Dec 9–11

Top 5 Holiday Happenings This Weekend

While the weather outside is frightful, these musicals, concerts and events won't damper your holiday spirit.

12/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Hello, Dolly!

3 Stages of a Dolly Parton Concert

A reluctant fan sees the bedazzled light.

12/06/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Tune In

International Voices Houston Presents a Multicultural Holiday Concert

Performers from 30 countries celebrate the season with This Shining Night.

12/06/2016 By Mellanie Perez

Review

It's a Wonderful Life Opera Reimagines the Holiday Classic

The newest commission by Houston Grand Opera isn't what you'd expect.

12/05/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Tis the Season

Michelle Williams Comes (Back) to Houston

The former Destiny's Child member headlines the Mayor's Holiday Celebration.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dec 2–4

What to Do This Weekend

Forget Santa—Dolly Parton is coming to town! Plus: Dickens on The Strand makes merry in Galveston and Houston Grand Opera hosts the world premiere of a reimagined It's a Wonderful Life.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Music

5 Things You Need to Know About Day for Night

Number one: It’s much more than a music festival.

11/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Child Star Makes Comeback

Aaron Carter Really Loves Love

The pop star, who performs tonight at Proof, discusses his upcoming album and what relationships truly mean to him.

11/16/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Preview

Da Camera Brings a Picasso-Themed Concert to the Menil

Picasso and Music combines the modern artist's works with stirring sounds from composers he inspired.

11/09/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Texas Forever

Sorry, Internet: Beyoncé and the Dixie Chicks Slayed at the CMA Awards

Our favorite Lone Starlets—and some unnecessary shade—rocked the stage.

11/04/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

This Just In

Middlelands Music Festival Announces 2017 Dates

The buzzy outdoor music fest is coming to Houston—or close to it—this May.

11/03/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Nov 4–6

5 Reasons We're Ready for the Weekend

From fresh falafel at Turkish Fest to hundreds of makers at Art on the Avenue, ring in November with these Bayou City happenings.

11/02/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Don't Miss the Devilish Charms of Houston Grand Opera's Faust

The devil's in the details with this classic performance.

10/31/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Houston Grand Opera's Elixir of Love is a Marvelous Riot

High notes meet belly laughs in this farcical production.

10/25/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Editor’s Note

Knock, Knock: Houston’s There

A visit to Last Concert Cafe reveals a hidden haunt magically unchanged by time.

10/24/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Beyoncé’s Father Builds a Brand-New Girl Group

With Blushhh Music now making the airwaves, Mathew Knowles wonders if destiny can strike twice.

10/24/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

October 21–23

Presenting Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

Bicycle operas in the Second Ward, ship channel-inspired performances and 8 other distinctive, only-in-Houston happenings.

10/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Get Out

An Expanded East End Street Fest Brings the Fun This Weekend

The annual music and dance festival on Navigation Boulevard now includes free educational panels for area students.

10/13/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Preview

Ars Lyrica Opens Jephtha This Saturday

The ensemble's new Fables & Follies season brings this stirring—and challenging—masterpiece to the Hobby Center.

10/10/2016 With Sydney Boyd

Concerts

ACL in Pics: Radiohead, M83, Kendrick Lamar and More

The 15th annual Austin City Limits musical festival wrapped up its second and final weekend.

10/10/2016 Photography by Todd Spoth