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Celebrity Sightings
The stars aligned at the Long Center for Performing Arts in Austin Wednesday night — and by stars we mean actors, musicians, athletes and big-deal philanthropists who have at least two ...
The Review Is In
What is there left to say when audience members respond to Tybalt’s murder with . . . giggles? Perhaps it was Christopher Coomer’s banging fist, synchronized with those pounding bass drums ...
Calendar Closeup
I'm sure your life has been a complete bore since I took a two-week hiatus from writing this column to enjoy some down time on a Peruvian beach somewhat ...
Get Arsty
What’s in a name? Many ballets go by the name Romeo and Juliet. Some are even called Juliet and Romeo, if you’re Mats Ek, Radio and Juliet if ...
Where Cultures Meet
In a celestial epic of good versus evil and between light versus darkness, it's the shadows that appear to be the hero, at least as a mysterious, ancient and ...
Spectacular MFAH Exhibit
Even though Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Baroque master and one of the greatest painters of the 17th century, lived 250 years before the invention of the motion picture camera, what ...
The CultureMap Interview
In the 1980s, as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania staged coups against their Soviet oppressors, music became a source of unity as the trio of Baltic nations regained control of their ...
Video Tale
You know how it feels to read someone else's journal without permission. To be purview to someone's thoughts that were never meant to be said out loud. To ...
Houston's Broadway
Kinky Boots, the Tony Awarding winning musical now at the Hobby Center, is a show with dazzling dance numbers performed by women and men, lots of men, wearing six inch ...
Get Artsy
Look out, Houston! We’re about to be invaded by POD people, and they’re bent upon warping our perception of reality. OK, technically these POD-ists are artists commissioned by ...
Girls Rock
The iconic blue-and-yellow swirl tent can be seen from a mile away, signaling one thing: Cirque du Soleil is back in town. The big top touring show has taken over ...
Gorillas In Our Midst
Houston is going ape over gorillas. Right before our eyes, large-scale murals featuring King Kong-sized creatures are appearing throughout the city. The "urban jungle" transformation is happening as part of ...
New Photography Director
With a unique vision and years of experience working with nonprofit arts organizations, new Houston Center for Photography executive director Sarah Sudhoff brings a different perspective to the Museum District ...
Art World Game Changer
On the eve of The Blanton Museum of Art's highly anticipated gala Saturday night in Austin, the organization announced its newest acquisition. The museum on the campus of the ...
Islamic Treasures in H-Town
Can art change minds and lives? If that art is shared with the world, perhaps it can. This seems to be the belief and life goal of Sheikha Hussah Sabah ...
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