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.

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

"Unconventional"

Houston Grand Opera Announces George R. Brown as Temporary Post-Harvey Venue

With the Wortham mothballed through mid-2018, HGO is moving forward with an interesting Plan B.

09/25/2017 By Morgan Kinney

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.

09/21/2017 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