Margaret Downing is the editor-in-chief who oversees the Houston Press newsroom and its print and online publications. She frequently writes on a wide range of subjects.
3 days ago | Stage
The Mayor of Margaritaville's universe seems tailor-made for a musical, and now there is one.
4 days ago | Opera
Sad news indeed this morning from the Wortham Theater Center folks. Because of extensive water damage, the theater center — home to the Houston Ballet and the Houston Gran Opera among others — will be closed until at least May 15, 2018. In a messa...
5 days ago | Stage
When is a tennis match much more than a tennis match?
5 days ago | Bayou City
James B. “Jim” Simmon, the 63-year-old former editor of the Houston Press, was a hard-working, gifted journalist with little patience for absurdity or pomposity — especially among the politicians he often covered. And he had a wickedly dry sense o...
9 days ago | Dance
Sex, violence, drugs, obsession and insanity – all set to the music of Franz Liszt.