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.

Ice House

Meet the Montgomery County Lawyer Hammering at the Truth

What happens when an activist lawyer decides he’s a journalist?

02/28/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Give 'em Grapes

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 23-25

Three days filled with bittersweet goodbyes, examinations of difficult history, and a sloth named Rudy.

02/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

deep breath

Take a Deep Breath at the Rothko Chapel

Transitory Sound and Movement Collective takes over the Rothko Chapel Tuesday to explore "the dynamics and subtleties of what life is at its essence."

02/19/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Giddy Up

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 16–18

Roller derby, one-woman shows, and country music await.

02/15/2018 By Morgan Kinney

light it up

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 9–11

Kam Franklin sings to trees, liberal rednecks, a Mardi Gras kickoff, and more.

02/08/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Raising the bar

Catching Up With Dan Knechtges, TUTS Artistic Director

We talk his first season, ask what he hopes to accomplish, and attempt to determine next season's mystery production.

02/06/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Not Football

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 2–4

Other than, you know, that Super thing...

02/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

RIP

Goodbye, Walter's...

The beloved alternative venue will bite the dust in a matter of days.

01/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

Meet the Cats of Discovery Green

June and Mars are the downtown park's furry protectors.

01/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

This Swedish Architect Devoted More Than Two Decades to Studying Houston. This Is What He Found.

Lars Lerup finds beauty and order among what he calls Houston's "continuous city."

01/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

The Houston Printing Museum Is Now Reborn

A very flammable museum reignites its flame.

01/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

First time for everything

This Houston Group Won Its First Grammy Ever

Travis Scott didn't deliver, but the Houston Symphony came in clutch at Sunday's awards.

01/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

apologies

The Alley Theatre Says 'Sorry'

Houston's largest theater company continues the damage control following allegations against former Artistic Director Gregory Boyd.

01/26/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Let 'em rip

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 26–28

Ft. Mr. Brightside, Rockets yoga, and acrobatic (musical) cats.

01/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

🔙🔛🔝

The Wortham is Back, Baby! (For a New Season of Opera)

Houston Grand Opera announced its 2018–2019 season and confirmed a return to its artistic home.

01/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Thea-tah

Here is the 2018–2019 TUTS Lineup

The 50th anniversary season features six heavyweight musicals.

01/18/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Defrosting

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 19-21

Other than "go outside" now that it's 70 degrees again.

01/18/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Brrrr

Houston Discovers Ice Is Much Less Fun Than Snow

Freezing precipitation is expected to muck up roads and sidewalks all day long.

01/16/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Time's Up

Greg Boyd Is Out at the Alley. That Could be Good for Local Theater in Houston.

Some say the prominent theater didn't do enough to support the little guy.

01/12/2018 By Morgan Kinney

What's up Doc?

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Jan. 12–14

Art, opera, gumbo, and an opportunity to walk (or run) it all off.

01/11/2018 By Morgan Kinney