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Pay Phones Are About to Make a Third Ward Comeback

The so-called TréPhonos hack the outmoded technology to reflect the music, history, and ambiance of the Third Ward community.

08/17/2018 By Brittanie Shey

We <3 Houston?

Houstonians, Are You Happy?

According to a recent WalletHub study, you aren't. We set out to investigate the real truth of those results.

05/25/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Showbiz

Remember Hollywood's Forgotten Power Couple This Weekend at the MFAH

Remember when Charlton Heston parts the Red Sea? That was these guys.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Hello City

We’re Big on Japan—Like, Really Big

This year’s Japan Fest is expected to draw over 30,000 people—which, as it happens, is 10 times the size of our actual Japanese population.

03/31/2016 By Nick Esquer

Film

Houston Latino Film Festival Brings Latin Film Into Focus

The first annual film festival targets Latin filmmakers and Latin stories, and helps bring Houston filmmakers to the screen.

03/25/2016 By Sara Samora

Lecture

Gods and Monsters of the Amazon

Explorer and archaeologist Ed Barnhart discusses ancient Mayan deities and iconography at HMNS.

03/18/2016 By Sarah Douglass

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

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

Performing Arts

Using Piano to Bring A Literary Masterpiece to Life

Da Camera pianist Sarah Rothenberg pays tribute to Marcel Proust, bringing his text to life through music and mirth.

02/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Spread It Around

Culture 'Round the Corner: Thirty Magazines Pops In

Houston is once again becoming a hospitable environment for cultured conversation and magazine lovers.

12/07/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Holidays

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

The holiday holds high significance in Indian culture. Here's why.

11/24/2015 By Trishna Buch

Culture & Festivals

Annual Festival Chicano Heads to Miller Outdoor Theatre

This weekend, local Tejano musicians gather at Hermann Park to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

10/01/2015 By Sara Samora

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

Arts & Culture

A Little Bit Softer Now

Japan America Society of Houston's latest exhibit layers on peace and tranquility with I Am Content with What I Lack.

09/08/2015 By Nick Esquer

Arts & Culture

Arts in The Woodlands: Beyond the Pavilion

In The Woodlands, cultural offerings begin and end with the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Is the public hungry for more?

02/02/2014 By Michael Hardy