The Show Must Go On(line)

Mildred's Umbrella's FemFest Houston Goes Virtual

When the pandemic made holding its planned staged readings impossible in-person, Mildred's Umbrella produced its entire festival through Zoom.

06/02/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

Eid Mubarak

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr with Two Weeks of Virtual Programs

Beginning May 18, Asia Society Texas will share daily online events to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

05/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

So. Many. Beads.

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb 14-16

Because nothing says romance quite like a meal that used to chirp.

02/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Reel-y Cool Art

J.R. Martinez Talks Inclusive Power of the Arts

The military veteran and "Dancing with the Stars" champ makes an appearance this week at ReelAbilities Film and Arts Festival.

02/10/2020 By Brittanie Shey

Music and Mania

Houston Symphony’s New Schumann Festival Explores the Composer’s Genius and Mental Illness

The two-week festival features concerts, lectures, and tours.

02/05/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Ice, Ice ... Houston

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan 31–Feb 2

Activities that have nothing to do with the Super Bowl.

01/31/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Hear, Hear

Houston Chamber Choir Presents 21st Annual Hear the Future Festival

While the Choir hosts its yearly showcase, its founder and artistic director will be at the Grammys.

01/25/2020 By Holly Beretto

Party Like it's 2002

Blue October and Bowling for Soup to Headline Mardi Gras Galveston 2020

Plus, norteña band La Leyenda and a new Bumpin’ Bus Parade.

01/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Piñata-tastic

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 17-19

From foreign films to magical booze to angry comedy, here's what you need to check out this weekend.

01/17/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Cool As Ice

Chilly Confections Stave Off the Heat at the Austin Ice Cream Festival

It might be worth the journey to eat all the ice cream at this annual event.

08/16/2017 By Joanna O'Leary

Festival

'Harris Phest' Celebrates Comedian and Houstonian Harris Wittels

Honor the late Parks and Recreation writer at 8th Wonder Brewery this 4/20.

04/19/2017 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

Ice House

In Pasadena, a Strawberry Shortcake the Size of a House Is Sliced Up Once Again

The strawberry capital of the South continues to live up to its name during the annual Pasadena Strawberry Festival.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Festival

Anime Matsuri Is Bigger and Better Than Ever

From the Sailor Moon creator to the largest Japanese fashion show in the country, don't miss this 11th annual event.

04/03/2017 By Emily Juhasz and Rafa Farihah

Distilling Diversion

The Houston Whiskey Festival Returns April 1

There's just over a week left to buy tickets for spirits, craft beers and song.

03/24/2017 By Nath Pizzolatto

Meet the Artist

Meet Amanda Bennett: The 2017 Featured Artist of Bayou City Arts Fest

Get to know the mixed-media artist—who grew up thinking she'd be an astronaut!—before viewing her pop art at this weekend's festival.

03/23/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dance

Shake It Up at Houston's Dance Salad Festival

Audiences will get a taste of different types of dance from around the world in April.

03/21/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Cheers

Top 5 Bars to Sip a Guinness This St. Patrick's Day

On Friday, it's easy being green.

03/16/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Kiss Him, He's Irish

When a Houstonian Marries an Irishman, How Do They Celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Hint: not with green beer.

03/16/2017 By Emily Juhasz