Small Batch

Experience Houston's Literally Short Film Festival One Country at a Time

“These movies make you think more, have deeper conversations, and are more controversial."

06/13/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Go Texan

Get Ready for Rodeo with Our Behind-the-Scenes Sneak Peek

What does it take to get NRG Park rodeo-ready? A lot more than you think.

03/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt Photography by Michael Paulsen

Historic Houston

70th Annual Preservation Conference Comes to Houston—for the First Time

Despite lackluster conservation laws, the Bayou City continues to make historic strides.

11/11/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Preview

Da Camera Brings a Picasso-Themed Concert to the Menil

Picasso and Music combines the modern artist's works with stirring sounds from composers he inspired.

11/09/2016 By Sydney Boyd

This Just In

Middlelands Music Festival Announces 2017 Dates

The buzzy outdoor music fest is coming to Houston—or close to it—this May.

11/03/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Radio

Prairie Home Will No Longer Have Its Companion

After more than 40 years, Garrison Keillor is bowing out.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Immerse Yourself in the Day For Night Festival

Free Press Summer Fest’s new cold-weather counterpart spares Houstonians the burn.

11/29/2015 By Nick Esquer

Basketball

Dunk the Halls

For Rockets fans, Christmas starts right on time.

11/29/2015 By Jeff Balke

Theater

Silent Sky Blends Romance, Science, Feminism and Bigotry

Main Street Theater takes on the astronomical story of a woman who connected the dots and made history.

11/03/2015 By Nick Esquer

Film

The Cinema Arts Festival’s New Frontiers

Under Richard Herskowitz’ leadership, the Cinema Arts Festival continues its expansion in new and exciting directions.

11/03/2015 By Steve Jansen

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

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Classical Music

Russian accordions, the Vienna Boys Choir and the all-American Aaron Copland

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Readings/Concerts

The piano man, the Barefoot Contessa and the musings of a Texas memoirist

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Visual Arts

Improvisational Ideas, illuminated Intersections and a very Rothko retrospective

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Dance/Opera

Tons of Tchaikovsky, dueling Manons and Carmen gets stripped down

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Upcoming Events

Fall Arts Preview 2015: Theatre

The Alley reopens, Peter Pan joins the 21st century and professional wrestling muscles its way to center stage

09/01/2015 Photography by Nick Esquer

Entertainment

Fall Arts Preview 2015

One (nervous) arts editor’s guide to the fall’s hottest tickets.

09/01/2015 By Nick Esquer

Starry Krishna

An Indian Film Legend Dances Into Town

South Indian actress Shobana brings her English-language dance drama Krishna to the Wortham Theatre Center.

05/03/2015 By Michael Hardy

Paint Job

Making Fast Work of the Houston Symphony

The world’s greatest speed painter plays for a home audience with a unique musical performance this month.

05/03/2015 By Michael Hardy