In the district just west of Houston, Republican challenger Wesley Hunt's campaign has focused on his opposition to the Green New Deal.
For nearly a quarter century, this bohemian venue and ”social sculpture” has been a gathering place for poets, performance artists, and even a rooster or two.
‘Ready or Not’ is an affectionate portrait of Marcel McClinton, a teen activist and mass shooting survivor who challenged incumbent councilman Michael Kubosh.
Instead of wasting time on tiresome culture wars, Texas’s political leaders ought to be thinking big. They could start by saving Houston from disaster.
I’ve watched some of my elders espouse anti-Black hatred. Instead of blaming them, we should acknowledge the traumas that have shaped their views, and recognize the systems that failed us.
Siena, Italy, crams 30,000 people into the amount of space occupied by a five-stack interchange in the Bayou City.
In dreamy, finely detailed paintings, Jim Koehn revives old watering holes and mom-and-pop spots around the state.
As Texas schools look to reopen this fall, I am unsure how to keep myself and the children I look after safe.
After years of feeling isolated in my fandom, witnessing my favorite bands supporting Black Lives Matter has been both meaningful and conflicting.
For many listeners, Houston’s Sight into Sound is more than a radio station.
Khruangbin draws from a vast palette of sounds and traditions, making them a quintessentially Texan band.
Just as my husband and I were moving away from the city, we found ourselves embracing our adopted hometown.
The visual arts institution intends to realize the artist’s original intentions for the space with its upgrades.
Rice sociologist Stephen Klineberg’s portrait of Houston focuses on the busts, not the booms—and still remains optimistic.
Time had a way of stopping at the iconic cafeteria chain. Not any longer.
Videos and photos of the Non-Stop Riderz at last week's Black Lives Matter march went viral.
Friends remember Floyd, who grew up in the Third Ward, as a gentle soul, a father, and a talented collaborator of DJ Screw’s.
When the Houston artists released the song, a benefit for COVID-19 relief efforts in their hometown, social media came to a near-standstill.
The legendary Houston stand-up was a more conventional comic before he grew up on stages across America.
The candidate is running in a district that’s home to more Asian Americans than anywhere else in Texas. Her newest campaign ad blames the People's Republic for the coronavirus pandemic.
In Houston, officials say people are coming into more and more contact with otters, owls, and other animals.
Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta on pandemics, mass furloughs, and why he’s not selling his yachts.
The 25-year-old singer hails from Houston, yet doesn’t borrow influences from a city that oozes a distinctive musical legacy.
The late musician about his early days in Houston, choosing socially conscious songs, and discovering Don Henley.
We’re going to need that same neighborly, can-do spirit to get us through the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Houston icon, who passed away yesterday, sang a lot of other music too.
Katy Caldwell, CEO of Legacy Community Clinics, talks to Texas Monthly about medical supply shortages, staff safety, and financial woes.
The Suffers’ front woman, Kam Franklin, on quitting her job to do music full time.
In Houston’s adult nightclubs, with cash transactions and close contact, exotic dancers say they’re forced to choose between health and a paycheck.
Get those $400 fajitas while you can, because Houston's boom is over.
The newly opened Sesh Coworking arrives as the number of female entrepreneurs in the city is on the rise.
After being evicted from its former location, one of the state’s premier jazz venues is set to reopen in the heart of the theater district.
One of the Bayou City’s biggest immigrant gateways, southwest Houston, is a dangerous and daunting place for pedestrians.
The making of a pop sensation.
The Astros’ cheating scandal, coming on the heels of the Texans’ meltdown in Kansas City, is a low point in the city’s long history of sports failure.
What happens when pain relief is turned into YouTube entertainment?
In a rare move, the iconoclastic Houston artist took his only solo album on the road—fifty years after its release.
The successful musician says trolls drove her off the social media platform.
Rapper Brad Jordan, better known as Scarface from the Geto Boys, is running for Houston City Council. And he might actually win.
In a landmark legal case, Harris County has agreed to release the vast majority of misdemeanor arrestees instead of locking them up. But reformers aren’t done yet.
To beat Sylvester Turner in the runoff, the flamboyant millionaire needs to be aggressive and smart. Instead, Buzbee’s campaign is lackluster.
The director's third film follows a family that must deal with an unexpected tragedy.
The 90-year-old blues legend currently holds down three weekly residencies in Austin.
’For Art’s Sake’ delves into the photojournalist’s work documenting local music scenes, poverty, public policy.
The Houston rapper's homage to his hometown's bygone theme park included performances by many musical luminaries.
The artist found her musical roots in Texas. It took leaving for her to become a star.
The eccentric megalawyer’s unpredictable and at times unintelligible speech claiming victory in Houston’s mayoral election has to be seen to be believed.
Many researchers believe in the potential of stem cells to treat a host of diseases. But for some patients, lack of oversight of the multibillion-dollar industry has had disastrous consequences.
Despite, or maybe because of, Mayor Sylvester Turner’s business-as-usual approach, the race is surprisingly contentious.
Galveston’s Johnny Romano, the youngest professional skateboarder in history, passed away from leukemia.