Warning Lights

Daniel Silva's Latest Spy Thriller Sounds Familiar

Ahead of the talk for his new book, "The Cellist," the spy fiction author chatted about precarious state of American democracy.

07/12/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

très magnifique

REVIEW: Monet, Matisse, and a Lot of Their Friends

Treasures from the Bemberg Foundation are at the MFAH, their only U.S. stop, through Sept 19.

07/01/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Ready to Rumba

Apollo Chamber Players Bringing the Latin Beats to Miller Outdoor Theatre

Tickets for the multicultural July 3 program become available June 26.

06/28/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Artistic Combo

Houston Ballet Brings A Little Night Music to MFAH

The new digital project, "ADROIT," mixes dance, music, art, and architecture.

06/16/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

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