Dance

Blurred Lines at Dazzling Freneticore Performance

New show by the innovative Houston dance company explores our relationship with technology.

04/02/2014 By Alese Pickering

Slideshow

32nd Annual Houston Chronicle Best Dressed Luncheon + Neiman Marcus Fashion Presentation

Houston came out in force to cheer on ten Houston women honored for their fashion sense and volunteer work.

04/01/2014

Theater

Review: Time Stands Still Examines Fallout From Iraq War

Main Street Theater stages excellent new production of Donald Margulies's 2010 play about a wounded photojournalist.

04/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Review: Going Mad for Lucia Di Lammermoor

Soprano Jessica Jones leads a talented ensemble in new production of the bel canto classic.

03/31/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Picks

Your Guide to Can't-Miss April Festivals

From whisky extravaganzas to crawfish festivals to battle reenactments, there's plenty to do this month.

03/28/2014 By BoJanay Posey

Sweet Charity

Fundraising Dinner Planned for Gracie Nguyen, Injured at SXSW

Local chefs and restaurateurs rally to help pastry chef Gracie Nguyen pay medical bills after accident.

03/28/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hobbies

The Golden Age of Railroads, Built to Scale

This weekend's Rice Design Alliance Architecture Tour features a room custom-built to house a massive model train set.

03/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Concession Stands

Coupling Cocktails and Snacks at the Landmark River Oaks Theatre

Don't knock the caramel popcorn and Cosmo pairing until you've tried it.

03/26/2014 By Joanna O'Leary

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 28–30

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

03/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

Poetry

Phi Slama Jama

Space City Slam gives teen poets a chance to make their voices heard.

03/25/2014 By Alice Alsup

Slideshow

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s On the Move Luncheon

Houstonians donned their orange to fight MS along with jazz musician Steve Tyrell.

03/24/2014

Reading

Mohsin Hamid Brings Lahore to Houston

The Pakistani-born writer reads from his most recent novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, at Inprint tonight.

03/24/2014 By Anis Shivani

Theater

Review: By the Way, Meet Vera Stark? Don't Mind if We Do

In Lynn Nottage's play, an African American actress thrives in 1930s Hollywood by taking stereotypical roles.

03/21/2014 By Scott Vogel

Event

Tonight at Big Top Lounge: Soul Men

The DJs of "A Fistful of Soul" have been spinning Motown classics and obscure vintage vinyl at Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge since 2009.

03/21/2014 By Alice Alsup

Opera

Helms Takes the Helm at Opera in the Heights

The former Houston Grand Opera special projects manager takes new position leading the 18-year-old company.

03/20/2014 By Holly Beretto

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 21–23

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

03/19/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Fresh Arts Gala

Houston took a trip into space for Fresh Arts.

03/18/2014

Slideshow

Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids with Cancer’s 8th Annual Kissed by an Angel Girls’ Night Out

Paige and Todd Johnson hosted a fiesta for the The Clayton Dabney Foundation.

03/18/2014

Opera

Review: A Coffin in Egypt is Dead on Arrival

Despite an extraordinary performance by 68-year-old Frederica von Stade, the HGO world premiere opera falls flat.

03/18/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Theater

Review: Unravelling Gidion's Knot

Regional premiere by playwright Johnna Adams explores the fall-out from an 11-year-old boy's suicide.

03/17/2014 By Holly Beretto