Finally, Some Sun

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

Dance, toe tap, and shove away the Imelda blues.

09/20/2019 By Morgan Kinney

all that jazz

Helen Sung Plays Mingus

The Houston native accompanies the Charles Mingus Big Band this weekend at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

08/16/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Wunderkind

Maurielle McGarvey Is the Future

The youngest playwright ever to work on Rec Room's stage, the 18-year-old HSPVA grad will premiere a new version of Woyzeck.

07/09/2019 By Siena DeBolt

Destination: Downtown

Get to Know Downtown's Newest Parks and Buildings

Five of the coolest projects reshaping the neighborhood.

06/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney

There Be Dragons

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 3–5

Dragon boat time already?

05/02/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Perfect Party

February's Perfect Party: Bring-On-the-Smoked-Meat Edition

Barbecue pitmasters will always have a seat at our table.

01/28/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Pretty Big

Sing Us a Song, You're the Piano Man

This temporary Theater District art installation has the range.

08/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Meet Houston's Young Mariachis in the Making

An afternoon at MECA, where kids of all ages learn the art form.

08/17/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Horrible and Wonderful

Everything Is Horrible and Wonderful. Just Ask Stephanie Wittels Wachs.

The Houston writer grapples with grief and the loss of her talented brother in a new memoir.

02/26/2018 By Holly Beretto

Jazz

Does Jazz Exist in Houston?

Houston produces some of the country's greatest jazz musicians. So where's the local scene?

07/25/2014 By David Theis

Jazz

A Pianist at the Intersection of Jazz and Classical

HSPVA graduate Helen Sung returns to her native city with her jazz quintet for a two-night showcase at Cezanne's.

01/31/2014 By Justin Mitchell

Fashion for a Cause

Buy a Shirt, Help a High School

Proceeds from Montrose T-shirts go to support HSPVA.

11/07/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Books & Literature

Blank, Texas

A new novel is set in Houston—but don't expect it to wear its roots on its sleeves.

08/01/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Eric Harland

Now Voyager

HSPVA alumnus Eric Harland returns to Houston with his acclaimed jazz quintet.

03/23/2013 By Justin Mitchell