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.
14 hours ago | Museums
If cinema magic can put Forrest Gump in the same frame as JFK then there's no reason that museum curators can't put pioneering Houston artists Dorothy Hood and Louise Nevelson in the same room. They certainly were active during the same period, ha...
2 days ago | Special Events
The Dickens Victorian Bed Races are one of the most popular events at Dickens on The Strand, and it looks like the team from Tall Ship Elissa is the one to beat. The returning champs found glory again during last year's race, finishing at a v...
5 days ago | Special Events
Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. This weekend in Houston we've got a vintage fashion show and a throwback screening of the world’s greatest mockumentary. For the new, Opera in the Heights has a complet...
6 days ago | Festivals
Sure, we're all bummed that the Houston Astros were eliminated in the American League Championship Series, but if there's any team that can rebound it's our beloved 'Stros. Until next season, though, we've got a chance to see pitcher Chris De...
7 days ago | Animals
What's up is down, what's wrong is right, and — in what must certainly be an alternate universe — polar bears and penguins have finally met in the middle. It's a "cool" concept on the part of Moody Gardens, theming ICE LAND: Pole-to-Pole so t...
7 days ago | Popular
Armed with nothing but chainsaws, gloves and their imaginations, "Arctic lumberjack" Reverend Butter and DLG Ice Factory have created ice sculptures that have won competitions around the world and garnered commissions for pro sports events (Super ...