Arts - 07/30/14
City Celebrating Bard in the Park on Houston Shakespeare Festival Day Aug. 1 - 07/28/14
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed Aug. 1 as Houston Shakespeare Festival Day in the city. On this day, the festival will kick off its summer run with “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” at 8:30 p.m. in Miller Outdoor Theatre.
High School Actors Heading to UH for Houston Shakespeare Festival Conservatory - 07/11/14
Soon, a collection of high school thespians will head to UH to study Shakespeare’s works and learn from seasoned theater veterans during the Houston Shakespeare Festival Conservatory (July 20 – Aug. 10).
Teachers Recharging Creative Batteries at UH Common Ground Institute - 07/03/14
Each summer, students of all ages head to the University of Houston for camps aimed at arts, sciences, athletics and other disciplines. Thanks to the University’s Honors College and the John P. McGovern Foundation, area teachers also can retreat to Cougar Country for two weeks of insightful seminars.
Mechanical Beings, Magic Potions, Mystery Among Highlights of UH Opera Season - 07/01/14
Leave it to the University of Houston Moores Opera Center to present another season of unforgettable performances. During its 2014 – 15 performances, the center will transport audiences to mysterious and fantastic settings while showcasing some of the city’s most beautiful voices.
New Exhibition at UH M.D. Anderson Library Spotlights LGBTQI Literature - 06/20/14
The University of Houston’s M.D. Anderson Library is showcasing a collection of distinct literary voices in “LGBQI Literature: Celebrated Classics & Contemporary Works.”
UH's Thomas Colbert Addressing Galveston Bay's Challenges at Rotterdam Biennale - 06/13/14
Thomas Colbert, professor at the University of Houston’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, dedicates his research to discovering ways to protect coastlines and delta regions from severe weather threats and other dangers. This week, he joins a roster of international scholars, designers and architects at the 2014 International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) in the Netherlands.
UH Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture Wraps Visit to 2014 Venice Biennale - 06/13/14
It was a fast and furious week in Venice. Five students from University of Houston’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture unveiled projects as part of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition at the 2014 Venice Biennale. Now, these students are back in Houston after installing the multimedia exhibition and presenting their projects during opening receptions.
Music Theorist Andrew Davis Set to Lead Moores School of Music at UH - 06/12/14
The Moores School of Music has long been one of the University of Houston’s crown jewels of creativity. Its faculty includes a who’s who of professional musicians and seasoned scholars. Students include award-winning performers who contribute their talents to concerts, operas and festivals.
Acclaimed Playwright Theresa Rebeck Joining UH School of Theatre & Dance - 06/02/14
Acclaimed playwright and screenwriter Theresa Rebeck will serve as Distinguished Visiting Professor of Playwriting starting this fall. Rebeck’s plays have been produced on and off Broadway. She also has written extensively for television and was the creator and an executive producer of the NBC series “Smash.”