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Is Houston an A-List City for Entertainment?

On this edition of Houston Matters, we take up the notion of Houston as an “A-list” city, in terms of concerts and performing arts, the sports world, and among foodies. As a city “up there” with other major cities in those specific worlds. Do the top performers make a point of touring here? Do we […]

On this edition of Houston Matters, we take up the notion of Houston as an “A-list” city, in terms of concerts and performing arts, the sports world, and among foodies.

As a city “up there” with other major cities in those specific worlds. Do the top performers make a point of touring here? Do we present or receive the best theatre and dance? Do restaurateurs make a point of opening up restaurants here? Do the people in and around professional sports think of Houston as one of the top sports cities, in a league with New York or Boston? And whether they do or they don’t, should we care?

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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