Behind the scenes

The Life Stories of the National Museum Of Funeral History's Coolest Artifacts

The museum's collections are not what you'd expect.

11/23/2020 By Chris Gray

Behind the scenes

Why You Should Explore The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

The nation's largest repository of African American Military Memorabilia features artifacts from all over the world.

11/23/2020 By Chris Gray

Behind the Scenes

Secrets of the Museums

Houston's repositories share some of the most unique and intriguing items in their vast permanent collections.

11/23/2020 By Emma Schkloven and Chris Gray

Blues Keep Knockin’

The Slow and Steady Burn of Singer Trudy Lynn's Career in the Blues

The Fifth Ward girl who became an incomparable R&B diva.

06/09/2020 By Chris Gray

Still Not Dead

Willie Nelson Still Loves Making Music with His Friends

The outlaw country legend dominated the stage in what might've been his final rodeo performance.

04/29/2020 By Chris Gray

Nature Calls

Save Houston's Biodiversity from Your Phone

Who knew the Bayou City was an environmental hot spot?

04/01/2020 By Chris Gray

COVID-19 Fallout

Houston Musicians Cope with Coronavirus

To avoid the pandemic blues, many are turning to livestream performances.

03/26/2020 By Chris Gray

On the town

What to Do and See This Month, From Post Malone to Paw Patrol

Plus, Whitney Cummings and WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray

Slow Ride

Two Decades After His Death, DJ Screw Lives On at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

CAMH's “Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses” celebrates the DJ's legacy.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray

Bayougraphy

Vocalist Suzy Wilson Is Living Her Rock 'N' Roll Dream

For this Kingswood-based rocker, it's never to late.

03/02/2020 By Chris Gray

Howdy, comrade

New Opera Tells Story Of Russian Politician Boris Yeltsin's 1989 Trip to Randalls

The future president wasn't impressed by the Statue of Liberty or NASA, but the Houston-based grocery store chain left him in awe.

01/30/2020 By Chris Gray

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Goya to Celine Dion

Plus Whiskey Myers and Ann Curry.

01/30/2020 Edited by Chris Gray

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Norman Rockwell to Lewis Black

Plus, Beatlemania returns with Mark Morris Dance Group's Pepperland.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

On the Town

The Secrets of Stonehenge Come Alive at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

The museum’s traveling exhibition “Stonehenge: Ancient Mysteries and Modern Discoveries” is a fascinating look at an enigmatic monument.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

Santaaaaaaaa!

Buddy Comes to Hobby Center with TUTS’ Elf: The Musical

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.

12/01/2019 By Chris Gray

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

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) dw...

09/30/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Abby Ledoux, Dianna Wray, and 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