Theater

The Unhappy Elf

Todd Waite returns as David Sedaris' cranky Christmas elf in The Santaland Diaries at Alley Theatre.

11/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Theater

Step Into Matt Hune’s Living Room

The director of Houston’s newest community theater is ready for his up close.

11/29/2015 Photography by Brittanie Shey

Dance

Curtain Call

UH's Emerging Choreographers Showcase shines a spotlight on life after college.

11/27/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Ballet

'Tis the Season: The Nutcracker

From Houston's longest running productions to one-night-only events, we round up a list of where to see Tchaikovsky's timeless Christmas ballet classic.

11/26/2015 By Katricia Lang

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 27-29

The Nutcracker opens at Houston Ballet, Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet at Houston Symphony, Bower Yusse and Thomas J. Cryan at Blue Willow Bookshop, Reverend Horton Heat at Scout Bar and SonKiss'd Dance performs at Texas Rock Gym

11/25/2015 By Nick Esquer

Dance

Into Thin Air

SonKiss'd mixes hip-hop with rock climbing in adrenaline–fueled performance, Moving Mountains.

11/23/2015 By Nick Esquer

A Christmas Carol

'Tis the Season

We round up some of Houston's (and Galvy's) opportunities to take in Charles Dickens' Christmas classic.

11/20/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 20-22

A Christmas Carol returns to Alley Theatre, Houston Symphony's ode to Carole King, Ars Lyrica pays homage to Louis XIV, Winter Birding at the Arboretum and the Second Annual Houston Whatever Fest.

11/18/2015 By Nick Esquer

Ballet

End of an Era

A holiday tradition for the past 10 years, we take a closer look at the talented young dancer who captivated audiences in her decade-long run as Clara in The Nutcracker.

11/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Theater

Singing In The Dead of Night

Hune Company puts child abuse under the microscope in Blackbird.

11/17/2015 By Katricia Lang

Early Music

Homage to the Sun King

Ars Lyrica tips a cap to France's King Louis XIV and his love for the arts.

11/13/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Theater

With Strong and Active Faith

Los Angeles actress Ingrid Garner stars in one-woman play about Americans living in Nazi Germany.

11/06/2015 By Katricia Lang

Dance

On The Move

Dance Source Houston's latest puts dance in motion in more ways than one.

11/05/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 6-Nov. 8

Billy Joel in concert, Daniil Simkin's innovative Intensio, David Sedaris at Jones Hall, Potted Potter, and Houston Youth Symphony

11/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Theater

Silent Sky Blends Romance, Science, Feminism and Bigotry

Main Street Theater takes on the astronomical story of a woman who connected the dots and made history.

11/03/2015 By Nick Esquer

Dance

As If You Were On Fire From Within

Ballet meets technology in Daniil Simkin’s Intensio.

10/30/2015 By Andrea Siso

Opera

Opera in the Heights Juggles Two Shows In One

A behind-the-scenes look at the creative set design of OH's double-header The Medium and The Telephone.

10/29/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Design

Dreaming Up a Classic

Concept illustrator Carl Sprague leans on tradition for Moscow Ballet's The Nutcracker.

10/27/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Theater

Magic Act

Two Harry Potter fanboys keep the love for the series strong with Potted Potter

10/22/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 23-25

Moores Opera Center debuts Manon, Rienzi toasts its annual Punch Party, Ballet Hispanico presents Carmen, Houston Zoo celebrates Halloween with Zoo Boo and Aperio plays chamber music from American masters.

10/21/2015 By Nick Esquer