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Austin's 'First Lady of Jazz' to perform in person at Bayou Theater

January 20, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Austin's 'First Lady of Jazz' to perform in person at Bayou Theater

Austin’s noted “First Lady of Jazz” Pamela Hart will begin her Feb. 4 performance at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater at 6 p.m. by sharing insights and taking questions about performing jazz. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. for the first in-person performance of 2021.

Exhibition features indoor, outdoor works of noted Houston upcycling artist

January 14, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Exhibition features indoor, outdoor works of noted Houston upcycling artist

Viewing art is generally linked to standing before the whitewashed walls of an art gallery, but University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Cultural Arts Director Eric Despard had a different idea for displaying Houston mixed-media artist Charles Washington’s exhibition, “Who is Charles Washington?: A Retrospective.”

Student's virtual art exhibition confronts challenges in education system

November 25, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Student's virtual art exhibition confronts challenges in education system

Jennifer Lehnert's experience in education inspired her Master of Arts in Humanities with Studio Arts Concentration capstone exhibition entitled, “Education: Idealized, Never Realized,” available virtually for free through Dec. 11.

Multi-Grammy blues legend Taj Mahal streams live with Bayou Theater

November 11, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Multi-Grammy blues legend Taj Mahal streams live with Bayou Theater

The Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake continues to provide access to Grammy Award-level music despite closures created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Multi-Grammy winning blues artist Taj Mahal will be streaming live from the University of California Theatre stage in Berkeley Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. CST.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Books by Latinx authors to add to your reading list

September 16, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Hispanic Heritage Month: Books by Latinx authors to add to your reading list

To inspire readers to read works by Latin or Hispanic authors during Hispanic Heritage Month, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Clinical Assistant Professor of Humanities and Women’s and Gender Studies Wanalee Romero, who teaches in the university’s Latinx and Latin American Studies programs, has selected five of her favorite books.

UHCL reaches milestone as Hispanic-Serving Institution, celebrates Hispanic identity

September 11, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL reaches milestone as Hispanic-Serving Institution, celebrates Hispanic identity

The University of Houston-Clear Lake continues its mission to excel in enrolling, educating and graduating Latinx students. In this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month events, taking place both virtually and in-person between Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Thursday, Oct. 15, we reaffirm our pride in our 10th anniversary as a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).

UHCL's public art is focus of celebration, artists' presentations

September 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL's public art is focus of celebration, artists' presentations

The University of Houston System-wide Public Art Committee will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its public art collections on all UH campuses despite numerous delays caused by COVID-19. Nothing — not even a global pandemic — can keep the show from finally going on via Zoom on Sept. 29, 5-6 p.m.

Bayou Theater receives grant, stays in the limelight despite closures

August 13, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Bayou Theater receives grant, stays in the limelight despite closures

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Director of Theater and Cultural Arts Eric Despard has been finding new ways to turn the difficulties caused by COVID-19-related closures into ways to ensure the show will go on.

Short Takes

August 12, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Short Takes

Keep up with events and activities at UH-Clear Lake with Short Takes, a weekly preview of upcoming events.

Cultural arts director presents history of classical guitar

July 21, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Cultural arts director presents history of classical guitar

Explore the rich history of the classical guitar with University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Director of Cultural Arts, Eric Despard, who will perform and discuss pieces from the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods on Aug. 7 at 4 p.m. The presentation is one of many ongoing virtual classes offered through UH-Clear Lake’s Friday Morning Continuing Education program.

UHCL's Art School for Children keeps young artists engaged online

June 25, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL's Art School for Children keeps young artists engaged online

Nine-year-old budding artist Liam Lehnert has been spending part of his home quarantine time drawing, painting and gluing in front of a computer screen. He’s taking online classes at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art School for Children, and he has paid close attention to the instructions of Art School Director David Moya.

National Poetry Month highlights beloved literary art form

April 23, 2020 | UHCL Staff

National Poetry Month highlights beloved literary art form

Every April, poets and poetry lovers from around the country celebrate the importance and appreciation of poetry during National Poetry Month. University of Houston-Clear Lake Professor of Literature Elizabeth Klett shared her thoughts on poetry earlier this month, including her introduction to poetry, poets who inspire her and why poetry is important to our world.