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Full Show: Trump Visits Houston, And Insurers Opening Health Clinics (April 10, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: President Trump visits Crosby. Health insurance companies partner with health care providers to open clinics. Our weekly political roundup. Activist David Dow discusses his first novel. And Bruce Lumpkin returns to Houston to direct a revival of the Broadway show, Nine.

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Full Show: Term Limits Hearing, And Bernstein’s Broadway Hits (May 11, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We take a closer look at a lawsuit over term limits. Then, a mother's relationship with her daughter transforms as the pair travels the world. Plus, our panel of non-experts weighs The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week’s news. And we appreciate the Broadway music of Leonard Bernstein in advance of a special performance by the Houston Chamber Choir.

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Theater District Open House Offers an Inside Look at Houston’s Performing Arts

Posted on · We often hear how Houston is home to the highest concentration of theater seats outside of Broadway, and this Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. is the annual free event aimed at engaging and developing the audience for those performing arts organizations – the Theater District Open House. The event includes musical and theater performances […]

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Broadway Singer & Actress Betty Buckley Reflects on Career

Posted on · We hear from Broadway singer and actress Betty Buckley, a 2012 inductee into the American Theater Hall of Fame. The Texas native is performing a concert Friday, Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wortham Center. Buckley is a Texas native whom New York Magazine called “The Voice of Broadway.” She rose to fame in 1982, starring as Grizabella […]

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City & State Pensions, Cleaning Up Abandoned Lots & Broadway’s Betty Buckley: Houston Matters for Tues., Jan. 7, 2014

Posted on · Mayor Annise Parker has called Houston’s pensions “unsustainable.” Following her recent inauguration, Mayor Parker says she wants to tackle the problem and create a more sustainable retirement for current employees. The Mayor and other officials have said there’s a growing need for pension reform. But what changes can be made without impacting benefits already promised to […]