Secret Sharer

The Ideal Houston Scavenger Hunt Can Be Found In This Book

Secret Houston: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure details all sorts of obscure Houston lore.

10/28/2019 By Chris Gray

Haunted Texas

Where Are Houston's Ghosts?

This tour will show you the Bayou City's own haunted past.

09/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Haunted Texas

A Tour of Haunted Texas

In honor of Halloween, we visited three of the spookiest hotels in Texas—in Seguin, Galveston, and Jefferson—to spend the night where spirits (supposedly) dwell.

09/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Abby Ledoux, Dianna Wray, and Chris Gray

Grand Design

Galveston's Legendary Grand 1894 Opera House Turns 125

The Romanesque Revival theater on Postoffice Street has been a beacon for the island city’s artistic life since its doors opened in January 1895.

09/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Typewriter Rodeo

Molly Ivins Comes to the Big Screen

A new documentary inducts the firebrand journalist into the Texas hellraiser hall of fame.

08/27/2019 By Chris Gray

Opera

At Houston Grand Opera, Ensuring There Are No Bad Hair Days

Plus, four outstanding operas to take in this fall.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Comedy & Readings

The Authors and Comedians We Can't Wait to See This Fall

Jonathan Van Ness? Ta-Nehisi Coates? Yes, please.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Music

At Satellite Bar, Making Houston’s Music Scene Cooler One Show at a Time

Plus, the local bands and national tours we're looking forward to this fall.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Fall Arts

Curtain Call: The 2019 Fall Arts Guide

Everything you need to know about the season’s must-score tickets. Plus, the ovation-deserving professionals who make it all possible.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

News

FOMO Factory Founder Rachel Youens Has Passed Away

The community mourns an Austin creative who brought her vision to Houston.

07/22/2019 By Chris Gray

Destination: Downtown

This Handy, Dandy Map Guides You Through the Downtown Tunnels

Everything you wanted to know about the tunnels.

06/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Music

The Houston Symphony Will Honor Selena This Month

Of course, the first performances of The Music of Selena had to be in Texas.

06/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Visual Art

Motherward, 1985 Is a Requiem to Freedmen's Town

At the Houston Center for Photography, one man's photo crusade to preserve a vanishing neighborhood.

05/24/2019 By Chris Gray

A Podcast, But Live!

What's Your Favorite Murder?

The women behind the grisly and funny My Favorite Murder podcast come to Houston this month.

04/25/2019 By Chris Gray

🌕

How Do You Honor the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing? With a Giant, Glowing Moon, of Course.

Relive the magic of Apollo 11 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

03/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Visual Art

At the MFAH, a Breathtaking van Gogh Retrospective

More than 50 pieces from the prolific—and troubled—artist will be on display this month.

02/25/2019 By Chris Gray

Kings of Swing

The Houston Jazz Orchestra Is a Big-Band Time Machine

Pat your foot at HJO's House of Blues performance every month.

01/28/2019 By Chris Gray

Reading

How a Houston Lawyer Solved a CIA Murder

In The Spy Who Was Left Behind, Michael Pullara recounts his years-long investigation into the 1993 assassination of CIA agent Freddie Woodruff.

12/31/2018 By Chris Gray

Visual Art

This New Book Chronicles Texas’s Rich Legacy of Outsider Art

Outsider Art in Texas highlights the work of 11 Lone Star artists who both struggled against and were inspired by a deep sense of isolation, whether self- or state-imposed.

11/26/2018 By Chris Gray

Killer kansas

The Last Movie Screened at HCAF will be... The Last Movie

The ill-fated Dennis Hopper flick finally gets its due at this year's Cinema Arts Festival.

10/23/2018 By Chris Gray