Arts - 11/01/14
Write Stuff: Budding Authors Headed to UH for Write-A-Thon - 10/29/14
Presented by UH’s undergraduate literary journal, Glass Mountain, the 2014 Write-A-Thon provides authors and poets a communal experience in which they can meet peers, share ideas and swap tips while engaging in the art of writing.
UH Industrial Design Program Ranked Among Best in the World - 10/29/14
This year, the ID Program’s efforts in grooming tomorrow’s top designers – as well as generating groundbreaking designs – helped place it among the top institutions in the world. UH’s ID program is now ranked No. 14 globally according to the Red Dot Design Ranking 2014.
UH Honors College Hosting 'Week of the Dead' - 10/27/14
Halloween and the Day of the Dead are around the corner. In keeping with the spirit of the season, the University of Houston’s Honors College has a week of events focused on the topic of death.
UH Professor Commemorates WWI with 'Postcards from the Trenches' - 10/24/14
Houstonians now have an opportunity to see the “Great War” through the eyes of German soldier Otto Schubert who experienced both brutal combat and the camaraderie of his troops. The exhibition “Postcards from the Trenches” will spotlight various wartime items including postcards with paintings and illustrations by Schubert
Acclaimed Violinist Kristóf Baráti Performing at UH - 10/24/14
Take one acclaimed violinist and one of the talented piano professors at the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music (MSM), and the musical possibilities are limitless. Audiences will discover this firsthand during MSM’s A.I. Lack Master Series.
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.