Michael Hardy is the arts editor of Houstonia

Taqueria Thursday

It's Abasolo Good

A meal worthy of a second trip

04/25/2013 By Paloma Lenz

The Drawl

For Your Amusement

04/23/2013 Illustrations by John Patrick Thomas

Day Trips

Brazos Bend: Peaceful And Primordial

State park an hour from town offers Texas as the dinosaurs knew it.

04/22/2013 By John Lomax

Books

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

Houston's first poet laureate kicks off festivities at Discovery Green children's book event

04/19/2013 By Eric Harrison

Texas Travel

Strollin' With Bones

Jefferson, the spookiest (and prettiest) town in East Texas hosts its annual twilight graveyard walk.

04/18/2013 By John Lomax

Road Food

Big Fun And Great Eats On The Bayou

Trois Tres Bon Pit Stops En Route to New Orleans

04/18/2013 By John Lomax Photography by Kelly Graml Lomax

Theater District

Alley Theatre Plans Major Renovation

Alley Theatre announces $73 million fundraising campaign to renovate iconic building's interior

04/17/2013 By Eric Harrison

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 19-21

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

04/17/2013 By Eric Harrison

Boutique Spotlight

From Nunnery to Ke$ha's Closet

Cakewalk's spiritual journey

04/16/2013

Open Road

Oasis of Quiet

Soaking up West Texas at Chinati Hot Springs and Big Bend Ranch State Park.

04/15/2013 By Brittanie Shey

Chef hats and cooking class

Uno, Due, Tre, Quattro! Buon Appetito!

Quattro Restaurant chef Maurizio Ferrarese schools us on pasta-making

04/15/2013 By Rachelle Dazile

Film

The Thrill of Discovery

Discover cinematic diamonds in the rough at the 46th annual Worldfest Houston International Film Festival

04/12/2013 By Eric Harrison

Visual Arts

Boxes for Freedom

Winter Street and Spring Street open doors tonight for free exhibitions, including a charity box show event

04/12/2013 By Eric Harrison

Art Installation

Playing with Light

A new sculpture installation that explores the interplay of light, color, and geometry opens at the Rice Gallery

04/10/2013 By Eric Harrison

Corner Shop

Branches of Baubles

We battle jewelry ennui with some great finds at Willow.

04/10/2013 By Julie Bortnick

H-Town Fashion Event

Gems, Hats, and Cocktails at Coquette

Tonight at one of our favorite boutiques

04/09/2013 By Kerry H.

Theater

The Plays Are the Thing

The Alley Theatre announces its 2013-2014 season

04/08/2013 By Michael Hardy

Gallery Show

Crazy Like a Fox

Artist Mark Fox transforms words into drawings and drawings into sculptures

04/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Gallery Show

Crazy Like a Fox

Artist Mark Fox transforms words into drawings and drawings into sculptures.

04/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

Performance

Dance Dance Revolution

For its 11th annual festival, Dance Houston showcases the city's diverse performance styles

04/05/2013 By Michael Hardy