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

paw-some times

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

Dogs, music, lots of space, and a portentous book signing.

07/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Musical impressions

Ludovico Einaudi Gave His Jones Hall Audience Exactly What It Wanted

The Italian pianist and composer transcended expectations Sunday night.

07/16/2018 By Dianna Wray

Summer Bucket List

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 13–15

Insta-worthy pool days, brand-new Houston music, piano virtuosos, and more.

07/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Wings

Review: Swan Lake Soars into Jones Hall

Houston Ballet's season closer channels the Tchaikovsky classic to dazzle and delight.

06/25/2018 By Doni Wilson

Riot-worthy?

A Three-Dimensional Rite of Spring Comes to Jones Hall

The Houston Symphony teams up with inter-media artist Klaus Obermaier to reimagine Stravinsky's orchestral gem using a dancer and visual projections.

05/15/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Ruff Racing

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 11–13

Corgi races, an Ira Glass masterclass, and a Mother's Day MFAH blowout.

05/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Remarkable things

Bill Murray and Friends Slayed At Jones Hall

The New Worlds tour has to be seen to be believed. You also just really need to see it.

04/17/2018 By Dianna Wray

I See You

Sean Aaron Carmon Explains Why Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Is So Important

"When you don’t see anyone that resembles you doing the things that you’re training to do, it is disheartening and disappointing."

03/12/2018 By David Clarke

Robot Love

Robot Puppets Will Soon Invade Jones Hall

Nufonia Must Fall takes shape as “a live silent film" telling the story of an antiquated robot who falls in love with his master.

02/07/2018 By Chris Becker

Not Football

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 2–4

Other than, you know, that Super thing...

02/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

First time for everything

This Houston Group Won Its First Grammy Ever

Travis Scott didn't deliver, but the Houston Symphony came in clutch at Sunday's awards.

01/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Working Class Shero

Meet the Houston-Born Actor on the Heels of Kinky Boots

23-year-old Madison Pugh says the mega-musical in many ways reflects her own upbringing.

01/17/2018 By Chris Becker

Meow

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 5–7

Ideas for a cat person, bride to-be, oenophile, and more.

01/04/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Cry time

Wynonna Judd Wants to Make You Cry

The country juggernaut and her band, The Big Noise, arrives Thursday for an emotional holiday tribute.

12/05/2017 By Holly Beretto

Yes, Quilts!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 3–5

Besides the Astros parade: a Pulitzer appearance, a swanky art party, and a better-than-it-sounds quilt festival.

11/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Q&A

Renée Fleming Will Show Houston the 'Unamplified Human Voice Trained to an Olympian Level'

We talk to the beloved singer about her upcoming Broadway debut, deep love for Björk and more ahead of her Houston show.

10/31/2017 By Chris Becker

hou gotta be kidding

Weeks Post-Harvey, Downtown Arts Venues Remain Unusable

The Wortham Center will be closed through May 15, 2018 "in a best case scenario."

09/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2017

7 Concerts to Catch This Fall

Because who wouldn't want to see Lady Gaga in Houston again?

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker

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Grieve and Groove to the Music of Prince with the Houston Symphony

Marshall Charloff of The Purple Xperience will pay homage to the superstar this weekend at Jones Hall.

07/12/2017 By Chris Becker