Musical chairs

With the Wortham Reopening Delayed, Houston Ballet Joins HGO at George R. Brown

The facility won't be ready 'til September 2018, meaning HGO will stay put while Houston Ballet will continue a "Hometown Tour."

12/04/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Sweet Spot

After Years of Fumbling, HGO May Have Landed A Holiday Winner

The world premiere of The House Without a Christmas Tree is not complicated, which may be its greatest strength.

12/01/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Yes, Quilts!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 3–5

Besides the Astros parade: a Pulitzer appearance, a swanky art party, and a better-than-it-sounds quilt festival.

11/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Action!

Review: Julius Caesar Brings Exceptional Sounds to a Cluttered Stage

Houston Grand Opera treats audiences to a memorably sweet and luxurious performance.

10/30/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Nice Spread

Quirks Aside, La Traviata Proves Convention Hall Opera Can Work

Sure, it's not the Wortham, but HGO continues to put on a show.

10/23/2017 By Sydney Boyd

"Unconventional"

Inside the Houston Grand Opera's 'Resilience Theater' at George R. Brown

After Harvey, HGO settles into its (temporary) new digs at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

10/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Heroes of Harvey

Ronnie DeVries: Doing What Needs to Be Done

This GRB volunteer from Montrose made a difference without asking for permission.

10/02/2017 By Brittanie Shey

Heroes of Harvey

Our Long List of Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Many people and organizations rescued lives and gave their time and money to help Houston—these are just a few.

09/29/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

"Unconventional"

Houston Grand Opera Announces George R. Brown as Temporary Post-Harvey Venue

With the Wortham mothballed through mid-2018, HGO is moving forward with an interesting Plan B.

09/25/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2017

Put These 5 Exhibits on Your Calendar This Fall

Get cultured at Houston's many art museums (and even the George R. Brown Convention Center!)

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Ice House

3 Events to Catch If You're Reel Serious About Fishing or Sailing

A boatload of sailorly fun is on the way to Houston this month.

02/20/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Wilson and the Football Factory

How Is A Wilson Football Made?

The NFL Experience gave fans a sneak peak at how these leather goods are created in five steps.

02/06/2017 By Amber Tong

The Big Game

Behind the Scenes at Super Bowl Live and the NFL Experience

Take a peek at the action downtown sans crowds.

02/02/2017 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Downtown Bites

Full Lineup of New Convention Center Restaurants Announced

Spoiler alert: Hugo Ortega's finally coming downtown.

07/21/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Public Art

Wingin' It

Engineering meets sculpture in a new public art piece commissioned by Houston Arts Alliance.

10/08/2015 By Katricia Lang

humor

Houston Needs a Groom Extravaganza

Break out the whiskey and cigars!

01/06/2015 By Andrew Husband

controversy

Convention Center Art Commission Still Alive (For Now)

Just one big misunderstanding?

11/25/2014 By Michael Hardy