Starving Artists

For HGO's La bohème, A Familiar Face for a Familiar Opera

Nicole Heaston returns to Houston for her first Mimi.

10/19/2018 By Holly Beretto

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Retablos Take Over MECA for a Special Exhibition

Community artists take a stab at the traditional Mexican devotional artwork.

10/16/2018 By Holly Beretto

double double x

At Murder by the Book, Two Women 'Who Aren’t Afraid to Jump Into the Fray'

Authors DiAnn Mills and Lindsay Emory explain why their novels must always have 'strong women, strong roles.'

10/10/2018 By Holly Beretto

Gettin' Crafty

Signs, Screws, and Scraps: This Is CraftTexas 2018

The biennial juried exhibition returns to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

10/03/2018 By Holly Beretto

Domecoming

The Original Greek Festival Has a Big, Shiny Surprise

Yes, there will be wine and baklava. But have you seen the new cathedral?

10/02/2018 By Holly Beretto

School's out...forever

An Underperforming School Is About to Close. What Does that Mean for a Community?

Ike Holter's Exit Strategy will offer answers at the Rec Room.

09/25/2018 By Holly Beretto

A Hairy Situation

Review: Some Major Highlights—and a Few Kinks—at the Ensemble

'Da Kink in my Hair works hard to balance the joys and tragedies of life.

09/24/2018 By Holly Beretto

Daddy Day Care

Of Fathers and Daughter

Opera in the Heights opens the season with Daughter of the Regiment.

09/19/2018 By Holly Beretto

Right Round, Right Round

Review: Around the World in 80 Days is Worth the Trip

The Jules Verne classic charms at A.D. Players.

09/17/2018 By Holly Beretto

Brilliant

Kristin Chenoweth Is Here to Talk The West Wing, Wicked, and—Most of All—Faith

Catch the celebrated actress in Houston Friday.

09/11/2018 By Holly Beretto

Sooner or Later

How TUTS and Houston Ballet Plan to Build Upon the Already Monumental Oklahoma!

It's hard to overstate the show's importance within the musical theater canon. What's there to improve upon?

09/07/2018 By Holly Beretto

Mix and match

What If There Were a ClassPass for the Arts?

A revamped subscription platform may be the best way for Houston arts lovers to sample the scene.

09/06/2018 By Holly Beretto

Rent to own

How to Be an Art Collector for $100

A new Lawndale program enables members to borrow Houston fine art like library books.

08/30/2018 By Holly Beretto

Moor Please

Mildred's Umbrella Wanders The Moors

This play—opening this week—ain't Jane Eyre.

08/27/2018 By Holly Beretto

apartment therapy

Get Ready for an Intimate, Updated Hedda Gabler

“Whether you like her or not, she is this iconic, problematic character, who makes some terrible choices, but I wanted the audience to feel like they’re very much stuck with her in this space.”

08/17/2018 By Holly Beretto

The More the Merrier

Downtown's Public Art Glut is No Accident

The ongoing Arts Block initiative means it's harder than ever to walk a block without something to look at or Instagram.

08/14/2018 By Holly Beretto

babs!

Review: Buyer & Cellar Laughs in the Face of Celebrity

A trip into Barbra Streisand's basement is about as absurd as you'd expect.

07/19/2018 By Holly Beretto

Mother Russia

Daniel Silva and The Other Woman Come to Houston

The best-selling author's newest novel carries a timely message: “Russia is not a friend of the West. Russia is an adversary of the West. Russia wants its old empire back.”

07/17/2018 By Holly Beretto

crazy good

Strap In For Yet Another Over-the-Top Field Trip with Tamarie Cooper

The Catastrophic Theatre associate director calls this year's edition of her near-annual summer musical "a field trip through my existential crisis."

06/29/2018 By Holly Beretto

Woman-eese

Prepare to Sing and Shout with Sistas at the Ensemble

The musical follows five women as they explore family through the music of everyone from Billie Holiday to Beyoncé.

06/27/2018 By Holly Beretto