Ignite the light

How Did Someone Light Up the 'Be Someone' Graffiti?

Meet the duo who briefly turned the Houston landmark in a shimmering kaleidoscope of colors and light.

08/20/2018 By Julia Davila

apartment therapy

Get Ready for an Intimate, Updated Hedda Gabler

“Whether you like her or not, she is this iconic, problematic character, who makes some terrible choices, but I wanted the audience to feel like they’re very much stuck with her in this space.”

08/17/2018 By Holly Beretto

Now, For Our Encore

Let's Eat Tacos and Drink Rosé With a Country Singer

Before a concert, Austin's Whitney Rose tries the grub at Goodnight Charlie's.

08/17/2018 By Jesse Sendejas Jr.

ring ring

Pay Phones Are About to Make a Third Ward Comeback

The so-called TréPhonos hack the outmoded technology to reflect the music, history, and ambiance of the Third Ward community.

08/17/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2018

What Houston Bookworms Are Most Excited to Read This Fall

And the readings we're excited about, too.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray

Fall Arts Guide 2018

After the Demise of Walter's, the Houston Music Scene Finds Its Way

The Bayou City's most musician-friendly venue is gone now, but we're still looking forward to these local bands and national tours this fall.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray

Fall Arts Guide 2018

The Menil Drawing Institute Will Open In November With a Landmark Exhibit

Plus, five more exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Fall Arts Guide 2018

Flying Dutchman Sails Into the Refurbished Wortham Center

Plus the operas and dance performances we're psyched to see this fall.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2018

TUTS Celebrates Its 50th Birthday With a New Take on a Classic

Plus, six can't-miss shows this season.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

How Lead Belly Sang His Way out of the Hellhole on the Brazos

Famed bluesman Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter's song "Midnight Special" sheds light on the horrible conditions at the Imperial State Prison Farm in Sugar Land.

08/17/2018 By Dianna Wray

Ice House

Meet Houston's Young Mariachis in the Making

An afternoon at MECA, where kids of all ages learn the art form.

08/17/2018 By Nicki Koetting

whodunit

Review: Houston Catches a Summer Chill at the Alley's The Mousetrap

An Agatha Christie classic loses none of its luster in this winning ensemble production.

08/16/2018 By Doni Wilson

Mean girls

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Aug. 17–19

Bad puns, good wine, and plenty more.

08/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Do Good

Soirée Honors Houston's Humanitarians

The fourth annual event recognized Houstonians who are making a difference.

08/14/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The More the Merrier

Downtown's Public Art Glut is No Accident

The ongoing Arts Block initiative means it's harder than ever to walk a block without something to look at or Instagram.

08/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

News

Amid Allegations, Day For Night Festival Removes Founder

Omar Afra denies accusations of sexual assault by two women.

08/13/2018 By Catherine Matusow

In Her Own Words

5 Takeaways From Beyoncé's September Vogue Cover Story

From owning every curve to building a lasting legacy, we could all use a little advice from Bey.

08/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

No siree todd

Cressandra Thibodeaux Wants You to Think Outside Her Box

The Houston-based artist inserts her audience into the reproductive rights debate.

08/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

It's Lit

Travis Scott Announces Inaugural Astroworld Fest at NRG Park in November

The Mo City rapper is conjuring the nostalgic spirit of his (and our) beloved AstroWorld for a new festival that promises to be a wild ride.

08/10/2018 By Abby Ledoux