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The fascinating details about the Tex-Mex food history and restaurant profile. Plus, Alley Theatre of Houston launches a season of laughter and fun!

Posted on · Today, our listeners go one-on-one with award-winning chef and food writer Adán Medrano about the best Tex-Mex recipes and restaurants in Houston. Also, we continue our series on the Houston performing arts scene, where Alley Theatre announces 10 new shows for the season, with six of them being world premieres.

Houston Matters

How Foreign Policy Changes Under Pres. Biden Might Affect Houston (Dec. 8, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We discuss how potential US foreign policy changes in the new Biden administration might affect Houston, Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia answers your questions, we discuss the latest school rankings, and we learn about The Alley Theatre's virtual presentation of A Christmas Carol.

Houston Matters

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.

Unwrap Your Candies Now

TUTS 2020-21 Season Has Broadway Buzz And Houston Talent, Plus Sesame Street’s Emilio Delgado Stars in “Quixote Nuevo”

Posted on · Artistic Director (and foodie) Dan Knechtges shares his take on TUTS’ upcoming season of musicals, and Sesame Street’s “Luis” reflects on the famous children’s program as well as his current on-stage role.

Houston Matters

Thursday’s Show: Preventing Vaping, Shackling Defendants, And Quixote Nuevo (Jan. 23, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Efforts to curb vaping in Fort Bend County, shackling defendants in federal courts, the issues raised in the film 1917, and Don Quixote is transported to the Texas border.

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Alley Theatre’s “Vietgone” Remixes History And Culture, Plus Houston Fringe Festival Puts Non-Traditional Performing Artists Centerstage

Posted on · The director of “Vietgone” shares insights about the play and her own immigrant experience, and the Houston Fringe Festival showcases intimate, boundary-breaking works by independent artists.

Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Show: Bill King Candidate Interview, And Vietgone (Oct. 15, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Some new developments in local transportation issues, mayoral candidate Bill King, a play about the Vietnamese immigrant experience, and a new children's book designed to help kids and adults better communicate.

Unwrap Your Candies Now

Live From Theater District Open House!

Posted on · The annual Open House marks the official start of the city’s performing arts season, and “Unwrap Your Candies Now” was there to find out what operas, symphonies, ballets, chamber music, jazz, plays and Broadway musicals are in store for Houston audiences.