Women Who Rock

Joan Osborne Brings Some Swagger to the Songs of Bob Dylan

Osborne brings the sounds of Dylan to the Heights Theater.

10/17/2017 By Chris Becker

Visual Art

Two Decades of Work By a Houston Artist, Now on Display at the Rice University Gallery

Mounds, Vegans and Torpedo Boy are all recurring characters in Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock’s works

10/02/2017 By Chris Becker

Take me to [the] church

Steve Kilbey on Self-Reproach, Sinatra and Something Quite Peculiar

Australian rockers The Church roll through Houston for a gig at The Heights Theater.

09/18/2017 By Chris Becker

Fierce Mercy

Colin Hay on Fruit, Ferris Wheels and Fierce Mercy

The former Men at Work frontman brings his unique and expressive voice to Houston.

09/05/2017 By Chris Becker

Fall Arts Guide 2017

Put These 5 Exhibits on Your Calendar This Fall

Get cultured at Houston's many art museums (and even the George R. Brown Convention Center!)

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Fall Arts Guide 2017

7 Concerts to Catch This Fall

Because who wouldn't want to see Lady Gaga in Houston again?

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Fall Arts Guide

The 2017 Fall Arts Guide

The season is back with a vengeance.

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker, Morgan Kinney, and Steven Devadanam

Fall Arts Guide

Da Camera Looks Back at a Tumultuous Decade with an Evening of Jazz

“Songs of Freedom” pays tribute to Abbey Lincoln, Joni Mitchell and Nina Simone.

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Fall Arts Guide

Oscar De La Renta’s Designs, On Display at the MFAH

Houstonians will get to see the beloved couturier's breathtaking day- and eveningwear ensembles in person.

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Bubble Gum Pop

How Does Art Reflect a Nation in Turmoil?

A new MFAH exhibit provides (some of) the answers from Iranian-born contemporary artists.

08/01/2017 By Chris Becker

Jazz battle

Straight-Ahead Jazz and Electric Fusion Slug it Out This Sunday at Ovations

Two local jazzheads compete live for what jazz should sound like.

07/20/2017 By Chris Becker

Music

An Arizona Tribute Band Keeps the Spirit of Selena Alive

“She was a true inspiration to me as a Latina and a singer," says lead singer Evelyn Molina. "And now, I get to do this tribute with a lot of love and respect.”

07/18/2017 By Chris Becker

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Grieve and Groove to the Music of Prince with the Houston Symphony

Marshall Charloff of The Purple Xperience will pay homage to the superstar this weekend at Jones Hall.

07/12/2017 By Chris Becker

BEEEEEEEES!!!

A Beginner’s Guide to Neil Gaiman

He wrote American Gods, the Sandman comics and Coraline. Get excited for his upcoming lecture.

07/04/2017 By Chris Becker

Will it play in Peoria?

Texas Music Festival's Brett Mitchell Loves Football, Just Like You

This week's guest conductor brings a decidedly everyman vibe to the conductor's podium for a performance of Elgar's Enigma Variations.

06/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Think of the 'gram!

Touch, See and Hear the Mind-Bending New MFAH Exhibit from an Artist Who Inspired Beyoncé

“Your first impression walking in will be you’ve gone to the best disco you’ve ever gone to.”

06/12/2017 By Chris Becker

Liszt-alike

Texas Music Festival Kicks Off with Spanish-Speaking Opera's Greatest Star

Andrea Puente Catán on her late husband: “He opened the door for opera that relates to the Spanish-speaking world."

06/06/2017 By Chris Becker

Movie + Music

MacArthur Genius Grant-Winner Vijay Iyer Performs Live to a Screening of Radhe, Radhe: Rites of Holi

The Grammy-nominated composer-pianist, accompanied by the International Contemporary Ensemble, brings the film's colorful compositions to life.

05/03/2017 By Chris Becker

Meet the Musician

Bruce Robison's New Album Is Rooted in Texas Traditions

The Bandera native, who performs in Houston this week, channeled Lone Star legends in Bruce Robison & The Back Porch Band.

04/25/2017 By Chris Becker

Music Monday

From Opening for the Sex Pistols to Meeting Patti Smith, Iconic Rocker Alejandro Escovedo Is Just Getting Started

Hear the music legend croon songs from his new album at The Heights Theater this Friday.

04/24/2017 By Chris Becker