The Front Row

The Front Row, 2/13/2008

Check out the provocative & playful paintings of artist Howard Sherman! Learn what really happened when the Baghdad Museum was looted five years ago. Plus … are you a lover of musical theatre? Enjoy some lesser-known gems, performed by Bayou City Concert Musicals! Dr. Donny George Youkhanna will discuss The Looting of the Baghdad Museum: A […]

Check out the provocative & playful paintings of artist Howard Sherman! Learn what really happened when the Baghdad Museum was looted five years ago. Plus … are you a lover of musical theatre? Enjoy some lesser-known gems, performed by Bayou City Concert Musicals!

Dr. Donny George Youkhanna will discuss The Looting of the Baghdad Museum: A Loss of a Nation’s Memory tomorrow, 7pm, at the University of Houston’s Hilton Hotel.  Dr. Youkhanna, the Museum’s former director, reveals to Bob Stevenson what happened in the aftermath of the looting in Spring of 2003.  Listen  Download  *Extended Interview*

Well-versed in both Abstract Expressionism & cartoon art, Howard Sherman presents paintings that layer spontaneous, gestural marks with hard, graphic lines & spray paint.  Catherine Lu visits Mr. Sherman at his exhibit, In My Mind, You’re Inflatable, on view through February 16 at the McMurtrey GalleryListen  Download 

Are you a Beethoven fan?  Here’s how you could win passes to the Houston Symphony’s March 8th music festival, The Beethoven Experience!  Listen  Download 

Bob Stevenson talks with Artistic Director Paul Hope of Bayou City Concert Musicals, whose singers treat us to a live preview of Champagne and Sass.  This program of old (really old!) musical theater gems by operetta composer Rudolf Friml & Broadway lyricist Joseph McCarthy will be offered the next two Monday evenings (February 18 & 25) at the Ensemble Theatre.  Listen  Download

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Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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