picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 27–March 1

Featuring New Orleans's Rebirth Brass Band, Houston Ballet's new Romeo and Juliet, and the World Championship of Barbecue

02/26/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20–22

Featuring two American poets, a documentary about La Sagrada Família, and your last chance to see Bruce Munro's Discovery Green art installation

02/18/2015 By Michael Hardy

notes on camp

Bringing The Rocky Horror Picture Show To Life

Once a month, performance troupe The Royal Mystic Order of Chaos takes over the River Oaks Theatre.

02/16/2015 By Bryan Washington

investigation

What the Hell's Going On at Opera in the Heights?

Gossip, accusations, conspiracy theories, a high mortality rate. Is this opera or real life?

02/12/2015 By Sydney Boyd

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 13–15

Featuring Baroque painting, Baroque music, Kinky Boots, and Cirque du Soleil.

02/11/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 6–8

Featuring Jason Moran, John Lewis, Sherlock Holmes, and something called Frostival

02/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Theatre

These Boots are Made for Walkin’

A musical arrives, both heralded and unsung.

02/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

theater

Sherlock Holmes Takes the Stage at Classical Theatre

Forget Sherlock and Elementary. Here's your chance to see the detective up close and personal.

02/03/2015 By Michael Hardy

musical theater

Elton John's Ballet Joins Long Tradition of Rock Music On Stage

A brief history of rock musicals, from Tommy to American Idiot.

01/29/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 1

The Super Bowl isn't the only game in town this weekend.

01/28/2015 By Michael Hardy

essay

A Mormon's Take On The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon may be protected speech, but it's still pretty offensive.

01/22/2015 By Cort McMurray

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 23–25

Featuring the Harlem Globetrotters, the Come and Take It Comedy Takeover, and Madame Butterfly

01/21/2015 By Michael Hardy

Article

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16–19 (MLK Weekend Edition)

Mel Chin's Houston takeover begins.

01/14/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 9–11

Get off the couch and check out these events.

01/07/2015 By Michael Hardy

dance

Diavolo Fuses Dance and Gymnastics

This Los Angeles company pushes the limits of the human body.

01/05/2015 By Adam Castañeda

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 1–4

Get to 'em before they're gone

12/31/2014 By Michael Hardy

Dance

What Is Shen Yun, Anyway?

The widely advertised show is really a front for Falun Gong.

12/29/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 25–28 (Christmas Edition!)

'Tis the season for Christmas-themed concerts.

12/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Our Top 5 Most Anticipated Arts Events of 2015

Here's what we're looking forward to in the new year.

12/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Year in Review

The Best of 2014 in the Arts

2014 was a year of retrenchment in the arts world.

12/22/2014 Illustrations by Dan Derozier By Michael Hardy