UH Moores Opera Center Earns National Honors for Third Straight Year - 12/10/13
Audiences in Houston are well aware that the University of Houston boasts an ambitious and entertaining opera program. Following recent awards from the National Opera Association (NOA), opera aficionados around the country are starting to discover what local audiences have known all along.
Arts - 12/10/13
HoustonPBS UH Moment: Blaffer Art Museum’s International Artists and Free Programs - 12/06/13
The Blaffer Art Museum showcases international artists on from all over the world and serves as the main source of contemporary art at the University of Houston. In addition to welcoming visitors to its exhibits and lectures, the museum offers art education programs, summer camps, after school programs and guided tours for students of all ages.
UH Musicians Spread 'Joy to ALL the World' - 12/03/13
Nothing signifies the holidays better than the songs of the season. At 2:30 p.m., Dec. 8 in the University of Houston’s Moores Opera House, audiences can experience a free concert of classical music celebrating Christmas.
Cougar Choreographers Premiering New Works Dec. 6, 7 - 11/27/13
UH’s Emerging Choreographers Showcase presents works developed during the fall semester by students in the University’s growing dance program. Performances will be presented in UH’s Jose Quintero Theatre.
UH Voices to Sing National Anthem at Dec. 1 Texans-Patriots Game - 11/27/13
Former University of Houston football star Case Keenum has been trying to lift his current team, the National Football League’s Houston Texans, out of its losing streak. He has a tough task ahead of him Dec. 1 when he faces perennial Super Bowl contenders, the New England Patriots. Before the game, however, Keenum may find inspiration from the Cougar voices delivering the National Anthem.
Works of Albert Camus Celebrated at UH - 11/19/13
Author Albert Camus would have turned 100 this month. A car accident, however, cut his life short more than 50 years ago. Still, Camus left behind a body of work that continues to raise questions and provoke critical discussions. On Friday, the Nobel Prize-winning writer will be celebrated during an afternoon of conversations and readings at the University of Houston Honors College.
UH Students Designing Customized Electric Guitars for Rock, Jazz, Blues Artists - 11/18/13
This semester, a class of UH industrial design students in UH’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture have been hard at work creating electric guitars for rock, blues and jazz players.
Moores School of Music Alumni Association Reuniting Cougar Musicians - 11/14/13
The Moores School of Music Alumni Association (MSMAA) offers former music majors and UH students who participated in MSM ensembles an opportunity to connect with old friends and make new ones. It also offers professional networking opportunities for former Cougar musicians.
UH Community Design Resource Center Contributes Play Zone to DeZavala Park - 11/13/13
Children who frequent Houston’s DeZavala Park (7520 Ave. H in Houston’s the city’s community) are noticing new amenities where they can exercise their bodies and minds. Credit the University of Houston Community Design Research Center (CDRC) for DeZavala’s new Play Zone (or Zona de Juego).