it's summahtime

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 28–30

We're feeling emo for Aladdin, American Football, and Mahler.

06/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

California Love

Going Back to the Future in LA

You too can travel back in time like Marty McFly.

06/24/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

I Gave Her My Heart and She Gave Me a Pen

You Can Ask John Cusack All Your Burning Questions This Weekend

We talked with the legendary actor ahead of his Sunday appearance for a 30th anniversary screening of Say Anything with the SPA.

06/10/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Action

What Does It Take to Film a Web Series?

A local filmmaker (and Houstonia editorial intern) walks us through the behind-the-scenes for his Katy-based web series.

03/11/2019 By Juan Grimas

Just Kitten!

CatVideoFest Is A Meowtain of Adorable Felines

The traveling, 75-minute cat film festival comes to Houston to benefit local shelters.

03/06/2019 By Brittanie Shey

When I Get Home

Solange on the Third Ward: 'It'll Always Be in My Work'

On Sunday evening, the younger Knowles sister laid out her love for Houston.

03/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Brilliant

Kristin Chenoweth Is Here to Talk The West Wing, Wicked, and—Most of All—Faith

Catch the celebrated actress in Houston Friday.

09/11/2018 By Holly Beretto

Think of the 'gram!

Touch, See and Hear the Mind-Bending New MFAH Exhibit from an Artist Who Inspired Beyoncé

“Your first impression walking in will be you’ve gone to the best disco you’ve ever gone to.”

06/12/2017 By Chris Becker

Movie + Music

MacArthur Genius Grant-Winner Vijay Iyer Performs Live to a Screening of Radhe, Radhe: Rites of Holi

The Grammy-nominated composer-pianist, accompanied by the International Contemporary Ensemble, brings the film's colorful compositions to life.

05/03/2017 By Chris Becker

Film Festival

After 50 Years, Houston’s WorldFest Film Festival Continues to Launch Rising Hollywood Stars

The largest independent film festival in the world — yes, world — will celebrate its 50th anniversary with awards and screenings April 21-30.

04/19/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Foodie Flick

Brennan's Film Will Screen at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table traces the history of the restaurateur behind New Orleans and Houston classics.

10/26/2016 By Alice Levitt

Film Festival

Houston Cinema Arts Festival Announces World-Class Lineup & Programming

Sorry New York and Austin, but this Bayou City fest is bringing the heat to local screens.

10/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

On The Town

Heaven Sent: Documenting Texas's Fast-Dying Dance Halls

The Houston Cinema Arts festival showcases a filmmaker who’s aiming to preserve Texas’s history, one dance hall at a time.

10/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Movie Magic

What to Watch at the Turkish Film Festival This Weekend

And yes, there's a cat documentary.

09/28/2016 By Alex Meyer

Film Festival

At the Rush Process Festival, an Appreciation of the Analog

The inaugural event celebrates handcrafted (not digital!) animation.

08/18/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Play It Cool

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer: Hot Tickets

What could be more thrilling than back-to-back low-budget horror flicks?

07/25/2016 By Jeff Balke

The Rise of Sunset

At the Menil, a Rare Andy Warhol Film with a Houston Connection

The pop-artist’s rare unfinished film will screen daily at the Menil for two seasons.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Date Night!

New Summer Movies Flood the Box Office

The weather is hot and theater is cold, so grab some popcorn and savor a new summer flick.

06/28/2016 By Liz Hardaway

Film

The Latin Wave Film Festival Presents Oscar-Nominated Movies at the MFAH

The annual event will showcase new Latin American films Desde Alla, Boy and the World and Ixcanul.

04/27/2016 By Sara Samora

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