Reality TV

From BET to TLC, Houston Is Getting Its Own Set of Shows

Who needs The Real Housewives of Dallas when we have Billion Dollar Buyer—and a whole new crop of shows featuring actual, interesting Houstonians?

03/31/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Drama

Grab Your Popcorn: Houston’s Latest Movie Wars Are Getting Intense

As the turf wars between chain theaters and independent concepts heat up, are Houston filmgoers losing out?

03/31/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Film Festival

Reel To Reel Gets Real at Queer Hippo Festival

The first annual film festival sheds light on gay rights in America.

03/28/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Film

Houston Latino Film Festival Brings Latin Film Into Focus

The first annual film festival targets Latin filmmakers and Latin stories, and helps bring Houston filmmakers to the screen.

03/25/2016 By Sara Samora

Celebrity Chef

Houston Chef Claims Victory on the Food Network

Bernie's Burger Bus chef-owner Justin Turner pulled out a win against three other local chefs on Chopped.

03/18/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Music & Film

Keeping a Vision of Jazz With Your Eyes Closed

Local jazz drummer Sebastian "Bash" Whittaker overcomes blindness and adversity with his sensational jazz sounds.

02/12/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Super Bowl Sunday

Stands For Houston Airing on Super Bowl Sunday

KHOU's latest ad is so Houston and that's why we like it.

02/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Film

Houston Iranian Film Festival Comes to MFAH

The renowned festival features a deeper look at a misunderstood country through movies.

01/19/2016 By Max Jefferson

Performance Art

Restless Finger Syndrome

DiverseWorks latest exhibition, What Shall We Do Next?, looks at how technology and advertising are shaping how we think.

01/08/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

TV

Houston Chef Appears Tonight on a "Bloody" Episode of Chopped

With a chef this adventurous, it's sure to be a bloody good time.

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pop Culture

Surprise! Lyle Lovett is a Downton Abbey Superfan

The country superstar was a guest on the Manor of Speaking couch on Sunday.

01/04/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 1–3

A fresh start at Rothko Chapel, the 2016 Run Houston! at Sam Houston Race Park, MFAH screens Night of the Shooting Stars, Fly Dance Company pops and locks at Children's Museum, and the Texans close out the 2015 season.

12/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 25–27

Keep the Christmas cheer going with visits from the Snow Queen, Santa Claus and a brisk ride through Houston's streets with Critical Mass.

12/23/2015 By Nick Esquer

Performance Art

Erik Estrada and the Fate of the Free World

Stephanie Saint Sanchez’s new superhero satire explores retrocrushes, sexuality, and Latin culture.

12/10/2015 By Andrea Siso

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 11-13

Houston gets a little more Christmas cheer with Lights in the Heights and Bach Society Houston's Advent Vespers.

12/09/2015 By Nick Esquer

Film

Cinéma Vérité

Director Kent Jones's Hitchcock/Truffaut brings the two legendary directors into focus.

12/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Film

Life is But a Dream

Director Katie Cokinos captures post-grad coming-of-age in I Dream Too Much.

11/13/2015 By Andrea Siso

Film

The Cinema Arts Festival’s New Frontiers

Under Richard Herskowitz’ leadership, the Cinema Arts Festival continues its expansion in new and exciting directions.

11/03/2015 By Steve Jansen

TV

Houston's SWAG Essentials Checks in on Shark Tank

Aesthetician and entrepreneur Lydia Evans didn't get a deal, but that hasn't slowed her down.

11/02/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Movies

Maxin' and Relaxin' at iPic

The new River Oaks District movie house gushes luxury and amenities.

11/02/2015 By Jenn Nguyen