Summer Tunes

Summer Symphony Nights Return to Miller Outdoor Theatre

The Houston Symphony programs on June 10 and June 12 offer a variety of "chamber-like pieces" across different genres.

06/07/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Capturing a Moment

Behind the Lens of FotoFest's Recording the Blur

The new photography exhibition, which opens June 5, responds to 2020, the year of shared isolation.

06/03/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

In the moment

Houston Ballet Leaps Back onto the Live Stage with Reignited

The company's performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre this weekend will be its first live performances in more than a yer.

05/05/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

world premiere

Meet Quinn Mason, the Up-and-Coming Composer Coming to Houston

The young musician heads to the Bayou City for “Flamenco,” ROCO’s exciting season finale.  

04/22/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Musical Tapas

Travel to Spain During Houston Grand Opera's New Concert

"Suite Española: Explorando Iberia," which premieres March 26, highlights zarzuela, or Spanish musical theater, and flamenco.

03/25/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Lift every voice and sing

HGO Showcases Three Generations of Black Singers in Giving Voice

Soprano Nicole Heaston talks filming the concert, Covid-19, and her own "Purple Robe Song Series."

01/22/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Art Appreciation

Check Out Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales, an Exhibition 50 Years in the Making

The sculptures in Buffalo Bayou Park are a dream come true for the 105-year-old artist. It should be for Houston art fanatics, too.

10/28/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

(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