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  • Arts - 10/24/14


  • UH Mitchell Center's 'Afoot!' Steps into East End Street Fest - 10/21/14

    The University of Houston’s Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts is delivering music and movement to Houston’s historical community. The performance “Afoot!” combines the talents of choreographers and three popular city marching bands – UH’s Spirit of Houston, Milby High School’s Marching Thunder, Austin High School’s Sonic Boom.

  • UH Students Creating Promotional Videos for Houston Grand Opera - 10/20/14

    This year, Houston Grand Opera celebrates its 60th anniversary with a season of unforgettable works. To help promote this momentous occasion, HGO tapped the creative talents of the University of Houston’s Jack J. Valenti School of Communication.

  • UH Kicks Off Commitment to Steinway Pianos at Oct. 17 Football Game - 10/17/14

    During Friday’s University of Houston/Temple University football game, fans can enjoy a spectacular performance of “Rhapsody in Blue” by UH professor Timothy Hester and the Spirit of Houston Marching Band. Hester will add a touch of “Cougar Red” to “Rhapsody in Blue” as he will perform on a scarlet Steinway.

  • Alley Theatre's History Celebrated at UH - 10/13/14

    Starting Oct. 25, UH’s M.D. Anderson Library will present “Nina Vance and the Alley Theatre: A Life’s Work.” This exhibition runs through May 8 and showcases numerous classic programs, photographs, articles and other items that capture the Alley’s rich, colorful history and its impact on Houston.

  • Moores Opera Center Delivers Steampunk Update of 'The Tales of Hoffmann' - 10/07/14

    Jacques Offenbach’s opera fantasy “The Tales of Hoffmann” comes to life at the University of Houston. The creative minds at UH’s Moores Opera Center will offer a steampunk spin on the magical classic Oct. 24 – 27.

  • Houston's Poet Laureate to Visit UH Oct. 15 to Read From New Poetry Collection - 10/07/14

    “A Presentation by Houston’s Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Zepeda at the University of Houston” is planned from 2:30 – 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the UH Honors College Commons. It is part of the annual Houston Poetry Fest and is free and open to the public.

  • Wilhelmina Grove Serving as Gateway to UH Creative Programs, Events - 10/03/14

    Patrons of University of Houston arts programs are noticing a significant change to the campus. A new and improved courtyard connecting some of UH’s principal performance and exhibition venues is open and awaiting audiences.

  • UH Shines Spotlight on Dark Comedy 'The Playboy of the Western World' - 10/02/14

    UH's School of Theatre & Dance presents "The Playboy of the Western World" Oct. 3 - 12

  • Khator’s Fall Address Presents Roadmap to National Relevancy - 10/01/14

    In an inspiring speech before an enthusiastic audience at Moores Opera House, UH System Chancellor and UH President Renu Khator declared that success for the University of Houston is “critical to the city, and equally critical to the nation.”