Review: A Coffin in Egypt is Dead on Arrival

Despite an extraordinary performance by 68-year-old Frederica von Stade, the HGO world premiere opera falls flat.

03/18/2014 By Sydney Boyd


Review: Unravelling Gidion's Knot

Regional premiere by playwright Johnna Adams explores the fall-out from an 11-year-old boy's suicide.

03/17/2014 By Holly Beretto


Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 14–16

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

03/12/2014 By Michael Hardy


Review: Vedi, Vici, St. Vincent

Dallas-born indie sensation brings her eccentric choreography and uninhibited sound to House of Blues.

03/11/2014 By Dean Davis


…And Language Justice For All

The art collaborative Antena takes its crusade for multilingualism to the Blaffer Art Museum.

03/10/2014 By Michael McFadden


Sketches: John Cramer

The musician and artist offers a tour of his mental landscape

03/07/2014 By Peter Holley


Hope Stone Gala 2014

Everybody loves breakfast for dinner—and everybody loves Hope Stone.



Sip and Sample at the Houstonia Food Lovers Guide Ultimate Tasting Event

Houston's finest foods are yours to taste at the Revival Market-hosted event



Asia Society Texas Center Tiger Ball

Houston took a trip to Japan for the Asia Society.


Pop Music

Review: Lorde Holds Court at Bayou Music Center

The 17-year-old New Zealand pop sensation and recent Grammy winner brings her anti-consumerist message to Houston.

03/06/2014 By Dean Davis


18th Annual San Luis Salute to Mardi Gras Gala

The crowds came out in force to close out Mardi Gras weekend with a party hosted by Tilman Fertitta.



Top Things To Do This Weekend: March 7–9

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

03/05/2014 By Michael Hardy


30th Annual Mardi Gras Ball and Parade Viewing Party

Houstonians donned their Prohibition-era finest for this year’s ball at Tremont House Hotel.



WindSync Shakes Up World of Chamber Music

Acclaimed Houston wind quintet makes a name for itself by playing without sheet music and experimenting with performance styles.

03/04/2014 By Michael Hardy

Local Music

The Tontons Debut New Album (with a Little Help from Their Friends)

Buxton and The Octopus Project join local music stalwarts as they unveil music from their latest release.

03/03/2014 By Dean Davis

It Coulda Been Verse

Houston’s Found Poetry Tells Us a Lot About Ourselves

In Houston, poetry can be found just about anywhere.



You Can’t Keep a Good Diva Down

In the HGO’s A Coffin in Egypt, a once-retired opera legend returns to the stage.

03/03/2014 By Michael Hardy


Fotofest Turns Its Focus to the Arab World

One of the world’s most important photo festivals, the FotoFest Biennial kicks off this month, featuring 48 artists from 13 countries.

03/03/2014 By Kelly Klaasmeyer


Discovery Green’s Gala on the Green

Houstonians got together to party for the park.



Review: Fool Makes Fools of Us All

The Alley's production of their fifth Theresa Rebeck play proves one too many for our valiant critic.

02/28/2014 By Scott Vogel