Coronavirus Coverage

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Houston's "Love, Teach" Blogger Talks Back-to-School Challenges Amid the Coronavirus

On the heels of her first book, Kelly Treleaven wrote a New York Times op-ed about teaching during the ongoing pandemic.

09/03/2020 By Raven Wuebker

SOS

Southern Smoke to Federal Leaders: Help the Restaurant Industry

Those behind the Houston-based organization have co-authored an op-ed calling on a plan.

09/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Comedy Gold

Tamarie Cooper’s 2020: Quarantine Edition! Brings Comic Relief to the Coronavirus Culture

Catastrophic Theatre’s annual summer variety show has been virtually reimagined for the Covid era.

08/31/2020 By Doni Wilson

Armchair Advice

Hurricane Tips from a Self-Professed Houston Hurricane Veteran

Some of us are old hat when it comes to hurricane season, but for Bayou City newcomers, that first bout of crazy weather can be intimidating.

08/25/2020 By Craig Hlavaty

Life's a Beach

Remember These Creations from Annual AIA Sandcastle Competition in Galveston?

Covid swept away this summer's iteration of the popular beachy pastime, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy some masterpieces from years past.

08/21/2020 Photography by Emma Schkloven

The Very Model

5 Virtual Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Aug 21-23

Sweet streams are made of this.

08/21/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Get Well Soon

Sec. James Baker and Wife Recovering After Covid Diagnosis

A Houston native, Baker served under three presidents.

08/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Drip, drip, drip

Give Your Immune System a Boost at this Pop-Up Event Friday

Bounce Hydration will be administering IV drips and antibody testing 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

08/20/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Songs and Stories

Head Inside the Studio with Stages Studio Sessions

The new eight-week series is bringing fresh performances from some of Houston's audience-favorites straight to your laptop.

08/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Begin Adapting

How Covid-19 Is Changing the Way Restaurants Do Business

From adding Plexiglas barriers to opening entirely new patios, operators begin to confront a new reality.

08/20/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Virtual Her-story

Heritage Society Takes 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage Online

The exhibit, "Women Cast Their Ballots," will be up on the museum's website through March 2021.

08/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Covid-19 fallout

How Senior Living Homes Are Handling the Pandemic

Many are struggling with the isolation as well as the coronavirus. 

08/19/2020 By Samantha Dorisca

Virtual Reality

Stages Premieres Sensitive Production, 'Making Of' Documentary

The Zoom-captured performance of Sensitive Guys is accompanied by a separate video exploring the challenges of making a production virtual.

08/14/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Girls in Film

5 Virtual Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Aug 14-16

Concerts, photos, and films—you name it, we've got it.

08/14/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Good Times Await

Houston’s The Suffers Joins Crash the Couch Virtual Music Fest This Weekend

Nathaniel Rateliff, Cold War Kids, and Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard are all headlining the two-day music sesh.

08/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

There's No Masking Creativity

Sawyer Yards Exhibition Takes Viewers Behind the Mask

The artsy collaboration between fashion designer Alan Gonzalez and other Bayou City creatives is on display through Aug 29.

08/13/2020 By Isabella Goodman

School Shopping

5 Back-to-School Must-Haves, All Parent-Approved

We spoke to parents across Houston about what got them through online learning in the spring, and what they recommend for the fall.

08/12/2020 By Isabella Goodman

Opera Nights In

HGO Replaces Its Cancelled Performances with a Full Slate of Digital Content

The new programming includes concert events, actual operas, a special documentary project, and a lot of familiar faces.

08/11/2020 By Emma Schkloven

In the Time of Covid

One Organization Serves Unemployed Workers in More Ways than One

Furlough Kitchen Houston hands out meals twice a week to people in Greater Heights and Near Northwest.

08/11/2020 By Meredith Nudo

Hold the Curtain

4th Wall Delays the Start of Its 10th Anniversary Season

The new season will begin in January with Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Between Riverside and Crazy."

08/10/2020 By Emma Schkloven