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Main Street Theater is showing “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,” a heartwarming holiday-themed sequel to Jane Austen’s novel, “Pride and Prejudice.” The play focuses on Mary, the overlooked middle sister the Bennet family. Contemporary playwrights Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon imagine how Miss Mary Bennet...

Ike Barinholtz, known from the recent movie “Blockers” as well as the TV show “The Mindy Project,” has released his first feature film, which he wrote, directed and also stars in. The movie is about a family with different political views, who all clash over a Thanksgiving dinner. In the movie, the President of the...

Through his iconic work, Charles Dickens is credited with inventing the modern form of Christmas in the U.S. and England, and the Alley Theatre’s annual production of “A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas” keeps the holiday tradition alive in Houston. “A Christmas Carol” is a magical and heartwarming story which...

It’s about that time of the year where fall outfit pics come flooding your timeline. They can all seem repetitive and even boring because everyone is shooting at the same color or graffiti wall. One way to elevate your OOTD’s is with location, location and LOCATION! Take a trip around Houston and snap some pictures at...

Theater and other fine performing arts have a reputation for being expensive. However, your student status and Cougar Card ID can get you discounts in Houston’s theater scene. Whether you want to impress with a classy date night or have a fun time out with friends, you can squeeze Houston’s glorious theater scene into...

For the first time since “The Joy Luck Club” in 1993, a film focusing on the hardships of Asian-Americans with an all Asian cast made its way to the big screen with summer rom-com “Crazy Rich Asians.” I remember watching the movie in theaters with popcorn in hand and tears running down my face. This wasn’t due to the...

River Oaks Theater My favorite theater in Houston is the Landmark River Oaks Theater, located in the River Oaks shopping center on West Gray and Shepherd. It is by far the oldest theater in this list. Since, it was built in 1939 in classic Art Deco design, it lacks the comfort and technological advances of modern-day...

With endless opportunities to attend drag bingo at Houston diners like Hamburger Mary’s or drag story hour at Brazos bookstore, the Houston drag scene has grown exponentially over the years. With the new all-inclusive drag show “Smoke Break”, co-director Austin Beck helps create a new drag show that is open to anyone...

The Houston Grand Opera is performing the Italian opera “La bohème” as it’s second repertoire back in the Wortham Theater Center. The performance is everything you would expect from a classical opera produced by a world-class opera house; amazing voices, dynamic acting and a story that captures part of what it means to...

“The Flying Dutchman” anchors the Houston Grand Opera’s glorious return to its home in the dignified Wortham Center downtown. Hurricane Harvey left Houston’s opera company homeless for a year, performing in a makeshift theater space in the George R. Brown Convention Center. The Wortham Center is adjacent to Buffalo...