Global Vision: Dance Salad Festival Moves to the Hobby Center
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Global Vision: Dance Salad Festival Moves to the Hobby Center

Every year at Easter time, Houston transforms into a hub of international dance, thanks to…

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Coming Home: Felicia McBride
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Coming Home: Felicia McBride

Felicia McBride, one of Texas’s most outstanding contemporary dancers, has recently moved back to her…

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Forward Motion: Houston Ballet Travels to Jacob’s Pillow and Dubai
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Forward Motion: Houston Ballet Travels to Jacob’s Pillow and Dubai

It has been quite a year for Houston Ballet, rife with Harvey-related challenges and triumphs,…

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The A+C TX Top Ten:  February 2018
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The A+C TX Top Ten: February 2018

Sleight of Hand: Francesca Fuchs at Lawndale Art Center
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Sleight of Hand: Francesca Fuchs at Lawndale Art Center

Francesca Fuchs has taken on the largest canvas thus far in her career, the north…

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Order in Chaos: ‘The Curious Incident’ lands on the ZACH Theatre Stage
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Order in Chaos: ‘The Curious Incident’ lands on the ZACH Theatre Stage

ZACH Theatre presents the Austin premiere of Simon Stephens’s The Curious Incident of the Dog…

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Ballet Austin’s Sensational Spring
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Ballet Austin’s Sensational Spring

Ballet Austin has a blockbuster spring season ahead, launching with Masters of Dance Feb. 16-18…

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Shape & Scale: <em>Color</em> at Flatland Gallery
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Shape & Scale: Color at Flatland Gallery

Demi Dancers at Houston Ballet: The eye-opening world of Stanton Welch’s <em>The Nutcracker</em>
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Demi Dancers at Houston Ballet: The eye-opening world of Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker

Stanton Welch framed his new Nutcracker as a coming-of-age story, with a young Clara at…

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Menace in Macrame: Hansel and Gretel at the Rec Room
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Menace in Macrame: Hansel and Gretel at the Rec Room

“This is the future of art, where would you see something like this in Houston?…

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The A+C TX Top Ten: Winter 2017/2018
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The A+C TX Top Ten: Winter 2017/2018

Our top ten picks for arts + culture events happening across Texas in December 2017…

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The A+C TX Top Ten:  November 2017
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The A+C TX Top Ten: November 2017

Our top ten picks for arts + culture events happening across Texas in November 2017.

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The Show Must Go on…Somewhere Else: The Post-Harvey Scramble for Space
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The Show Must Go on…Somewhere Else: The Post-Harvey Scramble for Space

History, Poetics & A Party: Dance Films at HCAF
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History, Poetics & A Party: Dance Films at HCAF

Every year a cluster of dance films make the Houston Cinema Arts Festival line-up, Nov.…

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The A+C TX Top Ten:  October 2017
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The A+C TX Top Ten: October 2017

Sir Kenneth MacMillan & Houston Ballet: <em>Mayerling</em> Continues a Storied Relationship
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Sir Kenneth MacMillan & Houston Ballet: Mayerling Continues a Storied Relationship

When Houston Ballet takes the stage next fall for the Houston premiere of Sir Kenneth…

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New Dancers & Epic Works: Houston Ballet’s Fall Season
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New Dancers & Epic Works: Houston Ballet’s Fall Season

Watching a rehearsal of Mayerling I witnessed a company in motion in more ways than…

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The A+C Top Ten:  September 2017
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The A+C Top Ten: September 2017

Young, Female & Powerful: Laura Gutierrez and Matt Hune’s <em>Rite of Spring</em> at the Rec Room
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The A+C Top Ten:  July & August 2017
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The A+C Top Ten: July & August 2017

Arts + Culture Texas Magazine's top ten picks for performing and visual arts events happening…

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Spirit, Promise and Giving Back: REACH at Houston Ballet
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Spirit, Promise and Giving Back: REACH at Houston Ballet

