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 month ago | Special Events
You don't have to climb the highest mountain in Tibet or embark on a peyote-fueled trip inside a sweat lodge to discover the secret of happiness. It comes from having a servant's heart, so this week we're sharing a few opportunities for volunteeri...
1 month ago | Visual Arts
While 2020 will be the year of the rat, we're predicting a dragon year for Houston. With the unveiling of the new Nancy and Rich Kinder Building next fall, there will be three different gallery buildings for viewing art, so your friends ...
1 month ago | Architecture
You either "get" Clark Griswold or you don't, but we think the world is a better place because of twinkly, festive and colorful Christmas lights. Granted Chevy Chase's character had more than his share of bad luck in National Lampoon's Christmas V...
1 month ago | Museums
While the weather continues to cool, the holiday celebrations are heating up all over town. We've got Very Merry Pops with the Houston Symphony, caroling with HGO at Discovery Green, and a Winter Wonderland of crafting over at Asia Society Texas C...
2 months ago | Architecture
It's hard to think of the word "village" when it comes to a city the size of Houston, but nestled in the west part of town are six residential communities known as the Memorial Villages. These upscale enclaves are served by their own police and fi...
2 months ago | Pop Culture
Holidays are a wonderful time of year until they're not. With the nation currently so divided along party lines, it's safe to say that some of those differing viewpoints will be found within your own family. Mix in alcohol, long-running feuds, hur...