History

The Magna Carta Comes to HMNS

Catch a rare glimpse of one of democracy’s founding documents.

02/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

It’s On!

Insider’s Guide to the Rodeo

Both everything and nothing you expect it to be, no event captures this city’s essence quite like the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

02/02/2014

Meet your Meat

The Anatomy of a Stellar Steer

What turns an everyday bovine into a winner?

02/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

First Impressions

Why Yes, This Is My First Rodeo

A rodeo novice confronts his prejudices (plus tips for rodeo rookies).

02/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Jazz

A Pianist at the Intersection of Jazz and Classical

HSPVA graduate Helen Sung returns to her native city with her jazz quintet for a two-night showcase at Cezanne's.

01/31/2014 By Justin Mitchell

BAYOU CITY BLUES

Remembering Lightnin'

A never-published photo of the Houston music giant spurs memories.

01/31/2014 By John Lomax

Slideshow

Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston’s For All Humanity Luncheon

Houstonians gathered for lunch with a Latin vibe, benefiting Interfaith Ministries.

01/30/2014

Book List

Gourmet Butcher's Guide to Meat

Vermont butcher Cole Ward has written a much-needed guide for meat lovers.

01/30/2014 By Robb Walsh

Theater

Review: Freud's Last Session and the Hierarchy of Bigness

An imagined conversation between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis focuses more on metaphysics than personality.

01/30/2014 By Scott Vogel

Slideshow

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation's Winter Ball

Houstonians donned their Venetian masks for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s Winter Ball.

01/29/2014

Slideshow

Brilliant Lecture Series: A Conversation with Robert Duvall

More than a thousand people flocked to see Gus from Lonesome Dove in person.

01/29/2014

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Fernando Casas

In his three-gallery exhibition, the Houston artist confronts the big questions.

01/29/2014 By Peter Holley

On the Road

The 10 Strangest Dining Recs in Moon Handbooks' Guide to Houston

Try Corner Bakery for breakfast, and other dubious insights.

01/29/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 31–Feb 2

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

01/28/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Review: The Passenger's Difficult Yet Important Journey

New Houston Grand Opera production of 1968 Holocaust opera stuns with its power and passion.

01/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Feeling Drouthy

Address Your Own Haggis at Burns Night

A night of Scottish fare and festivities at D&T Drive Inn celebrates the ploughman poet.

01/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Classical Music

Does Andrés Orozco-Estrada Have Too Many Jobs?

With three other titled positions, how committed to Houston can the incoming Houston Symphony music director be?

01/24/2014 By Michael Hardy

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT

Sketches: Anita Varadaraju

The Indian-born artist discusses her lifelong obsession with color.

01/23/2014 By Peter Holley

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan 24–26

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

01/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Pop

She is Helen: Hear Her Roar

'70s pop icon Helen Reddy discusses "I Am Woman," practicing hypnotherapy, and returning to the stage after a prolonged absence.

01/21/2014 By Michael Hardy