Daring Diplomacy

The Alley's Camp David Brings Drama of History to Houston Stage

The play tells the story of the 1978 Camp David Accords, which brought peace between Egypt and Israel.

02/20/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Love Conquers All

The Band's Visit Focuses on Love and Music, Not Politics

The 2017 surprise Broadway smash makes its way to the Hobby Center with a Middle Eastern flair.

01/28/2020 By Holly Beretto

Chasing Whistler's Mother

How Far Would You Go to See the World's Best Works of Art?

For this traveler, to the ends of the earth.

04/29/2019 By Bill Wiatrak

Uncharted Territory

Iraq For Vacation? Welcome to Kurdistan

Gorgeous mountains and waterfalls, lush markets, and even karaoke bars.

12/27/2018 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

Afraid of Visiting Lebanon? Here's Why You Shouldn't Be

The most hospitable country in the Middle East is also one of the most beautiful.

05/18/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Travel

The Most Amazing Country You’ve Never Heard of

Baklava, ancient ruins and mud volcanoes await in Azerbaijan.

05/10/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Luxe Life

Is Dubai Everything They Say It Is?

The world's fastest rollercoaster isn't the only reason to visit this modern oasis.

03/03/2016 By Bill Wiatrak

Homeland

How Houston Became the Country’s Most Welcoming City for Refugees

The Syrian refugee crisis has shed light on Houston's open door policy.

02/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Photography

Fotofest Turns Its Focus to the Arab World

One of the world’s most important photo festivals, the FotoFest Biennial kicks off this month, featuring 48 artists from 13 countries.

03/03/2014 By Kelly Klaasmeyer

World Cinema

Living Like Refugees

Seventh annual film festival explores Palestinian culture over two weekends

05/07/2013 By Eric Harrison