Michael Hardy is the arts editor of Houstonia

Visual Art

The Art Guys Sell Out (Again)

Has the Houston performance artist duo lost its edge?

02/10/2015 By Michael Hardy

breaking news

KTRU Returning to Houston Airwaves

Rice's student-run radio station received an FCC permit today to resume broadcast on a new frequency, 96.1 FM.

02/09/2015 By Michael Hardy

Music

The Houston Blues Museum Finds a Home

A long-awaited tribute to Houston’s rich blues tradition will open in the Fifth Ward this spring.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

Spring Gardening Guide

Houston’s 5 Best Public Gardens

No room or time for a garden of your own? These gardens may inspire you.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

Home-Erotic

(Nude) Pictures at an Exhibition

What began as a Galleria-area woman’s vintage erotica collection has now become a personal museum of prurience.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

Voluntary Constraints

Get Free With a Little Help From Your Friends

In which we try—and fail—to work our way out of Escape Room Houston.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

Crime

HBO Films Takes on Houston’s Favorite (Suspected) Serial Murderer

A new true-crime documentary series explores the life of infamous eccentric Robert Durst.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 6–8

Featuring Jason Moran, John Lewis, Sherlock Holmes, and something called Frostival

02/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Theatre

These Boots are Made for Walkin’

A musical arrives, both heralded and unsung.

02/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

theater

Sherlock Holmes Takes the Stage at Classical Theatre

Forget Sherlock and Elementary. Here's your chance to see the detective up close and personal.

02/03/2015 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Menil's Byzantine Fresco Chapel Reopens, Minus the Frescoes

The now-deconsecrated space will host a series of site-specific installations.

01/30/2015 By Michael Hardy

musical theater

Elton John's Ballet Joins Long Tradition of Rock Music On Stage

A brief history of rock musicals, from Tommy to American Idiot.

01/29/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 1

The Super Bowl isn't the only game in town this weekend.

01/28/2015 By Michael Hardy

installation

Artist Tara Conley Invites You Into Her Doll House

Ever wondered what it would be like to live inside a pop-up book?

01/27/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 23–25

Featuring the Harlem Globetrotters, the Come and Take It Comedy Takeover, and Madame Butterfly

01/21/2015 By Michael Hardy

promotion

Never Seen an Opera? Maybe a Half-Price Ticket Will Change Your Mind

The deal is for first-time operagoers only.

01/20/2015 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

At Innovative New Gallery, Community Is the Work of Art

Artist Lynne McCabe creates spaces, not objects.

01/19/2015 By Michael Hardy

art

Time to Say Goodbye to the Flower Man's House

Losing a Third Ward landmark

01/16/2015 By Michael Hardy

dept. of creative promotions

This Weekend, Go Ice Skating at the MFAH

Monet and the Ice-Capades

01/15/2015 By Michael Hardy

art and architecture

MFAH Unveils Ambitious $450 Million Expansion Plan

Making the MFAH into an actual campus.

01/14/2015 By Michael Hardy