ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Wickett Crickett

The godfather of Houston hip-hop on slabs, music, and how the city should honor its musical legacy.

10/18/2013 By Peter Holley

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 18–20

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

10/16/2013 By Michael Hardy

Interview

Arts Insider: Perryn Leech

The Houston Grand Opera's managing director opens up about his career, his management style, and why he left England for Texas.

10/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 4–6

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

10/02/2013 By Michael Hardy

Houston Music Lore

Velvet Bayou

Sterling Morrison left the Velvet Underground in Houston to captain tugboats on the Ship Channel.

10/01/2013 By John Lomax

Slideshow

Deacons of Deadwood Motorcycle Club Charity Ball

In attendance: psychedelic blues-rock legends Moving Sidewalks, headed by ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons

10/01/2013

Best of Houstonia

Fall Arts Preview 2013

The very best of the coming season, including the return of Beyoncé.

09/30/2013 With Catherine Matusow, Kerry H., and Katharine Shilcutt By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Houston Symphony Gala

Centennial Opening Night Gala: An Evening with Reneé Fleming and the Houston Symphony

09/27/2013

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sep 27–29

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

09/25/2013 By Michael Hardy

Hustle Town Hard Times

Riff Raff Did 10 Days in the County Here in 2002

And here are the details.

09/20/2013 Photography by Peter Holley By John Lomax

Hip-Hop

Hustle and Draw

Bun B and Shea Serrano collaborate on a much-anticipated new rap coloring book.

09/20/2013 By Marc Brubaker

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sep 20–22

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

09/18/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sep 6–8

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

09/04/2013 By Michael Hardy

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Nick Greer on the Art of Performance (VIDEO)

After years of practice, a local musician learns to let go.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

That Other Level

The Geto Boys and Public Enemy Together, 25 Years Ago

The Geto Boys and Public Enemy together, 25 years ago, and other photos from the archive of former GBs DJ Ready Red.

08/28/2013 By John Nova Lomax

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 30–Sep 2

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

08/28/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 23–25

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

08/21/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 16–18

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

08/14/2013 By Michael Hardy

Music Festival

Grass Fire

Since 1989, the Fire on the Strings festival has been bringing some of the country's best bluegrass to the Houston area.

08/12/2013 By Michael Hardy

Interview

Getting Back in Tune

Houston Symphony executive director Mark Hanson previews the 2013–2014 season.

08/09/2013 By Michael Hardy