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

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

Books & Talks

Storied City: A Guide to Literary Houston

Who knew Houston was a literary mecca? We did.

01/05/2016 By Gwendolyn Zepeda and Nick Esquer

Writing

How UH's Creative Writing Program Went to the Head of the Class

Here's to the risk takers.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Ice House

Perfect Party: The Intriguing Eight

As the new year begins, we look to eight inspiring individuals for fresh ideas.

01/05/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Museum News

MFAH Takes On Diversity with Mellon Recruits

The museum announces its latest group of Mellon Foundation curatorial fellows, primed to learn the ins and outs of high art curation.

12/31/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

Dance

Curtain Call

UH's Emerging Choreographers Showcase shines a spotlight on life after college.

11/27/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Sports

The Game That Keeps On Giving

International tennis star Zina Garrison teams with UH to provide young athletes the same opportunities she was once given.

11/03/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Mental Health

Anxiety Goes to College

Houston-area campuses are scrambling to meet the mental health needs of a generation of students beset by an increasingly diagnosed condition.

11/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando Photography by Brian Goldman

Best Places to Work

Office Space: Latha Ramchand

This dean’s office decor spotlights Hindu gods and Steve Jobs.

11/03/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Pitch Perfect

No Instruments, No Problem

As this year’s Straight No Chaser show nears, we try to lure UH a capella groups into a little smack talk.

11/03/2015 By Nick Esquer

Poetry

Friends, Poets, Houstonians—Lend Me Your Ears

The Houston Poetry Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary with an interactive lineup.

10/02/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

Project Row Houses

The Five-Year Engagement

Project Row Houses teams up with the Mitchell Center for a five-year arts collaboration.

10/01/2015 By Jenn Nguyen