The Front Row

The Front Row, Tuesday, 4/22/2008

51 years after his first appearance on the pop charts, Johnny Mathis still has the power to touch the heart with his romantic ballads. He performs with the Houston Symphony this week and talks about it with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson…

Marlana Walsh is the Manager and a dancer with Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. Joe Celej is a former dancer with company and the choreographer of two of the pieces on the company’s upcoming 2008 Spring Concert. They speak with KUHF’s Catherine Lu.  Listen.  Download.

Rob Kimbro is the Director of the Nova Arts Project regional premiere of Jeff Goode’s modern take on a Victorian drawing-room company. Rob talks about Love Loves a Pornographer with TFR host St. John Flynn.  Listen.  Download.

Curator Anne Wilkes Tucker talks with KUHF’s Dean Dalton about the photographs bny Miwa Yanagi which are the subject of the exhibition Miwa Yanagi: Deutsche Bank Collection. It’s on view at the MFAH through May 4th.  Listen.  Download.

Johnny Mathis chats via telephone with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson about his life an music. Mathis will perform with the Houston Symphony in Jones Hall tomorrow evening at 8:00.  Listen.  Download.  **Extended Version**