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Previous Day Thursday, October 17, 2013 Next Day
11:00 am

The Volunteer Fair is a *free* event that will showcase local nonprofit organizations. At the event, students will gain valuable information on various volunteering opportunities and also network.

For more information visit http://hirebauer.com

2:00 pm

The 5th Annual UH Arts Open House

Live performances, art demos, interactive art experiences and tasty bites for all! Join us in the UH Arts District, the area between Blaffer Art Museum, Moores School of Music and the Wortham Theater, entrance at parking lot 16. Free admission. To register, please visit: https://atasteofthearts2013.eventbrite.com/

Schedule of Events

Literary Arts Tent    

2-2:40 pm Book signing by professor and novelist Mat Johnson (free graphic novels for the first 25 guests) 
3 pm Readings by contributors to Glass Mountain
3:30 pm  Readings by the Center for Creative Work
4 pm Text-based workshop with Tinderbox Craft Collective

Performing Arts Tent

2 pm - 5 pm 2013-2014 Theater Season information
3:45 pm Phortasics Improv comedy chow
4:45 pm Stage combat demonstration

Visual Arts Tent

2 pm - 5 pm UH Arts Photo Booth
2:15 pm Sound Art demo (Dudley Recital Hall)
3:30 pm - 5 pm Silkscreening demonstration
3:30 pm - 5 pm  UH Public Art Collection tours begin

Moores School of Music Patio           

2 - 2:30 pm Julie Croce Quintet
2:30 - 3:00 pm Singer Songrwriter Chris Song
4 - 5 pm Tours of Moores Opera House
4:15 pm - Princeton Miles in concert
4:45 pm Alexandra Doyle Quintet


4:00 pm

Campus Homecoming Events

Monday, October 14 - Homecoming Kickoff Pep Rally

Tuesday, October 15 - Go Coogs Day

Wednesday, October 16 - Strut Your Stuff
Thursday October 17 - Homecoming Block Party & RHA Beauty Bowl

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 5K Fun Run Hosted by Frontier Fiesta

Visit the Homecoming Board calendar for event details.

5:00 pm

The Origin and the Legacy Author Maco Faniel will discuss his recently published work Hip-Hop in Houston: The Origin and the Legacy, a history of the city’s unique role in the rise of rap music. The book’s afterword was penned by Julie Grob, coordinator for digital projects and instruction in UH Libraries Special Collections. This event is free and open to the public and will include light refreshments and a mini-exhibit of memorabilia from DJ Steve Fournier and Carlos "DJ Styles" Garza. 

For more information visit http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/news-events/book-talk-and-signing-hip-hop-houston-origin-and-legacy