"I'm Bored"

6 Family-Friendly Summer Arts Activities

Keep the kids engaged and off the couch this summer while flexing their creative muscles.

05/29/2017 By Brandy Hickey

The Long Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 26-28

Bard meets barre, biking the Bayou City, and a reason to be excited about a bus ride.

05/25/2017 By Scott Vogel

Get Out

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend

Our weekly guide to the best in town

05/11/2017 By Scott Vogel

Preview

Gabriela Lena Frank Shakes Up Classical Music with the World Premiere of Conquest Requiem

Houston Symphony's composer-in-residence puts her own spin on the classic art form.

05/01/2017 By Sydney Boyd

All Concerts Considered

Pink Martini and Ari Shapiro Join the Houston Symphony This Weekend

The multilingual orchestra and NPR correspondent—yes, he can sing!—stops by the Bayou City.

03/15/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Concert

The Houston Symphony Performs Motown Classics and Pop Hits

From Aretha Franklin to Adele, classical vocalist N’Kenge strikes a chord at R&B Mixtape.

02/16/2017 By Chris Becker

Concert

Yo-Yo Ma Enchants Alongside the Houston Symphony

The celebrated cellist delivered big scores this Super Bowl weekend.

02/06/2017 By Emily Juhasz

Concert + Movie

Relive the Magic of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial with the Houston Symphony

Hear a live orchestra play John Williams' iconic score at this special 35th anniversary screening.

02/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Lecture

See a Whole New—and Endangered—World

From coral reefs to the Arctic Ocean, dive deep into unknown territories with National Geographic photographers visiting Houston.

01/09/2017 By Kyndall Krist

Jan 6–8

Houston's Top Events This Weekend Bring a Bunch of Award-Winners to Town

From Cirque aerialists at the Houston Symphony to musically-inclined Mormons at the Hobby Center, jump start January at one of these five must-see happenings.

01/04/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Dec 9–11

Top 5 Holiday Happenings This Weekend

While the weather outside is frightful, these musicals, concerts and events won't damper your holiday spirit.

12/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Top Picks

What's Up This Weekend? So Much (Sept 16–18)

Hear Sir Ben Kingsley at the Houston Symphony, see Lin-Manuel Miranda's (first!) broadway hit In the Heights at TUTS and listen to the Everything Is Illuminated author read from his new page turner at Inprint's Reading Series.

09/14/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Weekend Warrior

What to Do, See and Hear this Labor Day Weekend

Funny man (and baritone!) Seth MacFarlane sings with the Symphony + 4 other not-to-be-missed events.

09/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Festival

Tour the Theater District This Sunday

This popular (and free!) open house spotlights Houston's robust theaters and arts organizations.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Fall Arts Guide 2016

This Fall's Top 10 Concert Tickets to Book Now (While You Still Can!)

From Alabama Shakes to Adele, this season's concert line-up will have you singing along.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Weekend Warrior

Top 5 Things to Do, Hear and See This (Long!) Weekend: July 1—4

Toe-tappin' country music and a whole lotta fireworks.

06/29/2016 By Liz Hardaway

Ground Control to Major Tom

Houston Symphony Honors David Bowie with a Tribute Concert

Music of David Bowie celebrates the late musician's career.

06/10/2016 By Jennifer Nguyen

Music

See Space Up Close and Personal with the Houston Symphony's Final Show This Season

As part of a trilogy, Cosmos—An HD Odyssey combines images of outers pace with classical music.

05/26/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 8–10

The annual Art Car Parade rolls through downtown, the Symphony plays Boléro, Moores Opera Center's Anna Karenina, comedian Ron White and singer Tori Kelly at Retention Music Center.

04/06/2016 By Nick Esquer