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Obscure and Exposed: Art Installation Uses UH Campus as Canvas

Look up, look down, look all around and you can’t miss the bright yellow vinyl panels with text plastered all over the University of Houston campus. “Coog’s House” is transforming into a canvas for a public art installation called “The ...

Miracle Laughs Are Seen and Heard At the Alley’s “An Act of God”

The Alley’s Theatre’s “An Act of God” is a rowdy, hilarious farce of a play centering on God and its very comedic view of mankind. This one act play written and created by playwright David Javerbaum addresses many views we ...

The Ensemble Theatre Kicks off Audience Choice “The Nacirema Society”

The Ensemble Theatre kicks off its 40th Anniversary Season audience choice, The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of your Presence at a Celebration of Their First One Hundred Years, by Pearl Cleage and directed by Eileen J. Morris with Opening ...

Children’s Art Contest Celebrates Mental Health and Seeks Entries

Art sparks the brains of children and young people. In fact, it improves their mental health. Children 5-14 years old are invited to show their creativity and their own understanding of mental health by entering the 2017 #HTXMentalHealth Children’s Art ...

Houston Ballet’s First African American Principal Dancer Honored with State Award

Poised and full of grace, Houston Ballet alum and native Houstonian, Lauren Anderson, amongst the legends and rising stars to be honored Wednesday, February 22nd at the esteemed 2017 Texas Medal of Arts Awards in Austin, Texas.

Texans' Whitney Mercilus Unveils Super Bowl Artwork For Charity

A Houston Texans star was out on the town Tuesday helping unveil a special piece of art made specifically for the Super Bowl.

Houston Symphony Announces Addition of Onstage Seating for Sold-Out Yo-Yo Ma Performance

The Houston Symphony announced today the addition of onstage seating for the sold-out, one-night-only concert featuring superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. Led by Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the program includes Dvořák’s Cello Concerto, a ...

Using Art to Get Children Involved in Super Bowl LI and Inspired Beyond the Game

Just as the right paint and artist make a beautiful portrait, a sound partnership can project a beauty of its own. In preparation for Super Bowl LI, the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee has joined with the City of Houston ...

First Ever Black Woman-Owned Comic Book Store on the East Coast Gets National Attention

When entrepreneur Ariell Johnson opened her comic book store and coffee shop in Kensington, Pennsylvania back in December 2015, it became an instant hit both locally and nationally. Being hailed as the first African American woman to open a comic ...

Chicago Teens Will Now Have Free Admission to Art Institute Of Chicago | WBEZ

A University of Chicago alumnus and his wife have made it possible for some Chicago teens to visit the Art Institute of Chicago for free for at least the next 25 years. Glenn and Claire Swogger are a philanthropic couple ...

The Ensemble Theatre Celebrates Gospel Music Icon Mahalia Jackson

The Ensemble Theatre celebrates gospel music icon Mahalia Jackson in the musical Mahalia, by Tom Stolz and directed by Shirley Marks Whitmore, with musical direction by Melanie Bivens; Opening Night and Media reception, Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Houston’s ‘Urban Ballet’ Captivates Audiences With Fusion of Classic, Hip-Hop Dance

Houston City Dance and SonKiss’d Dance Theater amazed art enthusiast with a production of “Urban Ballet” at City Dance Studio according to News Fix Houston.

Houston Audiences Willingly Venture Into the Woods

Into the Woods the fairytale filled musical enchants Houston audiences at the Hobby Center.

In Case of Fire, Make Something Beautiful

Artist Anne-Joëlle Galley is stepping up in support of The Printing Museum as the Houston institution continues to recover from an electrical fire that occurred in May.

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