Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 5–7

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

04/04/2013 By Michael Hardy

Academia

Teaching for Peanuts

UH creative writing graduate students stage a sit-in to protest 20 years without a pay raise

04/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Books

Shooting H-Town

Prolific local photographer Kathy Adams Clark discusses her latest book, Portrait of Houston, at Brazos Bookstore

04/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Photography

Chopped and Screwed

Photographer Peter Beste shows Houston's grittier side in his exhibition and forthcoming book

04/02/2013 By Michael Hardy

Documentary

Catching Up

Michael Apted is back with the latest installment in his decades-long documentary series following a group of English children as they grow up

04/02/2013 By Eric Harrison

Theater on Film

Expect Great Things

Houston audiences get a chance to see the Great Expectations adaptation currently thrilling London's West End

04/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Special Event

College Night at the MFAH

Drawn by low prices and a DJ, university students flock to see Prado and Picasso exhibitions

04/01/2013 By Audris Ponce

Television

Exit Roth

Having announced his retirement, novelist Philip Roth takes center stage in a new PBS documentary airing tonight

03/29/2013 By Michael Hardy

Street Art

Stick-Up Artists

Alex Luster's documentary Stick 'em Up explores the daily battle between street artists and police in Houston

03/29/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Shakespeare

Saint Crispin's Day Revisited

Guy Roberts directs and stars in a new production of Henry V that shows a darker side of its hero

03/28/2013 By Dennis Abrams

Music Documentaries

The Greatest Rock and Roll Movie You've Never Seen

The MFAH hosts a rare screening of Robert Frank's 1972 Rolling Stones documentary

03/28/2013 By Eric Harrison

Science!

A Beautiful NanoDay in the Neighborhood

The Children's Museum of Houston Celebrates National NanoDays

03/27/2013 By Michael Hardy

Dance

Mixed Salad

International dancers and choreographers assemble for the 18th annual Dance Salad Festival

03/27/2013

Ticket Deals

Love is Blind (And So is Your Subscription)

Feel lucky? Buy season tickets from Main Street Theater without knowing what plays you'll see

03/26/2013 By Michael Hardy

Eric Harland

Now Voyager

HSPVA alumnus Eric Harland returns to Houston with his acclaimed jazz quintet.

03/23/2013 By Justin Mitchell

Forrest Bess

The Van Gogh of Bay City

Thirty-five years after his death, a visionary Gulf Coast painter gets his Menil retrospective

03/23/2013 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Blue Trees

Internationally-acclaimed conceptual artist Konstantin Dimopoulos creates his latest public art project, "Blue Trees"

03/22/2013

Public Art

Painting the Town Blue

Internationally-acclaimed conceptual artist Konstantin Dimopoulos creates his latest public art project, "Blue Trees"

03/22/2013 By Michael Hardy

Introduction

Welcome to On the Town

Introducing Houstonia Magazine's arts and entertainment blog

03/21/2013 By Michael Hardy