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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 28–30

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

03/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

Event

Tonight at Big Top Lounge: Soul Men

The DJs of "A Fistful of Soul" have been spinning Motown classics and obscure vintage vinyl at Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge since 2009.

03/21/2014 By Alice Alsup

Opera

Helms Takes the Helm at Opera in the Heights

The former Houston Grand Opera special projects manager takes new position leading the 18-year-old company.

03/20/2014 By Holly Beretto

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 21–23

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

03/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Review: A Coffin in Egypt is Dead on Arrival

Despite an extraordinary performance by 68-year-old Frederica von Stade, the HGO world premiere opera falls flat.

03/18/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 14–16

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

03/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Pop

Review: Vedi, Vici, St. Vincent

Dallas-born indie sensation brings her eccentric choreography and uninhibited sound to House of Blues.

03/11/2014 By Dean Davis

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: John Cramer

The musician and artist offers a tour of his mental landscape

03/07/2014 By Peter Holley

Pop Music

Review: Lorde Holds Court at Bayou Music Center

The 17-year-old New Zealand pop sensation and recent Grammy winner brings her anti-consumerist message to Houston.

03/06/2014 By Dean Davis