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What's Better Together? This Upcoming METdance Program

The Houston company presents a world premiere by NYC choreographer Katarzyna Skarpetowska.

04/10/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Come Quickly, I Am Tasting the Stars

SPA Channels Capote's Party of the Century With a Black and White Ball of Its Own

The elegant affair in the Wortham Center's Grand Foyer raised more than $500,000 for the performing arts org.

04/09/2019 By Abby Ledoux

A Tale of America

Ragtime's Renewed Relevance Will Be Clear at TUTS

"This is a hell of a story to be telling now," says director Marcia Milgrom Dodge.

04/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

The Book of Life

Finding Poetry in the News

Rice professor Joesph Campana's new book of poetry mines history from the pages of Life magazine.

04/08/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

BYOB

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

Astros, author talks, and light and art festivals await.

04/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Fight Night

Actors Square Up for The Royale at Rec Room

Based on the life of Jack Johnson, the award-winning play will test the limits of its performers and audience.

04/04/2019 By Holly Beretto

la performera

CounterCurrent19 Carves Out Its Own Lane

The annual festival, now in its sixth year, hosts a sprawling array of audio, visual, and performance-based art.

04/03/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Secret Walls

Who Will Win This Mural Battle?

Two teams will face off in a live mural painting competition this Saturday at Market Square Park.

04/03/2019 By Holly Beretto

Nuit Blanche

An All-Night Festival of Light and Art Comes Downtown

“It combines beautiful works and beautiful settings, and the way the festival is designed, you are free to explore it in your own way, at your own pace.”

04/02/2019 By Holly Beretto

Tag Team

A Chamber Piece So Difficult, the Composer Says It's Too Hard for Him to Play

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra tackles James Stephenson's frenetic "Chase Sequence."

04/02/2019 By Holly Beretto

Slam Dunk

Clint Capela Launches His Foundation With Help From Celebrity Teammates

The CC15 Foundation's first major event raised $215,000 for low-income, single-parent families.

04/02/2019 By Abby Ledoux

The Pollening

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 29-31

Do you want to see Houston from 60 floors up? This weekend gives you a rare opportunity.

03/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Poetry

Ryan Paradiso Puts His Neck Out for Nick Flynn (and Other Friends)

The Marfa-based arts and literature journal comes to Houston for an event with heavyweight writers and poets.

03/27/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

notorious

Ars Lyrica Continues to Stretch Itself with San Giovanni Battista

The early music ensemble will tackle an ambitious Baroque composition this weekend.

03/27/2019 By Holly Beretto

Go rams

Angela Grovey Feels Right at Home in The Play That Goes Wrong

The Houston native plays Annie in the touring production of the Broadway hit, now on at the Hobby Center.

03/26/2019 By Holly Beretto

Now That's Dinner and a Show

Idina Menzel Brings Down the House at TUTS Golden Anniversary Gala

A special performance by the Broadway powerhouse, a champagne toast from Mayor Turner, and a whopping $1.37 million raised made this soirée one for the books.

03/26/2019 By Abby Ledoux

jams

The Ultimate Houston Commuter's Playlist

Make the best of that grueling commute with this playlist of Houston-born/Houston-based artists.

03/26/2019 By Juan Grimas

Temp Job

Mildred's Umbrella Brings Hunchback to the Alley

The homeless theater company continues its season downtown with Charise Castro Smith’s The Hunchback of Seville.

03/25/2019 By Holly Beretto

Hunger Mitao!

How Houston's Indian American Community Is Feeding the Hungry

A group known as the Indian American Council has now provided a million meals—and counting—to the Houston Food Bank.

03/25/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Ice House

A Look Inside Houston's Best Bingo Night

This is not your granny's bingo.

03/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney