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Dakha Brakha performance to deliver color, dance, energy to Bayou Theater

September 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Dakha Brakha performance to deliver color, dance, energy to Bayou Theater

Ukrainian world-music quartet Dakha Brakha will be bringing its message of peace and unity to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater stage on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Accompanied by Indian, African, Arabic, Russian and Australian traditional instrumentation, the quartet’s powerful vocal range creates a trans-national sound rooted in Ukrainian culture.

Apollo Chamber Players open 15th season at Bayou Theater with 'Silk Threads'

August 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Apollo Chamber Players open 15th season at Bayou Theater with 'Silk Threads'

The Apollo Chamber Players are marking the opening of their 15th season with a performance entitled “Silk Threads” on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Bayou Theater celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with classical, flamenco guitar performance

August 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Bayou Theater celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with classical, flamenco guitar performance

As part of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Hispanic Heritage Month activities, the Bayou Theater is presenting a performance by the Gulf Coast Guitar Association, formed five years ago to promote classical guitar in Houston. The group will take the Bayou Theater stage Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Mercury kicks off Bayou Theater season with 'Music Among Friends

August 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Mercury kicks off Bayou Theater season with 'Music Among Friends

When musicians get together to perform just for fun, something enchanting happens. The Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake will open its 2022-23 season as it always does—with a magical performance by Mercury Chamber Orchestra, Friday. Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Artists collaborate on 'Counterparts' exhibition in UHCL Art Gallery

August 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Artists collaborate on 'Counterparts' exhibition in UHCL Art Gallery

Paula and Jack Gron, both lifelong artists who happen to be married to each other, work in completely different media. Paula’s art reflects her need to have “busy, busy hands,” using sewn, quilted and assembled textile techniques that are inspired by nature and color. Jack’s work is in metal and wood and is an expression of the full range of his emotions.

Got rhythm? Got music? 'An American in Paris' comes to Bayou Theater

July 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Got rhythm? Got music? 'An American in Paris' comes to Bayou Theater

"I've got rhythm...I've got music. Who could ask for anything more?" If you’re able to keep singing that song in your mind, then you’ve seen the iconic musical, "An American in Paris," with legendary dancer Gene Kelly partnering with Leslie Caron in this love story set in post-World War II Paris.

Young artists have a blast creating spaceflight mural in Bayou Building

June 29, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Young artists have a blast creating spaceflight mural in Bayou Building

Public art has a unique function in the community. It's free, it boosts the aesthetics of any location, and it’s open to anyone who happens to pass by. UHCL's newest mural was created last week by 15 young artists from area high schools participating in the Art School for Children's summer program.

Warhol exhibition at UHCL Art Gallery offers rare glimpse into artist's photography

April 27, 2022 | UHCL Staff Reports

Warhol exhibition at UHCL Art Gallery offers rare glimpse into artist's photography

Original artworks and photographs by the celebrated artist Andy Warhol are the centerpiece of a new exhibition organized by Public Art of the University of Houston System. The exhibition, “Instantaneous Beauty: Andy Warhol and the Photographic Process,” will be on view at the Art Gallery at University of Houston-Clear Lake, with a public opening reception on May 19.

Legendary American composers tell stories through music: Apollo Chamber Players

April 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Legendary American composers tell stories through music: Apollo Chamber Players

At first glance, the names Florence Price, Jessie Montgomery and Adolphus Hailstork might not mean much. But their contributions as classical music composers are profound, and the Apollo Chamber Players will be showcasing their work at their upcoming performance, entitled “American Legends,” at University of Houston-Clear Lake on May 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Mercury: A 'new way to discover' Beethoven, Ravel in Bayou Theater

March 15, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Mercury: A 'new way to discover' Beethoven, Ravel in Bayou Theater

There are always new ways to experience music, even music written by the world’s most notable composers. Mercury's performance, to take place at the Bayou Theater on March 25 at 7:30 p.m. highlights two very important works of Beethoven and Ravel, but rearranged with their signature unique, creative style.

Indie pop-rock group infuses dark whimsy, movie soundtrack vibe in Bayou Theater

February 09, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Indie pop-rock group infuses dark whimsy, movie soundtrack vibe in Bayou Theater

Serenity Fisher found her calling in life almost immediately. Now a songwriter, pianist and vocal frontwoman for Serenity Fisher and the Cardboard Hearts, she and her bandmates will bring their particular brand of pop-rock to the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Vienna Carroll sings of self-determination, strength in Bayou Theater

January 21, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Vienna Carroll sings of self-determination, strength in Bayou Theater

As a child, Vienna Carroll connected deeply to the music of her great grandmother’s Pentecostal church. In college, she discovered how to combine her love of that music with her passion for African American history and literature. She’ll be sharing her brand of gospel, history and storytelling on the Bayou Theater stage Friday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.