Pride

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 21–23

Forecasts predict a flood of rainbows will invade downtown this weekend.

06/20/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Into the Garden

The Post Oak Transforms Into a Vintage Garden to Raise Over $1.3 Million for the Houston Symphony

The annual soirée dazzled guests and bolstered the Symphony's community education and outreach efforts.

05/16/2019 By Schaefer Edwards

dracarys

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 10–12

Featuring a timely visit from none other than the Mother of Dragons.

05/09/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Duty Calls

The Houston Symphony Chorus Challenges Itself With Rachmaninoff's The Bells

The all-volunteer chorus is up to the task.

05/03/2019 By Holly Beretto

Weekend read

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 26–28

Support local shops for Saturday's Independent Bookstore Day, plus a bunch more ideas.

04/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Yee-haw

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 8–10

It's van Gogh time at the MFAH. Plus: Corgi racing is back!

03/07/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Halftime Show

Make Your Choice: Chamber Music or Super Bowl LIII?

Kinetic, Houston's conductorless ensemble, presents a "very physical, and very visually engaging" program that goes head-to-head with a certain football game.

01/31/2019 By Hannah Che

Throwback

An Orchestra Concert of '80s Hits? Like, Totally, Dude

“This concert shows that an orchestra concert doesn’t have to be stuffy or pretentious, the way a lot of people think it can be."

01/04/2019 By Holly Beretto

fresh start

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 4–6

Should you buy a boat? Read books with your dog? Actually see a local band? You decide.

01/03/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Hallelujah

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 21–23

Enjoy the calm before the Christmas storm.

12/20/2018 By Morgan Kinney

ice cold

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 14–16

Shopping, season's greetings, and "hallucinatory" events.

12/13/2018 By Morgan Kinney

🎼

While Kids Enjoy a Magical Musical Morning, Their Parents Raise $56,000 for Houston Symphony Programs

This year's event transformed River Oaks Country Club into a Parisian winter wonderland.

12/05/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Galleria Happenings

Houston Symphony Supporters Celebrate in Style

A stylish lunch crowd is treated to an exclusive fashion show to benefit Houston Symphony League projects.

11/21/2018 By Abby Ledoux

hangar-over

5 Things You Must Do this Weekend, Oct. 12–14

We have pops, planes, and weird lamps!

10/11/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2018

After the Demise of Walter's, the Houston Music Scene Finds Its Way

The Bayou City's most musician-friendly venue is gone now, but we're still looking forward to these local bands and national tours this fall.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray

paw-some times

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 20–22

Dogs, music, lots of space, and a portentous book signing.

07/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Do You Ever Feel Like a Plastic Bag?

All the Houston Independence Day Firework Shows Worth Your Time

All the best places to avert your eyes from the headlines and watch the sky burn.

07/02/2018 By Cicely Rubottom

Gone but not forgotten

Relive a Night at the Balinese Room with the Houston Symphony

The annual HSO ball raised $1.33 million in an event themed after the famous Galveston club.

05/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Riot-worthy?

A Three-Dimensional Rite of Spring Comes to Jones Hall

The Houston Symphony teams up with inter-media artist Klaus Obermaier to reimagine Stravinsky's orchestral gem using a dancer and visual projections.

05/15/2018 By Sydney Boyd