The Front Row, Thursday, 7/17/2008

Harpist Julio Martinez of Mariachi Vargas, the world's longest running mariachi band, performs live for us.ξHe's joined Bob Stevenson along with representatives from the two organizations that are co-sponsoring the band's Saturday concert at the Wortham Center: Cynthia Munoz, President of Munoz Public Relations in San Antonio, and Alice Valdez, Executive Director of the Houston community center called MECA—Multi Cultural Education and Counseling through the Arts. Listen. Dowload.
Stella Riminton, the first female director of Britain's MI5 intelligence agency, and the model for the character played by Judi Dench in the most recent James Bond movies speaks with Catherine Lu about her new spy novel, Illegal Action.ξShe autographs the book tonight at the Hosuton Public Library downtown, and tomorrow at Murder by the Book.ξListen. Download.
The Alley Theatre's Associate Director and Resident Company member, James Black, directed Agatha Christie's play The Uunexpected Guest and starts in it as the title character.ξHe talked about the murder mystery with St. John Flynn.ξListen. Download.ξ
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