Houston Matters

What it would take to bring Brittney Griner home, and Indian composer and violinist L. Subramaniam (Aug. 5, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: An international relations expert explains what it might take for the United States to arrange for Griner's release after her guilty verdict and sentencing. Then, we discuss how a recent ruling limiting the EPA's power might affect Houston. And Indian composer and violinist L. Subramaniam talks about his concert in Houston this weekend celebrating 75 years of Indian independence.

Town Square

Live from B&B Butchers Steakhouse for Houston Restaurant Weeks 2022!

Posted on · We're on location with local restaurateurs who share how important it is for them to feed Houstonians, while also giving back to the community in one of largest annual fundraisers for America’s largest food bank, the Houston Food Bank.

I SEE U

I SEE U, Episode 52: A Concealed Treasure Once Incognito

Posted on · Jazz vocalist Maysa stays in her musical lane but acknowledges shades of racism in the industry when more prevalent, white vocalists shine brighter in the mainstream spotlight than Black artists whose culture once started the genre in the first place

Houston Matters

Harris County takes issue with latest election audit (Aug. 4, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: The county's plans to sue the state over the latest audit of its elections, potential laws designed to stop abortion-related travel, the lack of air conditioning in Texas prisons, and the stories behind Houston's skyline.

Houston Matters

Bond proposal headed to voters, and previewing Houston Restaurant Weeks (Aug. 3, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Voters will get to decide in November whether Harris County can issue around $1 billion in bonds for infrastructre spending. Then, we discuss the week in politics. We preview the menus for Houston Restaurant Weeks. And we reflect on the disaster that was Woodstock '99.