Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 19–21

The World According To CPLY at Menil, Intimate Apparel opens at UH, Olivia Block performs her "found sounds," DEFINE rides into MFAH, Bayou Bend throws a family party

02/17/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater

Saving Grace Around Negative Religious Sentiment

Documentary play Dialogues on Grace combines a variety of different religious ideals with thoughts on anti-Muslim sentiment.

02/16/2016 By Camilla Cook

Dance

Using Stories to Tell for the American Experience

Open Dance Project uses diverse storytelling to depict the sense between individualism and community in America.

02/15/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Va Va Voom

Behind Closed Doors Adds Sizzle to Weekend Plans

Houston City Dance revs up Valentine's Day with a sultry set of dance numbers.

02/12/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 12–14

14 Pews' Dialogues on Grace, Toruk at Toyota Center, MET Dance celebrates 20 years, Alabama rocker Jason Isbell performs, 30th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show at NRG Park

02/10/2016 By Nick Esquer

Theater

The Story of LBJ Comes Home to Texas

Robert Schenkkan’s hit play All the Way brings the 36th president to the Alley Theatre.

02/05/2016 By Katricia Lang

Theater

LinkedIn Love in the Digital Age

Love and Information, opening at Main Street Theater, examines modern romance through texts, selfies and dating apps.

02/05/2016 By Doni Wilson

Theater

K2: The Story of Two Climbers and Everest's Deadly Sibling

Intricate set design and special effects help bring the frightening atmosphere of the mountain to the main stage.

02/04/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 5–7

La Cenerentola at Opera In The Heights, Houston Symphony plays along to Singin' In The Rain, BalletBoyz dances into town, Bookworm Festival, and Branford Marsalis jazzes it up.

02/03/2016 By Nick Esquer

Dance

Basing Choreography On Love

CORE Performance's latest collection of choreography explores love and being.

02/03/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Theater

All Is Not Well In The Kingdom

Classical Theatre Company looks at women's roles in society with A Doll's House.

01/28/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 29–31

Montrose Trio at Wortham, All The Way opens at Alley, HGO presents Rusalka, the Harlem Globetrotters dribble into NRG Park, Palden Weinreb discusses his art at Asia Society Texas.

01/27/2016 By Nick Esquer

Performance Dance

Frame Dance Creates Drift Using Art and Tech

This contemporary dance company dives into a unique exploration to create a new kind of performance piece.

01/25/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Theater

The American Experience

Ensemble Theatre continues its readings of playwright August Wilson's works with The Piano Lesson.

01/21/2016 By Katricia Lang

Performance Art

Bayou City Burlesque Takes Center Stage

Local artists come together with national performers for a weekend of circus and burlesque entertainment.

01/14/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Theater

High School Musical: Hairspray Style

An unlikely pair of Houston high schools team up in time for MLK Day.

01/12/2016 By Katricia Lang

Theater

Mozart's Sister Finally Gets Her Due

The Other Mozart shines a stage light on the famous composer and his lesser-known sister, Nannerl.

01/04/2016 By Katricia Lang

Review

Pistol-Packing Pizazz

Woody Allen's Tony- and Oscar-winning celebrated musical comedy brings gangsters and glitz to Hobby Center.

12/29/2015 By Doni Wilson

Theater

Step By Step

Queensbury Theatre's latest comedy, The 39 Steps, is a fast-paced thrill ride that pokes fun at the theater.

12/28/2015 By Katricia Lang

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 25–27

Keep the Christmas cheer going with visits from the Snow Queen, Santa Claus and a brisk ride through Houston's streets with Critical Mass.

12/23/2015 By Nick Esquer