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The Houston Symphony is teaming up with three incredible vocalists to pay tribute to the queens of jazz. “The Ella Fitzgerald Songbook” concert series recreates the songs of Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and other songbirds with the full force of a major metropolitan orchestra.    Broadway singers Capathia Jenkins,...

“Quack” is a relevant and thought-provoking comedy that explores the gray area between intent and impact. It’s only the second time this play has been produced, and with their production, the Alley Theatre is bringing the drama of daytime TV star Dr. Irving Baer to Houston.   The plot delves into many social...

Before you embark further, please understand that an idiot with little life experience wrote this. However, this idiot has learned a few things over the years, especially when it comes to dating. Being a male, I can attest to hearing some ignorance spewed on the treatment of women. So, I have decided to make a do’s...

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and love is in the air! If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to get out on the dating scene, there is no stopping you, but let’s face it, dating is hard. Technology has also played a huge impact on the dating scene, but the latest dating terms can help us identify the...

This list is in alphabetical order, because they’re all winners! A Quiet Place (PG-13, 90 mins) Every time I go the movies, people are loud, use their phones, or bring their crying children This time, however, was the only one where you could’ve dropped a needle in the theater and everybody would have heard it. That...

Photo by Jasmine Khademakbari Not all coffee shops are created equal. Some are more geared toward the up and coming influencer, snapping the most aesthetic photos of lattes, macaroons and acai bowls. Others are for the quiet student; headphones in, typing furiously, trying to finish an essay due later that night. Over...

“The Pearl Fishers” is a story about the very human conflicts of love, friendship, jealousy, revenge and remorse. The music, acting, dancing and scenery in this Houston Grand Opera performance all come together to make this a truly beautiful piece of art to experience. This French-language production has multiple...

Everyone has thought about what it would be like to swap lives with someone else. “The Carpenter” is a play that explores what lengths people may go to if they actually could trade lives. In some ways, the storyline was similar to Shakespearean comedies with the look-alike sibling mix ups found in the plots of...

There’s always room for improvement when it comes to productivity. Here are numerous habits and things to do that can help you be more productive in your everyday life. Find the Planner for you Finding the right planner is a process, and if you haven’t found the one yet, much like dating, it’s easy to believe that...

In the sphere of wellness and lifestyle, Marie Kondo is a household name. Known for revolutionizing the way we look at organization through her “Konmari” method, Kondo first rose to fame after authoring “The Life-Changing Magic it Tidying Up,” a #1 New York Times best-seller. Kondo now has her own Netflix original...