From KUHT in Houston While it may be the season of ghosts and goblins, there’s nothing spooky about this cemetery… or is there? In this segment, we enter the gates of the historic Glenwood Cemetery is Houston, Texas, where art and serenity are abundant.
On this episode of Broad & High, the Chimes of Orton Hall, Day of the Dead Skeletons, Pumpkin Carver Deane Arnold, and Houston’s Historic Glenwood Cemetery. This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most [...]
Texas artist Dixie Friend Gay has done her part to make airports a calmer placeâ€¦ one mosaic at a time. Airports across the country have commissioned her to install public artworks in an effort to enhance the experience of travel. Drawing inspiration from nature, her large-scale airport installations celebrate each cityâ€™s unique and natural beauty.
The Third Ward neighborhood in Houston, Texas was once a thriving hub of African-American culture and business, full of mom-n-pop shops like â€œThe Beauty Boxâ€ â€“ a former beauty parlor that fell on hard times with the rest of the neighborhood. Now, two artists have reimagined the Beauty Box as a community meeting space.