Alice Walker

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Top 10 Films to Celebrate Black History Month

    In 1926 historian Carter G. Wilson began what was known as Negro History Week in an effort to make the African American story more prevalent in our culture's consciousnesses. The week evolved into an entire month-long celebration and promotion of African American history, which we recognize this mon ... More >>

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    October 1, 2009

    8th Annual Books on the Bayou

    Houstonians take a look at Zora Neale Hurston's most famous book

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    August 13, 2009

    Theatre Under the Stars: The Color Purple

    Just like Miss Celie, last year's canceled show finds its way

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    July 24, 2009

    The Color Purple Comes Back To Finish Its Ike-Shortened Run

    Photo by Paul KolnikHSPVA's Kristopher Thompson-Bolden, on the far left with the white neckerchief. Last year, one of the casualties of Hurricane Ike was The Color Purple's national-tour stopover in Houston. It was supposed to be here for a two-week run, but that was halved thanks to the post-s ... More >>

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    September 11, 2008

    The Color Purple

    Thank You, Oprah!

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    May 13, 2004

    Walking Tall

    Jack Massing of the Art Guys sports a new pair of kicks