Stranger Than Fiction

Novelist Tom Abrahams Wrote About an Imagined Pandemic, Then Came COVID-19

The author behind the "Traveler" series talks about watching fiction become reality.

04/15/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Painted Memories

Houstonians Remember Iconic Local Artist Richard Stout

Members of the arts community recall the personal side of one of Houston’s greatest painters.

04/13/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Rebuilding communities online

Houston Photographer Lynn Lane Hosts an International Online Gathering for Artists

Arts Chat and Tacos goes virtual.

03/30/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Dancing on my own

Use Facebook To Dance Your Way Through Quarantine

Houston Ballet and others go online with their best moves.

03/27/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

"Oh, you pretty things"

Houston Ballet Staging Company's 150th World Premiere as Part of Forged in Houston

NOTE: This event has been postponed until May due to COVID19.

03/12/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Artist History

4 African American Artists Who Significantly Shaped Houston

Just in time for the end of Black History Month

02/27/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Of Roses and Spindles

Ben Stevenson’s Landmark Sleeping Beauty Returns to the Stage

Houston Ballet's romantic fairy tale set to Tchaikovsky's thrilling score is sure to enchant.

02/26/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Old Is New

Kassandra and The Leader Take On Real World Problems Through Opera

Opera in the Heights’s double bill tackles #MeToo, loss of identity, and climate change.

02/22/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Music and Mania

Houston Symphony’s New Schumann Festival Explores the Composer’s Genius and Mental Illness

The two-week festival features concerts, lectures, and tours.

02/05/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Love and Tragedy

Aida Returns to HGO Stage in Modernized Take on Verdi Classic

Tenor Russell Thomas talks the challenges of playing Radames, the opera's warrior romantic lead.

01/30/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

The Year in Review

12 Outstanding Houston Arts Events of 2019

A look back at the shows, performances, and creations that rocked our world this year.

12/31/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

A Leaping Good Time

Houston Ballet Marks 50 Years of Excellence

Jubilee of Dance recalls the company’s storied past and celebrates its bright future.

12/10/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

A Sugarplum of a Show

Houston Ballet’s ​The Nutcracker​ Is Just As Enchanting As Ever

This is Stanton Welch’s Christmas gift to Houston.

12/04/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Blast Off

The Houston Symphony’s ​Ad Astra​ Gets a World Premiere

Composer-in-residence Jimmy López Bellido writes an homage to NASA.

12/03/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Doing the Most

Dylan Godwin Stars in ​the Alley Theatre's One-Man Show

Celebrate the holidays with Fully Committed.

11/26/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

'Tis the Season

Houston Ballet’s ​The Nutcracker ​Returns to the Stage

Andrew Vecseri performs as The Prince for the first time.

11/26/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

A Little Night Music

Emanuel Ax and Fabien Gabel Are Ready to Rock the Houston Symphony

The famed musicians are set to offer up Beethoven, Brahms, and some less standard works.

11/15/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

'Tis the Season

The Ensemble Theatre Aims to Deliver ​More Than Christmas

A holiday musical makes its world premiere.

11/13/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

visual art

Beatriz González Reveals the Politics and Painting of Colombia

The artist's first United States retrospective arrives at the MFAH with a pop of color.

10/29/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

💃🏻💃🏻💃🏻

Salsa Meets the Symphony

Expect to dance when Olga Tañon joins the Houston Latin Philharmonic Orchestra this weekend.

10/16/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez