World Premiere of Bound

Posted February 6, 2014 & filed under Notebook.

BOUND-art-newWITS Associate Director Bao-Long Chu has written an acclaimed libretto that will be performed on February 15 and 16 in collaboration with the Houston Grand Opera and the Asia Society Texas Center. Bound, inspired by a true story, is about a Vietnamese girl who is struggling to come to terms with her family’s past and her own complicated story. Music for the libretto was written by Huang Ruo.

Please visit the Asia Society’s website or HGO to reserve tickets to this special event, which celebrates Houston as a crossroads for Eastern and Western cultures.

Writers Tell Their Houston Stories on November 12th

Posted November 10, 2011 & filed under Notebook.

What: Houston Inside Out: A Symposium

Who: Rosellen Brown, Robb Walsh, Bao-Long Chu, Roger Wood, and Gwendolyn Zepeda

Where: Houston Public Library, Central Branch, 500 McKinney St.

When: Saturday, November 12, 2011  at 1:00 pm

Cost: FREE and open to all!

Writing & C/Siting Houston brings together writers, folklorists and scholars to create written portraits that explore the ways and the wheres through which Houstonians know and cherish their hometown. 

Houston Writers Write Houston

Posted September 21, 2011 & filed under Notebook.


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  From Hip Hop to SugarHill

 Marco Cervantes, “Transforming Jail Route”

Bao-Long Chu, “2600 Travis”

David Theis, “The Ruins of Houston”

Roger Wood, “Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studios:

The Story of a House”

Thursday, September 22, 2011, 7:00 pm

Bohemeo’s, 708 Telephone Road, 77023   

Free and open to all!

Writing & C/Siting Houston brings together writers, folklorists, and scholars to create written portraits that explore the ways and the wheres through which Houstonians know and cherish their hometown.