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.
19 hours 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...
2 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...
4 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...
4 days ago | Nature
Reef Rescue is a new VR experience at Moody Gardens that lets up to 15 players virtually dive in a colorful 360 degree coral reef environment. Each player's avatar is a mini submarine and there are tasks to accomplish, but be forewarned that great...
8 days ago | Dance
Indoors and out, there's no shortage of entertainment this weekend in Houston. We've got the music of Queen at Miller Outdoor, a Holi festival of colors, and an up close look at the snakes of Texas. It's also a strong weekend for music lovers, wit...
10 days ago | Houston 101
We totally get why developers are tearing down properties in Oak Forest; the home values of the newly constructed dwellings are stratospheric in comparison to the original ranch style gems from the 1940s and '50s. Of those newly constructed (or st...