Capturing a Moment

Behind the Lens of FotoFest's Recording the Blur

The new photography exhibition, which opens June 5, responds to 2020, the year of shared isolation.

06/03/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Byte Size

At the Alley, Digital Short Plays Are Here to Stay

How Covid-19 has acted as a silver lining in helping the Alley Theatre indulge in new compact works, available through July 4.

05/26/2021 By Adrianne Reece

A Murder Mystery

Find Crime and Tropical Intrigue in All the Devils Are Here: A Tempest in the Galapagos

Open Dance Project's new theatrical dance production, which runs May 14-15, melds an unsolved murder in paradise with Shakespeare's island-set "The Tempest."

05/11/2021 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Do, Re, Mi

Sing Along to the Sound of Music This Weekend

Houston Grand Opera's outdoor show at TDECU Stadium is bringing "a sense of healing and peace" to fans on Saturday.

05/06/2021 By Holly Beretto

In the moment

Houston Ballet Leaps Back onto the Live Stage with Reignited

The company's performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre this weekend will be its first live performances in more than a yer.

05/05/2021 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Liftoff

A.D. Players at the George Launches Apollo 8

The first play in the company's 2021 Metzler New Works Festival showcases awe and triumph.

04/30/2021 By Holly Beretto

Changing Seasons

MFAH’s The Joy of Nature Ushers Visitors into Spring

David Hockney meets Vincent van Gogh in this homage to the radical.

03/03/2021 By Rob Sanford

A Fresh Start

New Restaurants 2021: What to Put on Your List

From famous Austinites to swanky fine dining, there's plenty on deck for this year.

01/07/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

A Covid Carol

Just Like Scrooge, You Won't See Manual Cinema’s Twist on A Christmas Carol Coming

Dickens’s classic tale is being brought to life virtually through puppetry and live music, not to mention a modern-day spin.

12/04/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Old Is New

Kassandra and The Leader Take On Real World Problems Through Opera

Opera in the Heights’s double bill tackles #MeToo, loss of identity, and climate change.

02/22/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

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

The Innocence of Youth

TUTS’ Once On This Island Takes Houston Audiences On a Journey of Love

This is definitely not the Disney version of “The Little Mermaid.”

02/18/2020 By Holly Beretto

Girl Power

Catastrophic Theatre’s Fefu and Her Friends Tells a Tale of Sisterhood

The avant-garde play by María Irene Fornés tackles themes of identity and female friendship.

02/17/2020 By Holly Beretto

Stratospheric Soul

Nashville Soulster Devon Gilfillian Talks Busting Musical Boxes Ahead of Houston Shows

The Music City up-and-comer's debut album, "Black Hole Rainbow," dropped last month.

02/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Familiar Face

Former Houston Actress Makes National Tour Debut in Jersey Boys

Connor Lyon plays 16 different characters in the Tony-winning musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

02/05/2020 By Holly Beretto

Music and Mania

Houston Symphony’s New Schumann Festival Explores the Composer’s Genius and Mental Illness

The two-week festival features concerts, lectures, and tours.

02/05/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Love and Tragedy

Aida Returns to HGO Stage in Modernized Take on Verdi Classic

Tenor Russell Thomas talks the challenges of playing Radames, the opera's warrior romantic lead.

01/30/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

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

Never Forget

Main Street Theater’s Production of The Diary of Anne Frank Offers a Study in Faith

The production will be accompanied by special programming on the dangers of discrimination.

01/26/2020 By Holly Beretto

Hear, Hear

Houston Chamber Choir Presents 21st Annual Hear the Future Festival

While the Choir hosts its yearly showcase, its founder and artistic director will be at the Grammys.

01/25/2020 By Holly Beretto