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.
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.
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.
Posted on · Movement, adventure, stunts! A local dance festival offers a mix of experimental, contemporary and cross-cultural works, and a swashbuckling musketeer stops by the studio.
Posted on · We rub shoulders with the new head of the Alley Theatre and introduce you to Houston Grand Opera's YouTube operas, which tell Houston love stories.
Posted on · The story features an acclaimed TV doctor who gets mired in a scandal.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: The Southern Baptist Convention clears seven churches under investigation. We discuss how institutions can prevent sex abuse. A local dentist answers your questions. And a new play parodies the wellness industry.
Posted on · Melrose, an award-winning director and writer, was named to the post in November.
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn about financial challenges many Houstonians face, Rep. Dan Crenshaw discusses the shutdown, we meet Rob Melrose of the Alley Theatre, and Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.
Posted on · A new performance lecture, called A Landing on the Bayou, explores the impact Houston’s drag scene had on the fight for LGBT rights.
Posted on · Perryn Leech, from the Houston Grand Opera, and Dean Gladden, of the Alley Theatre, discuss what it means for Houston's Theater District to return after Harvey
Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: A Texas firefighters union is urging the City of Baytown to drop its lawsuit, we learn a group called New American Economy released data showing how much Houston's economy is affected by immigrants, and homeowners impacted by Harvey are dropping out of a buyout program, and Houston Public Media’s 'Stories from the Storm', featuring community leaders and everyday Houstonians reflecting on the value of a community in times of need. Then, writer Jeff Balke join Houston Matters for the latest on the developments in Houston Sports.
Posted on · Black reminds Houston Matters why he once called a particular place in Houston "the end of the universe." Plus, he discusses his use of anger on stage and his early days as a struggling playwright.
Posted on · 'Cleo' tells the story of the torrid, on- and off-screen love affair between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, the stars of the 1963 epic 'Cleopatra.' Writer Lawrence Wright and director Bob Balaban discuss the project, nearly a decade in the making.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Residents of a Houston development that flooded during Harvey are suing the designer. Then, longtime Houstonians discuss what long-lost elements of the city they miss the most. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about Cleo, a new play at the Alley Theatre about the making of the 1963 film Cleopatra.