The 42 Percent

Please Keep Voting, If Only for the Free Frank Ocean Merch

The elusive artist has launched pop-ups in Houston and three other cities to distribute free merch to those who have voted.

11/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Angel of Music

Jordan Craig Comes Home in The Phantom of the Opera

The Broadway smash returns to Houston with one of our own in a leading role.

11/06/2018 By Holly Beretto

Music

John Allen Stephens Trades the Studio for Stage

With producer credits for The Suffers, The Tontons, and even J Balvin, the local artist recently dropped an album of his own. There was much to discuss.

11/06/2018 By Madonna Matta

Book people

Rachel Kadish Comes to Talk Tolerance

The buzzy author of The Weight of Ink speaks Monday at the ERJCC Book & Arts Festival.

11/05/2018 By Holly Beretto

Sponsored Content

The 2018 Illumine Gala Was a Simply AAMAzing Affair

The Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans raised more than $280,000 to further the nonprofit's mission of inspiring and empowering Latinos.

11/02/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

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At Rice, Houston's Wild Weather Made Manifest

Composer George Lewis builds upon the Turrell Skyspace to create a compelling, meditative experience of our chaotic environment.

11/02/2018 By Hannah Che

Openings

Behind the Scenes at the Menil Drawing Institute

The Menil's first major addition in two decades creates a new center of gravity for the entire campus.

11/02/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Woman Up!

Inspiring Speakers, Brunch, Shopping, and More at Houstonia's Inaugural Woman Up

A special weekend brought Houstonians together, benefiting Girls Inc. of Greater Houston.

11/01/2018 With Laura Tracy

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Adult Congenital Heart Association Holds Inaugural Houston Benefit

The ACHA celebrated 20 years at the Houston Health Museum.

11/01/2018 With Laura Tracy

New Director on the Block

The Alley Gets a New Artistic Director

Rob Melrose takes the helm after his predecessor's tumultuous departure.

11/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Orange You Glad You Came?

37th Annual Orange Show Gala Bolsters Public Art Promotion and Preservation

This year's Dia de Los Muertos-themed gala raised over $400,000 for the arts center.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Philanthropy

Home Safe Home Gala Raises $540K to Support Survivors of Domestic Abuse

The 13th annual event drew more than 500 guests to The Revaire.

11/01/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Halloween hangover

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 2–4

How often does a new museum open in Houston?

11/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

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Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Third Annual Power of Literacy Luncheon Honors Former First Lady

Ladies for Literacy Guild announces launch of the First Lady's Book Club.

10/31/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

Windfall

Diana of Dobson's Tests its Fortunes at Chelsea Market

A Mildred's Umbrella-Classical Theatre crossover reading resurrects the little-known 1908 play that inspired none other than Queen Latifah.

10/31/2018 By Holly Beretto

Bye bye herby

Remembering Herb Remington

The legendary steel guitarist left his mark on music and the city.

10/31/2018 By Brittanie Shey

James Harden Poured Me Champagne

Chris Paul, James Harden, and Carmelo Anthony Become Mastro's Servers for a Cause

The NBA All-Star and Rocket point guard enlisted A-list friends for his inaugural Celebrity Server Dinner to benefit Houston charities for youth enrichment and homelessness prevention.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Street Art

The New Gulfton Story Trail Tells the Tale of a Neighborhood

A dozen related murals celebrate the diversity of the Southwest Houston community—and hopefully entice others to come explore.

10/30/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Ghoulishly Good Deeds

A Spooky Affair Raises $970,000 for Ronald McDonald House Houston

This year's Boo Ball drew more than 700 costumed characters in support of the charity for families of seriously ill children.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux