Heartbreak and Heritage

Houston Artist Candice D’Meza Channels Grief and Haitian Roots in Fatherland

The multimedia one-woman show is available to watch through May 31.

05/24/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Paper and Paint

Take a Closer Look at Hong Hong’s Textural Masterpieces

The interdisciplinary artist has exhibitions at Art League Houston and Asia Society. She'll also be featured in Lawndale Art Center’s "The Big Show" 2021 in June.

05/24/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

A Murder Mystery

Find Crime and Tropical Intrigue in All the Devils Are Here: A Tempest in the Galapagos

Open Dance Project's new theatrical dance production, which runs May 14-15, melds an unsolved murder in paradise with Shakespeare's island-set "The Tempest."

05/11/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

“The Success Failure” in bronze

ICYMI: Several Famous Astronauts Had a Houston Homecoming This Month

Space Center Houston has a new statue depicting Fred Haise, Jim Lovell, and Jack Swigert for the 51st anniversary of the Apollo 13 Mission.

04/29/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

The best kind of blues

5 Perfect Houston Parks for Your Annual Bluebonnet Photos

Visit these spots before summer starts to set in.

04/12/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Acting In Isolation

With Medea, the Alley Is Virtual and More Vulnerable

Elizabeth Bunch talks about filming shows at home and playing the titular role in Euripides’s play.

03/16/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Grrrrrl Power

Go Watch This Houston Teacher's Book-Turned-Movie on Netflix

We chatted with Jennifer Mathieu about her young-adult novel’s roots and what it’s like seeing Amy Poehler translate it to the screen.

03/08/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Your Next Reading List

Read These 10 Black Protagonist-Driven YA Books with Your Kids

Local librarians recommend powerful and inspiring coming-of-age stories.

02/09/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Saving the Day ... And Con

Acclaimed Storyteller Neil Gaiman to Headline 2021 BrazCon

We spoke to founder Stephanie Williamson about moving Brazoria County Library System’s annual teen comic convention online.

01/18/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Not-so-regularly scheduled programming

Miss the Theater? Here’s How the Alley Is Making Its Spring Season Happen Online

Artistic Director Rob Melrose talks picking productions for the digital season, translating plays into English, and filming shows at home.

01/13/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Things to do and maybe don't

Our Top Quarantine Hobbies to Ditch and Keep in 2021

We went to some weird places in 2020 to fill our time. Here are our thoughts.

12/30/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Lighting Up the Holidays

Everything Is Bigger and Better in Texas. Even the Christmas Lights.

Katy's JD Schuck talks creating his wild Christmas light shows and having his front yard featured in photographer Danelle Manthey's new book, "American Christmas."

12/17/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Snow Gaze

HGO Brings Wintery Joy to Houston in The Making of the Snowy Day

The new documentary showcases the heart and soul of Ezra Jack Keats’s classic story as well as the challenge of bringing it to the operatic stage.

12/09/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

No Bah Humbugs Here

REVIEW: Alley Captures the Meaning of Christmas in Virtual A Christmas Carol

The paired-down adaptation of Dickens's tale, available for free through Dec 27, casts off the trappings of productions past to focus on what really matters.

12/09/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

This ain’t in Grandma’s closet

Let 2020 Be the Year of the Ugly Holiday Face Mask

It’s Houston. You don’t need a sweater anyways.

12/08/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Seasons Greetings

9 Houston-Made Holiday Cards You Should Definitely Mail to Everyone You Know

Since you can’t show off that cool family vacation this year, send one of these instead.

11/30/2020 Photography by Rebekah Kibodeaux

Tale of Two Titans

Bush-Baker Friendship Explored in New Book from Houston Author

In "Texas Titans," Charles Denyer tracks how a friendship forged in Houston between President George H.W. Bush and Secretary of James A. Baker III changed the world.

11/13/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Words, Words, Words

Get Your Pens Ready, Houston Authors, for National Novel Writing Month

During the annual event, writers from around the world try to string together 50,000 words during the month of November.

10/30/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Spiritual Spaces

Welcome Back to the Rothko

The faith-inclusive chapel reopened to the public at the end of September after a 19-month restoration.

10/02/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

It’s spooky season

10 Ghoulishly Delightful Decorations You Need This Halloween

Shop ghostly decor from local Etsy shops.

10/01/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux