Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 17–19

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

05/15/2013 By Michael Hardy

Jazz

Swamp Thing

Traditional Dixieland-style jazz band to teach Houston the difference between jazz and jass

05/14/2013 By Michael Hardy

Books

A Man and His Gallery

Almost two decades after it opened, the Menil Collection's Cy Twombly Gallery is the subject of a lavish new art book

05/14/2013 By Michael Hardy

Write For Us

Calling All Culturati

Are you passionate about the arts? Want to contribute to Houstonia? It's your lucky day

05/14/2013 By Michael Hardy

Musical

We Want a Shrubbery!

The hit musical comedy Spamalot returns for the first time since its 2007 Houston premiere

05/13/2013 By Michael Hardy

Reading

Paradise Regained

Damien Echols served 18 years in prison for a crime he almost certainly didn't commit. Now free, Echols visits Houston to read from his new memoir

05/13/2013 By Michael Hardy

Art

The Urban Forest

Houston artist Terrell James's monumental "Maritime Forest" paintings go on display at the Hiram Butler Gallery

05/10/2013 By Michael Hardy

Theater

The Road of Excess

Director Jason Nodler and actor Troy Schulze discuss the Catastrophic Theatre's revival of There is a Happiness That Morning Is

05/10/2013 By Michael Hardy

Art Car Parade

Art Cars for Dummies

Our guide to making (or faking) your very own colorful, bizarre automotive masterpiece.

05/10/2013 By Michael Hardy

Classical Music

Ars Lyrica, Vita Brevis

Early music ensemble announces a 2013-2014 season filled with rarely-heard works

05/09/2013 By Michael Hardy

Books

James v. James

Now that everyone knows James Salter, Terry Doody has a candidate for best undiscovered author

05/08/2013 By Terrence Doody

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 10–12

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

05/07/2013 By Michael Hardy

World Cinema

Living Like Refugees

Seventh annual film festival explores Palestinian culture over two weekends

05/07/2013 By Eric Harrison

Book Readings

Last Man Writing

Literary lion James Salter helps Inprint celebrate its 30th anniversary by reading from a new novel, his first in 34 years.

05/06/2013 By Stewart Oksenhorn

Conference

Illuminating Turrell

Rice hosts symposium dedicated to James Turrell's spectacular "Twilight Epiphany" skyspace

05/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Festival

Dance Like an Egyptian

The Houston Museum of Natural Science celebrates Egypt with a cultural festival tonight

05/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Food For The Ears

11 Songs About Houston Restaurants

Bayou City Rockers And Rappers Salute Their Favorite Eateries

05/03/2013 By John Lomax

Exhibition

Sailing to Byzantium

New Menil Collection exhibition explores connections between Byzantine and modern art

05/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Documentary

As You Sow, So Shall You Reap

New documentary examines the role of US foreign policy in causing mass immigration

05/02/2013 By Michael Hardy

Exhibition

Seduction by Subduction

Local artist Bob Russell turns the ordinary into the extraordinary in his new Jung Center show

05/01/2013 By Michael Hardy