Review

It's a Wonderful Life Opera Reimagines the Holiday Classic

The newest commission by Houston Grand Opera isn't what you'd expect.

12/05/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Tis the Season

Michelle Williams Comes (Back) to Houston

The former Destiny's Child member headlines the Mayor's Holiday Celebration.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dec 2–4

What to Do This Weekend

Forget Santa—Dolly Parton is coming to town! Plus: Dickens on The Strand makes merry in Galveston and Houston Grand Opera hosts the world premiere of a reimagined It's a Wonderful Life.

12/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Nov 4–6

5 Reasons We're Ready for the Weekend

From fresh falafel at Turkish Fest to hundreds of makers at Art on the Avenue, ring in November with these Bayou City happenings.

11/02/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Preview

Ars Lyrica Opens Jephtha This Saturday

The ensemble's new Fables & Follies season brings this stirring—and challenging—masterpiece to the Hobby Center.

10/10/2016 With Sydney Boyd

Turn it up

Bayou City Band Birthday Club Releases EP this Friday

New music mingles with visual arts at this not-to-be-missed event.

09/29/2016 By Mellanie Perez

Top Picks

What's Up This Weekend? So Much (Sept 16–18)

Hear Sir Ben Kingsley at the Houston Symphony, see Lin-Manuel Miranda's (first!) broadway hit In the Heights at TUTS and listen to the Everything Is Illuminated author read from his new page turner at Inprint's Reading Series.

09/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dance Like No One's Watching

A Little Help From My Friends Unites Dancers and DJs for a Doggone Good Cause

The annual dance party benefits Friends For Life Animal Rescue and Adoption.

07/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Music for Millennials

Circle of Fifths Introduces Concert Series for Young Professionals

Five ensembles and chamber music organizations woo the next generation with a collection of performances.

07/21/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 22-24

Fort Bend Theatre plays The Jungle Book Kids, hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Houston Ballet Academy presents spring showcase, San Jacinto Day Festival and Francofonia at MFAH.

04/20/2016 By Marianella Orlando

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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 8–10

The annual Art Car Parade rolls through downtown, the Symphony plays Boléro, Moores Opera Center's Anna Karenina, comedian Ron White and singer Tori Kelly at Retention Music Center.

04/06/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 25–27

Matthew Morrison sings at Jones Hall, Dance Salad Festival returns, Grounded opens at Alley Theatre, Goldfinger plays at MFAH, Project Row Houses' Round 44 tackles social change.

03/23/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 18–20

Beethoven at the Symphony, GuGu Drum Group at Miller, Brad Paisley rides into RodeoHouston, Project Dance at Discovery Green, and the 36th Annual Ukrainian Easter Bazaar.

03/16/2016 By Nick Esquer

Music

Pitch Perfect Performance with Film Score Favorites

Houston Pride Band's Picture It! performance highlights some of film's best music scores.

03/03/2016 By Leah Rose

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 4–6

Alley Theatre hosts its Spring Slam, Jason Derulo performs at RodeoHouston, Houston Chamber Choir dives into Mexican choral history, Houston Pride Band plays music from classic films, Lord of the Dance heel-clicks into Revention Music Center.

03/02/2016 By Nick Esquer

Choir Culture

Mexicantos Features Polyphony Spree and Country's Rich History

Houston Chamber Choir's latest performance, Mexicantos: Five Centuries of Mexican Choral Treasures, taps into Mexico's choral history.

02/26/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 19–21

The World According To CPLY at Menil, Intimate Apparel opens at UH, Olivia Block performs her "found sounds," DEFINE rides into MFAH, Bayou Bend throws a family party

02/17/2016 By Nick Esquer

Slideshows

Into The Ethereal

Indie-pop foursome Unknown Mortal Orchestra touched the stars/disco lights with its out-of-this-world eclectic sounds.

02/15/2016 Photography by Mohammed Zain

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 12–14

14 Pews' Dialogues on Grace, Toruk at Toyota Center, MET Dance celebrates 20 years, Alabama rocker Jason Isbell performs, 30th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show at NRG Park

02/10/2016 By Nick Esquer