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5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 12–14

Batty boat rides, Selena at Jones Hall, and more.

07/12/2019 By Morgan Kinney

What A Fool Believes

This Is the Definitive Definition of Yacht Rock

Michael McDonald is playing The Woodlands on Friday. Let's just set the record smooth.

07/12/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Opera

The Mikado Goes Topsy Turvy

Gilbert & Sullivan's problematic favorite gets another version in Houston.

07/10/2019 By Holly Beretto

Wunderkind

Maurielle McGarvey Is the Future

The youngest playwright ever to work on Rec Room's stage, the 18-year-old HSPVA grad will premiere a new version of Woyzeck.

07/09/2019 By Siena DeBolt

Happy Fourth!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 5–7

You know, besides hot dogs and fireworks.

07/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Hey Bowler, Bowler

George Springer's Fifth Annual All-Star Bowling Benefit Was Another Home Run

Springer's teammates and local celebrities raised more than $250,000 to send children who need financial assistance to Camp SAY.

07/02/2019 With Marianna Corcoran

Page turner

These Are the 2019-2020 Inprint Readers

The literary nonprofit's lineup includes big names like Ta-Nehisi Coates, Elizabeth Gilbert, and more.

07/02/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Spooky

Katherine Howe's Writing Is Bewitching

The Houston-born author of The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs returns to Murder by the Book for a signing.

07/01/2019 By Holly Beretto

BOOT SCOOTIN' BOOGIE

'A Night in Texas' to Remember at the Center for Hearing and Speech Gala

The Houston nonprofit's annual fundraiser brought in over $582,000 to support children with hearing loss.

07/01/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Public Art

360 Degrees Vanishing Finally Appears In Montrose

The long-delayed Art League Houston installation at last makes its debut.

06/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Essay

For Me, Aladdin Has Always Been Complicated. I'm Finally OK With That.

On the occasion of Houston's Aladdin obsession, one writer looks at the story as a way to process her identity.

06/28/2019 By Ivanka Perez

it's summahtime

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 28–30

We're feeling emo for Aladdin, American Football, and Mahler.

06/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Redo

Rain Won't Stop This Weekend's Rescheduled Asiafest

"We’re really trying to give people the sense of being able to travel without leaving their backyard.”

06/27/2019 By Holly Beretto

Lights Out

How to Kill a Music Festival

For a moment, Day for Night was beloved by Houston and the world. Then a #MeToo-style reckoning launched its founder’s spectacular fall from grace, revealing just how shaky his empire was in the first place. Where does the city go from here?

06/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

vroom vroom

Speeding Motorcycle Makes Its Catastrophic Return

The company's 2006 weirdo rock opera is updated and ready to convert another generation to the music of Daniel Johnston.

06/26/2019 By Holly Beretto

rub the lamp

Have We Reached Peak Aladdin? This Genie Says 'No'

As the Broadway version rolls into Houston, Major Attaway is ready to surprise you with his role.

06/26/2019 By Holly Beretto

Music

The Houston Symphony Will Honor Selena This Month

Of course, the first performances of The Music of Selena had to be in Texas.

06/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Ice House

Our Hopes and Dreams for the Upcoming Destiny's Child Musical

The drama! The Houston landmarks! The 2000 appearance on Cribs! We want it all.

06/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Happy 243rd Birthday, America!

How Will You Celebrate Fourth of July This Year?

Houston has an Independence Day celebration for everyone.

06/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Destination: Downtown

What You Should Do Downtown This Summer

From festivals to theater to bingo in the park, here is this season’s downtown must-do list.

06/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney