"I'm Bored"

6 Family-Friendly Summer Arts Activities

Keep the kids engaged and off the couch this summer while flexing their creative muscles.

05/29/2017 By Brandy Hickey

Entertainment

This Week in Theater: May 16-20

Or, how to cry like James Comey

05/16/2017 By Scott Vogel

Get Out

These 5 Free Events in May Will Put a Spring In Your Step

At these festive outings—all within the city limits!—enjoying the season is a walk in the park.

04/17/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Cheap Frills

5 Free Events at Miller Outdoor Theatre This October

You won't be shortchanged at these top-notch performances.

10/07/2016 With Glissette Santana

A Late-Summer Night’s Dream

UH Brings Back the Bard for the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death

Last year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival drew 37,000 in the dead of summer—and there’s a good reason why.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Weekend Warrior

Top 5 Things to Do, Hear and See This (Long!) Weekend: July 1—4

Toe-tappin' country music and a whole lotta fireworks.

06/29/2016 By Liz Hardaway

Ice House

I Hear America Singing: Houston Edition

On occasion of the Fourth of July, a meditation on those booming cannons, on Walt Whitman’s famous poem and on viola jokes.

06/20/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Arts & Rec

Get Out: The Houston Ballet at Miller Outdoor Theater

A free ballet performance is just one reason to visit Hermann Park.

05/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 6-8

Julien Temple's films at the MFAH, the Asia Society's annual festival, Beyonce at NRG, the Houston Ballet at the Miller Outdoor Theatre (for free!), and the Star Wars Festival you've been waiting for.

05/05/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Arts Preview

Beware the Ides of August

This year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival takes a dark turn.

08/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 26-28

A book signing, improvisational dance, a free concert, Pride and Kathy Griffin

06/24/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

No money, no problem

Miller Outdoor Theatre's Free Summer Shows

Free you say? Well, pack the car—let's go!

05/22/2015 By Kelly Schafler

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 1–3

Featuring Bill Maher, Elton John, Kidz Bop and an early Cinco de Mayo celebration

04/29/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Nov 7–9

Featuring David Sedaris, Michael Cunningham, Portland's Imago Theatre and more

11/05/2014 By Michael Hardy

bargains

The 7 Best Arts Deals in Houston

From opera to theater, readings to visual art, here are our picks for thrifty culturati.

09/15/2014 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 29–Sept 1 (Labor Day Edition!)

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

08/27/2014 By Michael Hardy

Get Out

Do This Tonight: Picnic at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Dine under the stars as Miller Outdoor Theatre screens the classic Talking Heads rock-doc Stop Making Sense.

08/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Article

Dance Theatre of Harlem: Back From the Dead

The legendary company, which has been on hiatus for almost 10 years, returns to Miller Outdoor Theatre this week.

07/22/2014 By Adam Castañeda

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: July 4–6

Where to go, who to see, and what to do.

07/02/2014 By Michael Hardy

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: June 6–8

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

06/04/2014 By Michael Hardy