All posts by Shaila Dewan
As it turns fifty, Houston’s Alley Theatre has plenty of money, strong ticket sales, and even a Tony. So why is there grumbling in the wings?
Houston has every reason to be proud of the Alley Theatre: After fifty years in the business, it has national clout and a Tony award. Still, not everyone is pleased with its direction.
Why hire an architect, an interior designer, a graphic designer, and an image consultant when one person can do the whole job? That’s the idea 29-year-old Trinh Pham has been building on since she earned an architecture degree from the University of Houston in 1991. Her first big job had her designing the interior of […]
Middle-aged El Paso sculptor Jim Magee and elderly painter Annabel Livermore have a lot in common. In fact, they’re the same person.
What do the sculptures of Jim Magee and the paintings of Annabel Livermore have in common? Nothing—except that they were created by the same person.
Not long after he moved to Texas to enroll in the Houston Ballet Academy, Trey McIntyre discovered he wasn’t good enough to dance the classics. But that didn’t stop the six-foot-six Kansas native from towering above his peers. Recognizing his talent as a designer of dance pieces, the company’s artistic director named him to the […]