An exceptional year brings new work and performances center stage.
Ian Moore and the Lossy Coils Continental Club June 22, 2013 When Ian Moore asks for giant bottles of Advil and asks for the house lights to be turned down, you oblige. He is, after all, recovering from being cast as the next blues great where long-haired savants and Stevie Ray Vaughan ruled the ai ... More >>
Houston promotes its present-day music scene to the national media.
I'm not sure who thought to film the fabulous display of parenting that is documented in the video below, but after watching this hot mess for exactly two minutes and 39 seconds, I've decided there's nothing quite as disturbing as a six-year-old rapping about how he can make my "booty pop." I refus ... More >>
As two pals fight over Reese Witherspoon, This Means War sticks to the script.
The movies are full of bed-hopping men -- think of Humphrey Bogart's serial flirtations in The Big Sleep (1946), and Richard Roundtree laying his way uptown and down in Shaft (1971). But in Steve McQueen's Shame, slated to open in Houston December 16, womanizing is not just an outgrowth of the plot ... More >>
HGO's Ariadne, an opera about opera, is both serious and funny.
Houston's Literary Greats sail onto the college-radio charts with Ocean, Meet the Valley.
A Jamaican-born author offers a fictitious account of the island life of Errol Flynn
Texas is the only state in the country where peyote is sold legally. Really.
Our critics weigh in on local theater
Jim Jarmusch offers up another quest story for hipsters, and they'll be pleased
First love goes sour in Houston Ballet's breathtaking Giselle
Monkey around at Theatre Illuminata's cabaret
Stages sings songs of heterosexual hookups
I, Lucifer (Six Degrees)
Yaqi the Tickler
Yaqi is pushing for tickling acceptance
Smokey Joe's sterilizes the pop classics of the '50s and '60s
Mozart's sublime music makes even the silly plot of Così sound noble
Riotous Die! Mommy! Die! transforms Electra into a Hollywood satire
HGO's recipe for Don Giovanni includes a little too much ham
Sometimes the hype hurts
Mel Gibson puts himself on the line for Braveheart
Three films offer differing takes on the myth of the romantic hero
The Alley's Arms and the Man has Shaw's humor, but not his tears
Bill Hardy's Houston Rep hopes to give the city a fourth professional theater