Local Girl Stars in TUTS' Seussical

Tap into a child’s imagination and there is no wonder what they might conjure. An oversized one-eyed yellow monster with feet for hands, people with orange Mohawks, blue faces, and green fangs instead of teeth or maybe a dog that ...

Renowned Architect of Historic Projects Leaves Profound Legacy Which Had Houston Connection

The renowned architect, Phillip (Phil) Freelon, who was the lead designer of the Smithsonian National African American Museum of History & Culture in Washington D.C., died last week. Freelon had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or better known as ...

HMAAC Opens Robert Hodge's It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back

HMAAC is delighted to originate It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back, a solo exhibition of the works by Robert Hodge. The exhibit opens July 12 and runs through September 7, 2019.

Uncover A Witty Romantic Comedy as Houston Ballet Brings Back The Merry Widow

With only two more ballets left in its 2018/19 season, Houston Ballet brings back Ronald Hynd’s The Merry Widow. This full-length story ballet is a romantic comedy Houston hasn’t seen since 2013, when Principal Mireille Hassenboehler took her final bows ...

HMAAC Opens Close to Home: Latinx Art and Identity 2.0

The Houston Museum of African American Culture (HMAAC) is delighted to present Close to Home: Latinx Art and Identity 2.0, an exhibit of work that originated from the Collection of Drs. Harriett and Ricardo Romo of San Antonio.

Restoring Historic Dr. John Biggers Mural After Harvey

What was once thought gone in Hurricane Harvey now is back in full glory. This is the historic Dr. John Biggers mural – the contribution of the negro woman to American life and education.

Jussie Smollett Wants to Clarify a Few Things

Actor and Musician Jussie Smollett performed at his first show since his reported attack, tearfully telling fans at the event in Southern California that he is not fully healed but he is doing OK.

Meet The Houston Designer Who Is Draping A-listers From Sarah Jakes Roberts to Houston's Elite, LaSonja Polk

Fashion Stylist Lasonja Polk is giving A new meaning to the definition of wearing kimonos.

The Legendary Lauren Anderson in the Nutty Nutcracker

The Legendary, first African-American Principal dancer for the Houston Ballet, Lauren Anderson, will appear in the Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) Ben Stevenson's The Nutty Nutcracker at 8 PM December 14, 2018 at the Bass Performance Hall (525 Commerce St. Fort ...

Rodeo Announces Entertainment Genre For 2019 Houston Rodeo

Organizers for the Houston Livestock Show have announced the entertainment genre and the dates they will perform. However, just who will perform on those dates still won't be ironed out until January, except for one.

The Houston Choral Society Chamber Choir Presents Handel’s Messiah Friday, December 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM

The Houston Choral Society’s Christmas concerts are always an audience favorite and have become an annual tradition for hundreds of Houston families. This year, the HCS Chamber Choir presents Handel’s Messiah, on Friday, December 21 at 7:30 PM, at the ...

Essence and FORD Host My City 4 Ways Culture Festival

Over the weekend, Essence and FORD once again joined forces to bring the My City 4 Ways Culture Festival to Houston for its last stop. Ford brought the festival to White Oak Music Hall, to celebrate the city’s most notable ...

Rebecca Morris: The Ache of Bright - January 11 --- March 16, 2019

Since the early 1990s, the Los Angeles-based artist Rebecca Morris has explored the vast visual language of abstract painting. Inventing an extensive array of original forms, compositional rules, and improvisational associations, Morris creates highly considered images that simultaneously construct and ...

Anthony Browder makes history as the first African American to lead and fund an archeological excavation project in Egypt – and with the discovery of 2700 year old Nubian artifacts recently installed

Washington DC’s own, Anthony “Tony” Browder makes history as the first African American to lead and fund an archeological excavation project in Egypt. In May 2018, Mr. Browder, his daughter Atlantis Tye Browder, and the ASA Restoration Project excavation team ...

African American Art Galleries and Museums to Support for Black Solidarity Day

As the anticipated International African American Museum gears up for a grand opening in 2020, we couldn’t help but find out what other black-centric museums and exhibits around the country are worth checking out right now.