Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: Dive Bars and Skyspaces

No final week in Houston is complete without visits to Poison Girl, Istanbul Grill and the James Turrell installation at Rice.

03/18/2016 By Hala Daher

Books & Talks

Storied City: A Guide to Literary Houston

Who knew Houston was a literary mecca? We did.

01/05/2016 By Gwendolyn Zepeda and Nick Esquer

Museum News

MFAH Takes On Diversity with Mellon Recruits

The museum announces its latest group of Mellon Foundation curatorial fellows, primed to learn the ins and outs of high art curation.

12/31/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

Mental Health

Anxiety Goes to College

Houston-area campuses are scrambling to meet the mental health needs of a generation of students beset by an increasingly diagnosed condition.

11/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando Photography by Brian Goldman

Bayougraphy

The Brain Man of Baylor

Neuroscientist David Eagleman discusses parenting, the prison system and his new PBS show.

09/29/2015 By Lonna Dawson

Dept. of Inventions

Saving Children With—and From—Car Safety Seats

A Rice engineering team invents a system for saving infants left in hot cars, but will it make it to market?

08/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Urban Planning

Cornering the Futures Market

Four Houston think tanks have competing visions for the future. Which will be proven right?

05/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Restaurants Across Houston Remain Closed Due to Flooding

Bernie's Burger Bus, Underbelly, Lopez and others are currently closed.

05/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Fresh Peaches and More at the Rice University Farmers Market

This Tuesday-only market is your one-stop shop for local produce, meats, eggs, jams and more.

05/19/2015 By Kayla Stewart

talks

Famed Installation Artist Michael Petry To Deliver Rice's Campbell Lectures

The London-based artist (and Rice alum) will discuss his career and scholarship over three nights.

04/07/2015 By Michael Hardy

lecture

How Green Is Your Theater?

Measuring the environmental impact of the arts

03/26/2015 By Michael Hardy

Obituary

Remembering Michael Graves, the Architect Houston Loved to Hate

The iconic postmodernist designed the Houston Federal Reserve branch and several buildings on the Rice campus.

03/16/2015 By Michael Hardy

art and literature

The Professor and the Pop Star

Björk, a Rice University professor, and an e-mail dialogue for the ages

03/10/2015 By Michael Hardy

classical music

Renowned Vienna Piano Trio Brings Sound of Austria to Houston

Although only one member of the group remains from when it was founded 26 years ago, the piano trio is still considered one of the world's best.

03/09/2015 By Michael Hardy

Fajitas on Ice

What’s the Mayor of Reykjavik Doing in Houston?

Stand-up comedian and former mayor Jón Gnarr might just be the next president of Iceland—but for the time being, he’s calling Houston home.

03/09/2015 Photography by Justin Calhoun By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Sweet Stuff

A Houston Baker Goes to Battle at Rice University

This weekend's Veterans Business Battle may or may not be a cakewalk for local baker Jody Stevens.

02/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

books

Rice Art Historian Publishes His Magnum Opus

William Camfield will discuss the first installment of his four-volume Francis Picabia catalogue raisonné at the Menil on Wednesday.

02/17/2015 By Michael Hardy

breaking news

KTRU Returning to Houston Airwaves

Rice's student-run radio station received an FCC permit today to resume broadcast on a new frequency, 96.1 FM.

02/09/2015 By Michael Hardy

Ice House

December’s Perfect Party

As the new year approaches, change is on our minds—and we’re not the only ones.

11/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

film

Rare Film Documents Landmark Menil Exhibition

Artist Dario Robleto introduces a never-before-seen documentary.

11/18/2014 By Michael Hardy