The Front Row

The Front Row, Monday, 11/23/2009

Award-winning Chilean writer, Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits and The Sum of Our Days, talks about the ordinary women whose strength and determination provide the inspiration for the female characters who appear in her novels…

Award-winning Chilean author, Isabel Allende, speaks by phone with KUHF’s Bob Stevenson, just before her recent appearance here in Houston as one of the keynote speakers at the 10th Annual Texas Conference for Women. Ms. Allende’s most recent book, The Sum of Our Days: A Memoir, is published by Harper. Listen Download  Extended Interview

Pianist Melissa Marse, the Founding Artistic Director of the Houston Chamber Music Society … Avery-Fisher-Career-Grant-winning violinist, Tim Fain … and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Associate Principal Cellist, Jeremy Turner … perform Piano Trios by Dvorák, Ravel and Piazzolla … tonight at 8:00PM in the Morris Cultural Arts Center on the campus of Houston Baptist University on Fondren Road in Southwest Houston.  They all play excerpts from their program in KUHF’s Geary Performance Studio. Listen Download

KUHF’s Meghan Hendley speaks with Alejandro Cartagena from Mexico, and Kurt Tong. They are two of the nine photographic artists from as many countries, whose work is included in the exhibition, International Discoveries Two, on display in the FotoFest gallery just north of downtown Houston, through December 19th. Listen Download