Wet n' wild

Should You Go to Float Fest? Check the Newly Announced Schedule to Decide

The five-year-old San Marcos music festival announced its schedule featuring acts from Houston and beyond.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Sticks and Stones

Watch This Thing Called Life Come Together Live at the MFAH

A livestream shows professional rock climbers assembling what is sure to be the museum's blockbuster summer attraction.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Kudos

ICYMI: The 'Best New American Play' Is from Houston

Rajiv Joseph's Describe the Night, which premiered at the Alley last fall, took top honors at the 2018 Obie Awards.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Slideshow

American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Luncheon 2018

The largest luncheon to-date, raised money and awareness around fighting heart disease and stroke.

05/23/2018 With Laura Tracy

Not Westworld

Stages' World Premiere Replica Will Have You Seeing Double

The sci-fi tale of family and human connection opens this week at Stages Repertory Theatre.

05/23/2018 By Holly Beretto

Life Sentence

Rachel Kushner Wants You to Understand What It's Like on the Inside

The two-time National Book Award finalist reads from her new novel, The Mars Room, that delves into California prison life.

05/22/2018 By Ryan Pait

Team Up for Kids and K9s

The Astros Take Over Tootsies to Raise $360,000 for Charity

The World Series champs teamed up to support causes for kids and animals.

05/21/2018 By Najla Brown

LGBTQ

The Sweet, Sad Appeal of Houston's Queer Landscape

You can now explore a crowdsourced mapping project that gathers memories from Houston's LGBTQ community. The results are beautiful, funny, and sad.

05/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Fundraisers

Menninger Clinic Raises $350,000 for Mental Health Programs

Guests of the 2018 Annual Signature Luncheon heard compelling personal stories of mental health from former Menninger patient Debi Strong and actor Sean Astin.

05/21/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The Birth of a Butterfly

Review: Cruzar la Cara de la Luna Returns to HGO with its Charm Intact

The 75-minute mariachi opera remains as poignant and prescient as ever.

05/18/2018 By Sydney Boyd

No spiders were harmed

Daddy Long Legs Strolls into Main Street Theater

The period coming-of-age musical fulfills a longtime goal of Director Andrew Ruthven to mount his own production.

05/18/2018 By Holly Beretto

Review

Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile Presents a Comedic Collision of Minds

Two geniuses walk into a bar at the Alley Theatre with mixed results.

05/17/2018 By Doni Wilson

The Best Fests

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 18–20

Mariachi, BBQ, the return of Love Street, and more.

05/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Gone but not forgotten

Relive a Night at the Balinese Room with the Houston Symphony

The annual HSO ball raised $1.33 million in an event themed after the famous Galveston club.

05/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Charity

Gala Honors Harvey Heroes and Raises $500,000 for Interfaith Ministries

Elected officials and extraordinary citizens were recognized for their work during the disaster.

05/16/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Helmets on

These Greek Warriors Will Take Over Houston for the Weekend

The Warriors of Greece re-enactment group will be out in force at this weekend's Houston Greek Fest.

05/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

Shero

A 'Prophetic and Witchy' Dream Led to Paula McLain's Love and Ruin

Turns out Martha Gellhorn was just as exciting as her former husband Ernest Hemingway.

05/16/2018 By Ryan Pait

Up, Up, and Away!

T-Minus One Year Until Stages at the Gordy Opens For Business

Stages Repertory Theatre broke ground Tuesday on the new, three-theater Gordy campus down the street from its longtime Allen Parkway home.

05/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Riot-worthy?

A Three-Dimensional Rite of Spring Comes to Jones Hall

The Houston Symphony teams up with inter-media artist Klaus Obermaier to reimagine Stravinsky's orchestral gem using a dancer and visual projections.

05/15/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Houston to Hollywood

This Is Us Actor Joy Brunson Describes Her Journey to Prime Time

The native Houstonian talks working with A-listers, her big break, and desperately missing Tex-Mex in L.A.

05/15/2018 By Abby Ledoux