"I'm Bored"

6 Family-Friendly Summer Arts Activities

Keep the kids engaged and off the couch this summer while flexing their creative muscles.

05/29/2017 By Brandy Hickey

The Punisher

5 Things to Know about Frank D'Amato, Houston's Nerdiest Rapper

D'Amato will open for Rakim at Alley Kat's Memorial Day Block Party.

05/26/2017 By Camilo Smith

The Long Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 26-28

Bard meets barre, biking the Bayou City, and a reason to be excited about a bus ride.

05/25/2017 By Scott Vogel

Ice House

How to Crush the Competition in a Sandcastle Contest

Winning big in Galveston's annual competition means going against the grain.

05/25/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Rooted in History

Houston's Oldest Park Debuts Its $33.6 Million Renovation

Although Emancipation Park informally opened at the beginning of the year, the Juneteenth Festival will mark its grand reopening.

05/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fun Times

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 19-21

Grab an Astros fedora Friday, get cultured at the opera Saturday, and geek out over Minecraft Sunday.

05/18/2017 By Scott Vogel

Good Timing

Ahead of Twin Peaks Reboot, MFAH to Screen David Lynch Documentary

A new documentary shines light on the mysterious director ahead of his new project.

05/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Handcrafted

Over 1,500 Bowls Are Being Turned Out to Benefit the Houston Food Bank

The 13th annual Empty Bowls luncheon raises funds and awareness to fight hunger in Houston.

05/12/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Bit by Bit

These 'Civic Hackers' Are Creating Tools to Improve Life in the Bayou City

Houston’s got problems? Maybe data is the answer.

05/12/2017 By Amber Tong

Get Out

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend

Our weekly guide to the best in town

05/11/2017 By Scott Vogel

The Friendly Skies

Ellington Field Celebrates a Century of Flight This Weekend

Houston's first commercial spaceport boasts 100 years of aviation history.

05/08/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Taking Chances

Top 5 Reasons Chance the Rapper is Redefining the Genre

Get to know the Grammy Award-winning rapper before he brings his beats to The Woodlands this Sunday.

05/04/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Nacho Average Friday

These Are the Top 5 Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

From late night tequila shots to family-friendly fun, turn Friday into a fiesta at these Houston haunts.

05/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Preview

Gabriela Lena Frank Shakes Up Classical Music with the World Premiere of Conquest Requiem

Houston Symphony's composer-in-residence puts her own spin on the classic art form.

05/01/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Day at the Museums

Get in the Museum District Zone This Saturday

From Japanese art to contemporary crafts, tour six art institutions—all within walking distance!—in the Museum District's second zone.

04/28/2017 By Amber Tong

Island Life

Warm Weather-Loving Penguins Are Headed to Moody Gardens

A renovated Aquarium Pyramid is unveiling a new Humboldt penguin exhibit this summer.

04/28/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Historic Houston

Don't Miss Preservation Houston's Good Brick Tour

Walk the historic halls of Houston's top preserved properties.

04/27/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Theater

Meet Christine Dwyer, the Soaring Star of Finding Neverland

Get to know Peter Pan's fearless mother before the magical musical enchants Houston.

04/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

The Write Cause

NFL Veteran Wade Smith Tackles Bullying and Literacy In His New Children’s Book

Meet the Pro Bowler and philanthropist before he signs advanced copies of Smitty Tackles Bullying tonight.

04/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Performance Art

Lone Star Feminist Andrea Baldwin Talks About Gender, Texas and Beyoncé

The UH-Clear Lake professor dives deep in her new one-woman show.

04/24/2017 By Emily Juhasz