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

Season of Cinema

What's in Store at the 10th Annual Houston Cinema Arts Festival?

When 2-D cinematic experiences aren’t enough, there’s HCAF.

10/17/2018 By Chris Gray

Visual Art

Royal Family Enthusiasts Will Love This MFAH Exhibit

“Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol" shows off the men and women who’ve heavily influenced world events since the early 1500s.

09/21/2018 By Chris Gray

Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2018

What Houston Bookworms Are Most Excited to Read This Fall

And the readings we're excited about, too.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray

Fall Arts Guide 2018

After the Demise of Walter's, the Houston Music Scene Finds Its Way

The Bayou City's most musician-friendly venue is gone now, but we're still looking forward to these local bands and national tours this fall.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray

Fall Arts Guide 2018

The Menil Drawing Institute Will Open In November With a Landmark Exhibit

Plus, five more exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

Pun-Tastic

Are Your Puns the Most Groan-Worthy of All?

Test them out at The Secret Group's One Off Pun Off event.

07/20/2018 By Chris Gray

Music

The World Wakes Up to The Suffers

Back with a new album, the first local band to gain a significant national profile in a generation performs at the Heights Theater this month.

06/22/2018 By Chris Gray

Theater

Family and Frosting Collide This Month at the Alley

In the play The Cake, a small-town bakery owner's beliefs are challenged when asked to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

05/29/2018 By Chris Gray

Cautionary Tales

This HMNS Exhibit Details All the Ways You Could Die

Death by Natural Causes shows the many dangers hidden in everyday life.

04/24/2018 By Chris Gray

Theater

A Basketball Musical? Why Not, Says Catastrophic Theatre

Rockets GM Daryl Morey loves theater; Catastrophic Theatre artistic director Jason Nodler loves basketball. Is it just us, or was a collaboration inevitable?

03/28/2018 By Chris Gray

Visual Art

Boogaloo & The Midnite Hours Grooves at Lawndale Art Center

A joint show considers the variety and significance of black music in America.

02/28/2018 By Chris Gray

Visual Art

Dissent and Desire Shows the Complexity of LGBTQ Life in India

A CAMH photography exhibit spotlights 17 members of Delhi's LGBTQ community and their stories.

01/30/2018 By Chris Gray