Houston museums should display some Houston art.
Check out our slideshow of the Houston Texans' season opener against the Dolphins. Could Sunday have been any better? 80-degree day. Sun shining. Birds singing. NFL football back in our lives. Oh and someone left a whole book of Burger King coupons in the lobby of my building. SCORE! So yeah there ... More >>
Sicardi Gallery presents a strong selection of works.
The setup: Throughout theater's long history, Anton Chekhov wrote the most famous gunshot. It happens at the end of Act III of this most gentle, hilarious and sad play (1899) and ushers in the 20th century with a disruptive comic violence that still amazes. Every character in this marvelous comedy/ ... More >>
One of the best singers in the state has set up residency at an unlikely venue.
A problem, not a paintingA Renoir painting was stolen from what we assume is a ritzy westside home earlier this month. So it's probably now hanging on the wall of a unfathomably rich mysterious Russian or Japanese financier, right? Nope. It's probably sitting in the burglar's garage, accord ... More >>
For almost two weeks now, Rocks Off has been obsessed with the year exactly 25 flips of the calendar backward from this one. It started when Steve Earle did one of his "Time Machine" shows, where the singer-songwriter who plays House of Blues Wednesday spotlights a dozen or so of his favorite ... More >>
New York Bagel.I love eggs. Below are places to get the best egg dishes this fine city of Houston has to offer. 5. Frank's Grill This blue-collar eatery located off Mangum, inside 290, serves up huge portions to a customer base that generally has hearty appetites. When I'm flying solo, I ... More >>
Portraiture is alive and well.
Former intelligence agent Gabriel Allon is drawn back into the spy game once again
The Menil presents a treasure trove of portraits.
Is the Hag the greatest three-tool talent in country music history?
The HMNS features the life's work of a creepy German doctor
On the Razzle is a farcical grab bag
A painter sculpts and a sculptor paints -- and one fares better than the other
Twenty-five years of "Perspectives" stream together into a stunning CAMH retrospective
The MFAH puts on a watershed exhibition of works by Ed Hill and Suzanne Bloom
The White House-cracking cybergang is gone. Now Houstonís most notorious hacker hopes to reboot his life and return to his love: computers.
Tuesdays through Saturdays, through January 16
Mark Flood gets pretty, and Vik Muniz reproduces
Ed Harris's biopic on Jackson Pollock coasts on the merits of its tormented subject
MFA's Old Master exhibit reflects our modern desire to treat art as collectibles
Momus renders average folk in song and tours
Connery's charisma flees from the feeble Entrapment
Dutch group makes music the old-fashioned way