Hoopin' It Up

Started as a Dusty Toy, Now Hula Hooping is Here

Hula hoopers in Houston feel the love at the upcoming GlowOrama event, celebrating the old timey smile-enduring activity.

02/18/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 19–21

The World According To CPLY at Menil, Intimate Apparel opens at UH, Olivia Block performs her "found sounds," DEFINE rides into MFAH, Bayou Bend throws a family party

02/17/2016 By Nick Esquer

Sights & Sounds

Finding Music in Wherever The Wind Blows

Sound artist Olivia Block blends found natural sounds with music to create her atmospheric and haunting composition.

02/12/2016 By Nick Esquer

Visual Art

Starman Lives On

The late David Bowie is honored at local show featuring 50 works from local artists.

02/11/2016 By Sara Samora

Eastbound & Down

Feeling the Love in the East End

The East End Foundation hosts an open house today with a special artistic tour of the cultural hub.

02/10/2016 By Leah Rose

Vroom Vroom

Deco Design Goes Full Throttle at the MFAH

Jazz Age aficionados are in for a treat with a pair of ‘30s-themed events at the museum.

02/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Visual Arts

A Climber's Peak with Art After Death

After perishing on K2, a climber's expressive art steps into the light with Peak Inspirations.

02/02/2016 By Nick Esquer

Eco-Friendly Art

Washed Ashore Brings Ocean Pollution to the Forefront

The Houston Zoo's latest creative art exhibit uses debris to shed light on plastic pollution.

02/01/2016 By Max Jefferson

Visual Arts

Finding Renaissance from Junk Yards and Thrift Shopping

Artist Thorsten Brinkmann blends Renaissance-era portraiture with make-believe in The Great Cape Rinderhorn at Rice.

01/29/2016 By Camilla Cook

Visual Arts

Using Kaleidoscopes to Study Art and Science

Artist Fariba Abedin finds light at the end of a color wheel with On Paper This Time .

01/28/2016 By Mohammed Zain

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 29–31

Montrose Trio at Wortham, All The Way opens at Alley, HGO presents Rusalka, the Harlem Globetrotters dribble into NRG Park, Palden Weinreb discusses his art at Asia Society Texas.

01/27/2016 By Nick Esquer

Photography

Wildlife Photography of the Year Comes to Houston

100 of the best wildlife action photos of the world are now on exhibition in HMNS.

01/27/2016 By Nick Esquer

Public Art

Thinking Inside The Box with BioCity

Expanded Environment's latest installation piece creates a place where all species are welcome.

01/26/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Photography

Diaries of the Taquerias Southmost

Houston-based photographer Chuy Benitez explores family and tradition within these neighborhood mainstays around Houston.

01/22/2016 By Jenn Nguyen

Visual Art

Painting Out Memories in Exposed

This collective art show lives up to its name, inviting artists to depict their happiest and darkest life experiences.

01/22/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 22–24

The Symphony plays Shostakovich, Rainbow on ICE returns to Discovery Green, MFAH throws an art party, BodyTraffic dances into Houston, and Houston Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day.

01/20/2016 By Nick Esquer

Visual Art

Giving New York a Houston State of Mind—with Art

Artist Mark Flood's latest collective exhibition, The Future Is Ow, is an effort to put Houston on the art-world map.

01/15/2016 By Nick Esquer

Visual Art

Bringing Out The Dead—Through Art

Houston illustrator Michael Bise pencils in poignant family vignettes in Born Again.

01/15/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

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

Performance Art

Restless Finger Syndrome

DiverseWorks latest exhibition, What Shall We Do Next?, looks at how technology and advertising are shaping how we think.

01/08/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood