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

Music Monday

From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith, Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started

Hear the music legend croon songs from his new album at The Heights Theater this Friday.

04/24/2017 By Chris Becker

Opera

Review: Houston Grand Opera's Götterdämmerung is a Masterful Tour de Force

HGO concludes the fourth and final installment of the Der Ring des Nibelungen series with epic performances.

04/24/2017 By Sydney Boyd

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Party in the Park

Bellaire Park Patrons Celebrate the Community's Green Spaces

The ninth annual Wine and Tapas gala is rooted in preserving Bellaire parks.

04/20/2017 By Shondrika Cook

Festival

'Harris Phest' Celebrates Comedian and Houstonian Harris Wittels

Honor the late Parks and Recreation writer at 8th Wonder Brewery this 4/20.

04/19/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Film Festival

After 50 Years, Houston’s WorldFest Film Festival Continues to Launch Rising Hollywood Stars

The largest independent film festival in the world — yes, world — will celebrate its 50th anniversary with awards and screenings April 21-30.

04/19/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Festival

CounterCurrent 17 Presents a Week's Worth of World-Class Performances and Art Installations

Dynamic art programming swarms Houston this week.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Ice House

In Pasadena, a Strawberry Shortcake the Size of a House Is Sliced Up Once Again

The strawberry capital of the South continues to live up to its name during the annual Pasadena Strawberry Festival.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hill Country Guide

Waltz Across Texas in These Hill Country Honky-Tonks

These old-school, floor-stompin' dance halls are the soul of the Texas Hill Country.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Get Out

These 5 Free Events in May Will Put a Spring In Your Step

At these festive outings—all within the city limits!—enjoying the season is a walk in the park.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

The Drawl

Introducing Houston's Newest Superhero, the Bayou Beast

In honor of Comicpalooza, Houstonia created a comic book character just for Houston.

04/17/2017 Illustrations by Robert Dibrell