Art and Design

Thoroughly Modern

All things modern are being celebrated all week with lectures, films, markets and book-signings

04/16/2013

Television

Big-Screen Preview for a Small-Screen Series

Sundance Cinemas offers free sneak peek at a new dramatic TV series

04/16/2013 By Eric Harrison

Film

Visiting Barbara Jordan's Old Stomping Ground

Preparing a movie about TSU's most famous graduate, Viola Davis will visit Barbara Jordan's alma mater

04/15/2013 By Eric Harrison

Literary Event

Writers Take the Stage

Authors Jonathan Lethem and John Jeremiah Sullivan will read Monday as part of the Inprint Reading Series

04/15/2013 By Eric Harrison

Film

More Than Three Decades Later, The Shining Shines On

With a documentary screening this weekend at MFAH and both a movie prequel and a novel sequel on the way, The Shining is the gift that keeps on giving

04/12/2013 By Eric Harrison

Film

The Thrill of Discovery

Discover cinematic diamonds in the rough at the 46th annual Worldfest Houston International Film Festival

04/12/2013 By Eric Harrison

Visual Arts

Boxes for Freedom

Winter Street and Spring Street open doors tonight for free exhibitions, including a charity box show event

04/12/2013 By Eric Harrison

Art Installation

Playing with Light

A new sculpture installation that explores the interplay of light, color, and geometry opens at the Rice Gallery

04/10/2013 By Eric Harrison

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 12-14

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

04/10/2013 By Eric Harrison

Theater

The Plays Are the Thing

The Alley Theatre announces its 2013-2014 season

04/08/2013 By Michael Hardy

Reminiscence

What Would Donald Do?

Our newest blogger, Rice English professor Terrence Doody, reflects on how Donald Barthelme changed Houston's literary culture

04/08/2013 By Terrence Doody

Gallery Show

Crazy Like a Fox

Artist Mark Fox transforms words into drawings and drawings into sculptures

04/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Gallery Show

Crazy Like a Fox

Artist Mark Fox transforms words into drawings and drawings into sculptures.

04/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Art Festival

A Festival for Frida

The East End Studio Gallery kicks off its eighth annual festival of art inspired by the great Mexican painter Frida Kahlo

04/05/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Performance

Dance Dance Revolution

For its 11th annual festival, Dance Houston showcases the city's diverse performance styles

04/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Celebrity Style

If You Liked It, You Should've Instagrammed It

Checking up on Beyoncé's street style.

04/04/2013 By Magda Rucinski

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 5–7

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

04/04/2013 By Michael Hardy

Academia

Teaching for Peanuts

UH creative writing graduate students stage a sit-in to protest 20 years without a pay raise

04/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Books

Shooting H-Town

Prolific local photographer Kathy Adams Clark discusses her latest book, Portrait of Houston, at Brazos Bookstore

04/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Photography

Chopped and Screwed

Photographer Peter Beste shows Houston's grittier side in his exhibition and forthcoming book

04/02/2013 By Michael Hardy