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Wife Swap
What do two sisters, two lovers, a maid and an old philosopher know about love? Belt it out: Three is never a crowd; love requires at least a sextet. Or ...
HCAF Photo Contest
While Houston is not a walking city, it's rich in street scenes. Now anyone with a cell phone camera and an inquisitive nature can capture street life in the ...
Up To Speed Video
Chris Fischer had a few close calls with what he calls the "lions of the ocean." The rugged man of the sea who's better known as the host of ...
Coming our way
Within a week of last month's debut of Cheek to Cheek, Tony Bennett's new album with Lady Gaga, the recording hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Album ...
Crisp Campuses and Adolescence Angst
Even though it’s already time for midterms, it never quite feels like back-to-school season until the cooler weather arrives, which, fingers crossed, is happening right about now. To properly ...
Insider's Guide to Monet
While the public at large may have fallen in love with any iteration of Claude Monet's sensual depictions of water lilies, art connoisseurs know a dirty little secret about ...
Pix of the Day
Anyone passing by the University of Houston's TDECU Stadium was met with thunderous sounds of belting brass and pounding rhythmic drums as hundreds of students gathered together for the ...
Calendar Closeup
On tap this week are a celebration of all things modern, a stage drama about a tuneful jealous husband, a creepy family musical, a happy street festival in Houston's ...
Talk Opera To Me
A great end makes for a great beginning. Giuseppe Verdi ended his illustrious career with defining adaptations of Shakespeare’s Othello and The Merry Wives of Windsor, and it is ...
Party Watch
What: Artist Justin Garcia unveiling 7:Unlayered Where: Silver Studios The 411: After taking a year-long sabbatical to El Salvador and Mexico, Justin Garcia gave art lovers a deeper look ...
Cinema Arts Fest Lineup
Two acclaimed directors with contrasting styles will headline the sixth annual Houston Cinema Arts Festival, organizers announced at a launch party at the Sam Houston Hotel Tuesday night. James Ivory ...
Art Power
Increasing the number of people who participate in the arts is not good enough. What's pivotal is heightening the relevance of the arts experience. National Endowment for the Arts ...
Calendar Closeup
On the agenda this week is a witty play about a tragic queen, a family gathering in Houston's favorite urban waterway, wine in a beautiful fall backdrop, a program ...
CultureMap Exclusive
More than two years after spray-painting a Picasso at the Menil Collection, Uriel Landeros says he still receives the occasional piece of hate mail. But fresh from a 20-month stint ...
Major Art
Houston oil billionaire Pierre Schlumberger and his wife São spent much of their lives proudly supporting the arts, both locally and abroad.  Next month, Sotheby's is set to ...
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