(Bird) Call of the Wild

HGO Isn't "Fowltering" with Its Mockumentary Staging of Vinkensport

The modern comedic opera brings the competitive world of "finch-sitting" to life. We're not even kidding.

10/21/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Chaînés into changes

Houston Ballet's Ian Casady Leaps into a New Role after Taking His Final Bow

One of his first jobs as the newly named Ballet Master? Getting fans ready for the Ballet’s digital season opener.

10/09/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

All that Jazz

James Francies is Ready to Make You "Sway" During Da Camera's Gala

The pianist and Houston native joins a lineup of international musicians for the organization's live-streamed season opener on Friday.

10/02/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Live from the Cullen

HGO Kicks Off Digital Season with "Covid Concert"

We spoke with soprano Tamara Wilson about selecting music for the recital and the need for hopeful, uplifting songs.

09/18/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

New life and art

Apollo Chamber Players Aim High with New Virtual Festival

Even Covid-19 couldn’t keep the ensemble’s "20X2020" finale down.

09/03/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

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