spoopy

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 18-20

We're really just looking for the best Halloween events at this point.

10/17/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Review

At Last, a Refreshing Performance of Gershwin’s Piano Concerto

The Houston Symphony gives Gershwin (and Copland) the respect he deserves.

10/01/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Gala SZN

Opening Night at the Symphony Raises $575,000 for Community Programming

The annual concert and gala was a rousing success.

09/27/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Review

Yefim Bronfman Conquers Rachmaninoff

The Houston Symphony’s opening night concert was an elegant achievement.

09/16/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Music

At Satellite Bar, Making Houston’s Music Scene Cooler One Show at a Time

Plus, the local bands and national tours we're looking forward to this fall.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Fall Arts

Curtain Call: The 2019 Fall Arts Guide

Everything you need to know about the season’s must-score tickets. Plus, the ovation-deserving professionals who make it all possible.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney and Chris Gray

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5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 12–14

Batty boat rides, Selena at Jones Hall, and more.

07/12/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Happy 243rd Birthday, America!

How Will You Celebrate Fourth of July This Year?

Houston has an Independence Day celebration for everyone.

06/25/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Music

The Houston Symphony Will Honor Selena This Month

Of course, the first performances of The Music of Selena had to be in Texas.

06/25/2019 By Chris Gray

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