Documentary

Your High School Buddy Joined ISIS. Now What?

The award-winning documentary Ghosts of Sugar Land explores the radicalization of a Houston man and the impact it left on a community.

10/18/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Do It Yourself

Sample Houston's Thriving Zine Culture This Weekend at Lawndale

“A zine, you can just kind of encounter it in the environment—you can stumble upon it in a way that you don’t really with the internet anymore.”

09/05/2019 By Brittanie Shey

¡Musica!

The Sounds of Hispanic Houston

A new Houston Public Library exhibition explores the past and present of the city's under-appreciated musical icons.

08/29/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Gallery Shows

Are You Actually Buying a Peter Max at Off the Wall?

The Galleria art outpost assures us that its artwork is 100 percent authentic.

08/20/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Audible

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make a Podcast

Lemonada Media is the newest venture from HPSVA grad and Rec Room co-founder Stephanie Wittels Wachs.

07/31/2019 By Brittanie Shey

La frontera

La Madre Valiente Brings Her Cause to notsuoH

Part punk rock musical, part radio play, Amalia Ortiz's Canción Cannibal Cabaret is a call to action.

07/29/2019 By Brittanie Shey

tex mex

Justin Favela Finds Himself in a Plate of Nachos

Witness the artist explore his Latinx roots through food sculpture at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

07/25/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Stonewall 50

This CAMH Exhibit Shows the Enduring Legacy of the Stonewall Uprising

Stonewall 50 explores a half-century of gay liberation in Houston and beyond.

05/15/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Exit Interview

Glasstire Founder Rainey Knudson Explains Why She's Stepping Down

Don't worry: She still really loves Texas art, and boy, oh boy does she hate Facebook.

04/25/2019 By Brittanie Shey

It’s raining poems, hallelujah!

A Poetic Surprise Comes to Buffalo Bayou Park

Look for a series of hidden water-activated poems in celebration of National Poetry Month.

04/24/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Poetry

Newsworthy Aims to Make You Reconsider the Narrative

Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton's new book asks us to reconsider how we communicate and consume information in uncertain times.

04/17/2019 By Brittanie Shey

la performera

CounterCurrent19 Carves Out Its Own Lane

The annual festival, now in its sixth year, hosts a sprawling array of audio, visual, and performance-based art.

04/03/2019 By Brittanie Shey

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

🖋

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