La frontera

La Madre Valiente Brings Her Cause to notsuoH

Part punk rock musical, part radio play, Amalia Ortiz's Canción Cannibal Cabaret is a call to action.

07/29/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Review

Private Lives is the Highbrow Jerry Springer Re-Run We've Always Wanted

At Main Street Theater, Noel Coward's period play offers a delicious glimpse into one couple's over-the-top personal drama.

07/26/2019 By Doni Wilson

murder

Review: Melrose Has Us On Board with Murder on the Orient Express

The Alley's new artistic leader directs a wonderful Christie whodunit.

07/26/2019 By Doni Wilson

Gimme shelter

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 26–28

This weekend, live your best "Semi-Charmed Life."

07/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

tex mex

Justin Favela Finds Himself in a Plate of Nachos

Witness the artist explore his Latinx roots through food sculpture at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

07/25/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Star Cross'd

Turns Out Online Opera Is a Good Idea

Houston Grand Opera's Shakespeare-inspired web series picked up a Telly Award.

07/23/2019 By Holly Beretto

Send Me Your Location

Khalid Is Truly a Texas Treasure

The El Paso singer gave a (free)-spirited Houston performance last week.

07/23/2019 By Abby Ledoux

A League of Their Own

No One Remembered Houston's Trailblazing Pro Women's Football Team. Until Now.

A documentary wants to bring new life to the short-lived Houston Herricanes.

07/22/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Bayougraphy

The Voice of a Generation Was Forged In Houston

Jia Tolentino's first essay collection, Trick Mirror, contains startling insights arrived upon through the New Yorker staff writer's own bizarre life experiences, many of which took place right here in Houston.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Review

The Doyle and Debbie Show Shakes it Up at Stages

Put on your cowboy boots and two-step your way to the theater, where you will never think of country music in quite the same way again.

07/19/2019 By Doni Wilson

Moonshot

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 19–21

Dogs, moon landings, and more.

07/18/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Gabriel Allon

The New Girl is Daniel Silva's 'Brilliant' New Thriller

The best-selling author talks his latest Gabriel Allon book, a ripped-from-the-headlines tale of Saudi-Russian entanglement.

07/18/2019 By Holly Beretto

Buckle Up

Mildred's Umbrella Serves Up Summer Theater à la Carte

The rapid-fire, experimental Museum of Dysfunction XI brings 40 performers and roughly 20 directors together for two weekends of performances.

07/17/2019 By Holly Beretto

Rock Solid

Deutsch Houston Celebrates 90 Years with Belles and Baubles

The family-owned fine jeweler hosted a wedding-themed summer kickoff party in its Highland Village showroom.

07/17/2019 By Abby Ledoux

New beginnings

Hercule Poirot Returns to the Alley

The famed detective returns in a new version of Murder on the Orient Express and the first production from new Artistic Director Rob Melrose.

07/15/2019 By Holly Beretto

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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