January 20, 2021 | UHCL Staff
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.
January 14, 2021 | UHCL Staff
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.”
November 25, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
November 11, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
September 16, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
September 11, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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).
September 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
August 13, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
August 12, 2020 | UHCL Staff
Keep up with events and activities at UH-Clear Lake with Short Takes, a weekly preview of upcoming events.
July 21, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
June 25, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
April 23, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.