The Front Row, Friday, 04/10/2009

PoetξTony Hoagland teaches in the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program.ξHe's the author of three volumes of poetry, Sweet Ruin ... Donkey Gospel ... and What Narcissism Means to Me ... and an acclaimed collection of essays about poetry titled Real Sofistakashun.ξHe speaks with TFRξhost St. John Flynn and reads some of his own pieces in honor ofξ National Poetry Month. Listen. Download.

Tonight at 8:00PM in the Shepherd School of Music's Duncan Recital Hall ... the Syzygy: New Music at Rice concert series presents the Philadelphia-based contemporary-music ensemble, Rel’¢che, in their program, Downtown Is Back, in which they'll perform Octeto Malango — The Misbehaving Octet, by Mexican composer, Arturo M’rquez ... and recent works by a bunch of composers with one-syllable last names, including Phillip Glass, David Lang and John King.ξAdmission is free.ξThe preview their concert in the Geary Performance Studio. Listen. Download.

In the DiverseWorks art space, TFR Producer Bob Stevenson chats with curator Janet Phelps, and with Jeanine Olsen and Nina Katchadourian, two of the seven artists working in various disciplines who have contributed installations to the exhibition, Solution.ξIt's on view for another week, through Saturday, April Eighteenth, in the DiverseWorks art space. Listen.Download.
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