You're So Vane

Mark di Suvero's sculpture Po-um (Lyric) is installed on the Rice University campus



Arts Insider: Clint Willour

Introducing our new series of interviews with behind-the-scenes players in the Houston art world.

08/16/2013 By Michael Hardy

Field Report

Into the Art

Houston arts institutions launch programs to foster audience engagement.

08/15/2013 By Abby Koenig

Artist Spotlight

Sketches: Patrick Renner on "Funnel Tunnel" (VIDEO)

In car-crazy Houston, a visual arts speed bump slows traffic.

08/14/2013 By Peter Holley


Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 16–18

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

08/14/2013 By Michael Hardy

Music Festival

Grass Fire

Since 1989, the Fire on the Strings festival has been bringing some of the country's best bluegrass to the Houston area.

08/12/2013 By Michael Hardy


Getting Back in Tune

Houston Symphony executive director Mark Hanson previews the 2013–2014 season.

08/09/2013 By Michael Hardy


A Fond Farewell for Caroline Collective

Saying goodbye to the city's first co-working space after 5 years.



A Fond Farewell to Caroline Collective

The city's first co-working space closes after a 5-year run.


Breaking News

Thanksgiving Parade in Jeopardy

Citing financial difficulties, the Houston Festival Foundation announces it will no longer produce Houston's 64-year-old Holiday Parade.

08/07/2013 By Michael Hardy


Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 9–11

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

08/07/2013 By Michael Hardy


But You Don't Have to Take My Word for It...

Inprint's Margarett Root Brown Reading Series continues to bring top authors to Houston.

08/06/2013 By Leah Lax


International Jazz Festival Fails to Live Up to Name

Other than a brilliant performance by Jonathan Butler and Elon Trotman, Bubbha Thomas's three-day jazz festival offers little in the way of world music.

08/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Graphic Novels

People are Strange

Terry Moore reflects on the 20th anniversary of his hit series Strangers in Paradise.

08/02/2013 By Craig Lindsey

Civic Treasures

Houston's Top 10 Public Sculptures

A completely objective guide to the city's best public art



Girls’ Night Out



Party for a Cure