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

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 28-30

Ferris Bueller's Day Off at Hotel Derek, Matthew Salesses' reading at Brazos, NobleMotion Dance's Storm Front, Venezuelan violinist Eddy Marcano and 22nd Annual Theater District Open House

08/26/2015 By Nick Esquer

Performance Review

The Taming of the Shrew: Summer Love on Revue

A lighthearted rendition of Shakespeare's battle of the sexes from Houston Ballet

06/16/2015 By Nick Esquer

Stage Construction

Touring the Alley Theatre's Renovation

A hard-hat look at a job almost complete

06/10/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Aug 22–24

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

08/20/2014 By Michael Hardy

Theater District

Alley Theatre Plans Major Renovation

Alley Theatre announces $73 million fundraising campaign to renovate iconic building's interior

04/17/2013 By Eric Harrison