Bet on Bryson

Comedian Bryson Brown Brings Laughter and Wit to Today's Tough Topics

The Houston standup comic uses humor to discuss race and police brutality on his new comedy album, "Side Bettin'."

07/06/2020 By Radu Bondar

Park Here For Fun

The Drive-In Gets a Dream Upgrade at the Parking Lot Social

This brand-new, socially distanced entertainment experience starts its national tour this week in Houston.

06/22/2020 By Katelyn Landry

Pick A Cause, Any Cause

5 Things You Must Do in Houston This Weekend, June 19-21

We've got a weekend of events connected to Black Lives Matter, Pride, and Juneteenth.

06/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Funny Bones

Houston Comedians Talk about Finding Humor During the Pandemic

Matthew Broussard, Ali Siddiq, Dusti Rhodes, and Jon Myles tell us what they do when comedy clubs go dark.

05/11/2020 By Radu Bondar

Landmine Comedy

Q&A: Nikki Glaser Talks Comedy Roasts and Dancing to T-Swift Ahead of Show

If you can't stand the heat, don't ask comedian Nikki Glaser to visit your college campus.

03/06/2020 By Radu Bondar

City of Dreams

Finding a Home a World Away: Middle East

Eight Middle Eastern immigrants share their stories.

03/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm, Abby Ledoux, Schaefer Edwards, Catherine Matusow, and Erica Hernandez

Laugh Your Problems Away

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb 21-23

This weekend brings guitar masters, addicting dramas and Italian designs.

02/21/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Howdy, comrade

New Opera Tells Story Of Russian Politician Boris Yeltsin's 1989 Trip to Randalls

The future president wasn't impressed by the Statue of Liberty or NASA, but the Houston-based grocery store chain left him in awe.

01/30/2020 By Chris Gray

The Filth Elder Speaks

John Waters Brings His (Filthier, Merrier) Christmas Show Back to Houston

The Pope of Trash talks Santa, The Joker, and how he's always up to stuff a turkey.

12/09/2019 By Trent Lira

Good Things

We Helped Name Rhea Butcher’s Fall Stand-Up Tour, NBD

Learn more about the queer, baseball-loving comedian before their September 13 performance at The Secret Group.

09/10/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Comedy & Readings

The Authors and Comedians We Can't Wait to See This Fall

Jonathan Van Ness? Ta-Nehisi Coates? Yes, please.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Review

It's Back to School with Sister at Stages

Denise Fennell proves again why this summertime show is worth the ticket.

08/23/2019 By Doni Wilson

Love shack

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 23–25

It's a big weekend: discounted BCycles, a Toni Morrison doc, and the Theater District Open House.

08/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Audible

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make a Podcast

Lemonada Media is the newest venture from HPSVA grad and Rec Room co-founder Stephanie Wittels Wachs.

07/31/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Review

Private Lives is the Highbrow Jerry Springer Re-Run We've Always Wanted

At Main Street Theater, Noel Coward's period play offers a delicious glimpse into one couple's over-the-top personal drama.

07/26/2019 By Doni Wilson

Review

The Doyle and Debbie Show Shakes it Up at Stages

Put on your cowboy boots and two-step your way to the theater, where you will never think of country music in quite the same way again.

07/19/2019 By Doni Wilson

Pride

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 21–23

Forecasts predict a flood of rainbows will invade downtown this weekend.

06/20/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Sophomore Success

Hannah Gadsby Is 'Fresh Out' of Trauma, But Still Chock-Full of Humor

The comedian's Douglas tour is part standup comedy, part TED talk, part ... art history lecture.

06/06/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Barc Barc

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 22–24

Prepare for the Academy Awards—or don't. We give you options.

02/21/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Tv Doctor

Review: Quackery Abounds at the Alley

Eliza Clark's dramedy interrogates the contemporary media from all sides.

02/15/2019 By Doni Wilson