Festival Overture

Rare Stradivarius Violins Arrive in Houston, Ready for Some Play

Florian Leonhard brings his unique instruments and repertoire of knowledge to the Texas Music Festival this weekend.

06/15/2017 By Cara Maines

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

Bayougraphy

Shannon LaBove: Rice University’s Great Debater

Everyone talks, but few know how to turn a speech into a work of art.

11/21/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

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

Ice House

July’s Perfect Party

Bachata-or-bust edition.

06/20/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Cheap Eats

Meal Plan: Dining on a College Kid Budget

For the students among us, the best cheap eats near St. Thomas, UH and Rice.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

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