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The Front Row, Monday, 07/20/2009

we renew our acquaintance with musical-theater veteran, Chuck Wagner. For the past four years, Chuck Wagner has been serving as the ring-master of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, and he is the host of the 138th edition of “The Greatest Show on Earth, which is in the middle of a week-and-half-long run at Houston’s Reliant Stadium…


Gwynne Rukenbrod is the Curator of Fine Craft at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. Jerry Bennett is one of thirty craft-artists from six different countries whose work was selected for inclusion in the traveling exhibition, Challenge Seven: dysFUNctional, organized by the Wood-Turning Center of Philadelphia. Ms. Rukenbrod and Mister Bennett spoke with “The Front Row’s” Meghan Hendley at the opening reception for the dysFUNctional show. Listen. Download.

Chuck Wagner is the ring-master of Over the Top, the 138th edition of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, currently in the middle of a week-and-a-half-long run at Houston’s Reliant Stadium. There are evening performances, tomorrow through Sunday … late-morning shows, Thursday through Sunday … and afternoon matinees on Saturday and Sunday, the last two days of the Houston engagement. Wagner stopped by the KUHF Studios to chat with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson. Listen. Download.