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Tuesday’s Show: Lessons From Houston’s Past Emergencies, And Chief Art Acevedo (April 7, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: How lessons from our floods and chemical disasters in recent years are coming in handy in the coronavirus pandemic, HPD Chief Art Acevedo answers your questions, advice for dealing with cabin fever, and The Alley Theatre's streaming video production of 1984.

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Adapting Orwell’s ‘1984’ for the Stage

Posted on · George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four is perhaps the best-known depiction of a fictional, authoritarian dystopia where constant surveillance, distortion of facts, history, and language and subtle (or event overt) government oppression are important themes. Even for those who haven’t read it, the idea of “Big Brother is watching you” has found its way into the culture, and […]