A new exhibit in Houston's Fifth Ward is an homage to—and a critique of—one of the country's first racially integrated art shows.
The debut feature from Scott Brignac, starring Alan Tudyk and Michael McKean, argues for Houston's place among film’s default “big cities."
The poet and performer Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton on risking new connections with nature during a year of tragedy.
Former Montrose bar Mary’s...Naturally! served as the site of raucous parties, AIDS-era organizing, and even a final resting place for patrons. This Pride Month, a new exhibit reckons with the bar’s legacy for today's queer community.
Joe Exotic has a lot of competition. The big cat seen roaming a Houston neighborhood this week is just the latest.
The Harris County sheriff has been overshadowed by more-vocal Houston officials, but he’s earned a reputation as an effective reformer.
The unrelated incidents both ended safely for the animals.
In Houston’s Third Ward, where some residents’ homes were extensively damaged, a fight for repairs has reached a breaking point.
Video: The mother-son team are behind some of the city's most colorful murals.
It might sound like just another PR stunt—but for Picos, which was recently targeted by anti-immigrant threats, the holiday is a celebration of resilience.
Roma and D'Amico's, Italian eateries in the Rice Village, have taken opposite approaches after Greg Abbott lifted pandemic-era restrictions on businesses. Both establishments' owners say they're looking out for staff.
A New, (Literally) Underground Art Installation in a Houston Cistern Reflects Our Lost-in-Space Pandemic Moment
Anri Sala’s immersive work is an eerily out-of-time experience.
John S. Chase’s Extraordinary Modernist Home Helped Shape Houston’s Political and Architectural History
The trailblazing architect designed, among many other buildings, a fabulous house where he and his family hosted the likes of Muhammad Ali and Ann Richards.
They didn’t manage to steal any art, but they did vanish into a storm drain.
Houston has become a hot spot for pandemic removal proceedings. For tenants such as Evelyn Powers, relief has been hard to come by.
Ron Yates Tempranillo, Friesen Vineyard, Texas High Plains, 2017, was named Top Texas Wine at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ 2021 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition held Nov. 13-15 at NRG Center in Houston.
After decades of planning, the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building will open this weekend as a showcase of modern and contemporary art.
Nearly fifty years ago, photographer Geoff Winningham spent months documenting wrestlers, and the fans who cheered them on, for his book ‘Friday Night in the Coliseum.’
Lizzie Fletcher’s 2018 Victory in TX-7 Proved Democrats Could Win in the Texas Suburbs. Can the GOP Take the Seat Back?
In the district just west of Houston, Republican challenger Wesley Hunt's campaign has focused on his opposition to the Green New Deal.
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.
As Texas schools look to reopen this fall, I am unsure how to keep myself and the children I look after safe.
The message arrives at a time when anxious Houston teachers are deciding whether to return to classrooms as COVID-19 surges.
After years of feeling isolated in my fandom, witnessing my favorite bands supporting Black Lives Matter has been both meaningful and conflicting.
At EaDeaux's Cajun Cocina, the tacos come filled with gumbo, etouffee, or boudin.
"Shame is a powerful tool," says Kelly Ingram, the founder of Houston's COVID—Call Outs Group.
The new Houston museum show exemplifies art as both revolution and witness, writes a Houston poet laureate.
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.
Critics of the Rothko Chapel Say It’s Too Somber—Will a Pricey Restoration and Skylight Change That?
The visual arts institution intends to realize the artist’s original intentions for the space with its upgrades.
Videos and photos of the Non-Stop Riderz at last week's Black Lives Matter march went viral.
When the Houston artists released the song, a benefit for COVID-19 relief efforts in their hometown, social media came to a near-standstill.
A Previously Unreleased Bill Hicks Set From 1985 Shows the Legendary Comedian’s Thrilling Early Days
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.
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.