Rice vs. UH: the battle for musical bragging rights.
Many moons ago, or one or two anyway, our friends over at L.A. Weekly's West Coast Sound decided to evaluate Southern California's two main universities, USC and UCLA, using a set of music-oriented criteria and declare a winner. We're not talking matriculation either, though that's certainly part of ... More >>
Still reeling from the death of local artist Jeremy Choate, Houston's fine-arts scene was reeling again with word of a promising opera singer dead from a Lubbock car crash. Laura Beth Botkin, 27, died late Sunday when the vehicle in which she was a passenger was hit by a truck driving the wrong way ... More >>
Support a local arts organization and knock a few bucks off your IRS bill while you still have time -- make a tax deductible donation today. Dozens of museums, theater and dance companies have online options to make donations or are happy to take your credit card number over the phone. Funds are use ... More >>
Highlights from the Blog at HOUSTONPRESS.COM
Rice University announced today that, as the headline on the release put it, a "Multi-Million Dollar Gift Will Bring Turrell Masterpiece To Rice."A donation from alum Suzanne Deal Booth has allowed the school to commission a large work by noted artist James Turrell that will be built once plans a ... More >>
Robert Moeling, Lynn Harrell and Michael Webster perform classical works by Bach, Brahms and Zemlinsky
UT's Harry Ransom Center has it all