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 | Stage
Athos, Porthos and Aramis — their names have called out through the ages ever since Alexandre Dumas wrote his classic adventure story The Three Musketeers. And now in an adaptation by Ken Ludwig's the family-friendly The Three Musketeers is c...
9 days ago | Stage
Olivia (played by Elaine Robinson) is a respected author who has written a book well-received by critics but that didn't sell. As the play opens she's in a cabin working on writing her next book amid the peace and quiet. And then Ethan (Ian James ...
10 days ago | Stage
Eleven costume changes. That's what Jeffrey Schecter can expect in Jerome Robbins's Broadway about to arrive at the Hobby Center courtesy of Theatre Under the Stars. Schecter (Mike Costa in the Broadway revival of A Chorus Line, Spencer Freedman o...
12 days ago | Dance
It's tough to beat perfection. Perfection as in a beautiful body and face, a quiet manner, and obvious intelligence because this is a young woman who is always seen reading a book. So Franz falls in love. Trouble is, Franz is already engaged to Sw...
15 days ago | Animals
When Jamica Roshawn Chambliss moved out of her Fondren Road apartment in 2016, she apparently wanted to travel light. Or she was very forgetful. Or maybe she meant to return but couldn't because she was being held captive somewhere? In any case, t...
16 days ago | Environment
While an investigation is still continuing, a spokesman on behalf of KMCO released a statement Wednesday saying that the April 2 gas leak and fire at its East Harris County plant that caused the death of one employee and critically injured two oth...