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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 1

The Super Bowl isn't the only game in town this weekend.

01/28/2015 By Michael Hardy

installation

Artist Tara Conley Invites You Into Her Doll House

Ever wondered what it would be like to live inside a pop-up book?

01/27/2015 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

At Innovative New Gallery, Community Is the Work of Art

Artist Lynne McCabe creates spaces, not objects.

01/19/2015 By Michael Hardy

art

Time to Say Goodbye to the Flower Man's House

Losing a Third Ward landmark

01/16/2015 By Michael Hardy

dept. of creative promotions

This Weekend, Go Ice Skating at the MFAH

Monet and the Ice-Capades

01/15/2015 By Michael Hardy

art and architecture

MFAH Unveils Ambitious $450 Million Expansion Plan

Making the MFAH into an actual campus.

01/14/2015 By Michael Hardy

Article

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16–19 (MLK Weekend Edition)

Mel Chin's Houston takeover begins.

01/14/2015 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

A Veteran Houston Artist Gets His Retrospective

Mel Chin’s politically-charged combination of performance and visual art will be honored across four Houston-area museums.

01/04/2015 By Kelly Klaasmeyer

Photography

On the Streets With @VisualContrabrand

Meet Hector, one of Houston’s most intrepid urban explorers (and exciting Instagrammers).

01/04/2015 By Hector*, as told to Sarah Rufca

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 1–4

Get to 'em before they're gone

12/31/2014 By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 25–28 (Christmas Edition!)

'Tis the season for Christmas-themed concerts.

12/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

Year in Review

The Best of 2014 in the Arts

2014 was a year of retrenchment in the arts world.

12/22/2014 Illustrations by Dan Derozier By Michael Hardy

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Top Things To To This Weekend: Dec 12–14

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the arts world.

12/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

Best of 2014

The 10 Best Art Exhibitions of 2014

Catch these shows before they disappear

12/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

Brush with Fate

Is This Man the Greatest Living Native American Artist?

Ron Anderson moved to Houston for one last shot at fame—but it may be too late.

11/30/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Brian Goldman

Art

Tilda Swinton and W Magazine's Surreal Fashion at the Menil

Inspired by the de Menils' house and collection, Swinton and photographer Tim Walker create fashion as art in Houston.

11/25/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

controversy

Convention Center Art Commission Still Alive (For Now)

Just one big misunderstanding?

11/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 21–23

This week: Dirty Dancing, Amy Schumer, and the Houston band Children of Pop

11/19/2014 By Michael Hardy With Dean Davis

film

Rare Film Documents Landmark Menil Exhibition

Artist Dario Robleto introduces a never-before-seen documentary.

11/18/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Art Installation to Light Up Discovery Green This Holiday Season

British artist Bruce Munro brings his celebrated Field of Light to Houston.

11/17/2014 By Michael Hardy