Starving Artists

Review: A Mild La bohème Leans on the Quality of Its Source Material

Yes, the music is great, but this HGO production lacks the razzle-dazzle that could make it sparkle.

10/29/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Leedle Leedle Leedle Lee

Review: The Flying Dutchman Returns to the Wortham with 'Transcendent Purity'

HGO artists triumph amid an updated staging of the fan-friendly Wagner classic.

10/22/2018 By Sydney Boyd

Starving Artists

For HGO's La bohème, A Familiar Face for a Familiar Opera

Nicole Heaston returns to Houston for her first Mimi.

10/19/2018 By Holly Beretto

mix 'n' match

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 19–21

Planes, boats, and Patton Oswalt await.

10/18/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Musical chairs

With the Wortham Reopening Delayed, Houston Ballet Joins HGO at George R. Brown

The facility won't be ready 'til September 2018, meaning HGO will stay put while Houston Ballet will continue a "Hometown Tour."

12/04/2017 By Morgan Kinney

"Unconventional"

Inside the Houston Grand Opera's 'Resilience Theater' at George R. Brown

After Harvey, HGO settles into its (temporary) new digs at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

10/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Globetrotting around Houston

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, July 7-9

See everyone's favorite beekeeping author, listen to the Houston Symphony and crawl across a series of brewpubs.

07/06/2017 By Arman Badrei, Kara Fields, and Spencer Vogel

BEEEEEEEES!!!

A Beginner’s Guide to Neil Gaiman

He wrote American Gods, the Sandman comics and Coraline. Get excited for his upcoming lecture.

07/04/2017 By Chris Becker

Concert

Meet Trailblazing Pakistani Singer, Sanam Marvi

Traditionally, women never performed Sufi style music. Until now.

03/27/2017 By Chris Becker

Ice House

February's Perfect Party: No-Thanks-We’re-Good Edition

Our perfect party would still not include Rick Perry or Rex Tillerson.

01/23/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Review

Don't Miss the Devilish Charms of Houston Grand Opera's Faust

The devil's in the details with this classic performance.

10/31/2016 By Sydney Boyd

Performing Arts

Using Piano to Bring A Literary Masterpiece to Life

Da Camera pianist Sarah Rothenberg pays tribute to Marcel Proust, bringing his text to life through music and mirth.

02/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Classical

Understanding Genius

The Elias String Quartet peels back the layers of Beethoven's most revered works.

11/02/2015 By Sydney Boyd

Concert

Strung Out

Rock star cellist Maya Beiser brings her own brand of classical music to Wortham.

09/28/2015 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Sept. 11-13

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company performs at Wortham, Houston Fine Art Fair returns to NRG Park, HGO previews its new season with its Studio Showcase, Joshua Bell plays with the Symphony, and Ars Lyrica presents Autumn Hunt

09/09/2015 By Nick Esquer

We Were There

Scenes From the Fashion Houston Finale

Johanna Johnson, Zachary Prell, Haute Hippie, Wes Gordon—and the afterparty.

11/18/2013 By Sarah Pendley

Slideshow

Fashion Houston Takes a Bow

A Week of High Fashion Ends on a High Note

11/17/2013

We Were There

Fashion Houston Week: The Kickoff

Straps on gowns? Lace with zippers? Fashion Houston Week merges the industrial and ethereal.

11/13/2013 By Sarah Pendley