Glitz and Gold

Houston Ballet Celebrates Its Golden Anniversary With a Party for the Ages

The ball at the Wortham Theater Center raised almost $1.8 million.

02/28/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

It's Leap Day

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb 28–Mar 1

It's a Leap Day weekend filled with pre-rodeo goodies, cat videos, and artistic finds.

02/28/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Artist History

4 African American Artists Who Significantly Shaped Houston

Just in time for the end of Black History Month

02/27/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

A presidential portrait

Go See George W. Bush's Paintings at the Julia Ideson Building

The former president's "Portraits of Courage" traveling exhibit profiles and honors post-9/11 veterans.

02/27/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Hearts of Hope

Bo's Place Celebrates 30 Years of Community Service

The free-of-charge non-profit bereavement center welcomed decorated Olympian Bode Miller as its 2020 luncheon guest speaker.

02/27/2020 By Natalie Galerne

Of Roses and Spindles

Ben Stevenson’s Landmark Sleeping Beauty Returns to the Stage

Houston Ballet's romantic fairy tale set to Tchaikovsky's thrilling score is sure to enchant.

02/26/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Under the Microscope

An "Outbreak" at the Health Museum

The Smithsonian exhibit is spreading knowledge about epidemics amid coronavirus fears

02/24/2020 By Brittanie Shey

Yeehaw

Rodeo Season Kicks Off with a Stylish Shindig to Honor 2020 Sweethearts

This year's Valentine's Day-edition of the Rodeo Trailblazer Awards featured a Tootsies fashion show.

02/24/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Pay-to-Pee

REVIEW: Art Factory's Trumpified Take on Urinetown Aims for the Bowl with Varied Success

The production embraces the show's tongue-in-cheek satire, but doesn't quite land every joke.

02/22/2020 By Ian Everett

Old Is New

Kassandra and The Leader Take On Real World Problems Through Opera

Opera in the Heights’s double bill tackles #MeToo, loss of identity, and climate change.

02/22/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Laugh Your Problems Away

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb 21-23

This weekend brings guitar masters, addicting dramas and Italian designs.

02/21/2020 By Emma Schkloven

History Test

REVIEW: Camp David Tries to Make Peace With the Past to Mixed Results

Even with a stellar cast, the Alley's production falls into the traps of reexamining history.

02/21/2020 By Doni Wilson

Dinner Date Dreams

Ninfa’s Uptown's New Mural Features One Seriously Star-Studded Dinner Party

With a guest list of athletes, music makers, and local celebrities, we wish we could pull up a seat at this table.

02/21/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Feed the World

Justin Reid Helps Kids’ Meals Celebrate Major Milestone

The local org has successfully delivered over a million free, healthy meals to children in need.

02/21/2020 With Stevi Maytubby

Carnival Time

Riding for the First Time in Mardi Gras Galveston

A tale of beads, beers, and zany golf carts.

02/21/2020 By Carlos Brandon

Reading Rainbow

Houston Literati Shines at 34th Annual Inprint Poets and Writers Ball

The gala welcomed award-winning poet and MacArthur Foundation Fellow Terrance Hayes as this year's featured speaker.

02/21/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Daring Diplomacy

The Alley's Camp David Brings Drama of History to Houston Stage

The play tells the story of the 1978 Camp David Accords, which brought peace between Egypt and Israel.

02/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Partying, Partying, yeah!

Party on the Plaza Returns to Downtown Houston This Spring

The lineup for the free Thursday night concerts includes Ryan Bingham and St. Paul and The Broken Bones.

02/20/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

In Bloom

Junior League of Houston Raises Nearly $1 Million Amidst Lush Secret Garden Setting

Houston matrons and savvy socialites raise a glass to the women of Briar Oaks Lane.

02/19/2020 By Natalie Galerne

The Innocence of Youth

TUTS’ Once On This Island Takes Houston Audiences On a Journey of Love

This is definitely not the Disney version of “The Little Mermaid.”

02/18/2020 By Holly Beretto