mistaken identity

Review: The Carpenter Raises the Comedic Bar

How does a stripper show up in a wedding play? Let the Alley explain.

01/28/2019 By Doni Wilson

Ice House

Some of the Rarest Books in the World Can Be Found in This Downtown Library

Exploring the treasures (kept in a vault!) in the Houston Metropolitan Research Center.

01/28/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Ice House

How Cowboys Learn the Ropes at Rodeo School

Following the bullfighters-to-be at the Sankey Rodeo School.

01/28/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Oops

How Houstonia Learned Not to Make Blanket Statements

In which we apologize for accidentally insulting 60,000 quilting aficionados.

01/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

How Saxophone Player Jean-Baptiste Jacquet Integrated Houston Audiences

The musician, along with Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and others, led the way to play the first major desegregated concert in the Bayou City.

01/28/2019 By Dianna Wray

Kings of Swing

The Houston Jazz Orchestra Is a Big-Band Time Machine

Pat your foot at HJO's House of Blues performance every month.

01/28/2019 By Chris Gray

Pie Time

Waitress Serves Up a Slice of Life at the Hobby Center

The Broadway hit comes to Houston.

01/25/2019 By Holly Beretto

paw-some times

Bear Witness to This Revamped Peter and the Wolf

A Houston Zoo–ROCO partnership brings the Prokofiev classic to an expanded black bear habitat.

01/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

Color study

The Pearl Fishers Might Be the Most Colorful Opera You'll Ever See

Designer Zandra Rhodes and tenor Lawrence Brownlee tell us about HGO's eye-popping Bizet production.

01/24/2019 By Holly Beretto

Start your engines

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 25–27

If you like cars, you'll love this weekend.

01/24/2019 By Morgan Kinney

las mariposas

Review: Florencia en el Amazonas Offers a Magical Vision of Love

Beautiful visuals dazzle alongside stunning solos in this HGO production.

01/23/2019 By Hannah Che

Opera news

This Is the 2019–2020 Houston Grand Opera Season

HGO announced a full season that once again features a holiday production.

01/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Out and About

Guests Get the Royal Treatment at The Social Book Launch Party

More than 600 attendees celebrated the 24th anniversary of Houston's premier fundraising events calendar.

01/22/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Top Lawyers

Houstonia Celebrates Our Top Lawyers

We hosted our 2018 winners at Bosscat for food, drink and...Porsches.

01/21/2019 With Marianna Corcoran

pew pew

Review: Main Street Theater’s The Secretary Brings out the Big Guns

There's top-notch acting in this dark comedy that tackles hard-to-laugh-at subject matter.

01/21/2019 By Doni Wilson

as you like it

What Is Lionshare? You'll Have to Find Out for Yourself

A new "multi-media theater concert experience" from a local production company hopes to create a choose-your-own-adventure storytelling event.

01/21/2019 By Holly Beretto

Girl Gang

A New Play about Three Seniors on the Run Comes to Queensbury Theatre

“You don’t necessarily see women this age on stage—not in roles like this—so Sunset Place is a chance for us to tell a story that isn’t usually told."

01/18/2019 By Holly Beretto

Hello!

Review: The Book of Mormon Is (Still) Funny as Hell

The touring production has lost none of its raucous, profane hilarity.

01/17/2019 By Holly Beretto

praise the moon god

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 18–20

No, we should not fear the Super Wolf Blood Moon.

01/17/2019 By Morgan Kinney

vroom vroom

Where to Look Out for the Marathon Traffic This Sunday

These are the roads affected by the 2019 Chevron Houston Marathon.

01/17/2019 By Morgan Kinney