UHCL News

'Nappy Hair Stories' celebrates black women's relationship with hair

February 17, 2020 | Katherine Adams

'Nappy Hair Stories' celebrates black women's relationship with hair

On Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m., the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake will continue the conversation of hair love with a presentation of “Nappy Hair Stories,” written and performed by Laura D. Oliver.

UHCL Art Gallery, Bayou Theater debuts cultural arts director

February 06, 2020 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Art Gallery, Bayou Theater debuts cultural arts director

University of Houston-Clear Lake has named Eric Despard as its new director of cultural arts beginning Feb. 3, 2020. Despard will oversee the university’s Bayou Theater, its Art Gallery, as well as cultural arts educational programming at both UH-Clear Lake and UHCL Pearland. He has spent his 30-year career as a professional musician, a professor of music and art, and the director of both a community music school and university cultural arts programs.

Short Takes

February 04, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

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

Actors From The London Stage perform new take on Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'

February 03, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Actors From The London Stage perform new take on Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'

For anyone who thinks there’s nothing new to experience in a Shakespeare play, the five intrepid Actors From The London Stage would bet that their unique version of “The Tempest,” to be performed at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater Feb. 13-15 at 7:30 p.m., is the exception.

Remember Jones to play original hits, reprise Amy Winehouse in Bayou Theater

January 30, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Remember Jones to play original hits, reprise Amy Winehouse in Bayou Theater

The name ‘Anthony D’Amato’ might not seem to be a very common one, but in the case of an Asbury Park, New Jersey-based singer by that name, it became a problem when he became confused with another singer with the same name at the same booking agency. With a new and unique name, Remember Jones, backed up by an 11-piece band, will perform his theatrical pop-soul songs with a throwback, storytelling vibe at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater Friday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Short Takes

January 29, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

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

Grant allows more students to enjoy Art School for Children

January 23, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Grant allows more students to enjoy Art School for Children

Local elementary students have a chance to attend afterschool art classes offered by University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art School for Children and Young Adults at a free or greatly reduced rate, thanks to a grant from the Kinder Morgan Foundation.

Short Takes

January 17, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

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

Gallery, theater partner for Black History Month Kick-Off reception

January 16, 2020 | Karen Barbier

Gallery, theater partner for Black History Month Kick-Off reception

In anticipation of Black History Month, join artists and University of Houston-Clear Lake leadership at a special Black History Month Kick Off Celebration reception for the African American Artists Exhibition Thursday, Jan. 23, 5 p.m.

Grammy winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo to share South African dancing, music experience in Bayou Theater

January 13, 2020 | Katherine Adams

Grammy winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo to share South African dancing, music experience in Bayou Theater

Multi-Grammy award-winning South African vocalists Ladysmith Black Mambazo, who first stepped onto the world stage when they collaborated with music legend Paul Simon on his iconic album, Graceland, will share their musical message of peace and love at the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

African American artists exhibit work in UHCL's Art Gallery

December 26, 2019 | Katherine Adams

African American artists exhibit work in UHCL's Art Gallery

Eight Houston-area artists will be showcasing their work in the first exhibition of the new year at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art Gallery. The exhibition, entitled “African American Artists,” opens Jan. 21 and continues through March 21.

Farewell Angelina kicks off "Women and Wine" tour at UHCL's Bayou Theater

December 18, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Farewell Angelina kicks off

Named after a Bob Dylan song made famous by Joan Baez, Farewell Angelina, an all-female country group featuring four powerhouse vocalists and multi-instrumentalists, will make University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater a stop on their “Women and Wine” tour on Jan. 17 at 7:30 p.m.