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 | Stage
Writer Marco Ramirez knows how to script conflict. In television's Orange Is the New Black he cemented Red Reznikov's fate with the Mafia when she punctured the breast implant of a mob wife, and in Sons of Anarchy a meeting between the Niners...
14 hours ago | Houston 101
Charming, historic, pedestrian friendly, and now with beer and wine available from the grocery store, the Heights neighborhood remains one of Houston's shining stars. With an eclectic mix of Victorian and Queen Anne style residences, interspersed ...
2 days ago | Visual Arts
Sometimes it helps to have friends in high places. While in Germany local gallerist Gus Kopriva viewed a 2017 exhibit at the Wolfsburg Museum, "This Was Tomorrow, Pop Art in Great Britain," with extraordinary objects by The Beatles, David Hockney,...
6 days ago | Comedy
We're just months away from celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, though we're never too far from that final frontier here in Space City. This weekend brings a Star Wars themed concert and screening with Houston Symphony...
7 days ago | Dance
Musician and performer Ellen Fullman was experimenting with wire when she found a new sound, a discovery that led her to invent the Long String Instrument. She's been fine-tuning and developing that musical instrument for 30 years now, but imagine...
9 days ago | Houston 101
Want to live longer? Well it seems that geography could be a factor in longevity. The number-crunching brainiac scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center have dug deep into 1.6 million death records at the Texas Department of State Health Servi...