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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 11-13

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company performs at Wortham, Houston Fine Art Fair returns to NRG Park, HGO previews its new season with its Studio Showcase, Joshua Bell plays with the Symphony, and Ars Lyrica presents Autumn Hunt

09/09/2015 By Nick Esquer

Opera

Year in Revue

HGO offers forthcoming highlights from new season with Studio Showcase.

09/01/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Dance

A Storm is Coming

NobleMotion set to showcase works both new and old with Storm Front.

08/21/2015 By Adam Castañeda

Museum News

Homeward Bound

Josef Helfenstein, Director of the Menil Collection, leaves Houston for Switzerland's Kunstmuseum Basel.

06/30/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

opera

Review: Sweeney Todd, the Not-Demonic-Enough Barber of Fleet Street

Houston Grand Opera's production of the Stephen Sondheim classic captures the musical's humor, but misses the menace.

04/27/2015 By Sydney Boyd

opera

Review: HGO's Christmas Carol Deserves Lump of Coal

This opera made us want to go "Bah! Humbug!"

12/08/2014 By Sydney Boyd

opera

Review: HGO's New Così Fan Tutte Plays It Safe

Classic Mozart opera buffa features fine ensemble singing but lacks brio.

11/04/2014 By Sydney Boyd

opera

Review: Otello Launches New HGO Season In Style

Verdi's classic opera brought to thunderous life in a bravura production

10/27/2014 By Sydney Boyd

dance

Review: FrenetiCore's Quench Doesn't Satisfy

Why does Quench have no apparent identity?

08/28/2014 By Theodore Bale

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 29–Sept 1 (Labor Day Edition!)

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

08/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

dance

NobleMotion Dance Explores the Cosmos in New Show

The tech-savvy company's new production wrestles with the ideas of time and space.

08/25/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Opera

Review: HGO's Carmen Lacks Passion

Despite strong vocal performances, opera missing Bizet's original fire

04/28/2014 By Sydney Boyd

Opera

Review: Das Rheingold Kicks Ring Cycle Off With Bang

Masterful new production features world-class singing, astonishing visual effects, and innovative staging.

04/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

Das Rheingold: Behind the Scenes

Inside a technical rehearsal for the Houston Grand Opera's daring new production of the Ring Cycle.

04/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

Opera

You Can’t Keep a Good Diva Down

In the HGO’s A Coffin in Egypt, a once-retired opera legend returns to the stage.

03/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Dance

To Everything There is a Season

FrenetiCore's Rite of Summer pays homage to original 1913 Nijinsky/Stravinsky ballet

08/30/2013 By Alese Pickering