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

Review

Three Premieres, Three Successes at Houston Ballet

A trio of new works—including one from superstar choreographer Justin Peck—emphasizes the company's many strengths.

03/22/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Kilt time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 22–24

Kites, kilts, and reading series await.

03/21/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Round 49

Exploring Shadows and Light at Project Row Houses

A new round of artist installations takes shape under the title Penumbras: Sacred Geometries.

03/21/2019 By Brittanie Shey

baby bard

Shakespeare for Babies Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

Houston's Erin Nelsen Parekh is back with her second Bard-inspired children's book, The Wild Waves Whist.

03/20/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

in between

Making Space for A New Kind of Jazz Quartet

Mark Guiliana's Space Heroes brings his unique group to the Wortham this weekend.

03/20/2019 By Hannah Che

In their own words

We Are the Organizers of Drag Queen Story Time. This Is Why We're Stepping Aside.

“We believe in what we’re doing, but we don’t believe in putting our friends, our families, or our children in danger.”

03/19/2019 By Trent Lira and Devin Will

Bayou Stories

Houston Is a Character in the New Kathi Appelt Book

The Newberry-winning author enters the YA fiction realm with Angel Thieves.

03/19/2019 By Holly Beretto

Catch Him Around Town

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Is Filming His Show In Houston

The renowned chef is highlighting West African culture on No Passport Required.

03/18/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

VIP

Our Early Music Festival Picks for 2019

Nowadays, festival season lasts about eight months of the year. Here are our favorite early-season picks.

03/18/2019 By Emilee Calametti

☘️☘️☘️

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 15–17

Whether it's your beer or your bike, it's a good weekend to go green.

03/14/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Openings

Getting to Know the Real van Gogh at the MFAH

The already popular van Gogh exhibition avoids the iconic works to paint a more complex picture of the artist.

03/14/2019 By Brittanie Shey