Drum Up Some Fun

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 24-26

Celebrate the Lunar New Year, drum up some fun or enter a bloody Big Top ... if you dare.

01/24/2020 By Emma Schkloven

On the Town

What to Do and See This Month, from Norman Rockwell to Lewis Black

Plus, Beatlemania returns with Mark Morris Dance Group's Pepperland.

12/27/2019 By Chris Gray

Cool Yule Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 13-15

Seasonal faves, festive shows—there are tons of ways to get into the holiday spirit this weekend.

12/13/2019 By Dianna Wray

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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

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Salsa Meets the Symphony

Expect to dance when Olga Tañon joins the Houston Latin Philharmonic Orchestra this weekend.

10/16/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

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

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

Q & A

SPA's Meg Booth Has Big Plans for Houston's Arts Scene

"I think it’s important to differentiate yourself and kind of signal that we are reinvigorated."

08/22/2019 By Johnston Farrow

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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

Dad day

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 14–16

Lots of outdoor movies and outdoor concerts, but also indoor options, too.

06/14/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Sophomore Success

Hannah Gadsby Is 'Fresh Out' of Trauma, But Still Chock-Full of Humor

The comedian's Douglas tour is part standup comedy, part TED talk, part ... art history lecture.

06/06/2019 By Nicki Koetting

Summertime is here

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 31–June 2

Birthday parties, comedy, accordions, and more await.

05/31/2019 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

money moves

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, March 1–3

You should really find tickets to two of these sold-out shows.

02/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

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

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

Fall Arts Guide 2018

After the Demise of Walter's, the Houston Music Scene Finds Its Way

The Bayou City's most musician-friendly venue is gone now, but we're still looking forward to these local bands and national tours this fall.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray

Ice House

Is Houston Finally Making a Place for Its Public?

Thanks to some visionary residents and a new mindset, public spaces where citizens can gather to honor, remember, exult, and protest are proliferating.

07/20/2018 By Clifford Pugh