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Tuesday’s Show: Live From Election Day Polling Places, And The BBC’s Jonny Dymond (Nov. 5, 2019)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Live reports from a polling place on Election Day, the Memorial Park Golf Course reopens, BBC host Jonny Dymond, and performance artist Taylor Mac.

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On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Voters go to the polls on Election Day 2019. News 88.7’s Florian Martin reports live from a polling place:

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Also this hour: The Memorial Park Golf Course fully reopened Monday having completed renovations. It's slated to be the new home to the Houston Open — a stop on the PGA Tour. We learn more about the project and it’s economic impact:

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Then, the BBC program World Questions is taping in Houston this week. Host Jonny Dymond explains why the program wanted to come here:

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And performance artist Taylor Mac talks about his landmark 24-hour concert that chronicled the history of American popular music. The production was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for drama in 2017, and he’s speaking at the University of Houston tonight for the annual Mitchell Artist Lecture:

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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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