The Art Of Travel

Gonzo And The GHCVB's Houston Mural: What Do You Think?

Received rapturously at first, backlash has erupted over the Bayou City-boosting work of "faux" street art.

05/28/2013 By John Lomax

Theatre

At Home With Holmes

For the Alley Theatre’s Todd Waite, the game is once more afoot.

05/24/2013 By Michael Hardy

Concert

Play That Funky Music

American Idol contestant Vincent Powell headlines the 18th annual Motown & More Revue at Miller Outdoor Theatre this weekend

05/23/2013 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 24–26

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

05/22/2013 By Michael Hardy

Pop Music

Going Back to the Caldwell

James Essary's new indie rock band prepares to release their first album

05/21/2013 By Daniel Renfrow

Theater

Lost in Translation

The Black Lab Theatre confronts linguistic and cultural barriers in its new production of David Henry Hwang's play Chinglish

05/20/2013 By Michael Hardy

Review

Whose World Is This?

Artist Jade Cooper explores black femininity in her exhibition at the Houston Museum of African American Culture

05/20/2013 By Justin Mitchell

Charity

Please, Sir, May We Have Some More?

Ninth Annual Empty Bowls event uses handcrafted pottery to raise money to fight hunger

05/17/2013 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Bohemian Rhapsody

Conductor Eric Melear discusses HGO Studio's al fresco production of La bohème

05/17/2013 By Michael Hardy

Classical Music

A Farewell Toast

Maestro Hans Graf ends his 12 seasons as music director of the Houston Symphony with Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony

05/17/2013 By Michael Hardy

Books

A Man and His Gallery, Part II

Former Menil Collection conservator Carol Mancusi-Ungaro reflects on the experience of working with Cy Twombly

05/16/2013 By Michael Hardy

Film

And They Show Movies Too

The 22-screen Santikos Palladium in Richmond is the latest Houston-area cinema to lavish unprecedented attention on the experience of going to the movies

05/16/2013 By Eric Harrison

Giveaway

Get the First Laugh

Be one of the first 100 people to register for free tickets to the new Noah Baumbach film, Frances Ha

05/15/2013 By Michael Hardy

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