bargains

The 7 Best Arts Deals in Houston

From opera to theater, readings to visual art, here are our picks for thrifty culturati.

09/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

music

Discover Your New Favorite Band at Yes, Indeed! Fest

Third annual music festival showcases up-and-coming local and regional acts.

09/11/2014 By Dean Davis

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Sept 12–14

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

09/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

Dance

SonKiss'd Combines Hip-Hop and Contemporary Dance

Local Christian dance troupe pushes boundaries of the medium.

09/05/2014 By Adam Castañeda

HSO

A New Conductor Takes the Baton

Andrés Orozco-Estrada makes his Houston Symphony debut with three weekend events (two of which are free!).

09/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 29–Sept 1 (Labor Day Edition!)

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

08/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

theater

Musical Theater + Pop Music = Midtown Live

Weekend event at Alley Kat tries to introduce musicals to a new audience.

08/22/2014 By Adam Castañeda

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 22–24

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

08/20/2014 By Michael Hardy

Jazz

Houston To The Core

With a performance at Cactus Music on Sunday, Houston-based ensemble The Core Trio plants a flag for experimental jazz.

08/15/2014 By Justin Mitchell

Slideshow

The Don Vaughn Experiment Launch Party

Partygoers spent an energetic evening fist pumping to tunes at a local DJ’s album launch party.

08/15/2014

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 8–10

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

08/06/2014 By Michael Hardy

circus

What's It Like To Play Michael Jackson's Pet Chimp?

Houston native Terrance Harrison plays Bubbles in Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour

08/04/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

interview

No, Adam Duritz Will Not Play "Mr. Jones"

The Counting Crows frontman discusses the band's first new album in six years, and why they don't feel compelled to play their hits.

07/29/2014 By Michael Hardy

Jazz

Does Jazz Exist in Houston?

Houston produces some of the country's greatest jazz musicians. So where's the local scene?

07/25/2014 By David Theis

Concert

Review: Beyoncé and Jay-Z Knock It Out of the Park

The married couple's sold-out Minute Maid Park concert didn't disappoint.

07/21/2014 By Michael Hardy

dance

Bollywood Icon Brings Her New Ballet to Houston

Beloved Indian film star Hema Malini choreographed and stars in a performance based on Hindu mythology.

07/17/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 18–20

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

07/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

spectacle

The Evolution of Gaga

To prepare for her Wednesday-night show, we review Lady Gaga's most outrageous dresses from the past five years.

07/15/2014 By Kerry H. and Michael Hardy

Comparison

Beyoncé Versus Tamarie

Both have daughters named after plants, but that's just the beginning.

07/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 11–13

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

07/09/2014 By Michael Hardy