Hop to It

Swing Is the Thing at Houston’s 20th Annual Lindyfest

The event is one of more than 175 such competitions held annually across the globe.

03/01/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 26–28

Houston Symphony plays Benny Goodman's hits, artist MPA takes us on a trip to Mars, the Rodeo kicks off with the Bar-B-Que Championship, The Sleeping Beauty twirls into the Houston Ballet, and pianist Christopher McKiggan plays a dual piano set.

02/24/2016 By Nick Esquer

Ballet

Getting Top Honors with Grace and Poise

Teen ballet sensation Madison Young brings home top honors from prestigious Prix de Lausanne competition.

02/19/2016 By Nick Esquer

Fearless Femmes

I Tried It: Aerial Dance

I accidentally discovered an acrobatic workout so cool, it helped me conquer my fear of heights.

02/17/2016 By Hala Daher

Dance

Using Stories to Tell for the American Experience

Open Dance Project uses diverse storytelling to depict the sense between individualism and community in America.

02/15/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Va Va Voom

Behind Closed Doors Adds Sizzle to Weekend Plans

Houston City Dance revs up Valentine's Day with a sultry set of dance numbers.

02/12/2016 By Steven Devadanam

Cheers!

Celebrate 360 Days of Weights & Measures This Week

An 80s dance party, Valentine's dinner for two, and free donuts are all part of the Midtown restaurant's anniversary celebration.

02/08/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dance

Basing Choreography On Love

CORE Performance's latest collection of choreography explores love and being.

02/03/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Performance Dance

Frame Dance Creates Drift Using Art and Tech

This contemporary dance company dives into a unique exploration to create a new kind of performance piece.

01/25/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 22–24

The Symphony plays Shostakovich, Rainbow on ICE returns to Discovery Green, MFAH throws an art party, BodyTraffic dances into Houston, and Houston Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day.

01/20/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 1–3

A fresh start at Rothko Chapel, the 2016 Run Houston! at Sam Houston Race Park, MFAH screens Night of the Shooting Stars, Fly Dance Company pops and locks at Children's Museum, and the Texans close out the 2015 season.

12/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Dance

The Company You Keep

Houston City Dance shows life behind the curtain with Password Required.

12/01/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Dance

Curtain Call

UH's Emerging Choreographers Showcase shines a spotlight on life after college.

11/27/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Ballet

'Tis the Season: The Nutcracker

From Houston's longest running productions to one-night-only events, we round up a list of where to see Tchaikovsky's timeless Christmas ballet classic.

11/26/2015 By Katricia Lang

Dance

Into Thin Air

SonKiss'd mixes hip-hop with rock climbing in adrenaline–fueled performance, Moving Mountains.

11/23/2015 By Nick Esquer

Dance

On The Move

Dance Source Houston's latest puts dance in motion in more ways than one.

11/05/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Dance

Tragedy Loves (Dance) Company

NYC dance troupe Ballet Hispanico brings passion to life with a new version of Carmen.

10/13/2015 By Nick Esquer

Dance

Ain't We Got Fun?

New dance company Open Dance Project debuts with a focus on the marathon craze of the Roaring Twenties

10/05/2015 By Adam Castañeda

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct. 2-4

Cellist Maya Beiser at Wortham, Houston's DJ Sun's latest multi-media experience at Asia Society, Silver Street's Biannual Art Opening, Wishing Well dance performance at Orange Show, and Texas Contemporary Art Fair at George R. Brown.

09/30/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 25-27

Rice University Undergraduate Opera Workshop, METdance season opener at Miller, Comedy Get Down at Toyota Center, Da Camera's Snapshots of America and Russian Grand Ballet's Swan Lake at Stafford Centre.

09/23/2015 By Nick Esquer