Home Sweet Home

What Does the Need for Affordable Housing Look Like?

The documentary Our Journey Home comes to Houston to illustrate the benefits of much-needed public housing.

10/25/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Back in my day...

The Manhattan Dolls Bring Nostalgic Music for Troubled Times

“We've had seniors with severe dementia sing every word of every song."

10/25/2017 By Holly Beretto

Hurry!!

Happening Now: Ellen DeGeneres Gives Away World Series Tickets at UH

The talk show host teased a once-in-a-lifetime Astros ticket giveaway happening 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at University of Houston.

10/24/2017 By Anita Gomez and Morgan Kinney

crystals

Devi Brown is Back To Persuade You of the Power of Crystals

With her new book Crystal Bliss, the former 93.7 personality makes her case for a time-honored path to self-discovery.

10/24/2017 By Texas Cook

Nice Spread

Quirks Aside, La Traviata Proves Convention Hall Opera Can Work

Sure, it's not the Wortham, but HGO continues to put on a show.

10/23/2017 By Sydney Boyd

More Millennials

Review: Rec Room’s Sender Employs Shock and Sadness to Tell a Millennial Story

The regional premiere of Ike Holter's play features four standout performances and one unpleasant surprise.

10/20/2017 By Doni Wilson

Spoopy

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 20–22

Zombies descend, opera returns, and violinists impress.

10/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

SUPER COLLIES

How Will You Celebrate Howl-O-Ween?

Canada’s Super Collies will grace Houston dog lovers with their presence this weekend.

10/19/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Living in a Material World

Jen Kirkman Has All New Material. Now, She's Ready to Share It With the World

Get to know the comedian before she stops by the Heights Theater this Friday.

10/18/2017 By Nicki Koetting

Huge, round, spinning balls

Review: Stages'Balls Serves A Frenetic Assessment of Gender Equality

The world premiere of Balls dazzles with an athletic approach to theater that only sometimes trips over itself.

10/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

If I've lost Cronkite...

Huế 1968 Tells The Story of Vietnam's Forgotten Battle

Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, talks his new book ahead of a Houston visit.

10/17/2017 By Nicholas Bell

Women Who Rock

Joan Osborne Brings Some Swagger to the Songs of Bob Dylan

Osborne brings the sounds of Dylan to the Heights Theater.

10/17/2017 By Chris Becker

In Passing

This Photo Exhibit Asks: Who is Genevieve Gaignard?

One biracial photographer explores the murky waters of identity at the Houston Center for Photography.

10/16/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

"Unconventional"

Inside the Houston Grand Opera's 'Resilience Theater' at George R. Brown

After Harvey, HGO settles into its (temporary) new digs at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

10/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Boo-tiful Life

Review: TUTS' Secret Garden Rejiggers a Classic With Mixed Results

Does a retooled version of the 1991 musical stand a ghost of a chance at a Broadway revival?

10/13/2017 By Alice Levitt

On Pointe

Dance Companies Converge Upon New York for Harvey Fundraising Extravaganza

“Hearts for Houston” will feature live performances by dancers from seven major companies to benefit the United Way of Greater Houston’s Harvey Relief Fund.

10/12/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Play Balls

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 13-15

A Day for Night warm up, Battle of the Sexes comes to the stage, vintage finds, and more.

10/12/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Not Kidding

Young Sheldon Is...Not Bad?

The Big Bang Theory offshoot is a surprisingly charming East Texas family sitcom.

10/11/2017 By Morgan Kinney

In Bloom

Escape Endless Summer at This Interactive Nature Simulation

An interactive installation at Rice's Moody Center allows Houston to ponder its relationship to nature.

10/10/2017 By Elizabeth Myong

Freedom Summer

Wadada Leo Smith Brings City-Spanning Civil Rights Masterpiece to Houston

Performed in parts between Austin, Houston, and New Orleans, 'Ten Freedom Summers' considers the psychological impact of a tumultuous decade.

10/10/2017 By Sydney Boyd