Let's (Not) Do the Time Warp Again

The Last Rocky Horror at the River Oaks Theatre

After the final movie screening at the beloved theater, mourning crowds began to sing an old classic.

03/26/2021 By Emma Schkloven With Jacob Calle

You Get What You Give

The Lesson of the River Oaks Theatre

Houstonians need to get more proactive when it comes to saving the landmarks we love—or else they'll all face the wrecking ball.

03/24/2021 By Craig Hlavaty

Falling Action

River Oaks Theatre's Fate is Playing out Like a Movie

The back and forth between landlord and operator continues.

03/17/2021 By Desiree Cantu

Happy in Houston

The Pursuit of Happiness: 60 Ways to Have Your Best Year Ever

New decade, new you.

12/27/2019 Edited by Dianna Wray

Typewriter Rodeo

Molly Ivins Comes to the Big Screen

A new documentary inducts the firebrand journalist into the Texas hellraiser hall of fame.

08/27/2019 By Chris Gray

🎥

6 Non-Megaplex Film Screenings This August

From anime to Apollo to roller derby, there's a lot to see this month.

08/05/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Jelly of the Month

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 22–24

Die Hard fans only.

12/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Neighborhood Guide

Everything You Need to Know About River Oaks and Upper Kirby

Your guide to the best these upscale neighborhoods have to offer.

07/20/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Let's Go to the Movies

Escape the August Heat at a Local Cinema

Retreat from the relentless heat at one of these cool movie theaters. Plus, what to watch on the silver screen this month.

08/01/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Play It Cool

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer: Hot Tickets

What could be more thrilling than back-to-back low-budget horror flicks?

07/25/2016 By Jeff Balke

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 25–27

Keep the Christmas cheer going with visits from the Snow Queen, Santa Claus and a brisk ride through Houston's streets with Critical Mass.

12/23/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 12-14

A superhero workshop, a Shakespearean ballet, Rhett Miller in concert, a geek bash at HMNS and Sixteen Candles

06/10/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

notes on camp

Bringing The Rocky Horror Picture Show To Life

Once a month, performance troupe The Royal Mystic Order of Chaos takes over the River Oaks Theatre.

02/16/2015 By Bryan Washington

Concession Stands

Coupling Cocktails and Snacks at the Landmark River Oaks Theatre

Don't knock the caramel popcorn and Cosmo pairing until you've tried it.

03/26/2014 By Joanna O'Leary