Arts & Culture

Art Installation

Playing with Light

A new sculpture installation that explores the interplay of light, color, and geometry opens at the Rice Gallery

04/10/2013 By Eric Harrison

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 12-14

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

04/10/2013 By Eric Harrison

Theater

The Plays Are the Thing

The Alley Theatre announces its 2013-2014 season

04/08/2013 By Michael Hardy

Reminiscence

What Would Donald Do?

Our newest blogger, Rice English professor Terrence Doody, reflects on how Donald Barthelme changed Houston's literary culture

04/08/2013 By Terrence Doody

Gallery Show

Crazy Like a Fox

Artist Mark Fox transforms words into drawings and drawings into sculptures

04/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Gallery Show

Crazy Like a Fox

Artist Mark Fox transforms words into drawings and drawings into sculptures.

04/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Art Festival

A Festival for Frida

The East End Studio Gallery kicks off its eighth annual festival of art inspired by the great Mexican painter Frida Kahlo

04/05/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Performance

Dance Dance Revolution

For its 11th annual festival, Dance Houston showcases the city's diverse performance styles

04/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Celebrity Style

If You Liked It, You Should've Instagrammed It

Checking up on Beyoncé's street style.

04/04/2013 By Magda Rucinski

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 5–7

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

04/04/2013 By Michael Hardy

Academia

Teaching for Peanuts

UH creative writing graduate students stage a sit-in to protest 20 years without a pay raise

04/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Books

Shooting H-Town

Prolific local photographer Kathy Adams Clark discusses her latest book, Portrait of Houston, at Brazos Bookstore

04/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Photography

Chopped and Screwed

Photographer Peter Beste shows Houston's grittier side in his exhibition and forthcoming book

04/02/2013 By Michael Hardy

Documentary

Catching Up

Michael Apted is back with the latest installment in his decades-long documentary series following a group of English children as they grow up

04/02/2013 By Eric Harrison

Theater on Film

Expect Great Things

Houston audiences get a chance to see the Great Expectations adaptation currently thrilling London's West End

04/01/2013 By Michael Hardy

Special Event

College Night at the MFAH

Drawn by low prices and a DJ, university students flock to see Prado and Picasso exhibitions

04/01/2013 By Audris Ponce

Television

Exit Roth

Having announced his retirement, novelist Philip Roth takes center stage in a new PBS documentary airing tonight

03/29/2013 By Michael Hardy

Street Art

Stick-Up Artists

Alex Luster's documentary Stick 'em Up explores the daily battle between street artists and police in Houston

03/29/2013 By Paloma Lenz

Shakespeare

Saint Crispin's Day Revisited

Guy Roberts directs and stars in a new production of Henry V that shows a darker side of its hero

03/28/2013 By Dennis Abrams

Music Documentaries

The Greatest Rock and Roll Movie You've Never Seen

The MFAH hosts a rare screening of Robert Frank's 1972 Rolling Stones documentary

03/28/2013 By Eric Harrison