Cool Yule Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 13-15

Seasonal faves, festive shows—there are tons of ways to get into the holiday spirit this weekend.

5:00am By Dianna Wray

A Sugarplum of a Show

Houston Ballet’s ​The Nutcracker​ Is Just As Enchanting As Ever

This is Stanton Welch’s Christmas gift to Houston.

12/04/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

'Tis the Season

Houston Ballet’s ​The Nutcracker ​Returns to the Stage

Andrew Vecseri performs as The Prince for the first time.

11/26/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Holly, Jolly Houston

Deck Your Christmas Calendar With These Events

Get your dose of holiday culture.

10/28/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Life & Style

The To-Doux List: April 12-14

This weekend brings watch-making, yoga, and the return of the Nutcracker Market.

04/11/2019 By Abby Ledoux

If You Wanna Go and Take a Ride With Me

Lyft Wants to Help You Get to the Nutcracker Market

Because you know parking is going to be straight-up miserable.

11/07/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Double the Sugar

What's the Big Deal About The Nutcracker?

One writer makes his first adult journey to the holiday staple. Spoiler alert: Nobody vomited.

12/15/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Bumble

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 8–10

Party with us in the Heights, see some comedy, head to Sugar Land for The Nutcracker, and more.

12/07/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Five's Company

Ballet Not Your Thing? WindSync Offers a Twist on The Nutcracker and Other Favorites

The wind quintet teams up with singers and dancers for a non-traditional holiday program.

12/06/2017 By Holly Beretto

Big League

One Year in, Smart Financial Centre Solidifies Its Reputation with Houston Ballet's The Nutcracker

If the Sugar Land performing arts venue is good enough for the Houston Ballet, it's probably good enough for anyone.

11/17/2017 By Morgan Kinney

On Pointe

Houston Ballet's New Nutcracker is a Sight to See

Stanton Welch transforms the holiday classic with reimagined costumes, sets and choreography.

11/29/2016 Photography by Amitava Sarkar By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Style and the City

Where to Wear: The Moto Jacket

At The Nutcracker, shopping in Rice Village and on a date in Discovery Green.

12/10/2014 By Niki Fanara