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Menil Director Leaves
After guiding the Menil Collection for the past dozen years, director Josef Helfenstein has announced plans to take a new job as director of the Kunstmuseum Basel museum in his ...
Photos Of A Legacy
If Houston seemed just a little bit more photogenic than usual last week, that might be because by mayoral proclamation June 23 was officially declared Anne Wilkes Tucker Day throughout ...
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Nearly 3,000 excited Houstonians filled Jones Hall to capacity on Thursday night to watch the taping of Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me!, NPR's wildly popular weekly news ...
Host Defends Kardashian
For more than 17 years, Peter Sagal has hosted NPR's hilarious weekly news panel game show, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, one of the most popular shows on ...
Empire Mural Favorite
One Texas artist is making waves and getting national recognition with his bold, colorful paintings and murals. Artist Michael Savoie, a native of Port Arthur who recently moved from Houston ...
Keeping Up With The Habsburgs
Summer brings blockbusters but not just to the multiplex. With it’s newest visiting exhibition, Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna’s Imperial Collections, the Museum of Fine Arts is giving ...
Hidden Indoor Gems
Every summer Houston’s most acclaimed performing arts institutions head outside for some sizzling artistic endeavors in the fresh air, but when all that wonderful dance, drama and music gets ...
Tragic Death
Jesús Moroles, a renowned sculptor whose granite Houston Police Officers Memorial is one of the city's most revered works of art, was killed in a traffic accident near ...
Houston on the Cheap
Houston is widely regarded for its diverse array of incredible museums, and thankfully for Houstonians, many of them are either always free to the public or feature times when admission ...
Space Film Competition
NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society (HCAS) have teamed up to launch the inaugural CineSpace short film competition, which hometown favorite and Academy Award-nominated director, producer and screenwriter Richard ...
New Galveston Museum
The Galveston landscape has changed over the years, and so have the houses. History, hurricanes and in some cases, new owners have seen to that.   One home in particular though ...
Song In Summer
Do you hear that Houston — a lofting melody floating on the summer breeze? Well, get used to it because the whole city is about to break out into catchy tunes ...
Mayor's Race Begins
Twenty minutes into the first gathering of all seven candidates for Houston mayor on the same stage, former congressman Chris Bell noted an audience member stifling a yawn. "It could ...
The Fault Of Our Stars
People look to the stars for cosmic secrets or the key to human nature. Recent downpours make Houstonians look up with worry, not wonder, at the heavens. So a night ...
Monsters Mash
Don’t be afraid, Houston, but the Museum of Fine Arts has unleashed a hall (Cullinan Hall to be precise) full of monsters, and they’re waiting to play with ...
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