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Full Show: Gun Control Debate Surfaces Again, And Ask The Allergy Doctor (Oct. 3, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's edition of Houston Matters: How might the mass shooting in Las Vegas affect several pieces of gun-related legislation backed by Texas lawmakers? Also, an allergy expert answers your questions. And a Houston ensemble continues toward its goal of performing music from 20 different global cultures.

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Mercury Celebrates Holiday Season With “A Mexican Baroque Christmas”

Posted on · When you think of traditional holiday music, you might not think of Mexico. But the local chamber ensemble Mercury will highlight the sacred sounds of 17th-century Mexico with performances of A Mexican Baroque Christmas through Dec. 3. It’s part of the ensemble’s Neighborhood Concert Series. To learn more about the program – and to hear […]

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Revamping Foster Care and Building Better Suburbs: Wednesday’s Show (November 30, 2016)

Posted on · In March, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals denied an attempt by the State of Texas to pause a revamp of its foster care system. The court appointed two Special Masters to oversee the system revamp. Francis McGovern and Kevin Ryan began their appointed positions in April. Then, earlier this  month, the Special Masters […]