Arts - 12/05/13
UH Musicians Spread 'Joy to ALL the World' - 12/03/13
Nothing signifies the holidays better than the songs of the season. At 2:30 p.m., Dec. 8 in the University of Houston’s Moores Opera House, audiences can experience a free concert of classical music celebrating Christmas.
Cougar Choreographers Premiering New Works Dec. 6, 7 - 11/27/13
UH’s Emerging Choreographers Showcase presents works developed during the fall semester by students in the University’s growing dance program. Performances will be presented in UH’s Jose Quintero Theatre.
UH Voices to Sing National Anthem at Dec. 1 Texans-Patriots Game - 11/27/13
Former University of Houston football star Case Keenum has been trying to lift his current team, the National Football League’s Houston Texans, out of its losing streak. He has a tough task ahead of him Dec. 1 when he faces perennial Super Bowl contenders, the New England Patriots. Before the game, however, Keenum may find inspiration from the Cougar voices delivering the National Anthem.
Works of Albert Camus Celebrated at UH - 11/19/13
Author Albert Camus would have turned 100 this month. A car accident, however, cut his life short more than 50 years ago. Still, Camus left behind a body of work that continues to raise questions and provoke critical discussions. On Friday, the Nobel Prize-winning writer will be celebrated during an afternoon of conversations and readings at the University of Houston Honors College.
UH Students Designing Customized Electric Guitars for Rock, Jazz, Blues Artists - 11/18/13
This semester, a class of UH industrial design students in UH’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture have been hard at work creating electric guitars for rock, blues and jazz players.
Moores School of Music Alumni Association Reuniting Cougar Musicians - 11/14/13
The Moores School of Music Alumni Association (MSMAA) offers former music majors and UH students who participated in MSM ensembles an opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones. It also offers professional networking opportunities for former Cougar musicians.
UH Community Design Resource Center Contributes Play Zone to DeZavala Park - 11/13/13
Children who frequent Houston’s DeZavala Park (7520 Ave. H in Houston’s the city’s community) are noticing new amenities where they can exercise their bodies and minds. Credit the University of Houston Community Design Research Center (CDRC) for DeZavala’s new Play Zone (or Zona de Juego).
UH's Contemporary Ensemble Aura Celebrating Music of Gabriela Ortiz - 11/08/13
Composer Gabriela Ortiz’s work is largely created in her home country of Mexico but has been exported to concert halls around the world. Soon, Houstonians will have an opportunity to explore Ortiz’s music and meet the composer herself.
Houston Public Media Announces Programming, Staffing Changes - 11/07/13
Houston Public Media announced it is creating an Arts and Culture Team to increase and enhance coverage of the city’s vibrant arts community. Creation of the Arts and Culture Team is the latest in a series of moves by Houston Public Media to add increased capabilities in local multi-platform content development, and realign staff to strengthen local news coverage, web initiatives and public affairs programming.