The Year in Review

12 Outstanding Houston Arts Events of 2019

A look back at the shows, performances, and creations that rocked our world this year.

12/31/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Picture Perfect

Norman Rockwell: American Freedom Puts Americana on Display at MFAH

The exhibit of loaned pieces marks the museum's first major showing of Rockwell's works.

12/31/2019 By Holly Beretto

Year in Review

Your Favorite Outdoors Coverage of 2019

Running trails, a new BMX park, and asps gone wild (eek).

12/27/2019 Edited by Gwendolyn Knapp

Running Notes

A Close Encounter With Coyotes in Memorial Park

A quiet night on the Seymour Lieberman Trail with three unexpected guests.

12/02/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

visual art

Beatriz González Reveals the Politics and Painting of Colombia

The artist's first United States retrospective arrives at the MFAH with a pop of color.

10/29/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Spooky Szn

The To-Doux List: Oct. 25-27

This weekend brings lots of shopping, '70s-inspired Halloween, and an 18th-century masquerade party.

10/24/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Crap, That's This Weekend?

7 Last-Minute Houston-Inspired Halloween Costumes

Pick your favorite hometown hero (or star of an infamous scandal).

10/23/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Keep Houston Weird

Bill Davenport Is a Houston Art Legend

For three decades, the artist has carried the torch with his warm, wacky pop art creations.

10/03/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Just Be Careful on Friday the 13th

The To-Doux List: September 13-15

This weekend brings street fashion, dad jokes, and drag divas.

09/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Visual Art

How the Menil Collection Preserves Its Artwork

Plus, six exhibits to enrich your mind and soul.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Happy Trails

Get Excited for Houston's Newest Parks

Two new noteworthy outdoor destinations.

08/09/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

I'll Have What She's Having

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 9–11

Elephant artists, Wild Moccasins, and film screenings await.

08/09/2019 By Morgan Kinney

🎥

6 Non-Megaplex Film Screenings This August

From anime to Apollo to roller derby, there's a lot to see this month.

08/05/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Cool Stuff

Bayou Bend Is About to Get All Hipster This August

Axelrad and Decatur Bar & Pop Up's Rad on the Bend sounds pretty darn fun.

07/29/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Moonshot

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 19–21

Dogs, moon landings, and more.

07/18/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Happy Fourth!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 5–7

You know, besides hot dogs and fireworks.

07/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Strike a Pose

At the MFAH, Meet the Icons of Style

A thrilling new exhibition walks visitors through a century of fashion photography—and reveals Houston's prominent role in that evolution.

06/24/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

News

New Data Shows Promising Decline in Greater Houston Homelessness

Homelessness in the greater Houston area is on the decline, according to the recently published 2019 Homeless Count & Survey coordinated by Houston’s Coalition for the Homeless.

05/17/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

Houston Strong

What Did Houston Tourism Look Like in 2018?

Comicpalooza alone brought in over 50,000 attendees last year.

05/03/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Comrades

Che Guevara’s Year of Living Dangerously

MFAH’s Latin Wave Film Festival brings us the story of the freedom fighter’s time in hiding.

05/02/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez