Pop Culture

West University

Property Watch: The Iconic “Darth Vader House” Hits the Market Again

Tour the West University home nicknamed the “Darth Vader House” for its striking resemblance to the Star Wars villain’s helmet.

10/13/2022 By Melissa Dalton

MUSIC 

15 Concerts to Keep on Your Radar for 2023

Dates and ticket info for Ed Sheeran, Blink-182, and more big acts set to hit Houston in 2023.

10/11/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Spotted

These 15 Celebrities Have Gorgeous Homes in Texas

Austin has become a hot destination for A-listers fleeing the hustle and bustle of Hollywood, but it's not the only Texas city rife with celebs.

09/29/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Spooky!

8 Spooky, Texas-Set Books to Read This October

Read up on ghosts, murder mysteries and urban legends of Texas to get into the spooky spirit.

09/27/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Hogwarts

Harry Potter’s Wizarding World Is Coming to Houston in November

The 28-day festival is open to all ages, from the youngest wizards to the more seasoned sorcerers. Here's what to know about dates, tickets, and more.

09/20/2022 By Shelby Stewart

POP CULTURE

How To Get Tickets to Houston's Comicpalooza

Here’s what to expect this year at Texas’ largest comic and pop culture convention.

05/24/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Perfect Party

Spring's Perfect Party: Women’s History Month Edition

The women are some of the most coveted stars in the entertainment industry.

03/08/2022 By Nandi Howard

ESSAY

Seeing Myself in Dear White People's Lionel Higgins

'I watched Lionel, popularized by Houston-born DeRon Horton, grow from season to season as he blossomed from finding identity, purpose, and love.'

12/23/2021 By Eric Ford

Community strong

Here's What Your Favorite Houston Celebs Were up to Last Week

Hilary Duff, Simone Biles, Relief Gang and more.

09/06/2021 By Shelby Stewart

WALK IT OUT

Red Bull's Breakdancing Competition Headed to Houston

The world’s largest breaking competition is coming to Houston.

08/04/2021 By Jaisal Kalapatapu Edited by Shelby Stewart

Hot Girl Summer

Megan Thee Stallion Makes History as First Rapper to Grace the Cover of Sports Illustrated

The H-town Hottie is one of three covers for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

07/19/2021 By Shelby Stewart

Body-ody-ody 

Is Sports Illustrated’s 2021 Swimsuit Issue Cover Girl Megan Thee Stallion?

We’ve got to wait until July 19 to find out.

07/13/2021 By Shelby Stewart

test your mettle

Get Suited Up and Learn about Past and Future Body Armor

The new Houston Center for Contemporary Craft exhibition, sure to please every Bayou City geek, runs through September 11.

07/07/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Screwston

Listen to This Podcast That's Going Deep into Mysterious Life of DJ Screw

The third season of "Mogul," which is focusing on Houston’s own chopped and screwed pioneer, kicked off June 23.

07/02/2021 By Carlos Brandon

Love Me Tender

Which Celebrity Impersonator Is Right for Your Wedding?

Sure, Elvis is a kitschy classic, but what about Selena?

06/24/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Welcome! 

So 50 Cent Moved to Houston? 

In a cryptic tweet Tuesday morning, the rap legend announced his big move to the Bayou City, plus a new TV show. 

05/04/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Please, oh please, let there be green eggs and ham

Dr. Seuss's Whimsical World Is Coming to Life in Houston

Looking for an escape from the Covid grind? The Dr. Seuss Experience is coming to blow your mind.

04/20/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Still "Dreaming of You"

For Selena, on Her 50th Birthday

In honor of the occasion, one "Houstonia" writer remembers the Queen of Tejano music's final RodeoHouston concert, and the legacy it left behind.

04/16/2021 By Carlos Brandon

Houston, we’ve had a problem

Can You Survive Space in This Apollo 13-Themed Escape Room? 

Escape It Houston’s newest astronautical adventure drops you into NASA’s most catastrophic mission.

04/09/2021 By Raven Wuebker

it's lit

Travis Scott’s New Hard Seltzer Sells out and Other Houston Pop-Culture News 

Who’s headlining Bonnaroo and who won “Jeopardy!” Wednesday? 

04/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt