Houston Grand Opera Concert of Arias

Opera fans saw the stars of tomorrow perform at HGO’s Concert of Arias.



Houston Center for Contemporary Craft's Martini Madness

Guests got crafty among the palm trees at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.



Lawndale Art Center’s Hair Ball

Arty Houstonians donned their finest wigs for the annual Hair Ball.



Review: Into the Woods Brings Fantasy Down to Earth

Brilliant new production of classic musical converts even a die-hard Sondheim-phobe.

02/03/2014 By Scott Vogel

Rodeo Royalty

The Return of Reba

A self-described “third-generation Rodeo brat,” the country icon prepares to make her 18th appearance in Houston.

02/02/2014 By Peter Holley


Rodeo Houston by the Numbers

How many pounds of chocolate-covered bacon do people eat!?

02/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Rodeo Clinics

When Cowboys Get Hurt

What? It’s just losing a finger.

02/02/2014 By Peter Holley


Rodeo History: A Ten-Gallon Tale

The histories of this town and its rodeo are tightly intertwined.

02/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Insiders Guide to the Rodeo

Our Buckaroo Bucket List

The top 10 things every Houstonian must do at the Livestock Show & Rodeo

02/02/2014 By Amber Ambrose


This Is Not an Exhibition

The Menil Collection salutes René Magritte.

02/02/2014 By Kelly Klaasmeyer


The Magna Carta Comes to HMNS

Catch a rare glimpse of one of democracy’s founding documents.

02/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Meet your Meat

The Anatomy of a Stellar Steer

What turns an everyday bovine into a winner?

02/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

First Impressions

Why Yes, This Is My First Rodeo

A rodeo novice confronts his prejudices (plus tips for rodeo rookies).

02/02/2014 By Michael Hardy


A Pianist at the Intersection of Jazz and Classical

HSPVA graduate Helen Sung returns to her native city with her jazz quintet for a two-night showcase at Cezanne's.

01/31/2014 By Justin Mitchell


Remembering Lightnin'

A never-published photo of the Houston music giant spurs memories.

01/31/2014 By John Lomax


Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s For All Humanity Luncheon

Houstonians gathered for lunch with a Latin vibe, benefiting Interfaith Ministries.


Book List

Gourmet Butcher's Guide to Meat

Vermont butcher Cole Ward has written a much-needed guide for meat lovers.

01/30/2014 By Robb Walsh


Review: Freud's Last Session and the Hierarchy of Bigness

An imagined conversation between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis focuses more on metaphysics than personality.

01/30/2014 By Scott Vogel


Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation's Winter Ball

Houstonians donned their Venetian masks for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s Winter Ball.



Brilliant Lecture Series: A Conversation with Robert Duvall

More than a thousand people flocked to see Gus from Lonesome Dove in person.