Michael Hardy is the arts editor of Houstonia

Forrest Bess

The Van Gogh of Bay City

Thirty-five years after his death, a visionary Gulf Coast painter gets his Menil retrospective

03/23/2013 By Michael Hardy

Public Art

Painting the Town Blue

Internationally-acclaimed conceptual artist Konstantin Dimopoulos creates his latest public art project, "Blue Trees"

03/22/2013 By Michael Hardy

Introduction

Welcome to On the Town

Introducing Houstonia Magazine's arts and entertainment blog

03/21/2013 By Michael Hardy

On the Table

Va Va Veuve

You’ve come a long way, Tony’s

03/15/2013 By Robb Walsh

H-Town Diary

There and Back Again

Sometimes you have to leave a place to love a place.

03/15/2013 By Robert Leleux

BBQ

Of Pork and Preachers

Around here, barbecue and religion go hand in hand.

03/15/2013 By Robb Walsh Photography by O. Rufus Lovett

Poe Elementary Bombing

Suffer the Children

The murder of school children is, sadly, nothing new. But the way we cope with such tragedies is.

03/15/2013 By John Lomax

Cover Story

250 Reasons to Love Houston

Or how a town with bad traffic, little natural beauty, not much history, and unfortunate weather became the greatest place on Earth

03/14/2013

Hakeem Olajuwon

Dream Machine

A hoops legend, still cutting a figure in the city that made him famous

03/14/2013 By Jeff Balke

A Living Mosaic

We’re No. 1! We’re No. 1!

Examining Houston's newly-discovered diversity dominance

03/14/2013 By Kerry H.

Ice House

Let the Dolls Out

Stages Repertory Theatre mounts a modern adaptation of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House.

03/14/2013 By Michael Hardy