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Sweet Music
The last time the Houston Symphony and its musicians agreed to a new contract in 2010, it happened only days before the previous one was scheduled to run out and ...
Calendar Closeup
Here's to another week teeming with plenty of outings to enrich your life. Make your days ahead adventurous with a presidentially endorsed secret documentary, a musical about love and ...
Rising Stars
Without the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival, Houston summers would suffer from a dearth of classical music concerts. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the month-long training program ...
Choose your own adventure
If you choose to go down this tunnel and into the dark alley, will you discover something extraordinary or will you encounter an assassin who's on a paid mission ...
The Review Is In
I suppose I’ve been waiting all my life for the La Fura dels Baus production of Wagner’s Das Rheingold. And while my many columns and opera reviews might ...
Are you listening?
What if you could hear the temperature of the air? What if you could perceive what may be happening below the soil underneath your feet? What if the environment could ...
Talk Opera To Me
There’s only one Ring — Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, a mammoth endeavor comprised of four operas for which Wagner crafted both music and librettos over 26 years ...
Calendar Closeup
On tap this week is a lineup of events that includes a lecture from a young man on a mission to spread a message of peace, a festival that takes ...
Eye on FotoFest
Editor's note: From time to time, CultureMap will highlight remarkable works on view as part of the FotoFest Biennial 2014 "View From Inside: Contemporary Arab Photography, Video and Mixed ...
The Review is In
Resist the urge to self indulge. I wish I could remember who made me write those words on the first page of my sheet music to Claude Debussy's Girl ...
Novel Thoughts
This month a Houston institution, Brazos Bookstore, celebrates its 40th anniversary and a big part of that celebration is a week’s worth of events featuring Houston writers and, perhaps ...
Cool New Sculpture
Spring has truly sprung in Houston with Tree with Three Flowers, a 38-foot-tall sculpture created by world-renowned artist James Surls, sprouting overnight at one of Houston's busiest intersections as ...
Best Weekend Events
Spring break is over, school is back in session and Houston events are in high gear. Get back into the swing of things with this week's lineup of CultureMap ...
SPA's New Season
It's easy to feel overwhelmed when planning what to do, who to see and where to be when it comes to performing arts in Houston. With presenters such as ...
Talk Opera To Me
A young, brilliant Indian woman falls in love with an American man, moves to Houston and falls almost equally in love with the city. She seems to embrace her new ...
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