Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 12–14

14 Pews' Dialogues on Grace, Toruk at Toyota Center, MET Dance celebrates 20 years, Alabama rocker Jason Isbell performs, 30th Annual Texas Home & Garden Show at NRG Park

02/10/2016 By Nick Esquer

Curiouser and Curiouser

The Houston Tea Festival Debuts Next Weekend

From Lewis Carroll to Japanese Lolita fashion, this love letter to the cuppa has something for every tea lover.

02/09/2016 By Sara Samora

Books & Talks

Storied City: A Guide to Literary Houston

Who knew Houston was a literary mecca? We did.

01/05/2016 By Gwendolyn Zepeda and Nick Esquer

Writing

How UH's Creative Writing Program Went to the Head of the Class

Here's to the risk takers.

01/05/2016 By Nick Esquer

Ice House

Perfect Party: The Intriguing Eight

As the new year begins, we look to eight inspiring individuals for fresh ideas.

01/05/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Museum News

MFAH Takes On Diversity with Mellon Recruits

The museum announces its latest group of Mellon Foundation curatorial fellows, primed to learn the ins and outs of high art curation.

12/31/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

Dance

Curtain Call

UH's Emerging Choreographers Showcase shines a spotlight on life after college.

11/27/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Sports

The Game That Keeps On Giving

International tennis star Zina Garrison teams with UH to provide young athletes the same opportunities she was once given.

11/03/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Mental Health

Anxiety Goes to College

Houston-area campuses are scrambling to meet the mental health needs of a generation of students beset by an increasingly diagnosed condition.

11/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando Photography by Brian Goldman

Best Places to Work

Office Space: Latha Ramchand

This dean’s office decor spotlights Hindu gods and Steve Jobs.

11/03/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Pitch Perfect

No Instruments, No Problem

As this year’s Straight No Chaser show nears, we try to lure UH a capella groups into a little smack talk.

11/03/2015 By Nick Esquer

Poetry

Friends, Poets, Houstonians—Lend Me Your Ears

The Houston Poetry Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary with an interactive lineup.

10/02/2015 By Akshaya Iyer

Project Row Houses

The Five-Year Engagement

Project Row Houses teams up with the Mitchell Center for a five-year arts collaboration.

10/01/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Art

We Live in the Flicker

British-Nigerian artist Zina Saro-Wiwa re-imagines environmentalism in the Niger Delta.

09/25/2015 By Andrea Siso

Lecture

Sweet and Lowdown

Husband-and-wife duo Jason and Alicia Hall Moran head back to Houston to chat (and perform) all things music.

09/11/2015 By Brittanie Shey

9/11

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

University of Houston honors World Trade Center attacks with Remembering 9/11

09/10/2015 By Sara Samora

Comedy

An Old-Fashioned Slumber Party

YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley packs his pajamas and stops in Houston.

07/10/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

History

100 Years That Changed a City

A photographic inquiry into the nature of us

07/09/2015

Business

Meet Edose Ohen, Donut Tycoon

Glazed, the UH MBA’s donut shop, has taken Houston by storm—and word of his success is spreading.

05/31/2015 Photography by Max Burkhalter By Kayla Stewart

Humor

Words of Wisdom, McConaughey-Style

We obtained an early version of the Oscar winner’s UH commencement address.

05/06/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen