Higher Learning

Classes to Help You Unleash Your Creative Side

Maybe you're a poet (or an artist, or a salsa dancer) and you didn't know it.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Rodeo 2.0

The Rodeo Has Gone High-Tech, Y'all

Dust off your boots and charge your phones — you're going to want to use the HLSR's new rodeojis and cowboy photo filters.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Books

A Nuevo Bookstore Brings New Shelf Life to an Underserved Market

Nuestra Palabra Arts & Books is only the fifth Latino-focused bookstore in the nation.

02/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Ice House

The Secret Life of the Sign Spinner

What’s that guy listening to? Where did he learn those moves? And how is he so happy when it's so hot outside?

02/19/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Wait for it

TUTS Adds Hamilton to New Season

Theatre Under the Stars subscribers get their shot at seeing the Tony award-winning musical.

02/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Sound Bites

Updated: Fitzgerald's Faces Boycotts Amidst Racially Charged Emails

The popular Heights music venue is in hot water after a heated email exchange surfaced on Twitter.

02/07/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Art News

Houston Arts Alliance CEO Suddenly Steps Down

After almost a decade at the helm of HAA, Jonathon Glus bids adieu to the organization.

02/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Concert + Movie

Relive the Magic of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial with the Houston Symphony

Hear a live orchestra play John Williams' iconic score at this special 35th anniversary screening.

02/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Feb 3—5

5 Events This Weekend That Have Nothing to Do With the Super Bowl

Rather pass on the Big Game and related events? We've got you covered.

02/01/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Sound Bite

Can You Guess the Worst Song From Texas?

Hint: Texans aren't wild about pop music.

02/01/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houmoji

Upgrade Your Super Bowl Texts With New Houston Emojis

From the Astrodome to kolaches, Bayou City staples are included in this must-send set.

01/30/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Jan 27–29

The Hottest Events in Town This Weekend

Buffalo Bayou Brew hosts a hoppin' birthday bash, Reba McEntire croons country gold in Sugar Land and other can't-miss happenings around town.

01/27/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festival

ReelAbilities Houston Spotlights Talented Artists With Disabilities

The annual film and arts festival brings dynamic programming to the Bayou City.

01/26/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

Curious Incident Is a Dazzling Detective Story

The acclaimed play enchants audiences this week at the Hobby Center.

01/25/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Ultimate Guide to Buffalo Bayou Park

The City's Greatest Landmark Is Right Under Your Nose

Houston's recently revitalized underground "ruin," the Cistern, has become one of its most popular new tourist attractions.

01/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Stage

Hand to God Playwright Robert Askins Returns to Houston

Askins' newest play, The Carpenter, will be performed this month at the Alley Theatre’s All New Festival.

01/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Reading

Add This Local Writer's Collection to Your Must-Read List Now

Chanelle Benz discusses her dazzling debut, The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead, this Thursday at Brazos Bookstore.

01/18/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Houston in Hollywood

Amy Poehler Acquires Film Rights to Local Author's Novel

Jennifer Mathieu's upcoming book Moxie gets scooped by Poehler's Paper Kite Productions.

01/16/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Interview

Comedian Iliza Talks Dallas vs Houston, Party Goblins and Not Being a Mermaid

Meet the stand-up star before she performs in the Bayou City this Thursday.

01/16/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis