Comedy & Readings

The Authors and Comedians We Can't Wait to See This Fall

Jonathan Van Ness? Ta-Nehisi Coates? Yes, please.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Music

At Satellite Bar, Making Houston’s Music Scene Cooler One Show at a Time

Plus, the local bands and national tours we're looking forward to this fall.

08/26/2019 By Chris Gray

Q & A

SPA's Meg Booth Has Big Plans for Houston's Arts Scene

"I think it’s important to differentiate yourself and kind of signal that we are reinvigorated."

08/22/2019 By Johnston Farrow

I Gave Her My Heart and She Gave Me a Pen

You Can Ask John Cusack All Your Burning Questions This Weekend

We talked with the legendary actor ahead of his Sunday appearance for a 30th anniversary screening of Say Anything with the SPA.

06/10/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Summertime is here

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 31–June 2

Birthday parties, comedy, accordions, and more await.

05/31/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Come Quickly, I Am Tasting the Stars

SPA Channels Capote's Party of the Century With a Black and White Ball of Its Own

The elegant affair in the Wortham Center's Grand Foyer raised more than $500,000 for the performing arts org.

04/09/2019 By Abby Ledoux

BYOB

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 5–7

Astros, author talks, and light and art festivals await.

04/04/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts

The 2018 Fall Arts Guide

From the avant-garde to agreed-upon classics, these are the cultural events of the season.

08/17/2018 By Chris Gray and Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2018

Flying Dutchman Sails Into the Refurbished Wortham Center

Plus the operas and dance performances we're psyched to see this fall.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Sound of Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 1–3

Take me out to the...vegan street fest?

05/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ruff Racing

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 11–13

Corgi races, an Ira Glass masterclass, and a Mother's Day MFAH blowout.

05/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

I See You

Sean Aaron Carmon Explains Why Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Is So Important

"When you don’t see anyone that resembles you doing the things that you’re training to do, it is disheartening and disappointing."

03/12/2018 By David Clarke

Robot Love

Robot Puppets Will Soon Invade Jones Hall

Nufonia Must Fall takes shape as “a live silent film" telling the story of an antiquated robot who falls in love with his master.

02/07/2018 By Chris Becker

Working Class Shero

Meet the Houston-Born Actor on the Heels of Kinky Boots

23-year-old Madison Pugh says the mega-musical in many ways reflects her own upbringing.

01/17/2018 By Chris Becker

Cry time

Wynonna Judd Wants to Make You Cry

The country juggernaut and her band, The Big Noise, arrives Thursday for an emotional holiday tribute.

12/05/2017 By Holly Beretto

Yes, Quilts!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 3–5

Besides the Astros parade: a Pulitzer appearance, a swanky art party, and a better-than-it-sounds quilt festival.

11/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Q&A

Renée Fleming Will Show Houston the 'Unamplified Human Voice Trained to an Olympian Level'

We talk to the beloved singer about her upcoming Broadway debut, deep love for Björk and more ahead of her Houston show.

10/31/2017 By Chris Becker

Houston Strong

Tonight: An All-Star Flex of Houston's Artistic Resilience

"A hurricane won't put the brakes on the city's creative output."

09/27/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Festival

Tour the Theater District This Sunday

This popular (and free!) open house spotlights Houston's robust theaters and arts organizations.

08/22/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis