Bayougraphy

Meet the Airbnb Host Bringing the World to the Third Ward

Ed Pettitt didn’t even set foot in Houston until 2011—but when he did, a spark ignited.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Literary Lovelies

2017 Inprint Poets & Writers Ball

Reading, writing and glamour were the orders of the day at the benefit for the group that supports literary endeavors.

02/23/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

March's Perfect Party: Tell-Us-Something-Good Edition

There's still plenty of good news going on in the world.

02/20/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Q&A

Meet the Ex-Lawyer Making Hijabs High Fashion

Haute Hijab's Melanie Elturk hits Houston to talk about how she used her own experience as a Muslim to launch a successful business and the one style rule she'll never break.

02/08/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Ice House

January's Perfect Party: Welcome-to-2017 Edition

It's a brave new world out there.

12/30/2016 By Catherine Matusow

A Time to Heal

The Future of UH Football Does Not Include Tom Herman

With their hotshot coach bolting for UT, the Cougars must regroup.

11/30/2016 By Adam Doster

Hoops

The Best College Basketball in Houston

It might be a football town, but college basketball is alive and well in Houston.

11/15/2016 By Adam Doster

Go Coogs

Tom Herman: Will He Stay or Will He Go?

UH's head coach is still the hottest commodity in football.

10/27/2016 By Adam Doster

sports

What We've Learned, One Month into Football Season

The latest on J.J. Watt's back, the H-Town Takeover, and the Big 12

09/28/2016 By Adam Doster

Go Coogs

With Two Weeks to Kickoff, What Can We Expect from UH Football This Season?

Things to watch for: a Heisman Trophy, a Herman farewell, a Husky payback.

08/17/2016 By Adam Doster

Cougar Town

As UH Football Mania Mounts, Can the Squad Live Up to the Hype?

"There’s no such thing as just a day at the University of Houston football program. Just another day doesn't exist."

08/15/2016 By Adam Doster

A Late-Summer Night’s Dream

UH Brings Back the Bard for the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death

Last year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival drew 37,000 in the dead of summer—and there’s a good reason why.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Theater

Dungeons & Dragons, '90s Music and Aerial Trapeze: She Kills Monsters

University of Houston's upcoming production will appease everyone's inner geek.

04/15/2016 By Leah Rose

Opera

From Novel to Opera: Catch Anna Karenina This Weekend

The classic Russian drama makes perfect sense on an opera stage—like the one at Moores Opera Center.

04/06/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Cougar Town

The Republican Debate at UH: A Student's Perspective

Crowds, protests, a sea of journalists, tight security and Anderson Cooper.

02/26/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Theater

Stitches of History and Lingerie

UH's Intimate Apparel takes audiences on a sociopolitical romantic trip back to 1905 New York City.

02/18/2016 By Doni Wilson

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 19–21

The World According To CPLY at Menil, Intimate Apparel opens at UH, Olivia Block performs her "found sounds," DEFINE rides into MFAH, Bayou Bend throws a family party

02/17/2016 By Nick Esquer

Dance

Using Stories to Tell for the American Experience

Open Dance Project uses diverse storytelling to depict the sense between individualism and community in America.

02/15/2016 By Sarah Douglass

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 12–14

14 Pews' Dialogues on Grace, Toruk at Toyota Center, MET Dance celebrates 20 years, Alabama rocker Jason Isbell performs, 30th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show at NRG Park

02/10/2016 By Nick Esquer

Curiouser and Curiouser

The Houston Tea Festival Debuts Next Weekend

From Lewis Carroll to Japanese Lolita fashion, this love letter to the cuppa has something for every tea lover.

02/09/2016 By Sara Samora