Margaret Downing is the editor-in-chief who oversees the Houston Press newsroom and its online publication. She frequently writes on a wide range of subjects.
3 days ago | Internet
Fresh from her duties as managing director of Denver's Curious Theatre Co., Katie Maltais will begin working as the new managing director of Stages and its theater complex The Gordy on August 1, sharing leadership duties and a commitment to ...
23 days ago | Stage
In response to the pandemic, Miller Outdoor Theatre instituted a new ticketing system in spring 2021. Instead of standing in line to at the Miller box office to get four free tickets in the covered seating, would-be patrons were asked to sign up o...
1 month ago | Books
Dr. Trevor Boffone, the Bellaire High School Spanish teacher who embraced the music and dance of many of his students at the school, has written a book involving that experience and ways of building community through social media due to be re...
1 month ago | Environment
Members of a group of activists who walked all the way from New Orleans to Houston to bring awareness to climate change, experienced an up close and personal with Houston police Monday who arrested eight of them after repeatedly telling the protes...
1 month ago | Politicians
The same Texas governor who on Friday followed through with his vow of retribution for the walkout by Democrats that (for now) sank the voting "reform" bill by defunding the Texas Legislature, inexplicably on Sunday also vetoed a bipartisan ...
1 month ago | Dance
Among all the unexpected side effects of the prolonged pandemic, was the swing from live shows to filmed productions for many of the performance groups in Houston. For Daniel Rivera, Houston Ballet’s Associate Director of Audio and Visual Ser...