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Forget love at first sight, “Daddy Long Legs” is a romance that starts with the first letter. Main Street Theater’s regional premiere of the two-actor musical is as heart-warming as a Hallmark Channel movie. It’s based on a classic novel by Jean Webster that would fit snugly on a bookshelf between “Little Women”...

Picasso and Einstein walk into a bar. It’s not the beginning of a punchline, it’s the start of an evening of laughter and ideas for the future over drinks. In “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” comedian turned playwright (sic) Steve Martin shows us what might have happened if these two giants of the 20th century walked into...

The Houston Grand Opera’s “Cruzar la Cara de la Luna” (To Cross the Face of the Moon) is a mariachi opera about love, life and loss. The production is unique, relatable and above all beautiful. The story about family spans three generations, fifty years and two countries. Opera and mariachi are two art forms that are...

Despite cancellations only weeks out from this year’s installation of JMBLYA, Scoremore Shows brought the heat to Houston – both in terms of the weather and the lineup of performers – for the inaugural installation of JBMLYA in the city. First, Cardi B cancelled her remaining tour dates this summer due to the...

The classic story of innocent young love doomed by hostile rivalries comes to life at the Houston Grand Opera’s production of West Side Story. West Side Story is a relatable modern take on William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet that is a pop culture staple. The retelling began as the brainchild of...

My experience at Poetry at Round Top festival was frightening, soothing, enlightening, and overwhelming. While I walked the beautiful grounds with my name-tag, my self-proclaimed title of “emerging writer” was starting to feel like an albatross. They encourage all kinds of writers, even non-writers to attend. But,...

If you are graduating with a degree in communications, you know the job opportunities may be endless, or you may feel that you’re faced with a dead end. Graduating in communications opens the door to a broad range of opportunities and it might feel overwhelming. However, there are jobs out there that are perfect for...

As I walk down the streets of Houston, I can hear many languages being spoken. It can be Spanish, Vietnamese or another language that sounds nothing like the languages mentioned. These people may also have something in common. They may speak English. This is something I can relate to. I grew up in a Spanish speaking...

This year at the South By Southwest film festival they screened over 130 movies of all genres from all over the world. No one is able to watch all of them, but I saw a good portion. This year’s selection was very strong, and overall I liked more movies than last year. I previously reviewed my personal festival...

Marketing Major student Myles Payne studies by day, but in his free time he pursues his ultimate dream of his clothing brand Ugly Face – taking-off with accelerated force.  His clothing uniquely stands-out on campus when he walks to and from class. I sat down with this local visionary to discuss his inspirations of his...