Life Meets Art

Louise Erdrich Talks Being Inspired by Family History Ahead of Inprint Reading

The award-winning author's new book, "The Night Watchman," pulls from the life of her grandfather.

03/06/2020 By Ryan Pait

Landmine Comedy

Q&A: Nikki Glaser Talks Comedy Roasts and Dancing to T-Swift Ahead of Show

If you can't stand the heat, don't ask comedian Nikki Glaser to visit your college campus.

03/06/2020 By Radu Bondar

Words, Words, Words

Danez Smith on Finding Joy, Cruelty, and Toni Braxton

The National Book Award finalist discusses their new poetry collection ahead of a reading at Brazos Bookstore.

01/30/2020 By Ryan Pait

Stranger Than Fiction

Carmen Maria Machado Talks Memoir Vs. Fiction Ahead of InPrint Reading

We chat with the National Book Award finalist about the challenges in her writing her 2019 memoir Dream House.

01/27/2020 By Ryan Pait

q&A

What Makes Poetry Unique? We Ask Houston's New Poet Laureate

“Fiction tends to be traditionally more narrative, but there’s something about poetry that works kind of outside of language.”

06/18/2019 By Ivanka Perez

Typecast

Playing a Couple While Being a Couple in the Alley's Constellations

Husband and wife Chris Hutchison and Elizabeth Bunch discuss their extremely meta roles and the theater's post Greg Boyd era.

05/31/2019 By Steven Foster

Q&A

Camera Cult is Still Growing Up, and That's OK

The duo talks shop ahead of a Wednesday show at Satellite Bar.

07/25/2017 By Catalina Campos

Get a Clue

How Do You Put on a 150-Character Play with 4 Actors?

Mark Shanahan returns to the Alley Theatre to direct The 39 Steps.

07/18/2017 By Cara Maines

Book Talk

Daniel Silva Talks House of Spies and Whether this Gabriel Allon Tale Will Be His Last

The bestselling author talks about the success of his franchise at selling books and predicting the future.

07/12/2017 By Holly Beretto

Mixing It Up

Meet the Man Who’s Trying to Put Houston on the Map…for Podcasting

It took an unlikely Houston transplant to launch a successful podcast about the quirks and charms of the Bayou City.

07/11/2017 By Laura Furr Mericas

Amárrame

Hitmaker Mon Laferte Will Bring Her Love-Worn Voice to Scout Bar

Chilean singer Mon Laferte talks about her tattoos and love for accordion ahead of her Scout Bar appearance.

05/30/2017 By Camilo Smith

Behind the Data

Straight-A Schools: How Children at Risk Compiles Its Yearly Rankings

Dr. Bob Sanborn discusses how Children at Risk uses data to push for better inner city schools.

09/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Culture Compass

Taking a Master Class with Legendary Houston Sculptor Jesse Lott

Sharing decades' worth of wisdom over a game of dominos

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Inside Scoop

An Extended Conversation with Houston Novelist Justin Cronin

On writing 4 to 5 million words to get down to the 800,000 you need, and other literary pursuits.

05/10/2016 By Daniel Carlson

Bayougraphy

A Matter of Conviction

Exonerated from death row and working for justice, Anthony Graves doesn’t have a moment to waste.

11/29/2015 By Jeff Balke

Arts Lecture

Modern (Art) Woman

Art curator Miki Garcia talks about contemporary art in the modern world at MFAH.

10/16/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Interview

A Mayor Considers Her Legacy

Her final term may be winding down, but Annise Parker isn’t—and during what’s become a race to the finish line, our mayor takes a moment to reflect.

09/29/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Interview

Video: Behind the Scenes With Carlos Correa

Check out this exclusive peek behind the scenes of our interview with the Astros’ shortstop for September’s Bayougraphy section.

09/02/2015 Videography by Bryan Lozano

Newstonians

Escaped Converts: Marianella Orlando

Our occasional check-in with the flood of recent arrivals—poor, huddled and yearning to clog our freeways.

08/04/2015

Elements of Style

Blazer of Glory: A Sartorial Discussion with Bill Stubbs

The interior designer, whose furniture line debuts at Gallery Furniture this month, talks style, splurging, saving and why Casual Friday must be stopped.

05/31/2015 Photography by Justin Calhoun By Sarah Rufca Nielsen