October 04, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The cello compositions of Johann Sebastian Bach continue to captivate audiences and are some of the most frequently performed solo compositions ever written for cello. Mercury Chamber Orchestra’s principal cellist and early-music specialist, Beilang Zhu, will perform Bach’s Cello Suites on a baroque cello at the Bayou Theater.
September 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
September 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Studying and teaching abroad is a life-changing experience for college students and their professors. Studying internationally is considered a rite of passage, especially for those with an adventurous spirit, but it’s the aim of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Education Abroad and Scholar Services to empower more students and faculty to share in this experience—particularly those who have limited experience with traveling.
September 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Although social work’s values and ethics transcend gender, men have been noticeably absent from the front line of social work services. The National Association of Social Workers reports that about 82% of new social workers are women, although about 46% of the clients social workers support are boys or men.
August 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
August 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
August 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
August 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff
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.
August 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff
All human beings depend on clean air and water to live, but not all people are equally impacted when the physical environment is toxic. To further explore this issue and other topics surrounding environmental equality, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Common Reader program has selected Mona Hanna-Attisha’s “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City” as its latest text for the First-Year Seminar Program.
August 04, 2022 | UHCL Staff
One of the most important parts of the college experience is choosing a degree plan for the next four years, but figuring out the right major is one of the most critical decisions a student will make in their young adulthood. It’s something Nereida Rendon learned when she enrolled at University of Houston-Clear Lake that wasn’t from a book: it’s OK to change your mind about your path, because what’s important is that you’re happy with your life.
July 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff
"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.
July 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Featuring posters, paintings, fabric art and sculptures from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s long tradition of exhibiting art, the university’s art gallery is opening a show entitled, “Works from the UHCL Collection,” opening July 25 and running through Aug. 19.