Unwrap Your Candies Now

‘Christmas Rapper’ Kurtis Blow Talks About The Hip Hop Nutcracker And Dixie Longate Heads To A Honky Tonk For Life Lessons

Tchaikovsky’s classic is retold through breakdancing, rap and an MC. Plus, America’s favorite Tupperware lady hosts another kind of party just in time for the holidays.

In this episode of the podcast "Unwrap Your Candies Now," Catherine Lu chats with hip hop pioneer and legendary rapper Kurtis Blow, who is the MC of The Hip Hop Nutcracker. The national-touring holiday production comes to the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land on December 4.

Then, Ernie Manouse sits down with Dixie Longate of “Dixie’s Tupperware Party” to talk about her latest show, Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull and 16 Other Things I Learned While I Was Drinking Last Thursday. It’s on stage at The Hobby Center from December 14–22.

Share your comments, questions and ideas at UYCN@houstonpublicmedia.org.

Music used: Christmas Rappin' by Kurtis Blow, The Hip Hop Nutcracker trailer and Dixie's Tube Top trailer


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Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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