Arts & Culture

THINGS TO DO

BANKSYLAND Immersive Art Exhibition Arrives in Houston

Curious about Banksy? Unauthorized exhibit BANKSYLAND is headed to Houston—here are all the details.

08/17/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Saddle Up!

Here’s What to Look Forward to at Rodeo Houston 2023

After a historic 2022 season, new additions at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo suggest that 2023 will be an even bigger hoedown.

08/15/2022 By Jessica Lodge and Shelby Stewart

EVENTS

Upcoming Houston Book Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Literary events of all genres are coming up in Houston, including Nobel Prize winners, local authors, and book conventions.

08/11/2022 By Alexia Partouche

Let's go to the beach

AIA Houston to Host 2022 Sandcastle Competition in Galveston

Grab your sand bucket: we’re headed to the beach.

08/10/2022 By Amarie Gipson With Alexia Partouche

THINGS TO DO

Why Everyone Should Visit Miller Outdoor Theatre

Haven't been to Houston's favorite outdoor performance venue? Here's a quick look at all the (free!) performances in the coming months.

08/05/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas and Alexia Partouche

FAMILY FUN

Enjoy August with These Family-Friendly Art Experiences

Color Factory isn't the only game in town—though we do love it. Here's our roundup of Houston’s must-attend art events for kids!

08/02/2022 By Alexia Partouche

On The Town

At Some Point in the Near Future, the River Oaks Theater Will Rise Again

River Oaks Theatre Inc. is planning to renovate the theater into a dine-in complex, but will movies still be shown there?

07/28/2022 By Craig Lindsey

TO BE, OR NOT TO BE

The 2022 Houston Shakespeare Festival Takes Miller Outdoor

Houston Shakespeare Festival is presenting King Lear and Cymbeline this year. Get ready to go with all the details!

07/27/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Treasure Trove

Discover Houston's Best Hidden Gems

From community grocery stores to Mexican candy vendors, speakeasies and thrift stores, these are Houston's best-hidden treasures.

07/22/2022 By Houstonia Staff

Hidden Gems

Houston's Outdoor Sculptures Offer a Window into a Lively Art Scene

Seek out these alfresco artworks as a way to explore the city and experience the charms of Houston’s burgeoning art scene.

07/20/2022 By Brianna Benitez

ON VIEW

The Story Behind the Famous $15M Painting at the MFAH

Houstonians can experience The Sugar Shack on view in the MFAH’s new Kinder building through the end of the year.

07/13/2022 By Amarie Gipson

GET MESSY

Let Your Kids’ Creativity Shine at These Artsy Summer Camps

Here's everything you need to know about the Houston School of Art and Design, Kidcreate Studio, Monart School of Art, plus more.

07/06/2022 By Alexia Partouche

YEAR-ROUND PRIDE

A Sneak Peek at Houston's New Queer Reality Dating Show

Houstonia talks with the show's producer and host, Davis Mendoza Darusman, about LGBTQ+ representation in pop culture.

07/01/2022 By Amarie Gipson

HOUSTON REPRESENT

Meet the 3 Houston Women Competing for Miss Plus America

Nikki Levario-Canchola, Shaniaya Griffin, and Michelle Saxton will participate in the Miss Plus America pageant on July 2 at the Omni Hotel in Houston.

06/29/2022 By Geneva Diaz

BLACK MUSIC MONTH

These Black Texans Are Shaping Music Around the World

We are celebrating iconic artists from Texas such as Robert Glasper, Beyoncé, Leon Bridges, and more.

06/24/2022 By Amarie Gipson and Shelby Stewart

SLAY!

8 Must-See Drag Shows in Houston

From drag brunches at Boheme to burlesque at ReBar, these shows feature queens who are ready to serve in the areas of charisma, nerve, and talent.

06/23/2022 By Geneva Diaz and Daniel Renfrow

Festival

Celebrate the Best of the Islands at the Houston Caribbean Festival

The 20th anniversary of the Houston Caribbean Festival will close out Caribbean Heritage Month in Houston with music, food, and shopping.

06/23/2022 By Jessica Lodge

Gentrification

Gentrification Spreads Through Houston's Oldest Communities

Neighborhoods such as Third Ward, Fourth Ward, Fifth Ward, Studewood and Sunnyside are battling a disorienting tension between the past and future.

06/22/2022 By Amarie Gipson

Summer Beats

Texas Summer Music Playlist

Take an epic summer road trip with our Texas summer music playlist, which includes artists such as Parquet Courts, Aaron Stephens, and more.

06/20/2022 By Sama’an Ashrawi

TEXAS TRAVELER

An Art-Filled Weekend in Fort Worth

Stay at Hotel Dryce and visit spots like the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Kinfolk House, and Best Coffee award winner, Black Coffee.

06/16/2022 By Amarie Gipson