Fa La La La La

This Year's Nutcracker Market in Numbers and Photos

The holiday shopping extravaganza saw record attendance in its 38th year.

12/14/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Return

One-Night-Only 'Jubilee of Dance' Celebrates Houston Ballet's Return to the Wortham

It was one of the most successful onstage dinners for Houston Ballet.

12/07/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

Bayougraphy

Harper Watters Wants You to Follow Him (on Instagram)

The ballet artist turns social media followers into dance fans.

11/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Hawk Eye

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 23–25

A few ideas to escape from the fam this holiday weekend.

11/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ready, set, holiday

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 9–11

With the Nutcracker Market, the Houston holiday season has officially begun.

11/08/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Sponsored Content

Houston Ballet Kicked Off Its Ballet Ball Season In Magical Fashion

Partygoers enjoyed a sneak peek of the "Heroes, Gods and Stars" themed 2019 Ballet Ball.

10/24/2018 With Laura Tracy

Ice House

How to Survive the Houston Ballet's Annual Nutcracker Market

With more than 100,000 shoppers expected to descend, drinking an estimated 14,000 mimosas while they peruse the 300 vendors spread over 540,000 square feet, the market gets downright crazy.

10/22/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Big Fun

UPDATED: 5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 14–16

This week featuring: two takes on ballet, a Big Show, and a book sale.

09/13/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Wings

Review: Swan Lake Soars into Jones Hall

Houston Ballet's season closer channels the Tchaikovsky classic to dazzle and delight.

06/25/2018 By Doni Wilson

Resilience

Houston Ballet Puts a Cap on Its Hurricane Exile with Play

As it closes out its year away from the Wortham, the downtown company performs a mixed repertory program devoted to resilience.

06/06/2018 By Holly Beretto

Slideshow

Raising the Barre

05/03/2018 With Marianna Corcoran

HBD to DG

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 13–15

On tap: Art cars roll into town, pop-tastic jazz, and a Discovery Green coming-of-age celebration.

04/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Great Leap Forward

This Will Be Houston's Largest Mural

C. Finley's Sky Dance is the newest installment in the Downtown District's Art Blocks initiative.

03/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Uncertainty

This 'Event' Marries Cunningham, Cage, and Johns

Work from a triumvirate of 20th century artistic giants converges on the Menil Collection's Dan Flavin Installation.

03/21/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Have a Ball

ICYMI: Houston Ballet Ball Serves Swan Lake Glamour

Despite being displaced after Harvey, the Ballet saw its largest, most successful ball yet last month.

03/06/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Spring Awakening

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 2–4

There are concerts to see, cats to fancy, and azaleas to trail (plus much, much more).

03/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Tulle Makes Everything Prettier

Get an Up-Close Look at the Ballet's Most Treasured Tutus

The "From Stitch to Stage" exhibit gives Houston Ballet-goers a chance to revel at seven of the most fabulous costumes.

02/26/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Double the Sugar

What's the Big Deal About The Nutcracker?

One writer makes his first adult journey to the holiday staple. Spoiler alert: Nobody vomited.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Bumble

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 8–10

Party with us in the Heights, see some comedy, head to Sugar Land for The Nutcracker, and more.

12/07/2017 By Morgan Kinney

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