cinco de cuatro

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 4–6

Film festivals, home tours, and nearly vowel-less jambalaya.

05/03/2018 By Morgan Kinney

wildin' out

HGOco's World-Premiere Monkey and Francine in the City of Tigers is a Cross-Cultural Kids Opera Made for Houston

Blend together Bollywood, Ethiopian jazz, traditional opera singers, and plenty of animals, and you have Miller Outdoor Theatre's latest production.

05/02/2018 By Holly Beretto

Through the Looking Glass

Wonderland-Themed Gala Raises $1.8M for Diabetes Research

At the annual JDRF Promise Ball, a party to fund a cure.

05/02/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Poor brendan

Tom Perrotta Loves a Naughty Text Message

The author of Election and The Leftovers comes to Houston to read from Mrs. Fletcher, now out in paperback.

05/02/2018 By Ryan Pait

Opera

Review: HGO's Norma Tells A Story of Female Empowerment

Houston Grand Opera’s latest performance of the bel canto favorite emphasizes girl power over revenge.

05/01/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Hamilton at the Hobby Center Gets a Double Thumbs Up

Three years and several cities later, the hip-hop musical feels as vital and energetic as ever.

04/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Can it!

Please Stop Giving Absolutely Everything a Standing Ovation

One writer argues Houston's profligate clapping renders the standing O meaningless.

04/30/2018 By Clifford Pugh

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This Saturday is Independence Day for Books

Booksellers across the city will celebrate Saturday's Independent Bookstore Day. Here's how.

04/27/2018 By Holly Beretto

Slideshow

The 2018 CAC Spirit of Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show

Christian Siriano's runway show helped raise hundreds of thousands for The Children's Assessment Center.

04/26/2018

Hip Hop

Young Thug Is Taking Cardi B's Place at JMBLYA

The Texas hip-hop festival, in Houston on May 6, sees a last-minute lineup change as Cardi B cancels all summer tour dates due to pregnancy.

04/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

BIG MONEY

How to See Hamilton for Less than the Price of a Movie Ticket

You can see Tony-winning blockbuster musical for just $10. Here's how.

04/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

smelly time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 27–29

Love triangles, wine festivals, and a very stinky flower.

04/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Turn down for this

The White Oak Music Hall Noise Dispute is Finally Over

A long-running dispute between the Near Northside venue and local residents has finally reached a settlement.

04/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Slideshow

Women of Wardrobe 13th Annual Spring Fling

Owl Bar, stocked food and drink, served as the fundraising location for Dress for Success Houston.

04/24/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

triple threat

Prepare Yourself for Opera's 'Ultimate Love Triangle'

Mezzo soprano Jamie Barton talks Norma, the soon-to-open HGO production featuring all the lusty passion you could ask for.

04/24/2018 By Holly Beretto

Ice House

What's New at the MFAH?

Deciphering the many construction cranes surrounding the museum.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Ana Emilia Felker Wants to Explore the Soul of Mexico City

The PhD candidate in UH's Spanish-language creative writing program will read from her first book, Aunque la casa se derrumbe, this month.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Cautionary Tales

This HMNS Exhibit Details All the Ways You Could Die

Death by Natural Causes shows the many dangers hidden in everyday life.

04/24/2018 By Chris Gray