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

Music & Film

Keeping a Vision of Jazz With Your Eyes Closed

Local jazz drummer Sebastian "Bash" Whittaker overcomes blindness and adversity with his sensational jazz sounds.

02/12/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 5–7

La Cenerentola at Opera In The Heights, Houston Symphony plays along to Singin' In The Rain, BalletBoyz dances into town, Bookworm Festival, and Branford Marsalis jazzes it up.

02/03/2016 By Nick Esquer

Fashion

This David Peck Documentary Will Give You All the Feels

The dramatic 15-minute video covers the closure of Peck's original fashion line and his work to launch Miles David.

01/21/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Film

Houston Iranian Film Festival Comes to MFAH

The renowned festival features a deeper look at a misunderstood country through movies.

01/19/2016 By Max Jefferson

Performance Art

Restless Finger Syndrome

DiverseWorks latest exhibition, What Shall We Do Next?, looks at how technology and advertising are shaping how we think.

01/08/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 8–10

Houston Symphony plays John Williams, William Cokeley opens a new exhibition, Vertigo plays at MFAH, a lecture on Joachim Wtewael's nude portraits, and the Russian Old New Year Festival.

01/06/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 25–27

Keep the Christmas cheer going with visits from the Snow Queen, Santa Claus and a brisk ride through Houston's streets with Critical Mass.

12/23/2015 By Nick Esquer

Bucket List

9 Cinematic Destinations You Can Actually Visit

From Middle Earth to Tattooine, the beloved cinematic universes from Hollywood’s best works are not completely fictitious.

12/17/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Performance Art

Erik Estrada and the Fate of the Free World

Stephanie Saint Sanchez’s new superhero satire explores retrocrushes, sexuality, and Latin culture.

12/10/2015 By Andrea Siso

Film

Cinéma Vérité

Director Kent Jones's Hitchcock/Truffaut brings the two legendary directors into focus.

12/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Film

The Cinema Arts Festival’s New Frontiers

Under Richard Herskowitz’ leadership, the Cinema Arts Festival continues its expansion in new and exciting directions.

11/03/2015 By Steve Jansen

Movies

Maxin' and Relaxin' at iPic

The new River Oaks District movie house gushes luxury and amenities.

11/02/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 28-30

Ferris Bueller's Day Off at Hotel Derek, Matthew Salesses' reading at Brazos, NobleMotion Dance's Storm Front, Venezuelan violinist Eddy Marcano and 22nd Annual Theater District Open House

08/26/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 21-23

The Third Man Screening at MFAH, FrenetiCore's Integration, kids activities at The Health Museum, comedian Wyatt Cenac and a pop-up poetry slam at OKRA

08/19/2015 By Nick Esquer

Houston to Hollywood

Class Act

The struggle is real in local filmmaker Matthew Yeager's latest millennial portrait Valedictorian.

06/29/2015 By Jef Rouner

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Alamo Drafthouse

Further solutions for beating the heat while staying well lubricated this summer.

06/18/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 29-31

Cinderella, Train, classic rock, bras and benshi

05/27/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Film

Celebrate Mother's Day Early with a Movie at Market Square Park

Bring a blanket—and a box of Kleenex.

05/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

film

New Documentary Examines New Orleans After Katrina

14 Pews will host a free screening of Getting Back to Abnormal on Tuesday night, featuring a Q&A with co-director Paul Stekler

05/08/2015 By Joe Leydon