Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 23–25

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

05/21/2014 By Michael Hardy

H-TOWN MUSIC HEROES

The Gangster of Love from the Third Ward

Far more influential than famous, Johnny "Guitar" Watson effortlessly and flamboyantly excelled in every era from blues to rap.

05/16/2014 By John Lomax

LOCAL SPOTLIGHT

Wolf Gang Crosses the Atlantic and Drops by Fitzgerald's

Indie British band, Wolf Gang, talks about how Houston inspires them

05/14/2014 By Silvia Pera

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 16–18

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

05/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

Review

Review: Mahler's Eighth Provides Glimpse of Transcendence

With Eschenbach on the podium, the monumental "Symphony of a Thousand" proves the perfect way to end the Houston Symphony's Centennial Season.

05/10/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 9–11

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

05/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 2–4

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

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

#FPSF

Before Free Press Summer Fest, a Local Band Reflects

As Free Press Summer Fest surges in popularity, a local band ponders its future.

04/30/2014 By Dean Davis

Celebration

It's Official: The Eldorado Ballroom Is Historic

Venerable Third Ward institution that hosted Ray Charles and Count Basie celebrates its Texas Historical Marker with a weekend-long party.

04/29/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Opera

Review: HGO's Carmen Lacks Passion

Despite strong vocal performances, opera missing Bizet's original fire

04/28/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 25–27

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

04/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 18–20

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

04/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Review: Das Rheingold Kicks Ring Cycle Off With Bang

Masterful new production features world-class singing, astonishing visual effects, and innovative staging.

04/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Das Rheingold: Behind the Scenes

Inside a technical rehearsal for the Houston Grand Opera's daring new production of the Ring Cycle.

04/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 11–13

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

04/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Art

New CounterCurrent Festival Makes Waves in Art World

Interdisciplinary city-wide festival features 11 multimedia performances

04/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Jazz

Jazz Legend Wayne Shorter: "Jazz to Me Means, 'I Dare You'"

The 80-year-old saxophonist, who played with Miles Davis and Art Blakey and was a co-founder of Weather Report, brings his quartet to Houston tonight.

04/04/2014 By Justin Mitchell

Concert

Tonight at Warehouse Live: Wild Child

The up-and-coming Austin indie-folk band opens for Robert Ellis tonight.

04/03/2014 By Sydney Lopez

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 4–6

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

04/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Review: Going Mad for Lucia Di Lammermoor

Soprano Jessica Jones leads a talented ensemble in new production of the bel canto classic.

03/31/2014 By Sydney Boyd