la performera

CounterCurrent19 Carves Out Its Own Lane

The annual festival, now in its sixth year, hosts a sprawling array of audio, visual, and performance-based art.

04/03/2019 By Brittanie Shey

Poetry

Ryan Paradiso Puts His Neck Out for Nick Flynn (and Other Friends)

The Marfa-based arts and literature journal comes to Houston for an event with heavyweight writers and poets.

03/27/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Marble Slab

Houston Is Basically the Reason Crazy Rich Asians Exists

Best-selling author Kevin Kwan proved his Clutch City bonafides at a recent John Cooper School speaking event.

12/05/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Perfect Party

December's Perfect Party: Everybody-Gather-Round-Elton Edition

Rocket Man's coming through town, so of course he's at the head of our table this month.

11/26/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

This UH Research Center Is Revolutionizing Archaeology

The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping has been finding places we didn't even know existed.

04/24/2018 By Dianna Wray

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

Ice House

Perfect Party April 2018: Golden-Rule Edition

If David Lee Roth is playing at the HGO gala, then he's a Perfect Party guest of honor.

03/28/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

March's Perfect Party: So-Many-Questions Edition

Does the world really need a movie about Hurricane Harvey?

02/28/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Budding Talent

This Artist is Blooming All Across Houston

The 24-year-old Tyler Kay wants you to see the beauty in life.

02/20/2018 By Alexis Vargas

Ice House

What If the Solution to Houston's Flooding Problems Was Really, Really Old?

A UH civil engineering professor looks to the past for post-Harvey flood mitigation.

01/30/2018 By Dianna Wray

Bayougraphy

Elmo Wright Says Football Is Supposed to Be Fun

Meet the UH alum, former wide receiver, and creator of the end-zone dance.

01/30/2018 By Jeff Balke

Ice House

Engines of Our Ingenuity Turns 30

More than 3,000 episodes later, the little radio program that could from UH is still going strong.

12/29/2017 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

March 31—April 2

From Jim Jefferies to The Producers, Get Ready to Laugh This April Fool's Day Weekend

Round out March at these hilarious happenings.

03/30/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Go Coogs

Tom Herman: Will He Stay or Will He Go?

UH's head coach is still the hottest commodity in football.

10/27/2016 By Adam Doster

Go Coogs

With Two Weeks to Kickoff, What Can We Expect from UH Football This Season?

Things to watch for: a Heisman Trophy, a Herman farewell, a Husky payback.

08/17/2016 By Adam Doster

Cougar Town

As UH Football Mania Mounts, Can the Squad Live Up to the Hype?

"There’s no such thing as just a day at the University of Houston football program. Just another day doesn't exist."

08/15/2016 By Adam Doster

A Late-Summer Night’s Dream

UH Brings Back the Bard for the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Death

Last year’s Houston Shakespeare Festival drew 37,000 in the dead of summer—and there’s a good reason why.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Postcards From Beyond the Beltway

Best of the Burbs: Greetings from Clear Lake

The area is home to Armand Bayou Nature Center, one of the largest urban wildlife refuges in the U.S.

05/31/2016 By Andrea Park

Cougar Town

The Republican Debate at UH: A Student's Perspective

Crowds, protests, a sea of journalists, tight security and Anderson Cooper.

02/26/2016 By Laura Gillespie