The Rose “A Time to Care” Luncheon 2014

It was time to care at a recent luncheon at the Junior League.



True Grit Cattle Baron’s Ball

Houstonians played up their Texan side at the Cattle Baron’s Ball.



It's Official: The Eldorado Ballroom Is Historic

Venerable Third Ward institution that hosted Ray Charles and Count Basie celebrates its Texas Historical Marker with a weekend-long party.

04/29/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion


Review: HGO's Carmen Lacks Passion

Despite strong vocal performances, opera missing Bizet's original fire

04/28/2014 By Sydney Boyd


2014 Alley Theatre Ball

Houston partied with Gladys Knight for the Alley.


Visual Art

The Return of the Mounds!

New exhibition is first to examine Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock's drawings

04/25/2014 By Michael Hardy


Matt and Laurie Schaub's Gr8Hope Foundation’s “Hope Can Heal” gala

Country music artist Clay Walker entertained guests all night long.



Video: Blind Artist Takes Up Sculpture at 94

Painter Charlotte Wood finds new ways to express herself after losing her sight.

04/25/2014 By John Lomax


Making Art with an Asphalt Roller

Texas printmakers converge on the Saint Arnold brewery this Sunday to make large-scale ink prints. And the public's invited.

04/24/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion


Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 25–27

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

04/23/2014 By Michael Hardy


Poet Ange Mlinko on Country Music and Houston Cockroaches

The UH Creative Writing Program professor discusses her erudite, playful poetry and sharp-elbowed literary criticism.

04/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Reflections on Sargent and Impressionism at the MFAH

Despite flawed presentation, the two exhibitions reveal new sides of familiar artists.

04/21/2014 By Joseph Campana


Review: A Well-Mixed Dance Salad

The 22nd annual festival brings some of the world's greatest dancers and choreographers to the Wortham Center.

04/18/2014 By Theodore Bale


Wyndham Houston West Energy Corridor Hotel Relaunch Party

An unveiling of the Energy Corridor hotel’s just completed, $12 million facelift



Celebrating Record Store Day, Houston-Style

Fans of physical media, rejoice!

04/18/2014 By Dan Derozier With Dean Davis


Toilet Paper Art and Soap Sculptures at the Texas Prison Museum

Finding beauty amidst the confiscated shivs at one of the state's weirdest museums.

04/17/2014 By Alice Alsup


Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 18–20

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

04/16/2014 By Michael Hardy


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.


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


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