Arts - 02/26/15
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade Rounds Up UH Coogs - 02/25/15
This weekend, Houstonians will head downtown to celebrate cowboys, horses … and Cougars. Among the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Parade participants is a delegation of University of Houston Coogs including the Spirit of Houston Marching Band, distinguished alumni and students.
Romance, Comedy Arrive in UH's Production of 'Bus Stop' - 02/13/15
“Bus Stop” has long been a favorite on the stage, and the romantic comedy has found its way back to UH’s School of Theatre & Dance. Directed by associate professor Adam Noble, the play will be performed Feb. 20 – March 1 in UH’s Jose Quintero Theatre.
Suspense Builds for UH Honors College Fundraiser 'The Great Conversation' - 02/12/15
A convivial blend of seminar and dinner party, “The Great Conversation” invites guests to engage in thoughtful dialogue on topics. The dialogue begins at 6:30 p.m., March 25 at the Houston Country Club.
Art and Science Come Together on the Dance Floor - 02/12/15
University of Houston engineer Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal and Becky Valls, associate professor of dance, are working together to study how creativity affects the brain.
UH's Aura Exploring New Musical Perspectives with 'Vantage Point' - 02/11/15
For its next performance, Aura will offer audiences a musical “Vantage Point” into different subjects. From mass media to mass transit, works will push musical boundaries while navigating narratives that resonate with contemporary audiences.
Broadway Legend Audra McDonald Kicking Off UH's Madison Artist Series - 02/11/15
Audra McDonald has earned Tonys, Grammys and other accolades for her work on stage and screen. Soon, the multitalented performer will add another accomplishment to her extensive resume. McDonald will be the first performer in the University of Houston Moores School of Music’s Madison Artist Series.
UH Announces 2015 Houston Shakespeare Fest Plays, Directors - 02/09/15
Shakespeare has become as much a part of summertime in Houston as baseball and backyard barbecues. Produced by the University of Houston’s School of Theatre & Dance, the Houston Shakespeare Festival (HSF) has brought the Bard to Bayou City residents for four decades.
UH Composer David Ashley White Earns Honors - 02/09/15
Composer David Ashley White’s secular and sacred works are performed around the world. Recently, the veteran University of Houston Moores School of Music professor was honored with the 2015 Raabe Prize in Sacred Composition for his piece “Spirit Moving Over Chaos.”
UH Mitchell Center Announces Artists, Events for 2015 CounterCurrent Festival - 02/03/15
For the second year in a row, the Mitchell Center will deliver the CounterCurrent festival, a week of free events and performances spotlighting works in some of the city’s most unique spaces. This year it runs April 14 – 19.