News

Did This Man Write Houston's Official Theme Song?

Local "inspirational rapper" Rocko Stedy claims to have been commissioned to write anthem for the city.

02/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Newsfix

Video: Rodeo Preview

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is not just a local tradition, it's a cultural phenomenon.

02/27/2014 By Peter Holley

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 28–March 2

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

02/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

List

The 10 Worst Songs of the Century (So Far): Part II

In which we count down the final songs on our worst-of-the-worst list

02/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

We Were There

Kendra Gives Back

Fashionistas shop baubles and sip bubbles for a cause.

02/24/2014 By Sarah Pendley

List

The 10 Worst Songs of the Century (So Far): Part I

Or, now that's what I call bad music.

02/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Menil Launches First-Ever Advertising Campaign

The traditionally low-profile museum partners with local marketing firm ttweak to promote its new Magritte exhibition.

02/21/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Inprint 2014 Poets and Writers Ball

Literary Houston got all gussied up for an evening with US Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway.

02/21/2014

Slideshow

Happy Hour for Pier & Beam, Preservation Houston’s Next-Generation Group

Young Houston went green for Pier & Beam.

02/20/2014

Slideshow

The South Asian Chamber of Commerce 20th Anniversary Gala

The South Asian Chamber of Commerce’s gala went from Hollywood to Bollywood and back again at their 20th anniversary gala.

02/20/2014

Slideshow

Memorial Park Conservancy’s 90th Anniversary Green Gala

The theme was green at Memorial Park Conservancy’s 90th-anniversary gala.

02/20/2014

Slideshow

The 2014 Houston Ballet Ball

And on the thousand and second night, Houston partied for the ballet.

02/20/2014

Pop

Indie Music Fans Come Out In Force To Support Neutral Milk Hotel, Elf Power

Two bands that emerged from the experimental Elephant 6 Recording Company join forces at Warehouse Live.

02/20/2014 By Dean Davis

Architecture

Menil Collection Unveils Drawing Institute Design

Latest addition to Menil campus to be designed by Los Angeles architecture firm Johnston Marklee

02/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 21–23

Where to go, what to do, and who to see.

02/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Emanuelee "Outspoken" Bean (Video)

The Houston wordsmith on the power of poetry

02/18/2014 By Peter Holley

Concert

Sea Wolf Makes Landfall at Fitzgerald's

Local singer-songwriter Chase Hamblin opens for Sea Wolf's Alex Brown Church in a concert of contrasting styles and attitudes.

02/17/2014 By Dean Davis

Slideshow

2014 Heart Ball benefiting the American Heart Association

Houstonians came out in droves to support the American Heart Association.

02/14/2014

Slideshow

Young Professionals Group of CHI St. Luke’s Health/Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Shopping Party

A portion of proceeds at Sloan/Hall went to charity at an event for the CHI St. Luke’s Health/Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center young professionals’ group.

02/14/2014

Anti-Valentine

Tonight: Roach Races and Bug Grub at HMNS

Mixers & Elixers is back for a Valentine's Day special at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

02/13/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt