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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 13-15

Leon Bridges in concert, Frank Huang returns to lead the Symphony, 26th Annual Native American Pow Wow, Houston Mini Maker Faire at George R. Brown and the annual Nutcracker Market.

11/11/2015 By Nick Esquer

TEQUILA!

Celebrate Out of the Box: Houston Margarita Festival

The fourth annual Margarita Festival returns to Houston this Sunday at a newer, much larger location.

11/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Vienna Boys Choir, Ghostbusters & Ghouls at Houston Symphony, El Big Bad throws a Halloween bash, Opera in the Heights' Menotti double-header, MFAH showcases Dutch Golden Age works from Wtewael

10/28/2015 By Nick Esquer

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

Sweet Charity

Sky-High Dining for Charity at SkyHouse This Sunday

The semi-annual Lucky Dog fundraiser hits new heights at this one-off dinner with a delicious view.

10/20/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Lectures

Fight For Your Right

Two leading human rights activists come to Discovery Green to share their stories

10/19/2015 By Andrea Siso

It's a Pawty

Eat & Drink For a Cause: Paws & Prosecco

The Dogwood hosts animal rescue fundraiser November 8, and humans are welcome.

10/19/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 16-18

Oddball Comedy Fest in The Woodlands, Voca People invade Wortham, Korean Festival at Discovery Green, The Color Run heads downtown and strummer Mac DeMarco at Warehouse Live

10/14/2015 By Nick Esquer

Events

Comics Come Home

Local graphic novel storytellers band together at Houston Zinefest.

10/09/2015 By Sara Samora

Na zdravi

Beyond Bingo: Celebrate Czech Day at the SPJST Lodge 88

Pivo, polka and a great big party.

10/09/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 9-11

Hanna Ranch screening at Discovery Green, ROCO Brass Quintet at MATCH, Author Amy Stewart at Murder By The Book, Texas Ren Fest returns to Houston, Bonnie & Clyde the musical at Hobby Center

10/07/2015 By Nick Esquer

Poetry

Friends, Poets, Houstonians—Lend Me Your Ears

The Houston Poetry Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary with an interactive lineup.

10/02/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

Culture & Festivals

Annual Festival Chicano Heads to Miller Outdoor Theatre

This weekend, local Tejano musicians gather at Hermann Park to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

10/01/2015 By Sara Samora

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 2-4

Cellist Maya Beiser at Wortham, Houston's DJ Sun's latest multi-media experience at Asia Society, Silver Street's Biannual Art Opening, Wishing Well dance performance at Orange Show, and Texas Contemporary Art Fair at George R. Brown.

09/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Exhibits

Facing Threats, Real and Imagined, at the HMNS

A new exhibit from the National Spy Museum examines the friction between America and American ideals.

09/29/2015 Photography by Nick Esquer

Lecture

A Transcendence From the Human Heart

Rothko Chapel hosts a discussion on Central American indigenous rights and honors Óscar Romero.

09/25/2015 By Brittanie Shey

Hunker Down

Can These Chefs Make a Memorable Meal with Canned Tuna?

The 3rd annual Ready Houston Preparedness Kit Chef's Challenge pits professionals against emergency hurricane rations.

09/23/2015 By Sara Samora

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 25-27

Rice University Undergraduate Opera Workshop, METdance season opener at Miller, Comedy Get Down at Toyota Center, Da Camera's Snapshots of America and Russian Grand Ballet's Swan Lake at Stafford Centre.

09/23/2015 By Nick Esquer