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Our Early Music Festival Picks for 2019

Nowadays, festival season lasts about eight months of the year. Here are our favorite early-season picks.

03/18/2019 By Emilee Calametti

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5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 15–17

Whether it's your beer or your bike, it's a good weekend to go green.

03/14/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Openings

Getting to Know the Real van Gogh at the MFAH

The already popular van Gogh exhibition avoids the iconic works to paint a more complex picture of the artist.

03/14/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Miss Biggs

Liz Jenkins Isn't Waiting for Your Permission

This Houston-born actor finessed a guest spot on Black-ish into a recurring role, and she's not stopping there.

03/13/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

ghost stories

The Weir Might Be the Break You Deserve

Main Street Theater brings back Conor McPherson's play as a simple reprieve from our noisy world.

03/13/2019 By Holly Beretto

Art and Fashion Collide

The Whimsy World Artist Is Behind Fashion Collabs, Too

Ahead of her Sugar Land exhibit opening, Houston artist Shelbi Nicole reflects on partnerships with Kendra Scott and more.

03/13/2019 By Gabrielle Nicole Pharms

Action

What Does It Take to Film a Web Series?

A local filmmaker (and Houstonia editorial intern) walks us through the behind-the-scenes for his Katy-based web series.

03/11/2019 By Juan Grimas

Review

Houston Ballet Does Jerome Robbins Right

A trio of outstanding one-acts properly celebrates the centennial of the acclaimed choreographer's birthday.

03/08/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Review

Anastasia Suggests Revising History Is Not So Simple

The touring musical, which has its moments, doesn't quite work.

03/08/2019 By Dianna Wray

Review

The Humans Feels Almost Too Real

Stephen Karam's Tony-winning play pinpoints one family's anxieties living in contemporary America.

03/07/2019 By Doni Wilson

Yee-haw

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 8–10

It's van Gogh time at the MFAH. Plus: Corgi racing is back!

03/07/2019 By Morgan Kinney

First Thursdays

This Thursday: A Block Party to Support Houston's Parks

Here's one way to drink, eat, and dance to make #BG2020 a reality.

03/06/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Just Kitten!

CatVideoFest Is A Meowtain of Adorable Felines

The traveling, 75-minute cat film festival comes to Houston to benefit local shelters.

03/06/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Feed Me

Little Shop of Horrors Returns to Stages in a Big Way

"What would you do to achieve your desires? Not what kind of hard work or planning, but what deals with the devil do we make with ourselves, what principles would we compromise?"

03/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Satisfied?

Hamilton Will Return to Houston Next Year

Broadway at the Hobby Center brings the hit musical back, along with Cats, Dear Evan Hansen, and other favorites.

03/05/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Review

It's Hard Not to Get Caught Up in Rapture, Blister, Burn

The 4th Wall production teases out the impossible complexities of personal and professional success for the modern woman.

03/05/2019 By Doni Wilson

When I Get Home

Solange on the Third Ward: 'It'll Always Be in My Work'

On Sunday evening, the younger Knowles sister laid out her love for Houston.

03/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

#IAmBecoming

Michelle Obama's Houston Tour Stop Lived Up to the Hype

The former First Lady's book tour is selling out for a reason.

03/04/2019 By Dianna Wray

When I Get Home

Solange's New Album Examines the Houston That Molded Her

The artist describes it as an "exploration of origin."

03/01/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Love is in the Air

Whimsical Wintry Gala Features a Surprise Wedding

Ars Lyrica's Mid-Winter Night's Dream Gala broke a fundraising record, too.

03/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux