Slideshow

Children at Risk Gala Featuring Kool and the Gang

Kool and the Gang took us back in time, “standing up for our youth” at the Children At Risk Gala.

04/15/2014

Visual Art

Review: Kingdom of Gold Documents Ghana's History, Traditions

Photographer Ellen Kaplowitz captures a tribal enthronement ceremony and modern-day relics of the slave trade in new HMAAC exhibition.

04/15/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Opera

Review: Das Rheingold Kicks Ring Cycle Off With Bang

Masterful new production features world-class singing, astonishing visual effects, and innovative staging.

04/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

Theater

Review: Don't Open These Communicating Doors

Alley's production of 20-year-old Alan Ayckbourn comedic thriller is neither comic nor thrilling.

04/11/2014 By Michael Hardy

Dance

Review: Hope Stone Dance Company's i was told there would be cake

Series of inventively choreographed dances explore masculinity, the stages of life, and Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody."

04/11/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Opera

Das Rheingold: Behind the Scenes

Inside a technical rehearsal for the Houston Grand Opera's daring new production of the Ring Cycle.

04/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 11–13

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

04/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Public Art

Like the New Sculptures on Heights Blvd? They're For Sale.

The eight sculptures currently gracing the Heights esplanade can be yours for $5,000 to $28,000.

04/08/2014 Photography by Michael Hardy

Opera

One Ring to Rule Them All

An opera lover braces for Wagner’s landmark production, the Ring Cycle.

04/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Interviews

Ice House Interview: Pledging Ourselves to Allegiance

We sit down with Tom Abrahams, author and Channel 13 reporter, to discuss his new book set in Houston.

04/07/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Art

New CounterCurrent Festival Makes Waves in Art World

Interdisciplinary city-wide festival features 11 multimedia performances

04/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Slideshow

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Walter Oil and Gas Grand Prix and Gala Reception

Houston saddled up for kids at the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Walter Oil and Gas Grand Prix and Gala Reception.

04/07/2014

Slideshow

Trees for Houston Root Ball

Houston ushered in spring with a pool party for Trees for Houston.

04/07/2014

Slideshow

The Society for the Performing Arts 2014 Forever Paris Gala

Midnight in Paris came to life for the chic Houstonians who attended the SPA’s Forever Paris gala.

04/07/2014

Of Rack and Ruin

Is Houston the Boob Job Capital of the World?

When Machete star (and Houstonian) Mayra Leal decided to enhance herself, she turned to the Michaelangelo of plastic surgery.

04/07/2014 By Peter Holley

Jazz

Jazz Legend Wayne Shorter: "Jazz to Me Means, 'I Dare You'"

The 80-year-old saxophonist, who played with Miles Davis and Art Blakey and was a co-founder of Weather Report, brings his quartet to Houston tonight.

04/04/2014 By Justin Mitchell

Literature

Brazos Bookstore Celebrates 40 Years in Business

Karl Kilian, the founder of Houston's premier independent bookstore, reflects back on four decades at the center of the city's literary scene.

04/04/2014 By Holly Beretto

Concert

Tonight at Warehouse Live: Wild Child

The up-and-coming Austin indie-folk band opens for Robert Ellis tonight.

04/03/2014 By Sydney Lopez

NERD RAP BATTLES

Conan Insults, We Respond

It's on now, you ginger bastard.

04/02/2014 By John Nova Lomax

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 4–6

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

04/02/2014 By Michael Hardy