Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: MFAH

A plan that Ferris Bueller himself would approve of (if he were of drinking age).

08/27/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 28-30

Ferris Bueller's Day Off at Hotel Derek, Matthew Salesses' reading at Brazos, NobleMotion Dance's Storm Front, Venezuelan violinist Eddy Marcano and 22nd Annual Theater District Open House

08/26/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art Installation

In Dreams

In “Music for the World to See,” two local artists step into the abstract.

08/24/2015 By Nick Esquer

Street Eats

Food Truck Lovers, Your Festivals Have Arrived

ForTheLoveOfFoodTrucks brings a line-up of festivals starting this weekend.

08/24/2015 By Andrea Siso

Art Opening

Project Row Houses Presents Annual Summer Studios Exhibition

The Third Ward art commune brings in six student-artists for its yearly summer expo.

08/20/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 21-23

The Third Man Screening at MFAH, FrenetiCore's Integration, kids activities at The Health Museum, comedian Wyatt Cenac and a pop-up poetry slam at OKRA

08/19/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 14-16

The Screwtape Letters at Wortham, Sam Smith in concert, Galveston Heritage Festival, Open House at The Printing Museum and Incredible India: Dashavatar at Miller Outdoor Theatre

08/12/2015 By Nick Esquer

Kid-Friendly

Back to School Blues: 5 End-of-Summer Treats for Your Kids

Only adults are ready for the summer to end.

08/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 7-9

Lowers Dens at CAMH, Sara Paretsky at Brazos Bookstore, rock-filled musical Passing Strange, Shakespeare for kids and Cutthroat Eastside Pop-Up Market

08/05/2015 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Recapture Your Youth at the Blacklight Run

An upcoming 5K run appeals to the Peter Pan in all of us.

08/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Arts Preview

Beware the Ides of August

This year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival takes a dark turn.

08/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Latin Music

The Toyota Center Delivers Three Superstars of Latin Music

These days, it’s the audiences—not the performers—doing the crossing over.

08/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 31-Aug 2

Pancakes & Booze Art Show, Goonies pool party, White Linen Nights, The Rite of Summer dance performance and a remake of Charlie Chaplin's The Kid

07/29/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 24-26

Space City ComicCon 2015, the Music of Michael Jackson at Jones Hall, Museum Experience Day, comedian Jay Pharoah and the Symphony plays Pokemon

07/22/2015 By Nick Esquer

QFest

The 19th Annual Houston QFest Kicks Off This Week

The yearly LGBTQ movie festival returns with an eclectic lineup.

07/21/2015 With Joe Leydon

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 17-19

Blade Runner at Market Square Park, A Fistful of Soul, Mixers and Elixirs at HMNS and Nicki Minaj and Tanlines in concert

07/15/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Comedy

An Old-Fashioned Slumber Party

YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley packs his pajamas and stops in Houston.

07/10/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

Starry Eyed

An Evening in Space, Starring George Clooney

An occasional dissection of the social scene

07/09/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10-12

Lawndale's The Big Show, a student-led performing arts premiere, Interstellar at MFAH, a dollar concert at Houston Symphony and Habsburg Splendor Show & Tell

07/08/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Editor's Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 3-5

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure at Market Square, a play premiere, Garth Brooks in concert, July 4th at Children's Museum and a book signing

07/01/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer