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.

Home Sweet Home

What Does the Need for Affordable Housing Look Like?

The documentary Our Journey Home comes to Houston to illustrate the benefits of much-needed public housing.

10/25/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Hurry!!

Happening Now: Ellen DeGeneres Gives Away World Series Tickets at UH

The talk show host teased a once-in-a-lifetime Astros ticket giveaway happening 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at University of Houston.

10/24/2017 By Anita Gomez and Morgan Kinney

Spoopy

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 20–22

Zombies descend, opera returns, and violinists impress.

10/19/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Huge, round, spinning balls

Review: Stages'Balls Serves A Frenetic Assessment of Gender Equality

The world premiere of Balls dazzles with an athletic approach to theater that only sometimes trips over itself.

10/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

"Unconventional"

Inside the Houston Grand Opera's 'Resilience Theater' at George R. Brown

After Harvey, HGO settles into its (temporary) new digs at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

10/16/2017 By Morgan Kinney

On Pointe

Dance Companies Converge Upon New York for Harvey Fundraising Extravaganza

“Hearts for Houston” will feature live performances by dancers from seven major companies to benefit the United Way of Greater Houston’s Harvey Relief Fund.

10/12/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Play Balls

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 13-15

A Day for Night warm up, Battle of the Sexes comes to the stage, vintage finds, and more.

10/12/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Not Kidding

Young Sheldon Is...Not Bad?

The Big Bang Theory offshoot is a surprisingly charming East Texas family sitcom.

10/11/2017 By Morgan Kinney

LCD SOUNDSYTEM?!

Behold On Repeat, Over and Over and Over Again

A Clarke & Associates Gallery show parlays a James Murphy banger into a surprising survey of repetition.

10/06/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Tour Time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Oct. 6–8

Two weird tours, two musical diversions, one (of many) art fairs.

10/05/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Risky Business

Rock Legend Bob Seger Postpones Houston Tour Date

Medical issues mean his Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion concert will be rescheduled.

10/03/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Auto Demo

For a Limited Time: Fill Up on Art at the Corner of Bissonnet and Shepherd

Trey Duvall has turned an abandoned gas station into a fluorescent-lit thought experiment.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Put a Little 'Boo' In Your Booze With This Haunted Pub Crawl

It's neither scary nor boozy, but at least it’s entertaining.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Helping Juvenile Offenders, One Painting and One Play at a Time

The Children's Prison Arts Project helps kids in juvenile detention in the Houston area process their emotions through art.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

How a Houston Lawyer Found Her Joy

Coming out as trans gave Danielle Healey new purpose in life and the law.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

What's In a Woodlands Street Name?

The story behind the master-planned community's themed neighborhoods and street names.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Heroes of Harvey

Erica Quinzel: Bat Woman

This wildlife enthusiast from Weatherford did her best to save the bats underneath the Waugh Drive bridge.

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Heroes of Harvey

Keshia Thomas: Saving Lives with a Semi-Truck

How a volunteer from Greenspoint has picked up the pieces again, and again, and again, and again

10/02/2017 By Morgan Kinney

TGITW

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Sept. 29–Oct. 1

See Mac DeMarco the smart way, bike the Heights, touch and feel some art, and more.

09/28/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Houston Strong

Tonight: An All-Star Flex of Houston's Artistic Resilience

"A hurricane won't put the brakes on the city's creative output."

09/27/2017 By Morgan Kinney