Michael Hardy is the arts editor of Houstonia

Gift Guide

Christmas Gifts For the Arts Lover in Your Life

Check out our top picks!

12/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To To This Weekend: Dec 12–14

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the arts world.

12/10/2014 By Michael Hardy

dance

Here Come the Rockettes!

Just how do they kick so high?

12/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 5–7

Featuring Usher, the Radio City Rockettes, and a festival devoted to the theremin.

12/03/2014 By Michael Hardy

Best of 2014

The 10 Best Art Exhibitions of 2014

Catch these shows before they disappear

12/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

Bah, Humbug

A Christmas Carol Is Taking Over Houston

As Houstonians, we love us some Scrooge—three local productions of A Christmas Carol can attest to that.

11/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

Brush with Fate

Is This Man the Greatest Living Native American Artist?

Ron Anderson moved to Houston for one last shot at fame—but it may be too late.

11/30/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Brian Goldman

picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov 27–30

Here's what to do after Thanksgiving dinner.

11/26/2014 By Michael Hardy

controversy

Convention Center Art Commission Still Alive (For Now)

Just one big misunderstanding?

11/25/2014 By Michael Hardy

classical music

New Director of Houston Symphony Chorus Debuts This Weekend

Longtime director Charles Hausmann hands the reins to his former assistant, Betsy Cook Weber.

11/20/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 21–23

This week: Dirty Dancing, Amy Schumer, and the Houston band Children of Pop

11/19/2014 By Michael Hardy With Dean Davis

film

Rare Film Documents Landmark Menil Exhibition

Artist Dario Robleto introduces a never-before-seen documentary.

11/18/2014 By Michael Hardy

Visual Art

Art Installation to Light Up Discovery Green This Holiday Season

British artist Bruce Munro brings his celebrated Field of Light to Houston.

11/17/2014 By Michael Hardy

opera

This Hänsel und Gretel Isn't Just For Kids

Opera in the Heights takes on the challenge of staging the great German Romantic opera.

11/14/2014 By Michael Hardy

comedy

Lewis Black's 10 Greatest Rants

In anticipation of his appearance tonight, we've assembled the definitive list of Black's top take-downs.

11/13/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 14–16

Featuring the Houston Cinema Arts Festival, Lewis Black, the Bach family, and more!

11/12/2014 By Michael Hardy

deals

The 10 Best Student Discounts in Houston

Want a $50 season subscription? $10 ballet tickets? You're in luck—if you have a student ID, of course.

11/06/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 7–9

Featuring David Sedaris, Michael Cunningham, Portland's Imago Theatre and more

11/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

Trends

Día de los Muertos is Taking Over America

The Mexican holiday is enjoying a meteoric rise in popularity—and here’s where to celebrate in Houston.

10/30/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 31–Nov 2

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

10/29/2014 By Michael Hardy