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.
3 hours ago | Stage
Lightning just might strike twice. When J.J. Johnston first donned the velvet smoking jacket of the eccentric but highly astute Sherlock Holmes, accompanied by the mustachioed Andrew J. Love as the faithful foil Dr. John Watson, the resulting The ...
4 days ago | Books
Books about President Trump's term in office are being cranked out faster than unchecked tribbles on a starship. But with so many anonymous and outright allegations and a revolving door of miffed exes (lovers, staffers) looking for a book deal, it...
5 days ago | Popular
Hearing that it's almost time for Texas Renaissance Festival creates a Pavlovian response of sorts: We start drooling at the thought of ridiculously oversized turkey legs, we begin to shout Huzzah! and prefix all of our sentences with "Ye Olde," a...
6 days ago | Visual Arts
The odds were in everybody's favor when Lawndale Art Center announced the winners of 2018's "The Big Show." Not only was there less competition this time around — only 53 works by 44 artists — but the prize money was just a little bit sweeter. Tak...
7 days ago | Houston 101
It's the year of the woman, or at least it seems that way in the Bayou City as Houston History Alliance shines its beacon on influential women from the past (Agnese Carter Nelms, the "Margaret Sanger of Texas"), the present (Anoushe Ansari, a...
10 days ago | Pop Culture
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore. But when 22 gigantic glowing spheres park themselves at Discovery Green, that sends us over the moon. It's not the first time that Montreal art collective Lucion has installed illumin...