Houston Matters

Full Show: Houstonians Helping Puerto Rico, And Harvey’s Toll On The Theater District (Sept. 26, 2017)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We learn how Houston’s Puerto Rican community is responding to the natural disaster there. And members of arts organizations within Houston’s much-celebrated Theater District talk about the damage they and their colleagues suffered from Harvey and how they’re foraging ahead.

On Tuesday’s edition of Houston Matters: President Donald Trump just announced he’s going to visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday (Oct. 3, 2017). The island is still reeling from Hurricane Maria’s devastation. Millions are still without power, and may be for months. How’s Houston’s Puerto Rican community responding to the crisis? We find out.

Also this hour: We talk with representatives from some of Houston’s theater organizations about the state of the city’s lauded Theater District after the flood and learn how they’re moving forward. And we discuss the effectiveness of protesting in its many forms.

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