best of 2014

The Top 5 Dance Performances of 2014

And only one of them was by the Houston Ballet!

12/16/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Gift Guide

Christmas Gifts For the Arts Lover in Your Life

Check out our top picks!

12/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To To This Weekend: Dec 12–14

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the arts world.

12/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

dance

Here Come the Rockettes!

Just how do they kick so high?

12/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 5–7

Featuring Usher, the Radio City Rockettes, and a festival devoted to the theremin.

12/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Bah, Humbug

A Christmas Carol Is Taking Over Houston

As Houstonians, we love us some Scrooge—three local productions of A Christmas Carol can attest to that.

11/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 27–30

Here's what to do after Thanksgiving dinner.

11/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 21–23

This week: Dirty Dancing, Amy Schumer, and the Houston band Children of Pop

11/19/2014 By Michael Hardy With Dean Davis

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 14–16

Featuring the Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Lewis Black, the Bach family, and more!

11/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

deals

The 10 Best Student Discounts in Houston

Want a $50 season subscription? $10 ballet tickets? You're in luck—if you have a student ID, of course.

11/06/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 7–9

Featuring David Sedaris, Michael Cunningham, Portland's Imago Theatre and more

11/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

opera

Review: HGO's New Così Fan Tutte Plays It Safe

Classic Mozart opera buffa features fine ensemble singing but lacks brio.

11/04/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Dance

The MET Reset: Still Dancing After All These Years

With new dancers and a fancy new Midtown home, MET Dance is ready to impress a whole new audience.

11/03/2014 By Adam Castañeda

dance

Innovative Dance Company Brings Alchemy to Houston

Connecticut-based MOMIX's new show is inspired by the medieval "science" of turning lead into gold.

10/10/2014 By Adam Castañeda

dance

Review: Suchu Dance's Nebria Inspired by World of Beetles

Jennifer Wood's new evening-length duet puts the dance company's new space to good use.

10/09/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 10–12

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

10/08/2014 By Michael Hardy

Fall Arts 2014

6 Young Artists Who Are Reshaping Houston’s Art Scene

This year we salute the new wave behind this season’s thrilling slate of cultural events—a lineup as fresh and new as the artists behind them.

09/30/2014 By Michael Hardy, Peter Holley, and Adam Casteñeda Photography by Arthur Garcia

Best of Houstonia

Our 2014 Fall Arts Guide

Our top picks in theater, visual art, dance, classical music, and more.

09/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

theater

Review: Peace in Our Time Is a Play For Our Time

Noël Coward's fascinating play imagines a Nazi occupation of England.

09/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

news

Local Playwright Pulls Play, Cuts Ties With Catastrophic Theatre

Miki Johnson, Catastrophic's former playwright-in-residence, has withdrawn the rights to her play The Crab King, which was scheduled to debut in November.

09/26/2014 By Michael Hardy