In Houston, George Floyd’s hometown, city leaders unveiled a mural encouraging people to "Be the Change" and "Vote” for a better tomorrow.
During times like these, it is especially important to educate your children on the issues of race and the fight for freedom and civil rights, and a stunning and stirring exhibit is currently on display in Houston’s Museum District to help do just that.
The Children’s Museum Houston has unveiled a brand-new art exhibit which celebrates people, places and defining moments in African American history, just in time for Juneteenth.
Eileen Morris, the artistic director for The Ensemble Theatre, has produced over 87 productions which include eight world premieres, over 64 regional premieres, and has directed over 82 productions throughout her career.
Art can be collective, committing or functional or art can be just for art’s sake. Often the lively arts, music, song, dance and the theatrical arts can be tools to raise awareness about social movements that aim to change the status quo. So can the visual arts be a companion tool to sharpen the fighting capacity of those for fighting change. Art can increase the I SHALL NOT BE MOVED RESOLVE.
Funny, talented, real, raw and humble are words many use to describe someone who's "lived more than a few years," but speaking to 14-year-old TJ Boyce III, you realize some wise folks have been grooming this young man, and more importantly, he's been listening.
“We are all in this together. This pot of gumbo is to feed everybody,” said Eileen Morris, artistic director for Houston’s legendary The Ensemble Theatre.
Carver High School theater director Roshunda Jones has been recently inducted into the Texas Thespian Hall of Fame. It is an honor granted to educators who have dedicated years of service to promoting educational theater. The induction ceremony took place during the Texas Thespian Educator Conference, which was held in Houston.
Before Misty Copeland became the first African American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Lauren Anderson burst through a glass ceiling, becoming the first African American principal ballerina at the Houston Ballet in 1990. And before Anderson, when blacks were still considered "colored," Raven Wilkinson forged the path in the 1950s as a dancer for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.
By: N. L. Preston HOUSTON – There isn’t a teen from this generation or from three decades ago who does not know the choreographed dance moves set to Full Force’s “Ain’t My Type of Hype” in the iconic movie, “House Party,” where Tisha Campbell and Adrienne-Joi “AJ” Johnson battled it out with the original