Catherine Lu, Houston Public Media

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Past articles by Catherine:

COVID 411 With Dr. Richina Bicette And Dr. Joseph Varone

Medical experts answer listeners’ COVID questions, and we take a closer look at what’s happening at one local hospital from a doctor who's been on the cutting edge of COVID treatments since the beginning of the pandemic. → Read More

It’s The One-Year Mark of COVID-19 In Houston And Of “Town Square.” What Have We Learned?

Where were you a year ago? How has the pandemic impacted your life? Today, we look back on a year of COVID and of this show, which originated at the start of Houston's outbreak as a public service. → Read More

Houston Launches Its First Virtual Native American Indian Museum

The new online cultural center continues the city’s recognition of Indigenous communities after City Council’s recent vote for an Indigenous Peoples' Day. → Read More

How Does COVID Impact Thanksgiving Safety And Holiday Stress For Families?

Medical and parenting experts discuss the state of COVID and what that means for holiday safety and parenting during the pandemic holidays. → Read More

Alley Theatre Laying Off Workers, Cutting Budget In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic

The company is committed to producing shows next season but will make several cuts and changes. → Read More

Special Edition: Dr. Vivian Ho, Dr. Kirstin Matthews and Professor Ryan Marquez (May 4, 2020)

Experts in health economics, biomedical policy and consumer law answer your questions about COVID-19. → Read More

Local Arts Groups Use Costume Shops To Produce Face Masks

Houston artists are finding creative ways to help first responders in this time of crisis. → Read More

“Sky Loop” Heals Memories of Hurricane Harvey, And American Idol’s Tamyra Gray Comes To TUTS

Learn about a multimedia art installation inspired by the storm, and meet one of the original stars of American Idol now singing on Broadway. → Read More

City Hall Photo Exhibit Celebrates Houston’s Fourth Ward

An acclaimed local photographer’s work is on display at City Hall, reflecting on the past and present of a Houston neighborhood, while also honoring Black History Month. → Read More

Houston Blues Museum Archives Find Home At Rice University

A piece of Houston’s music history will now live on at Rice University's Woodson Research Center. → Read More

Houston’s New Poet Laureate Plans To Tackle Mental Health Through Poetry

The City’s recently-appointed fourth poet laureate hopes to use writing as a tool for healing. → Read More

National Poetry Month: “Killdeer” By Nick Flynn

The Houston poet reads a poem inspired by a broken wing dance. → Read More

National Poetry Month: “Saffron” By Amir Safi

The Houston poet reads a poem inspired by his mother’s cooking. → Read More

National Poetry Month: “Schwarzenegger In Prayer” By Luisa Muradyan

The Houston poet reads a poem inspired by action movies of the late ‘80s. → Read More

Houston Kicks Off Its First International Poetry Film Festival

A collaborative art form that is not often showcased by itself will now have its own festival in Houston. → Read More

Houston Grand Opera Expands Its Repertoire With YouTube Videos That Tell Houston Love Stories

The company’s online opera series experiments with the art form by blending technology, social media and the stories of Houstonians. → Read More

Texas’ Only Performance Art Festival Takes Place In Houston

The Experimental Action Festival hopes to open minds and create a sense of community through a genre that is often less understood than traditional art. → Read More

Houston’s Poet Laureate Launches City’s First Summit For Writers Of Color

Called “The Colony,” the summit will be held quarterly, with the first meeting scheduled for Saturday, July 14. → Read More

Notes from Round Top: Vladimir Kulenovic

Conductor Vladimir Kulenovic offers sounds and insights from the Round Top Music Festival. → Read More

Houston Ballet Celebrates The City’s Resilience After Harvey

The company has created a program of dance and poetry inspired by Houston’s survival from the storm, including its own. → Read More