March 31—April 2

From Jim Jefferies to The Producers, Get Ready to Laugh This April Fool's Day Weekend

Round out March at these hilarious happenings.

10:00am By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Battle of the Bards

Houston High School Students Spread the Words at Space City Poetry Slam Series

Performance poets take the stage at Discovery Green this weekend.

03/27/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Get Out

We're Going to These 5 Weekend Events and You Should Too

From the Bayou City Arts Fest to two exceptional ballets, the last weekend of March isn't meant for streaming Netflix.

03/22/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Not Fooling Around

10 Reasons to Get Excited About Whatever Fest

Don't be fooled by the name.

03/22/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Ice House

How Did the Houston Children's Festival Become Such a Big Freakin' Deal?

With 50,000 annual visitors, the downtown fest even made Frommer's 300 Unmissable Events and Festivals Around the World.

03/21/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Cheers

Top 5 Bars to Sip a Guinness This St. Patrick's Day

On Friday, it's easy being green.

03/16/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Festival Season

In Photos: Houston Acts Take the Stage at SXSW

Deep Cuts and Robert Glasper are just a few of the friendly faces at this year's festival.

03/16/2017 Photography by Chisum Pierce

Kiss Him, He's Irish

When a Houstonian Marries an Irishman, How Do They Celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Hint: not with green beer.

03/16/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Women Making History

Meet Trailblazing Journalist Noor Tagouri

If you thought being a woman in the media was hard, try adding a hijab.

03/14/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Festival Season

In Photos: Catching Up with the Houstonians Who Headed to SXSW

Now in its 30th year, Austin's annual interactive, film and music festival is a big draw for the Bayou City.

03/14/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Chisum Pierce

Local Love

Send the Right Message With Houston-Themed Emojis

From construction cones to queso, these H-Town Stickers are worth a thousand words.

03/10/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festival

New Literary Talents Shine at Writefest

The emerging writers event is booked with workshops, speakers and plenty of material.

03/07/2017 By Amber Tong

Go Texan

In Photos: The Trail Riders Arrive in Houston After 13 Long Journeys

Rodeo season officially arrived, too, as more than 3,000 riders along with their horses and wagons made their way into the city today.

03/03/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

Go Texan

Get Ready for Rodeo with Our Behind-the-Scenes Sneak Peek

What does it take to get NRG Park rodeo-ready? A lot more than you think.

03/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

Park Life

A Big, Beautiful, Totally Redesigned Levy Park Is Now Open

A new playground and performance pavilion join the dog park and community gardens that have made Levy Park a neighborhood favorite.

02/23/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Performing Arts

White Oak Music Hall Sets the Stage for Up-And-Coming Artists

The venue's COLLAB program gives new talent a much-needed platform.

02/23/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Model Citizens

In Photos: The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Festival

The magazine hosted its first-ever swimsuit fest in downtown Houston this past weekend.

02/20/2017 Photography by Marco Torres

Rodeo 2.0

The Rodeo Has Gone High-Tech, Y'all

Dust off your boots and charge your phones — you're going to want to use the HLSR's new rodeojis and cowboy photo filters.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Swimsuit Season

Meet Texan Sports Illustrated Model Hannah Ferguson

From growing up on a farm to shooting in Fiji, get to know the supermodel before SI Swimsuit Vibes Festival.

02/17/2017 By Camilo Smith

Wait for it

TUTS Adds Hamilton to New Season

Theatre Under the Stars subscribers get their shot at seeing the Tony award-winning musical.

02/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis