Culture Compass

Taking a Master Class with Legendary Houston Sculptor Jesse Lott

Sharing decades' worth of wisdom over a game of dominos

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

8 Great Readings and Comedy Shows Coming This Fall

If not Jonathan Safran Foer, then how about a little Jim Breuer?

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

The 5 Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down This Fall

Brazos Bookstore staffer Benjamin Rybeck recommends the best page-turners for the upcoming season.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

A Late-Summer Night’s Dream

UH Brings Back the Bard for the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death

Last year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival drew 37,000 in the dead of summer—and there’s a good reason why.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

On The Town

Art, Fashion and Music Collide on the AV+F Tour

Fresh artists arise at the Houston kickoff of the up-and-coming collaborative event.

05/26/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Visual Art

Artist Nicolas Russell Brings Bold Work to ARKA Living

The exhibit features various paintings that combine a mix of bright colors and simplistic shapes.

05/13/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Visual Art

Celebrate Prince's Life With Art and Of Course, Music

East End Studio Gallery showcases its free art event, Punch a Higher Floor, a tribute to the Purple Prince, next weekend.

05/11/2016 By Sara Samora

Visual Art

Heads Up: Seven Large Bunnies Are Hopping Into the City

Art Brookfield presents Intrude, a public art exhibit with inflatable rabbits to touch and hug.

05/09/2016 By Leah Lucio

Events

Weeknight Pick-Me-Ups: Concerts, Plays and Art Shows

Coffee can only do so much to turn your day around.

04/19/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Art Parade

Houston's 29th Art Car Parade Rules Downtown Streets

A look at this weekend's crazy and cool wheels.

04/12/2016 By Zain Mohammed

The Drawl

Houston Has a Flag—We Just Don't Like It

We asked four of our city’s artists to go nuts and build the banner of their dreams—the wilder, the better.

04/08/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Go Ahead and Jump

At This Month’s CounterCurrent Arts Festival, a Houston House—Yes, a House

“Instead of trying to get them to come to our crazy house, let’s bring our crazy house to them.”

03/31/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Slideshow

The Art of Wishing: Archway Gallery 40th Anniversary

Art lovers gathered for the 40th anniversary of a landmark Texas gallery.

03/28/2016 With Jasmine Fuller

History

History and Art Blend for HMH's Taking Flight

Holocaust Museum Houston's latest exhibition highlights artistic efforts to represent 1.5 million who perished during the war.

03/15/2016 By Max Jefferson

Slideshows

MATCH Grand Opening Weekend

Hundreds of arts and culture enthusiasts gathered for the new Midtown art haven's grand opening.

02/12/2016 Photography by Michelle Watson

Eastbound & Down

Feeling the Love in the East End

The East End Foundation hosts an open house today with a special artistic tour of the cultural hub.

02/10/2016 By Leah Rose

Performance Art

Bayou City Burlesque Takes Center Stage

Local artists come together with national performers for a weekend of circus and burlesque entertainment.

01/14/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 2-4

Cellist Maya Beiser at Wortham, Houston's DJ Sun's latest multi-media experience at Asia Society, Silver Street's Biannual Art Opening, Wishing Well dance performance at Orange Show, and Texas Contemporary Art Fair at George R. Brown.

09/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Arts & Culture

Who Do You Think You Are?

Houston DJ Andre Sam-Sin's newest multimedia performance highlights his journey back to his roots

09/29/2015 By Nick Esquer

Art News

Art on the Rise

Washington Avenue Arts District readies for a $100 million expansion.

08/18/2015 By Nick Esquer