Kinder Foundation contributes $7.5 million lead gift to HSPVA Friends capital campaign

In an unprecedented partnership, a private donor and a non-profit organization are collaborating for the benefit of a Houston Independent School District (HISD) public school. HSPVA Friends, the non-profit dedicated to raising funds for Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, launched a $10 million Build the Extraordinary. Inspire Dreams. capital campaign to…

Alumni News—October 2016

Photographer Mark Seliger (Media ’77) releases new book On Christopher Street: Transgender Stories Best known for his celebrity portraiture, and as HSPVA’s 2015 Distinguished Alumnus, in his new book Seliger photographs more than 70 trans people on Christopher Street, a West Village haven for LGBT people a few blocks from his studio. The bold black…

Urinetown is Oct. 6-8, 13-15

The All-School Musical Urinetown Opens This Week Urinetown plays October 6-8, 13-15! Get your tickets now! Urinetown tells the story of a town suffering from an unbearable 20-year drought, ultimately leading to a water shortage and a fee for all public bathrooms. It’s a hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalist greed, social irresponsibility,…