Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 26–28

Houston Symphony plays Benny Goodman's hits, artist MPA takes us on a trip to Mars, the Rodeo kicks off with the Bar-B-Que Championship, The Sleeping Beauty twirls into the Houston Ballet, and pianist Christopher McKiggan plays a dual piano set.

02/24/2016 By Nick Esquer

Ballet

Getting Top Honors with Grace and Poise

Teen ballet sensation Madison Young brings home top honors from prestigious Prix de Lausanne competition.

02/19/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 4-6

From Home Alone at the Houston Symphony to a homecoming for Santaland Diaries at the Alley Theatre.

12/02/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 27-29

The Nutcracker opens at Houston Ballet, Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet at Houston Symphony, Bower Yusse and Thomas J. Cryan at Blue Willow Bookshop, Reverend Horton Heat at Scout Bar and SonKiss'd Dance performs at Texas Rock Gym

11/25/2015 By Nick Esquer

Ballet

End of an Era

A holiday tradition for the past 10 years, we take a closer look at the talented young dancer who captivated audiences in her decade-long run as Clara in The Nutcracker.

11/17/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Best Places to Work

Office Space: James Nelson

This creative’s space is home to custom masks and kinetic art.

11/03/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Ballet

A Reckless Path

Houston Ballet Principal Yuriko Kajiya takes on love, lust and betrayal in Manon.

09/08/2015 By Adam Castañeda

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Dance/Opera

Tons of Tchaikovsky, dueling Manons and Carmen gets stripped down

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

Performance Review

The Taming of the Shrew: Summer Love on Revue

A lighthearted rendition of Shakespeare's battle of the sexes from Houston Ballet

06/16/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 12-14

A superhero workshop, a Shakespearean ballet, Rhett Miller in concert, a geek bash at HMNS and Sixteen Candles

06/10/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-7

A water show, original ballet, FPSF, a curry contest, and Mack and Mabel

06/03/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Pointe on Point

Touring the Houston Ballet Center for Dance

We go behind the curtain.

06/02/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Dance

Ballet Briefing

The debut of Morris, Welch & Kylián.

05/29/2015 By Maggie Berardo

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 27–March 1

Featuring New Orleans's Rebirth Brass Band, Houston Ballet's new Romeo and Juliet, and the World Championship of Barbecue

02/26/2015 By Michael Hardy

musical theater

Elton John's Ballet Joins Long Tradition of Rock Music On Stage

A brief history of rock musicals, from Tommy to American Idiot.

01/29/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 1

The Super Bowl isn't the only game in town this weekend.

01/28/2015 By Michael Hardy

best of 2014

The Top 5 Dance Performances of 2014

And only one of them was by the Houston Ballet!

12/16/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Gift Guide

Christmas Gifts For the Arts Lover in Your Life

Check out our top picks!

12/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 5–7

Featuring Usher, the Radio City Rockettes, and a festival devoted to the theremin.

12/03/2014 By Michael Hardy