Working Class Shero

Meet the Houston-Born Actor on the Heels of Kinky Boots

23-year-old Madison Pugh says the mega-musical in many ways reflects her own upbringing.

2:00pm By Chris Becker

Music

Two Musical Mavericks Meet to Tell Stories and Sing

Terry Allen and Joe Ely, both from Lubbock, will take the stage at the Heights Theater for a "song-swap."

12/29/2017 By Chris Becker

Einstein on the beach

Christopher Knowles: In a Word Offers An Intimate Look into an Impenetrable Mind

A new CAMH exhibition curates pieces of poetry, music, and painting of the celebrated artist.

12/18/2017 By Chris Becker

Dystopia

Will Gary Numan Wear Mascara to the Apocalypse?

Both in his new album and interviews, the legendary musician offers visions of doomsday—and optimism—for our mortal world.

12/13/2017 By Chris Becker

Wake Up Baby

Delbert McClinton, Even at 76, Wants to Keep You (And Himself) Guessing

The multiple Grammy winner talks his eclectic sound and career ahead of a sold-out Heights Theater show.

12/12/2017 By Chris Becker

Jazz

Join Houston's Own Tianna Hall for an Evening of Jazz

The Broadway singer-turned-jazz-crooner opens up before her Bayou City performances.

12/04/2017 By Chris Becker

Q&A

Renée Fleming Will Show Houston the 'Unamplified Human Voice Trained to an Olympian Level'

We talk to the beloved singer about her upcoming Broadway debut, deep love for Björk and more ahead of her Houston show.

10/31/2017 By Chris Becker

Classical Music

Italian Sirens and Other Female Composers Take Center Stage at Ars Lyrica

“Artful Women” brings a celebration of women’s roles in 17th- and 18th-century music.

10/30/2017 By Chris Becker

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