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

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

Just Kitten!

CatVideoFest Is A Meowtain of Adorable Felines

The traveling, 75-minute cat film festival comes to Houston to benefit local shelters.

03/06/2019 By Brittanie Shey

$$$

Houston Art Students Produce Amazing Work. These Entrepreneurs Want You to Buy Some.

Think of ArtStartArt as Etsy, but for college artists.

02/28/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Happy

Enter The Whimsy World and Feel Joy

Shelbi Nicole's Instagrammable art exhibition is here to brighten your day.

02/06/2019 By Brittanie Shey

#MeToo

Mildred's Umbrella Explores Consent from Three Angles

“We’re not only looking at it from the perspective of sexual relationships. We’re also encouraging people to think more broadly about the role it has in all these different aspects of our lives.”

01/09/2019 By Brittanie Shey

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5 Reasons to Start Using Fountain Pens in 2019

In the digital age, sometimes it's nice to go analog.

12/25/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Read All About It

Houston's Got a Brand-New Magazine

Flak magazine hopes to capture Houston's weird and wonderful arts scene.

12/19/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Bye bye herby

Remembering Herb Remington

The legendary steel guitarist left his mark on music and the city.

10/31/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Street Art

The New Gulfton Story Trail Tells the Tale of a Neighborhood

A dozen related murals celebrate the diversity of the Southwest Houston community—and hopefully entice others to come explore.

10/30/2018 By Brittanie Shey

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Lacy Johnson Asks: What is Justice?

The author's latest book, The Reckonings, grapples with all the ways to make the world right.

10/05/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Demons

The World According to Matthew Ritchie

An ambitious multi-sensory, multimedia experience at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts tackles the history of, well, everything.

09/27/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Female Persuasion

The Meg Wolitzer 'Moment' Continues in Houston

We talk feminism and Ouisie's Table with the celebrated novelist ahead of her Inprint reading.

09/20/2018 By Brittanie Shey

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

Story Time

Prepare to Hear the Stories of Acres Homes, Gulfton, Third Ward, and Beyond

City dollars will fund five artists to tell the stories of five culturally rich but historically under-resourced Houston neighborhoods.

07/06/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Best Campgrounds

Caprock Canyons State Park Is Where the Hardcore Hikers Go

It's a trip both challenging and rewarding.

05/29/2018 By Brittanie Shey

RGB

A New Carlos Cruz-Diez Projection Lights Up the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

Beloved Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez takes Spatial Chromointerference underground.

05/11/2018 By Brittanie Shey

public art

Havel Ruck Projects Has A Literal Take On the Term 'Open House'

The artistic duo will begin construction on a "perforated house" as the newest installment of the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

04/19/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Party Over Here

Houston-Made Rich Kids Revamps a Familiar Story

A cast of primarily Latinx Houstonians gives a new face to the traditional "teens throw a party" film genre.

04/11/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Double X

Houston's Bechdel Film Festival Celebrates Everything Women Have to Say

14 Pews kicks off a weeklong film festival showcasing work written and directed by women.

02/16/2018 By Brittanie Shey