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‘Intermersive Movies’ Allow Audiences to Go Inside Their Favorite Films

Posted on · We learn about a unique type of performance at Houston’s Beta Theater where actors recreate settings and scenes from a particular movie and then allow the audience members to interact with characters from the film. Then, they hold a screening of the movie. It’s called “intermersive movies.” Houston Public Media’s Abner Fletcher produced this segment.

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UH Student Helped Build Schools in Afghanistan

Posted on · We meet a University of Houston student Shaun Theriot-Smith who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and then took advantage of the GI Bill to attend college. He talks about working to build schools in the countries he served in. This segment was produced by Houston Public Media’s Abner Fletcher.

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Sound Engineer Keeps Houston Symphony in Tune

Posted on · We meet Tracy Marcantel, the head sound engineer for the Houston Symphony. It’s his job to make sure the entire orchestra sounds great, and he tells us about how he became so fascinated by sound. (Above: Tracy Marcantel is the head sound engineer for the Houston Symphony. Photo: Abner Fletcher, Houston Public Media)