UH Moores Opera Center Replants 'Cold Sassy Tree' in Houston - 03/10/14
The University of Houston’s Moores Opera Center will present the city’s second production of “Cold Sassy Tree” April 4 - 7.
Arts - 03/10/14
UH 'Artists and Their Regions' Course Taking Students into Methodist Hospital - 03/07/14
This year’s "Artists and Their Regions" journey takes students to the world-renowned Methodist Hospital in the center of Houston’s Texas Medical Center.
CounterCurrent Festival Artists Unveiled During Preview Event March 6 - 03/05/14
The artists participating in Houston’s inaugural CounterCurrent festival (presented by the University of Houston’s Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts) will be announced during a preview event from 2 – 3 p.m., March 6 at Modern B&B (4003 Hazard St.).
UH Moores Concert Chorale Delivering 'Mass for Double' Choir at Co-Cathedral - 02/27/14
Led by director Betsy Weber, the Chorale will perform during a special Latin mass at Houston’s Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1111 St. Joseph Parkway). Seated in the church’s rear pews, the chorale will deliver Frank Martin’s “Mass for Double Choir.”
UH Convenes Its First 'Leadership in the Arts Summit' - 02/24/14
The University of Houston’s Center for Arts Leadership will present in April a two-day conference exploring the challenges of maintaining a vigorous creative community. “The Leadership in the Arts Summit” will pose the question “What does it take to be a 21st -century arts community?” and showcase the insights of renowned artists and arts professionals. The event will be held April 4 – 5 in UH’s Athletics and Alumni Center.
Texas Author, Arte Publico Press Alum, Wins National Book Critics Circle Award - 02/19/14
Prolific Mexican-American author and alum of the University of Houston’s Arte Público Press (APP) Rolando Hinojosa has been selected by the National Book Critics Circle to receive the prestigious Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award.
Lence Master Teacher Paul Cantor Bringing Pop Culture, Literary Observations to UH - 02/17/14
Scholar Paul Cantor is known for his perceptive observations on classic literature and popular culture. The University of Virginia professor of English has written books and articles on topics ranging from Shakespeare to “The Simpsons.” Soon, he will bring his unique insights to the University of Houston as the 2014 Ross Lence Master Teacher.
Moores School of Music, UH Mourning Loss of Professor Emeritus Bob Lynn - 02/14/14
The University of Houston is mourning the loss of Moores School of Music (MSM) professor emeritus Robert Lynn. Lynn passed away this week following a long illness.
Fiction and Poetry in Motion During Gulf Coast Readings - 02/12/14
The stage at Rudyard’s British Pub is typically occupied by the city’s top musical acts. On Friday, Feb. 21, writers from the University of Houston’s Creative Writing Program (CWP) will take over the popular nightclub for an evening of poetry and prose.