Entering the lobby at Houston Ballet's Center for Dance for Project REACH on balmy Saturday…

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Disco Balls in the Desert and other Marfa Adventures
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Disco Balls in the Desert and other Marfa Adventures

When I saw that this year's Marfa Sounding focused on the great California-based legend and…

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The A+C TX Top Ten:  June 2017
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The A+C TX Top Ten: June 2017

A+C TX's top ten picks for arts + culture events happening across Texas in June…

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Coming Home: Drew Bacon
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Coming Home: Drew Bacon

Drew Bacon is a painter and animator who returned to his home turf in Houston…

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Performania: TexFest-ing
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Performania: TexFest-ing

For me, TexFest-ing is an Olympic sport. I may have achieved my personal best crashing…

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Making Dallas a Global Dance City: A New Season at TITAS Presents
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Making Dallas a Global Dance City: A New Season at TITAS Presents

Dallas dance-lovers are proud that a dance-centric presenter like TITAS Presents exists in their city—and…

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Performania: The Loneliness of the Arts Writer
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Performania: The Loneliness of the Arts Writer

“What are you working on?” asked Anis Shivani, a Texas poet, novelist, pundit and provocateur.…

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The A+C TX Top Ten:  May 2017
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The A+C TX Top Ten: May 2017

Our top ten picks for arts + culture events happening across Texas in May 2017.

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Justin Peck: A Choreographer for Right Now
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Justin Peck: A Choreographer for Right Now

The ballet field is fond of pinning their hopes on the next great choreographer who…

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Wonder Girl: Texas Ballet Theater’s Carolyn Judson on <em>Alice in Wonderland</em>
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Wonder Girl: Texas Ballet Theater’s Carolyn Judson on Alice in Wonderland

Texas is having an Alice boom with Ballet Austin performing Septime Weber’s Alice on May…

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It Happened in Texas: Anna Sokolow at Houston Ballet
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It Happened in Texas: Anna Sokolow at Houston Ballet

I’ve always had a pestering curiosity about Anna Sokolow. A great American choreographer who influenced…

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The A+C TX Top Ten:  April 2017
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The A+C TX Top Ten: April 2017

Arts + Culture Texas' magazine's top ten picks for events happening across Texas in April…

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Dust Bowl Dancing: Open Dance Project’s <em>‘Bout a Stranger</em>
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Dust Bowl Dancing: Open Dance Project’s ‘Bout a Stranger

Daniel Proietto at Dance Salad & CounterCurrent
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Daniel Proietto at Dance Salad & CounterCurrent

The award winning choreographer and dancer Daniel Proietto makes a double festival stop in Houston…

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Real Life Love at Dance Salad: Texas Ballet Theater’s Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer
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Real Life Love at Dance Salad: Texas Ballet Theater’s Leticia Oliveira and Carl Coomer

The fun part of Houston’s Dance Salad Festival, April 13-15, is in the mix of…

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Rare Works, Beloved Classics & Surprises: Houston Ballet’s 2017-2018 Season
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Rare Works, Beloved Classics & Surprises: Houston Ballet’s 2017-2018 Season

At first glance, Houston Ballet's 2017/2018 Season can look like a crash course in ballet,…

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Site-Specific Sightings: Laura Gutierrez at the Rec Room & Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre at Rice’s Skyspace
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Coming Home to Texas and Sometimes Leaving Again
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Coming Home to Texas and Sometimes Leaving Again

When a writer pitched a story about an actor leaving Texas I immediately said, “No…

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Acting in Texas: James Belcher
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Acting in Texas: James Belcher

I've had the great privilege to see James Belcher on many a Houston stage. Right…

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Open Space: Dance at Rice’s Moody Center for the Arts
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Open Space: Dance at Rice’s Moody Center for the Arts

“We are putting in a dance floor,” Alison Weaver told me during a hard hat…

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