Slay

Our Favorite Reactions to Beychella

Our queen pulled off the performance of the century this weekend in the desert.

04/16/2018 By Abby Ledoux

All in the Family

Review: The Revisionist Offers a Timely Confrontation With Family and Memory

A co-production between Stages and the ERJCC, Jesse Eisenberg's 2013 play arrives at the perfect moment.

04/13/2018 By Doni Wilson

Golden Age

Review: Lawrence Wright's Cleo Revives Technicolor Hollywood for the Stage

The world premiere production at the Alley dazzles with the backstage drama of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

04/12/2018 By Doni Wilson

Not all Bad

Climate Change is Probably Worse Than You Think, But Let's Not Freak Out About It

William T. Vollmann, a National Book Award winner, arrives in Houston with his two-volume explainer on the realities of and possibilities for Earth's climate future.

04/12/2018 By Ryan Pait

HBD to DG

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 13–15

On tap: Art cars roll into town, pop-tastic jazz, and a Discovery Green coming-of-age celebration.

04/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Party Over Here

Houston-Made Rich Kids Revamps a Familiar Story

A cast of primarily Latinx Houstonians gives a new face to the traditional "teens throw a party" film genre.

04/11/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Lady Dynamite

Maria Bamford On Loving, Losing Yourself, and Becoming Your Parents

Get to know the storyteller before her show at Improv Houston next week.

04/10/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Slideshow

Tacos Over Texas

Houston chefs take part in a taco challenge honoring the legacy of Mama Ninfa.

04/10/2018 With Laura Tracy

Westword

Obama-Approved Mohsin Hamid Comes to Houston

The celebrated author of Exit West reads Tuesday at Christ Church Cathedral.

04/09/2018 By Ryan Pait

The Wanderer

Cristóbal Toral Arrives In Houston Right When We Needed Him

The Spanish artist has been tackling our immigration issues for half a century.

04/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

ahoy!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 6–8

Movies at the Menil, fancy home tours, big old boats, and more.

04/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Let's Go

Matt and Kim Are Un-Retired and Ready to Play

The bubbly Brooklyn duo talks their new album ahead of next week's show at White Oak Music Hall.

04/04/2018 By Josh Davis

Best Dressed

The Costume Connection is Here to Save Your Theater's Wardrobe

A new arts non-profit collaboration offers small and mid-sized theater companies access to shared costume resources.

04/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Mad (Wo)Men

Review: Daisy Examines the Power of Persuasion at Main Street Theater

Confusing portions aside, this regional premiere proves the ongoing relevance of one infamous campaign ad.

04/02/2018 By Doni Wilson

Bean There, Done That

Three Lapsed Chicagoans Explain Once And for All Why The Bean Isn’t Worth Caring About

A counterpoint to the recent Bean Discourse.

04/02/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas, Nicki Koetting, and Morgan Kinney

Clean Out Your Closets

Peli Peli is Collecting Dresses For MD Anderson Prom

Got a mint condition prom dress just hanging out? Here's how to put it to good use.

03/30/2018 By Cory Garcia

poems!

'Poet-Trees' Take Root for National Poetry Month

Writers in the Schools creates tree-based public art for to provide a unique look at Houston's soul.

03/30/2018 By Holly Beretto

painted history

You Can Now Grab A Painting of the 2017 Houston Astros

An MLB-sanctioned artist renders our World Series champions as fine art (with the results available for a fine-art price).

03/29/2018 By Josh Davis