Arts - 08/28/14
Groundbreaking Artist Laurie Anderson Delivering Annual Mitchell Artist Lecture - 08/27/14
Laurie Anderson’s work defies the conventions of art and popular music. The veteran artist has long embraced experimental approaches to stagecraft, performance, instrumentation and composition. Anderson will deliver the second annual Mitchell Artist Lecture on Sept. 10 in UH’s Moores Opera House.
UH Mitchell Center for the Arts Announces 2014 - 15 Season - 08/12/14
This fall, the University of Houston’s Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts launches its 2014–15 season of public events featuring a range of newly commissioned works, collaborative partnerships and presentations by visionary artists from across the globe.
Arte Público Press' 'Recovery Project' Recognized with Archivists' Diversity Award - 08/06/14
The stories have been tucked away, veiled by dust and years, and rediscovered by researchers and archivists. More than tales, the documents of the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project are newly uncovered histories.
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.