystic Order of Chaos takes over the River Oaks Theatre.

02/16/2015 By Bryan Washington

news

Have Tea with Lady Carnarvon, Mistress of Downton Abbey

Can't travel to England to tour Highclere Castle, where the hit TV show is filmed? Here's the next best thing.

02/13/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 13–15

Featuring Baroque painting, Baroque music, Kinky Boots, and Cirque du Soleil.

02/11/2015 By Michael Hardy

Crime

HBO Films Takes on Houston’s Favorite (Suspected) Serial Murderer

A new true-crime documentary series explores the life of infamous eccentric Robert Durst.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 6–8

Featuring Jason Moran, John Lewis, Sherlock Holmes, and something called Frostival

02/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Bayougraphy

The Comeback Kid

In Evolution of a Criminal, a bank robber-turned-NYU film student confronts his past.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

television

Manor of Speaking Goes National

We no longer have Ernie Manouse and Mr. Rodgers to ourselves.

01/01/2015 By Michael Hardy

Low Budget Leisure

This Winter, Make a Cheap Date at Alamo Drafthouse

A $5 movie ticket and an inexpensive late-night menu are just a few of the presents Alamo Drafthouse has in store this season.

12/08/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 5–7

Featuring Usher, the Radio City Rockettes, and a festival devoted to the theremin.

12/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

film

Rare Film Documents Landmark Menil Exhibition

Artist Dario Robleto introduces a never-before-seen documentary.

11/18/2014 By Michael Hardy

film

Your Guide to the Sixth Annual Houston Cinema Arts Festival

The five-day, 50-film festival features celebrity appearances and screenings of major Oscar contenders.

11/12/2014 By Joe Leydon

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 14–16

Featuring the Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Lewis Black, the Bach family, and more!

11/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Artsy films

Street Scene

It's Houston Cinema Arts Fest week!

11/10/2014 By John Whittington

Horror Wear Daily

5 Most Stylish Scream Queens

These horror movie heroines look good or die trying.

10/30/2014 By Julai Whipple

picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 17–19

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

10/15/2014 By Michael Hardy