Nailed It!

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, July 16–18

Comicpalooza is finally here. Plus, who's ready to yacht rock?

07/16/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Shine Bright Like a ...

Diamond Lyons Went from Typical H-Town Teen to Netflix Star

We sat down with the 16-year-old actor to chat about his role on sitcom "The Upshaws," which was recently renewed for a second season.

07/13/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Trae Yay

Forget Trae Day, Houston's Getting a Trae Weekend

Trae Tha Truth's quadrupled the size of his annual day, stretching it out to four days of concerts, family fun, comedy ... and ice cream from July 22–25.

07/12/2021 By Jaisal Kalapatapu

Start of Summer

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, May 28–30

We've got a hip-hop mega concert, the Rodgers & Hammerstein songbook, and a giant, crocheted bridge.

05/28/2021 Photography by Emma Schkloven

Viva (Virtual) Las Vegas!

REVIEW: Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls the Dice! Is the Ace up Stages’s Sleeve

The hilarious one-woman show brings back Houston theater-favorite Denise Fennell.

05/13/2021 By Doni Wilson

Such. A. Bad. Move.

Sen. Ted Cruz Went to Cancún Yesterday ... and Twitter Was Not Having It

Most politicians would probably opt to not jaunt to Mexico while their constituents have been living without power—but Cruz gonna Cruz.

02/18/2021 By Dianna Wray

The Funny Pages

Nick Anderson’s Second Act

The Pulitzer-winning editorial cartoonist is reclaiming his voice, outside of newspapers.

02/02/2021 By Emma Schkloven

C'mon, Baby, Do the Chokolution

World Going Loco for Tio Choko

The Houston comedian's been taking the world by storm with his #Chokolution dance craze that's caught the eye of everyone, from dancer Derek Hough to musician will.i.am.

12/16/2020 By Emma Schkloven

(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

#BadBadBeagle

Need A Laugh, Houston Party Goblins? Iliza Shlesinger's Got Your Friday Covered

The "Elder Millennial" comedian makes a stop at Moonstruck Drive-In on Oct 9. And yeah, we mean in person.

10/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Tit for Tatts

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Sept 25-27

An evening of comedy, a chamber composition world premiere, and Tobe Nwigwe's only show of the year.

09/25/2020 By Emma Schkloven

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