Susie Tommaney is a contributing writer who enjoys covering the lively arts and culture scene in Houston and surrounding areas, connecting creative makers with the Houston Press readers to make every week a great one.
11 hours ago | Visual Arts
Even for those who've ventured to Rome and waited patiently in the block-long queue to see the Vatican's Sistine Chapel in person, it's a completely different experience to view Michelangelo's paintings up close, at full size no less, and without ...
1 day ago | Animals
The S.O.S. distress flag went up earlier this month for Spay-Neuter Assistance Program, Inc. You don't kick a dog while it's down and the network of mobile and stationary veterinary clinics can't take much more. An idiot arsonist se...
5 days ago | Animation
Houstonians now have access to some of the hottest software and multimedia technology available and, believe it or not, it's completely free at the Houston Public Library. For kids still trying to work out whether they want to grow up to become Pa...
6 days ago | Stage
Sistas: The Musical ticks off all the boxes for a light, fun evening of theater. Chock-full of chart-topping hits through the decades — ranging from Billie Holiday to Beyoncé — trunks filled with period costumes and a quintet of powerhouse si...
7 days ago | Texas
This summer we're taking a look at interesting, odd, historic and just plain worth it road trips in and around the Lone Star State. Estevanico, from northern Africa, was resourceful, intelligent and a survivor. Life gave him more than lemons but t...
11 days ago | Visual Arts
The Third Reich looted and plundered hundreds of thousands of pieces of artwork and treasure during World War II, destroying not only the culture of occupied countries but the histories of notable families in the form of ancestral portraits. While...