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.

BBQ SZN

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 25–27

Other than head to the beach, of course.

05/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Wet n' wild

Should You Go to Float Fest? Check the Newly Announced Schedule to Decide

The five-year-old San Marcos music festival announced its schedule featuring acts from Houston and beyond.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Sticks and Stones

Watch This Thing Called Life Come Together Live at the MFAH

A livestream shows professional rock climbers assembling what is sure to be the museum's blockbuster summer attraction.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Kudos

ICYMI: The 'Best New American Play' Is from Houston

Rajiv Joseph's Describe the Night, which premiered at the Alley last fall, took top honors at the 2018 Obie Awards.

05/23/2018 By Morgan Kinney

LGBTQ

The Sweet, Sad Appeal of Houston's Queer Landscape

You can now explore a crowdsourced mapping project that gathers memories from Houston's LGBTQ community. The results are beautiful, funny, and sad.

05/21/2018 By Morgan Kinney

News

UPDATED: Everything We Know So Far About the Santa Fe High School Shooting

An active shooter situation at a Galveston County school has left 10 dead and more injured.

05/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Morgan Kinney

The Best Fests

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 18–20

Mariachi, BBQ, the return of Love Street, and more.

05/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Gone but not forgotten

Relive a Night at the Balinese Room with the Houston Symphony

The annual HSO ball raised $1.33 million in an event themed after the famous Galveston club.

05/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Up, Up, and Away!

T-Minus One Year Until Stages at the Gordy Opens For Business

Stages Repertory Theatre broke ground Tuesday on the new, three-theater Gordy campus down the street from its longtime Allen Parkway home.

05/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Stunner

Say Hello to the New Glassell School of Art

We take a look at the hulking new MFAH facility set to open along Montrose Boulevard.

05/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ruff Racing

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 11–13

Corgi races, an Ira Glass masterclass, and a Mother's Day MFAH blowout.

05/10/2018 By Morgan Kinney

IAH Art

This Airport Painting Shows the World Who Houston Is

The painting, part of a public art exhibition titled Always Strong, is now on display in Terminal A.

05/04/2018 By Morgan Kinney

cinco de cuatro

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, May 4–6

Film festivals, home tours, and nearly vowel-less jambalaya.

05/03/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Review

Hamilton at the Hobby Center Gets a Double Thumbs Up

Three years and several cities later, the hip-hop musical feels as vital and energetic as ever.

04/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

BIG MONEY

How to See Hamilton for Less than the Price of a Movie Ticket

You can see Tony-winning blockbuster musical for just $10. Here's how.

04/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

smelly time

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 27–29

Love triangles, wine festivals, and a very stinky flower.

04/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Turn down for this

The White Oak Music Hall Noise Dispute is Finally Over

A long-running dispute between the Near Northside venue and local residents has finally reached a settlement.

04/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

What's New at the MFAH?

Deciphering the many construction cranes surrounding the museum.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Ana Emilia Felker Wants to Explore the Soul of Mexico City

The PhD candidate in UH's Spanish-language creative writing program will read from her first book, Aunque la casa se derrumbe, this month.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Top Dentists 2018

5 Questions Parents Have About Their Child's Teeth

Yes, you need to take your baby to the dentist.

04/24/2018 By Morgan Kinney