Review

International Jazz Festival Fails to Live Up to Name

Other than a brilliant performance by Jonathan Butler and Elon Trotman, Bubbha Thomas's three-day jazz festival offers little in the way of world music.

08/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

On the Town

Jazz for the Masses

For almost a quarter century, the Houston International Jazz Festival has been bringing the world’s greatest musicians to the Bayou City.

08/01/2013 By Justin Mitchell

Houston vs. Dallas

Cultural Command

When it comes to the arts, we leave Dallas in the dust.

08/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 2–4

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

07/31/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 26–28

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

07/24/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 19–21

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

07/17/2013 By Michael Hardy

Point/Counterpoint

Beyoncé: Brilliant Feminist Role Model or Narcissistic, Reactionary Fake?

Debating all things Beyoncé.

07/15/2013 By Michael Hardy and Peter Holley

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 12–14

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

07/10/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 4–7

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

07/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Hip-Hop

Old School, New School

This month, two tours offer a crash course in the evolution of hip-hop.

07/02/2013 By Craig Lindsey

Ice House

Action Item: Houston Needs Its Song

Given all the great songwriters Houston has inspired over the past hundred years, surely someone must have produced the song, right?

07/01/2013 By John Lomax

Music for the Masses

Happy Hundredth Birthday!

Symphony celebrates centennial with concert of delights for the easily distracted.

06/24/2013 By K. Howley

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 20–22

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

06/19/2013 By Michael Hardy

Pop

The Feeling Is For Everyone

Houston R&B singer Jack Freeman opens up about music, life, and how he got those amazing pecs.

06/13/2013 By Craig Lindsey

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 14–16

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

06/12/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 7–9

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

06/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Reliving FPSF

Relive the hottest and wildest moments from this weekend's music festival with our photo slideshow.

06/03/2013

Free Press Summer Fest

Reliving FPSF

Relive the hottest and wildest moments from this weekend's music festival with our photo slideshow

06/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Free Press Summer Fest

Fancier Fancy Pants

The FPSF's Dutch Small goes all out to create the swankiest, most decadent Fancy Pants tents in festival history

05/30/2013 By Darla Guillen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 31–June 2

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

05/29/2013 By Michael Hardy