Southern Hospitality

How Southern Smoke Became a National Leader During the Coronavirus Crisis

The Houston organization serves up food-industry aid nationwide.

11/06/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Words, Words, Words

Get Your Pens Ready, Houston Authors, for National Novel Writing Month

During the annual event, writers from around the world try to string together 50,000 words during the month of November.

10/30/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Safety is the new spooky

6 Festive Trick-or-Treating Alternatives for a Ghostly Good Time This Saturday

These pandemic-proof spins on classic Halloween celebrations will leave you with memories and traditions to cherish for many spooky seasons to come.

10/27/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

No "Bah Humbugs" Here

Alley Takes Its Annual Production of A Christmas Carol Online

The company will also be transforming the George R. Brown Convention Center into a winter wonderland for Deck the Trees.

10/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

(Bird) Call of the Wild

HGO Isn't "Fowltering" with Its Mockumentary Staging of Vinkensport

The modern comedic opera brings the competitive world of "finch-sitting" to life. We're not even kidding.

10/21/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

amuck amuck amuck!

Houston’s Halloween 2020 Happenings

From symphony concerts, to family friendly activities, to screenings of "Hocus Pocus," there’s a haunted event for you.

10/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Scream for safety

2020 Is Basically a Horror Movie, but at Least We Still Have Haunted Houses

Houston's haunted attractions are making sure you're scared, just not about Covid-19.

10/19/2020 By Raven Wuebker

A safety roadmap

Mayor’s Task Force Provides Guidelines on Resuming Religious Services

The guidelines come as faith-based organizations announce reopening plans.

10/16/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

It's Gonna Be Lit

Yeah, We're Still in a Pandemic, but Come November There'll Also Be Zoo Lights

The Houston Zoo's annual display of colorful holiday cheer kicks off November 14 and runs through the beginning of January.

10/16/2020 By Emma Schkloven

The new Uncle Sam

Curbside Larry Wants YOU to Vote ... from Your Car

Our favorite HCPL hype man is back to tell you all about Harris County's drive-thru voting.

10/16/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Let's go to the movies

Space City Shows Drive-In Celebrates Black-Owned Businesses

The EaDo venue, which opened last month, offers a spin on the retro drive-in with a lineup of primarily Black-led films, a live DJ, and snacks from Black-owned food trucks.

10/15/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Chaînés into changes

Houston Ballet's Ian Casady Leaps into a New Role after Taking His Final Bow

One of his first jobs as the newly named Ballet Master? Getting fans ready for the Ballet’s digital season opener.

10/09/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Find a unicorn

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Oct 9–11

So much art. So little time.

10/09/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Covid-19

While Texas Bars Can Open to 50-Percent Capacity, They Probably Won't in Harris County

Gov. Greg Abbott also announced that other businesses at a 50-percent cap can boost operations.

10/07/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

#BadBadBeagle

Need A Laugh, Houston Party Goblins? Iliza Shlesinger's Got Your Friday Covered

The "Elder Millennial" comedian makes a stop at Moonstruck Drive-In on Oct 9. And yeah, we mean in person.

10/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Jazzing Up Livestreams

Da Camera Announces Two New Series and a Range of Virtual Fall Concerts

The jazz and chamber music presenter stops for no one—not even Covid-19.

10/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

They Will Rock You

Concerts Are Returning to Houston, Thank the Music Gods

White Oak Music Hall is launching a new outdoor concert series, plus other venues announce upcoming shows.

10/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

It’s off for the races

Houston Marathon Goes Virtual in 2021

Folks now have a 10-day period to complete the 49th annual marathon. Here's how.

10/05/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Helping hands

Houston's Artists Are Hurting. Here's How You Can Help

Covid-19 hasn't killed their creative spirits, so keep showing them that support.

10/05/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Spiritual Spaces

Welcome Back to the Rothko

The faith-inclusive chapel reopened to the public at the end of September after a 19-month restoration.

10/02/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux