Morgan grew up in The Woodlands, finally escaping the suburbs to join Houstonia in May 2017. He writes news features for the magazine and edits Houstonia’s Arts & Culture blog, On the Town. 

A Northwestern alum, he has been a fact-checker for New York magazine and a reporter for a newspaper in upstate New York. He’s most excited to rekindle his relationship with kolaches back here in Texas.

Hot Hot Hot

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 22-24

An unhinged film festival, hot sauce galore, and a bit of Beethoven.

10:00am By Morgan Kinney

Festival Hype

The Day For Night 2017 Lineup is Here and We're Screaming

Houston's favorite festival gets bigger and flashier, adding a speaking series to a stellar musical lineup.

09/20/2017 By Morgan Kinney

hou gotta be kidding

Weeks Post-Harvey, Downtown Arts Venues Remain Unusable

The Wortham Center will be closed through May 15, 2018 "in a best case scenario."

09/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

TGIF

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 15-17

Dance your soul away, drink to Bun B, and commune telepathically with art.

09/14/2017 By Morgan Kinney

What a Relief

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 8–10

Record your own oral history, hear lots of good music, and try out an escape room (for free).

09/07/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Photo finish

The #BayouWeddingAlbum and an Object Lesson in How to Save Your Waterlogged Photos

Move aside, Hurricane Harvey. There's (almost) nothing a paper towel can't fix.

09/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

#HarveyHmag

5 Things To Do This Weekend to Find Fun After Harvey

It's okay to have a good time, especially for a good cause.

08/31/2017 By Morgan Kinney

#HarveyHMag

The Waugh Bat Colony Didn't Escape Harvey

How did they fare? What about the mosquitoes? A Cajun Navy for bats?

08/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney

#HarveyHMag

Updated: What's Harvey's Initial Damage to Houston Performing Arts?

The Theater District sustained damage, while smaller, outlying companies were luckier.

08/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

#HarveyHmag

Donate to These Local Houston Charities

These Houston-based charities know the people they're helping.

08/29/2017 By Morgan Kinney

#HarveyHmag

This Is How You Can Help Others (and Yourself) After Harvey

The floodwaters are still rising, but it's past time to start thinking about recovery.

08/28/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Rough Time$

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company Needs Your Help

After its co-tenant announced it was going belly-up, their financial situation is more dire than ever.

08/24/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Hunker Down

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Harvey Edition

There's a lot going on this weekend. But there's also that hurricane...

08/24/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Picture this

This Texas Photographer is Responsible for These Iconic Images of Coca-Cola, Nike and More

In The Journey, photographer Arthur Meyerson showcases a selection of work from his globe-spanning career.

08/23/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Pinkies up

This Podcast Will Help You Understand the Rothko Chapel

Join Abbi Jacobson, RuPaul and others on a journey of art appreciation.

08/22/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2017

The Show Must Go On: 6 Must-See Performances This Fall

4th Wall Theatre Company's penultimate performance, a Pride and Prejudice sequel, and other original shows are the highlights of this fall's theater scene.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide 2017

7 Authors and Comedians Coming to Houston This Fall

Inprint kicks off its annual Margarett Root Brown Reading Series, John Mulaney stops by Revention Music Center, and more.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Fall Arts Guide

The 2017 Fall Arts Guide

The season is back with a vengeance.

08/21/2017 By Chris Becker, Morgan Kinney, and Steven Devadanam

Fall Arts Guide

Mayerling Makes Its American Debut at the Houston Ballet

This sprawling epic of dynastic intrigue has everything—doom, despair, incest, mistresses and murder.

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Houston’s Creepy, Crawly, Chompy Critters

The surprising species tagged by our local iNaturalist community

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney