Houston

Review: “A Separation”

“A Separation,” Asghar Farhadi’s latest moral drama, is a painful, compassionate, and powerful film. Farhadi dissolves the traditional notions of good and evil, and dives into the complicated and messy subjectivity of truth and morality [...]...

Review: Gallim Dance

Lush, fierce dancing punctuated with thrilling bouts of kinetic wit characterized Gallim Dance’s performance as the highlight event of the Jewish Community Center’s annual winter festival known as Dance Month [...]...

Review: River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

It is a rare occasion when Houston music lovers have the opportunity to enjoy a world premiere on an orchestral program. However, with its most recent concert featuring a brand new work by Paul English, the River Oaks [...]...

Review: Luminous

As the name suggests, “Luminous” is a show meant to shine light on, well, light. The seven contributing artists explore our often paradoxical associations with light — as an immaterial medium, a massless energy, a natural technology [...]...

Review: Brendan Cass “Texas”

Brendan Cass’ bright landscapes may seem crude, garish and generally unsettling at first, but the irresolvable images have a haunting quality that rewards extended viewing. His painting superficially resembles a style of figurative painting [...]...

Review: Lia Cook “Bridge 11”

These photographs aren’t prints: they’re woven fabric. Trading pixels for thread, Lia Cook weaves photography and neuroscience to create objects of emotion and reflection at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft [...]...