Toast of the Town

The Social Book Toasts to 25 Years with a Stylish Soirée at Neiman Marcus

The comprehensive calendar of Houston's fundraising events celebrates its silver anniversary.

02/04/2020 By Abby Ledoux

FUR-ST and Goal!

Houston Brings the Cuteness to Puppy Bowl XVI

Meet the canine competitors representing the Bayou City in this year's Animal Planet special.

01/31/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Ice, Ice ... Houston

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan 31–Feb 2

Activities that have nothing to do with the Super Bowl.

01/31/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Color Me Happy

Houstonians Paint the Town and Raise Nearly $1 Million for Special Needs Campers

Funds raised at Camp For All's annual gala will help send 11,000 campers to the 206-acre property.

01/31/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Love and Tragedy

Aida Returns to HGO Stage in Modernized Take on Verdi Classic

Tenor Russell Thomas talks the challenges of playing Radames, the opera's warrior romantic lead.

01/30/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Words, Words, Words

Danez Smith on Finding Joy, Cruelty, and Toni Braxton

The National Book Award finalist discusses their new poetry collection ahead of a reading at Brazos Bookstore.

01/30/2020 By Ryan Pait

Howdy, comrade

New Opera Tells Story Of Russian Politician Boris Yeltsin's 1989 Trip to Randalls

The future president wasn't impressed by the Statue of Liberty or NASA, but the Houston-based grocery store chain left him in awe.

01/30/2020 By Chris Gray

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Goya to Celine Dion

Plus Whiskey Myers and Ann Curry.

01/30/2020 Edited by Chris Gray

Love Conquers All

The Band's Visit Focuses on Love and Music, Not Politics

The 2017 surprise Broadway smash makes its way to the Hobby Center with a Middle Eastern flair.

01/28/2020 By Holly Beretto

Pain Turned Prose

Carolyn Forché on Writing About Her Experience During El Salvador's Civil War

The poet and author of What You Have Heard Is True talks about her new memoir ahead of her InPrint reading.

01/27/2020 By Ryan Pait

Stranger Than Fiction

Carmen Maria Machado Talks Memoir Vs. Fiction Ahead of InPrint Reading

We chat with the National Book Award finalist about the challenges in her writing her 2019 memoir Dream House.

01/27/2020 By Ryan Pait

Musical Misogyny

Review: HGO’s La Favorite Tries to Overcome a Classic Operatic Problem

With beautiful musicianship, detailed sets, and intricate costume, HGO’s "La Favorite" tries to overcome the show's inherent sexism.

01/27/2020 By Michael Clark

Never Forget

Main Street Theater’s Production of The Diary of Anne Frank Offers a Study in Faith

The production will be accompanied by special programming on the dangers of discrimination.

01/26/2020 By Holly Beretto

Hear, Hear

Houston Chamber Choir Presents 21st Annual Hear the Future Festival

While the Choir hosts its yearly showcase, its founder and artistic director will be at the Grammys.

01/25/2020 By Holly Beretto

A Love Triangle for the (Modern) Ages

Houston Grand Opera's La Favorite Brings a Favorite Performer Back to the Bayou City

World-renowned mezzo Jamie Barton takes on the title role in the Houston premiere of Donizetti's rarely-performed opera.

01/25/2020 By Holly Beretto

Ready to Remember?

Stages Opens New Space With Production of The Fantasticks

The repertory theatre is re-staging an old favorite as its inaugural show in the Gordy.

01/24/2020 By Holly Beretto

Drum Up Some Fun

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 24-26

Celebrate the Lunar New Year, drum up some fun or enter a bloody Big Top ... if you dare.

01/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Hero Host

Our J.J. Watt SNL Wish List

We have thoughts. And feelings.

01/24/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

OLD MEETS NEW

New MATCH Exhibition Showcases a Modern Twist on Byzantine Iconography

The art exhibition features artist Joni Zavitsanos' mixed media pieces alongside her father's more classical interpretations.

01/23/2020 By Holly Beretto

From Houston with Love

Becca Cason Thrash Hosts a Glamorous Dinner Party to Benefit Notre Dame Restoration

FOBs (Friends of Becca) converged at Steak 48 to raise more than $150,000 for the Paris landmark.

01/23/2020 By Clifford Pugh