Film

Houston Iranian Film Festival Comes to MFAH

The renowned festival features a deeper look at a misunderstood country through movies.

01/19/2016 By Max Jefferson

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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 15–17

Blue Man Group plays Jones Hall, DiverseWorks debuts What Shall We Do Next?, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ride into town, Chevron Houston races through the city.

01/13/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 8–10

Houston Symphony plays John Williams, William Cokeley opens a new exhibition, Vertigo plays at MFAH, a lecture on Joachim Wtewael's nude portraits, and the Russian Old New Year Festival.

01/06/2016 By Nick Esquer

Lit Inspiration

From Libraries to Lit Fests

As local libraries tout something for everyone and festivals and book fairs are growing off trees, Houston's bevy of book resources continues to blossom.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Radio

Prairie Home Will No Longer Have Its Companion

After more than 40 years, Garrison Keillor is bowing out.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 1–3

A fresh start at Rothko Chapel, the 2016 Run Houston! at Sam Houston Race Park, MFAH screens Night of the Shooting Stars, Fly Dance Company pops and locks at Children's Museum, and the Texans close out the 2015 season.

12/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

10...9...8...

Celebrate Out of the Box: NYE

Whether you choose to dine or dance 2015 away, there's always a delicious way to ring in the new year.

12/28/2015 By Megha Tejpal

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year in Houston

From family fun to fashionable fetes, the city is offering plenty of festive options to send off 2015 in style.

12/24/2015 By Sara Samora

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

New Year's Eve

Early Music, Late Night

Matthew Dirst's Ars Lyrica rings in 2016 in a very classy way.

12/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 18-20

From loads of live music to Christmastime merriment, here's a roundup of fun things to do this weekend in Houston.

12/16/2015 By Nick Esquer

Hip Hip Huzzah!

Horse Head Holiday Huzzah!

A beloved local theater company is hosting its second annual Christmas party, and everyone's invited.

12/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 11-13

Houston gets a little more Christmas cheer with Lights in the Heights and Bach Society Houston's Advent Vespers.

12/09/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 4-6

From Home Alone at the Houston Symphony to a homecoming for Santaland Diaries at the Alley Theatre.

12/02/2015 By Nick Esquer

Best of Houstonia

65 Winter Must-Do’s

Explore the Houston that’s been in hibernation or stay inside and make hot cocoa—it’s up to you, but we’ll help you make the most of these precious cool months.

11/29/2015 By Houstonia Staff

Events & Festivals

Femme Fest Hits Houston

Femme Fest heads to Houston for a day celebrating women, art and progress.

11/27/2015 By Sara Samora

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

Holidays

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

The holiday holds high significance in Indian culture. Here's why.

11/24/2015 By Trishna Buch

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