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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 ...
Artistic Inspiration
A Houston Police Department station has gotten an artful look with a permanent installation of 35 new sculptures by Houston artist Tara Conley, commissioned by the Houston Arts Alliance (HAA ...
Museum District Developments
Houston City Council has granted approval to the Menil Collection's request to qualify the 30-acre campus surrounding the museum as the city's first "special parking area." The museum ...
Digital Graffiti Festival
It’s almost summer, and that means it’s time to start thinking about beaches and weekend getaways.  A favorite summer vacation spot for Texans lies along Florida’s Scenic ...
Houston hair
A statuesque model stood on stage wearing a geometric headpiece with long, dark tresses cascading over her face as longtime Houston-area stylist Dennis Clendennen clipped away at her hair, creating ...
A Locke On Houston
Houston’s own Attica Locke is having a busy month. Her third novel Pleasantville — the second to feature her Gene Locke-like, but not really Gene, character Jay Porter — debuted last ...
The Review Is In
Sweeney Todd has the perfect recipe for success. Start with an unjust judge and a betrayed barber who thirsts for revenge. Stir in sophisticated composition and scintillating lyrics by Stephen ...
Demon Barber of Fleet Street returns
Now, let’s see… we’ve got tinker. Something pinker! Tailor?  Paler.  Butler?  Subtler.  Potter?  Hotter. Locksmith?  And with that last interrogative, Stephen Sondheim indicates in the libretto that Todd ...
The Review Is In
Here in Houston, I know a brilliant woman who said, “The worst failures are always those of the imagination.” I thought about my well-spoken friend during the second act of ...
Inside Art
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Despite much ado about Brazil’s anemic economy, the recent SP-Arte (Latin America’s most prestigious modern/contemporary art fair) seems to have been a well-needed transfusion ...
Opera Preview
Die Walküre may clock in at nearly five hours but it takes only eight minutes to find heaven. Houston Grand Opera continues this week Fura dels Baus’ ambitious production ...
Free Art Friday
Fridays in Houston just became a lot more fun thanks to some motivated local artists and their desire to share artworks with the community. Artists Black Cassidy and Scott Tarbox ...
Get Artsy
Hovering at the core of El Paso-born artist Michael Petry’s glass installation AT the Core of the Algorithm is a historical mystery: How did Alan Turing, genius mathematician, master ...
Calendar Closeup
On the schedule this week is an annual show on wheels, a film festival that mirrors the city's diversity, an alluring home tour, a concert that assures guests a ...
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