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Full Show: Occidental-Anadarko Merger, And Preventing Radicalization (Aug. 9, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday Houston Matters: What's next now that Occidental and Anadarko have merged, a former skinhead explains what drives people to hate, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news, and the 20th anniversary of the musical Rent.

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“Aladdin” The Musical Comes To The Hobby Center And High School Composers Write Electronic Music Inspired By Visual Art

Posted on · Meet “Genie” and “Jafar” from the hit Broadway musical “Aladdin,” and hear about a collaboration between young musicians and a local artist collective that blends sight, sound and technology.

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Full Show: Migrant Detention Upsurge, And Answers To Your Questions About Sleep (June, 6, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: What's behind an increase in migrants detained at the border, answers to your questions about sleep, and the daunting task of re-staging Jerome Robbins' Broadway.

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NFL Legend Eddie George Stars In “Chicago” And “Miss Saigon” Violinist Zoë Miller Shares Secrets Of A Touring Broadway Musician

Posted on · We meet two Broadway artists with unique stories: an NFL player-turned-leading man and a classical violinist who leads the pit orchestra of a major production.

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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 […]