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TV Series Tells “Arab American Stories”

Houston, of course, was recently deemed the most diverse city in the nation, and a big part of that diversity is Arab American. A new 13-part public television series called “Arab American Stories” aims to tell their stories – including some from Houston. Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty spoke with the show’s host, NPR arts and […]

Houston, of course, was recently deemed the most diverse city in the nation, and a big part of that diversity is Arab American. A new 13-part public television series called “Arab American Stories” aims to tell their stories – including some from Houston. Houston Matters' Michael Hagerty spoke with the show’s host, NPR arts and culture reporter Neda Ullaby, about some of the stories the series tells, including that of Houston-born soprano Hanan Alattar.

EVENT: Houston Public Media will host a screening and discussion of Arab American Stories Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Houston Public Library at 500 McKinney St.

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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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