Ice House

With Ghana ThinkTank, Houston Gets a Little Help from Afar

A collective of artists has decided to "develop the First World" for a change.

06/22/2017 By Roxanna Asgarian

H-Town Picks

This Weekend Is Comin' in Hot With Exciting Events

Snow White gets a hilarious makeover, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah turns up White Oak Music Hall plus more can't-miss happenings around town.

04/20/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festival

CounterCurrent 17 Presents a Week's Worth of World-Class Performances and Art Installations

Dynamic art programming swarms Houston this week.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Women Making History

"Don't Just Give Your Ideas Away," and Other Female Leadership Advice from UH's Karen Farber

The director of UH's Mitchell Center and next month's CounterCurrent Fest shares what she's learned throughout her career.

03/31/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

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

Visual Art

At the CounterCurrent Festival, an Explosion of Art and Violins

First created by Muslims in Central Asia, the violin—now banned in Saudi Arabia—serves as a symbol of tolerance in Ibrahim Quraishi’s new work “Islamic Violins.”

03/30/2015 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: April 11–13

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

04/09/2014 By Michael Hardy

Art

New CounterCurrent Festival Makes Waves in Art World

Interdisciplinary city-wide festival features 11 multimedia performances

04/07/2014 By Michael Hardy