Pie vs. Fie

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 28-30

Shakespeare, soccer and SNAP!

07/27/2017 By Julia Gsell

Music

An Arizona Tribute Band Keeps the Spirit of Selena Alive

“She was a true inspiration to me as a Latina and a singer," says lead singer Evelyn Molina. "And now, I get to do this tribute with a lot of love and respect.”

07/18/2017 By Chris Becker

Tut tuts

Pippin Asks If 'The Extraordinary' Is All It’s Cracked Up to Be

For all its razzle dazzle, this classic musical might be past its prime.

07/13/2017 By Doni Wilson

The Summer of Staycations

Visit a New Side of Houston: The Museum District

Summer is the best time to truly appreciate the oak-shaded sidewalks and air-conditioned galleries of the Museum District.

07/13/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

All Tied Up

Holland Vavra: Part-time Bow Tie Maker, Full-time Pippin Star

The Houston-based actor talks about her role in the upcoming TUTS performance of Pippin and her various side hustles.

07/11/2017 By Doni Wilson

Second is the best

Meet Rainer Crosett, the Young Cello Virtuoso Taking Over Miller Outdoor Theatre

The Ima Hogg silver medalist is one of the young superstars highlighted in this weekend's installment of the Summer Symphony Nights series.

06/29/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Yaaassss

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 23-25

Get ready for a colorful Pride weekend filled with Dynamo orange and Mexican modernism.

06/22/2017 By Arman Badrei

Superstar

Meet the Young Actors Performing Once on This Island at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Humphreys School of Musical Theatre students ages 9 to 19 take the stage this week to perform the Caribbean-inspired musical.

06/06/2017 By Holly Beretto

RAWR

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 3-5

Play with dinosaurs, dance a jig, and experience another 'Freaky Friday' reboot.

06/01/2017 By Scott Vogel

"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