WHILE THE HOUSTON Grand Opera has a long tradition of commissioning and staging new operas, composer Joel Thompson’s The Snowy Day, which premieres at the Wortham and via livestream Dec. 9, is something very special.

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James Stewart and Wyatt's pal Grace Kelly in 'Rear Window'

‘TIS THE SEASON, and Houston film fanatics have reason to rejoice. On Saturday, Dec. 4, the MFAH begins screening films in its new Lynn Wyatt Theater, located on the lower level of the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building for modern and contemporary art.

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'Tyrannasodaux Rex'

IT’S BOTH EXCITING and unnerving to consider how porous the line between science and science fiction has become in recent years. It seems when science doesn’t provide us with clear answers to our questions, we turn to science fiction — not for possibilities, but for a new set of facts.

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