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.
1 day ago | Visual Arts
Our first look at art exhibits for the new year unearthed several notable gems but, as they say on TV, "wait there's more." Much, much more, in fact. For inspiration, Sarah Sudhoff looked to the skies, Javier Marín deconstructed mythical figu...
4 days ago | Animals
We've got seven reasons why staying home this weekend is a really bad idea. Find sophisticated culture with the Houston Iranian Film Festival and the Turkish Music Festival; court intrigue with Company OnStage's Becket, or the Honour of God; an af...
5 days ago | Stuff You Should Know About
Alien Hunter Derrel Sims tells us that, if you've been kidnapped by aliens, chances are one of your family members has also been snatched. "You're not special or unique; none of this weird stuff. They're interested in your lineage," he explains. S...
6 days ago | Stage
Eileen Morris isn't afraid of a good challenge. As artistic director of The Ensemble Theatre, she already had planned a robust 2018/19 season with five regional premieres. So what's one more hurdle? When the casting for the upcoming production of ...
7 days ago | Fashion
Inspiration can strike at any moment. Fashion designer Chloe Dao set herself apart from the pack in Season Two of Project Runway, transforming her own dress and coat into a stunning '60s-inspired dress with oversized pockets to secure the top spot...
8 days ago | Comedy
Laugh your troubles away because Houston is ground zero for stand-up, sketch and improv. From homegrown talent to Hollywood's finest, get ready for upcoming stints with Jay Pharoah, Brady Bob, Marcus Bowers, Smokey Suarez, Paula Poundstone, D...