Michael Hardy is the arts editor of Houstonia

Film

You Won't See This Film at OTC

Documentary explores ongoing impact of Deepwater Horizon.

05/06/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Of Gods and Men

A spectacular Asia Society exhibition examines the changing depictions of Hindu deities.

05/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Arts

Claudia Schmuckli Is Keeping Things Interesting at the Blaffer

Thanks to its director’s non-traditional, experimental style, days have never been more exciting at UH’s Blaffer Art Museum.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

52 Road Trips

6 Artsy Road Trips

Love art? An embarrassment of cultural riches lies just a tank of gas away.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

52 Road Trips

Have Fun, Save Money: 5 Budget-Friendly Road Trips

Stay in a treehouse, a teepee, or even an Airstream trailer, all without breaking the bank.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Thicket to Hide

Bigfoot Is Hiding in the Big Thicket

Sasquatch is real, and he lives in East Texas. He’s just very hard to find.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Dating

Millionaire Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

With nowhere else to turn, the well-heeled loveless pin their hopes on Jamie Rose, Houston’s self-styled Millionaire Matchmaker.

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 2–4

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

04/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

The Return of the Mounds!

New exhibition is first to examine Houston artist Trenton Doyle Hancock's drawings

04/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 25–27

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

04/23/2014 By Michael Hardy

Poetry

Poet Ange Mlinko on Country Music and Houston Cockroaches

The UH Creative Writing Program professor discusses her erudite, playful poetry and sharp-elbowed literary criticism.

04/22/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 18–20

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

04/16/2014 By Michael Hardy

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

Theater

Review: Don't Open These Communicating Doors

Alley's production of 20-year-old Alan Ayckbourn comedic thriller is neither comic nor thrilling.

04/11/2014 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

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 11–13

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

04/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Public Art

Like the New Sculptures on Heights Blvd? They're For Sale.

The eight sculptures currently gracing the Heights esplanade can be yours for $5,000 to $28,000.

04/08/2014 Photography by Michael Hardy

Opera

One Ring to Rule Them All

An opera lover braces for Wagner’s landmark production, the Ring Cycle.

04/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Art

New CounterCurrent Festival Makes Waves in Art World

Interdisciplinary city-wide festival features 11 multimedia performances

04/07/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 4–6

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

04/02/2014 By Michael Hardy