Essential Sounds & Best Bets


Waco Live Music (3/10–3/15/23) Painting Fences, Rad Dragon & Bedtime Stories | Brotherwell Brewing | 6 pm, Friday, March 10 Local punk rockers Rad Dragon have been touring the Southwest…

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Waco Theater Kicks Off 2023 with a Bang


This February brings new productions by many of Waco’s theater groups. And for fans of musicals, in one month you can see Patience, an opera bursting with bawdy satire of…

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December Brings Holiday Shows to Waco


It’s that time of the year once again: December officially marks the beginning of the Christmas season. Though the decorations seemingly pop up earlier (and earlier!) each year—we’re looking at…

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Treasure Hunt at GROCERY


Vintage and secondhand stores are a hallmark of every cool American metropolis. Cities with concentrated numbers of moneyed shoppers—San Francisco and New York City come to mind—are littered with fabulously…

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Last Chance for Perspectivism


When artist Jack Bowers visited the Aspen Art Museum in 1980, he migrated up to the second floor in search of a Duane Hansen sculpture he’d heard was part of…

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Día de los Muertos Parade & Festival 2022


Running alongside the Brazos River and displaying vibrant traditions and celebrations of life is the 2022 Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Parade and Festival. Embarking on its…

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Silent House Takes on Hedda Gabler


Silent House Theatre is back with another thought-provoking addition to its rapidly expanding catalog of successful productions. This time, audiences will fall prey to the puppeteering mind of 1890s Hedda…

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2022 Epiphanies New Works Festival 


Wild Imaginings’ 2022 Epiphanies New Works Festival is back for the third consecutive year with even more talent, variety, and diversity. Theater connoisseurs, thespians, and curious souls are all invited…

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Welcome to the New Waco Insider

In the spring of 2018, I started working on the first version of Waco Insider: a clunky-looking Google calendar embedded in a single-page, free WordPress blog. And while progress has…

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