Arts - 04/25/14
UH Moores School of Music Closes Out Spring with 'Candide' - 04/23/14
The Moores School of Music (MSM) will present a concert adaptation of Leonard Bernstein’s opera “Candide” (based on Voltaire’s book of the same title). The performance begins at 7:30 p.m., April 26 in UH’s Moores Opera House (Entrance 16 off Cullen Boulevard). Tickets are $20 and $12 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets or for more details, call the Moores Ticket Office at 713-743-3313.
Arte Publico Press' Kanellos Bestowed Lifetime Achievement Award - 04/22/14
Professor Nicolás Kanellos will be recognized with a lifetime achievement award by the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. The award honors an individual who has contributed to the knowledge and dissemination of the Spanish language and HIspanic culture.
UH Creative Writing Professor Ange Mlinko Named 2014 Guggenheim Fellow - 04/17/14
Each year, only the top scholars and artists in North America are selected as Guggenheim Fellows. Among the 2014 recipients of this prestigious fellowship is noted poet and University of Houston Creative Writing Program assistant professor Ange Mlinko.
UH Art Professor Abinadi Meza Receives Prestigious Rome Prize - 04/17/14
Soon, University of Houston School of Art professor Abinadi Meza will be immersed in Rome’s landscapes and culture. Meza is among the recipients of the prestigious Rome Prize – presented by the American Academy in Rome (AAR). The award recognizes excellence in arts and humanities, and rewards recipients with fellowships and stipends that support residencies in Rome.
UH Students Literally Serve Up Food for Thought During 2014 Dionysia - 04/16/14
The University of Houston’s Center for Creative Work presents Dionysia 2014: “A Gathering of All Good People.” The center, based in UH’s Honors College, will host a series of banquets featuring live music, storytelling and meals prepared and served by students. The event will serve up food and fun April 24 – 28 on campus and around Houston.
A Different Kind of Senior Project: Building Theater Audiences - 04/15/14
While their classmates worked with traditional Houston businesses, including oilfield service firms and energy production companies, one group of University of Houston students chose something different as the final project for their degree in Supply Chain and Logistics Technology. The team is hoping to help Houston’s Theatre Under The Stars draw a younger audience to TUTS Underground, a series of musical theater performances described as “edgy, captivating (and) rockin’.”
UH School of Theatre & Dance Telling 'The Philadelphia Story' - 04/11/14
The University of Houston’s School of Theatre & Dance will present “The Philadelphia Story” April 18 – 26 in the Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre (Entrance 16 off Cullen Boulevard).
UH's AURA Teams Daniel Bernard Roumain for 'Range of Motion' April 14 - 04/11/14
Noted composer and musician Daniel Bernard Roumain (aka DBR) is no stranger to stretching his musical boundaries. From Lady Gaga to the Spirit of Houston Cougar Marching Band, he’s embarked on a range of creative collaborations. His next musical partnership is with the University of Houston’s AURA Contemporary Ensemble.
UH Writers Wrap Up Spring Readings - 04/10/14
University of Houston writers are winding down the spring semester. Before they wrap up their studies, three graduate students from UH’s noted Creative Writing Program will share their work during the Gulf Coast Reading Series.