COMEDY

Amanda Seales on Comedy, Hip-Hop, and Her MTV VJ Days

Ahead of her September 30 show at Bayou City Music Hall, the Insecure star opens up about her earliest connections to Texas.

09/27/2022 By Sama’an Ashrawi

Elements of Style

Tailored Finds: Omar Lisandro Wants You to Reconnect With Your Look

“We’re doing this because we want people to reconnect with themselves and the way they look.”

09/22/2022 By Jamila Stewart

Top Chef

Topping Top Chef: What's Next For Houston's Evelyn García

Houston’s own finalist Evelyn García didn’t walk away with last season’s title, but she’s got plans for more.

09/22/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Fall Arts Guide 2022

5 Women Changing Houston's Art Scene From the Top

From expanding the permanent collection at the MFAH to encouraging experimentation amongst Southern artists, women literally run the (art) world.

09/19/2022 By Amarie Gipson Illustrations by Robin Kachantones

Sound Off

Erica Lall Has Taken the Dance World by Storm

“There was a moment when I looked out into the audience, and that’s when I was like, ‘Wow, this is my dream,’” Lall says.

09/19/2022 By Layne Van Vranken

Mo' Houston

Mo Amer on Netflix’s Mo: “Alief Is Such a Significant Part of My Life”

We sat down with stand-up comedian Mo Amer about his life portrayed onscreen in his new series.

09/16/2022 By Shelby Stewart

Bayougraphy

Houstonian Ogbo Okoronkwo Wants to Bring Home a Win For the Texans

“Every athlete wants to come back home and win a championship,” Okoronkwo says.

09/15/2022 By DeVaughn Douglas

Tami takeover

Actress Tami Roman Talks Progress and Growth Ahead of New TV Deals

Currently living in Houston, the entertainer details her career thus far.

08/13/2021 By Shelby Stewart

High Notes

10 Pre-Pandemic Minutes with Audra McDonald

Before coronavirus killed our theater season, the Broadway and screen icon talked about her illustrious career and Bayou City operatic debut.

07/16/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Shine Bright Like a ...

Diamond Lyons Went from Typical H-Town Teen to Netflix Star

We sat down with the 16-year-old actor to chat about his role on sitcom "The Upshaws," which was recently renewed for a second season.

07/13/2021 By Kaitlyn Miller

Love, This Is Love

Houston's Riyaaz Qawwali Is Making Sound Waves for Disney Junior

The ensemble's lyrics and instrumentation are part of an upcoming Eid-themed episode of "Mira, Royal Detective" that airs on May 3.

04/30/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Go Lay Lay Go

Nickelodeon's Next Superstar is a Houstonian

Here's what you need to know about 13-year-old rapper Alaya "Lay Lay" High.

04/08/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Grrrrrl Power

Go Watch This Houston Teacher's Book-Turned-Movie on Netflix

We chatted with Jennifer Mathieu about her young-adult novel’s roots and what it’s like seeing Amy Poehler translate it to the screen.

03/08/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Forging New Politics

Meet Steven Garza, the Breakout Boys State Star

Get to know the 19-year-old whose political skills have already made him famous.

01/28/2021 By Chris Gray

Getting Real

Talking with the Ho Family about Their New Reality TV Series, House of Ho

Washington, Lesley, and Judy Ho explain how they decided to be so open in front of the cameras.

12/13/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Ho Boy

Houston's Ho Family Is Taking over Your TV in HBO Max's House of Ho

The new reality show, which premieres on December 10, is said to be a mashup of "Crazy Rich Asians" and "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."

12/08/2020 By Raven Wuebker

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