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

hou gotta be kidding

Weeks Post-Harvey, Downtown Arts Venues Remain Unusable

The Wortham Center will be closed through May 15, 2018 "in a best case scenario."

09/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

#HarveyHmag

With Harvey Heading Away, Downtown Is Drying Out

The heart of Houston is cleaning itself up and preparing to house more hurricane victims.

08/30/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

#HarveyHMag

Updated: What's Harvey's Initial Damage to Houston Performing Arts?

The Theater District sustained damage, while smaller, outlying companies were luckier.

08/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Super Bowl LI

Every Super Bowl Party in Houston You Need to Know About

Our constantly updated, go-to guide for all the Big Game-related events happening in Houston, whether free or fancy (or both!)

01/12/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Stage

Money Talks in Dry Powder

The Alley’s production of the buzzy new play tackling the financial industry is the second major show after New York.

12/29/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Review

The Alley Theatre Reimagines A Midsummer Night's Dream

Four centuries later, this enchanting comedy continues to delight audiences.

10/17/2016 With Doni Wilson

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

Going Green

Sip on This Wicked Smart Cocktail

Lancaster Hotel serves a spellbinding drink in honor of the visiting musical.

07/08/2016 By Leah Rose

Talk of the Town

New Downtown Banners Quote Hundreds of Houstonians—and Yes, Beyoncé

Downtown District’s latest banner installation “Figurative Poetics” by CORE Design Studio features punchy quotes that speak volumes about Houston’s storied patrons.

05/12/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Theater Review

Mary Poppins Flies Into Hobby Center

TUTS' production of the practically perfect nanny and her magical antics soars.

03/14/2016 By Doni Wilson

Opera

World Premiere of Prince of Players in March

HGO premieres a story of gender politics in the Shakespearean stage world.

03/02/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Review

Pistol-Packing Pizazz

Woody Allen's Tony- and Oscar-winning celebrated musical comedy brings gangsters and glitz to Hobby Center.

12/29/2015 By Doni Wilson

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year in Houston

From family fun to fashionable fetes, the city is offering plenty of festive options to send off 2015 in style.

12/24/2015 By Sara Samora

Opera

Little Prince, Big Dreams

HGO layers on fantasy and illusion with its updated operatic version of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's transcendent tale.

11/30/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Theater

Singing In The Dead of Night

Hune Company puts child abuse under the microscope in Blackbird.

11/17/2015 By Katricia Lang

Staycay

Take a Staycation: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Escape your regular routine.

10/26/2015 By Marianella Orlando

Divine Commode-ty

Inside the Alley Theatre’s Biggest and Best Upgrade

Forget the new stage and lobby, the real draw is, shall we say, behind closed doors.

09/29/2015 By Nick Esquer

Ballet

A Reckless Path

Houston Ballet Principal Yuriko Kajiya takes on love, lust and betrayal in Manon.

09/08/2015 By Adam Castañeda

Theater

Gatsby Beats On in New Play From Bayou City Theatrics

Stage adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s beloved novel opens Sept. 11

08/31/2015 By Nick Esquer