Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 14–16

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

03/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

Pop

Review: Vedi, Vici, St. Vincent

Dallas-born indie sensation brings her eccentric choreography and uninhibited sound to House of Blues.

03/11/2014 By Dean Davis

Exhibition

…And Language Justice For All

The art collaborative Antena takes its crusade for multilingualism to the Blaffer Art Museum.

03/10/2014 By Michael McFadden

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: John Cramer

The musician and artist offers a tour of his mental landscape

03/07/2014 By Peter Holley

Slideshow

Hope Stone Gala 2014

Everybody loves breakfast for dinner—and everybody loves Hope Stone.

03/07/2014

Events

Sip and Sample at the Houstonia Food Lovers Guide Ultimate Tasting Event

Houston's finest foods are yours to taste at the Revival Market-hosted event

03/07/2014

Slideshow

Asia Society Texas Center Tiger Ball

Houston took a trip to Japan for the Asia Society.

03/06/2014

Pop Music

Review: Lorde Holds Court at Bayou Music Center

The 17-year-old New Zealand pop sensation and recent Grammy winner brings her anti-consumerist message to Houston.

03/06/2014 By Dean Davis

Slideshow

18th Annual San Luis Salute to Mardi Gras Gala

The crowds came out in force to close out Mardi Gras weekend with a party hosted by Tilman Fertitta.

03/06/2014

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 7–9

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

03/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

30th Annual Mardi Gras Ball and Parade Viewing Party

Houstonians donned their Prohibition-era finest for this year’s ball at Tremont House Hotel.

03/04/2014

Classical

WindSync Shakes Up World of Chamber Music

Acclaimed Houston wind quintet makes a name for itself by playing without sheet music and experimenting with performance styles.

03/04/2014 By Michael Hardy

Local Music

The Tontons Debut New Album (with a Little Help from Their Friends)

Buxton and The Octopus Project join local music stalwarts as they unveil music from their latest release.

03/03/2014 By Dean Davis

It Coulda Been Verse

Houston’s Found Poetry Tells Us a Lot About Ourselves

In Houston, poetry can be found just about anywhere.

03/03/2014

Opera

You Can’t Keep a Good Diva Down

In the HGO’s A Coffin in Egypt, a once-retired opera legend returns to the stage.

03/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Photography

Fotofest Turns Its Focus to the Arab World

One of the world’s most important photo festivals, the FotoFest Biennial kicks off this month, featuring 48 artists from 13 countries.

03/03/2014 By Kelly Klaasmeyer

Slideshow

Discovery Green’s Gala on the Green

Houstonians got together to party for the park.

02/28/2014

Theater

Review: Fool Makes Fools of Us All

The Alley's production of their fifth Theresa Rebeck play proves one too many for our valiant critic.

02/28/2014 By Scott Vogel

Invective

Houston Deplored: Our Wretched Mudhole Through History

A "city without a single good restaurant," and "infested with Methodists and ants" to boot.

02/27/2014 By John Lomax

Newsfix

Video: the Dome's Darkest Day

Not everyone’s Astrodome memories are G-rated. Radio host Jay Lee recounts one of the Astrodome’s darkest days.

02/27/2014 By Dan Derozier