Murder o'Clock

Bestselling Author Robert Crais Returns to the Bookstore that Launched His Career

The author of The Wanted will visit Murder by the Book for a signing and discussion of his latest work.

01/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Get Excited

7 Pieces of Houston Culture to Be Excited for in Early 2018

Plays, concerts, podcasts, and board game cafes to look forward to in the New Year.

01/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Hang Loose

Shorebreak: The Series Is Like a Local's Guide to Oahu's North Shore

Photographer Clark Little gives a local's perspective of Oahu in this new series.

01/01/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Year in Review

Our 10 Most Popular Arts & Culture Stories of 2017

Y'all really enjoyed the Super Bowl, huh?

12/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Music

Two Musical Mavericks Meet to Tell Stories and Sing

Terry Allen and Joe Ely, both from Lubbock, will take the stage at the Heights Theater for a "song-swap."

12/29/2017 By Chris Becker

Bayougraphy

David Adickes Is Larger Than Life

The legendary artist has left a monumental mark on Houston.

12/29/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

Add to Calendar

52 Weekends of Family Fun

Your year with the youngsters, planned.

12/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Byeeeee 2017

5 Things You Must Do This New Year's Weekend, Dec. 29–31

Concerts, Harry Potter live, and three options for your New Year's Eve.

12/28/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Year in Reading

I Read 156 Books This Year. Here Are 3 Things I Learned.

"I think that's how and why I read so much: the possibility of discovering something that will grab me, shake me, and even change me."

12/27/2017 By Ryan Pait

Now Playing

6 Movies Worth Your Christmas Day Ticket Purchase

Let us simplify a decision that is known to tear families apart.

12/22/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Started from the Bottom

Hotel Derek’s New Merch Capitalizes on Drake’s Affection

The rapper makes it known that Houston is his second home, and when he’s here, he stays at Hotel Derek.

12/21/2017 By Abby Ledoux

Jelly of the Month

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 22–24

Die Hard fans only.

12/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Gift Guide

11 Gifts for the Person Who Just Wants Stranger Things Season 3

Friends don't lie, and friends also give good gifts.

12/20/2017 By Mary Cate Stevenson

Reading is cool!

These Are The Books We Loved in 2017

In a year when we needed books more than ever, one writer shares some favorite fiction, nonfiction and poetry published in 2017.

12/20/2017 By Ryan Pait

TUT TUT

You Have Permission to Boo and Cheer (But Mostly Boo) at TUTS' Holiday Panto

Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight is an exciting holiday panto, but it's both too long and filled with flat punchlines.

12/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Einstein on the beach

Christopher Knowles: In a Word Offers An Intimate Look into an Impenetrable Mind

A new CAMH exhibition curates pieces of poetry, music, and painting of the celebrated artist.

12/18/2017 By Chris Becker

fest of the future

Peek Inside the Weird, Wonderful World of Day for Night 2017

The annual arts and music festival went off without a hitch, rain be damned.

12/18/2017 Photography by Marco Torres

Gift Guide

9 Giftable Titles Your #bookstagram Friend Doesn't Have Yet

Stumped on what to get your favorite bookworm? Look no further.

12/18/2017 By Mary Cate Stevenson

Pew Pew

ISS Astronauts Will Probably See the New Star Wars Before You

NASA confirmed the space station will screen Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Double the Sugar

What's the Big Deal About The Nutcracker?

One writer makes his first adult journey to the holiday staple. Spoiler alert: Nobody vomited.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney