Arts - 09/30/14
UH's Aura Contemporary Ensemble Kicks Off Fall Performances with 'Synthesis' Sept. 29 - 09/23/14
On Sept. 29, bold ideas will converge with precision musicianship and compelling performances during “Synthesis.” Presented by Aura, the University of Houston’s contemporary ensemble, this concert will spotlight music from five composers – including an alumnus and a former faculty member.
Sitting Pretty: UH Designers Showcasing Customized Chairs Sept. 18 - 09/15/14
Students from the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture Industrial Design program didn’t take the Wilsonart Challenge sitting down. Instead, they jumped at the opportunity to create innovative, functional chairs that would stand apart from other contemporary furniture designs.
UH Architecture Students Pave the Way for Innovative Recreation Areas - 09/15/14
The University of Houston has plenty of green space that is perfect for socializing, sitting and studying. Thanks to a group of students from UH’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, the campus soon will have a new – but temporary – area in which to relax or chat with peers.
Creative Collaborations Connecting UH Actors with New Performance Opportunities - 09/11/14
Audiences are accustomed to quality performances and dynamic stagecraft from the students of the University of Houston. Soon, Houstonians will have even more opportunities to experience the talents being groomed at UH’s School of Theatre & Dance.
UH Opera Singers Take on Show Tunes During 'What's Opera, Duck?' - 09/10/14
The singers from the University of Houston’s Moores Opera Center are taking a brief detour from their usual repertoire. On Sept. 23, they will transplant their talents from the opera house to one of Houston’s most popular nightclubs for an evening of Broadway hits.
Sept. 6 UH Halftime Show to Feature Artist DBR Teaming with UH, Grambling Bands - 09/03/14
Before coming to the University of Houston, Daniel Bernard Roumain (or DBR) collaborated with a number of artists. The prolific musician has collaborated with the likes of pop icon Lady Gaga, composer Philip Glass and dancer Savion Glover. It wasn’t until he arrived at UH that DBR, said he had the opportunity to work with a world-class marching band.
Esteemed Stage, Screen Star Betty Buckley Imparts Career Wisdom to UH Actors - 09/02/14
Many University of Houston students were off campus enjoying the first holiday of the fall semester. A group of dedicated student actors from UH’s School of Theatre & Dance, however, had no problem spending part of Labor Day learning from an esteemed stage and screen star.
University of Houston Releases 2014 National Commercial - 08/28/14
The University of Houston has released its 2014 national commercial, which highlights the University’s 667-acre campus, including the new TDECU Stadium, and features students and athletes in action.
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.