Posted on · Listener share how local shops have impacted their communities and how to grow their own shops.
Posted on · What does the Astrodome have to do with The Beatles? Well, nothing really – they never played there. But these two seemingly disparate subjects do have two things in common – or, at least, two people. The first is Dr. Kenneth Womack, a Houston native who's authored new books on both subjects. He’s is in […]
Posted on · What kind of year has it been for the Greater Houston? And what will 2017 hold? At a Houston Region Economic Outlook event on Friday, (Dec. 9, 2016), the Greater Houston Partnership will unveil its job forecast for 2017. On this edition of Houston Matters, we take a sneak peak at that – and look […]
Posted on · Weather permitting, this weekend (June 4-5, 2016) is Free Press Summer Fest, the annual outdoor music festival. To get you in the mood, we talk with Quinn Bishop, owner of Cactus Music, about this year’s lineup and the most anticipated acts.
Posted on · Recently Texas made national headlines for the states' new Mexican-American Heritage textbook. The book was much anticipated by some — after heated discussions in 2014. However, the response to the published book from the Mexican-American community wasn't exactly what the Texas Education Agency was hoping for. Tony Diaz, writer and activist with El Librotraficante, told […]
Posted on · Earlier this year, Houston welcomed some familiar bands like The Psychedelic Furs and Depeche Mode. In the coming weeks New Order will play at a music event called Day for Night, and in May of 2016, The Cure will play Toyota Center. For some, this may feel like déjà vu. But for others, these are […]
Posted on · An analysis of Texas DPS data on traffic stops from 2003 to 2014 show black drivers in the Lone Star State are more likely to be searched than white drivers, and less likely to be let go with a warning. The Austin American-Statesman reported late last month (Nov. 22, 2015) researchers at the University of […]
Posted on · This year marks the 40th anniversary of Cactus Music, the independent music store in Houston. We talk with owner Quinn Bishop about the store's history in Houston and how it's been able to weather changes in the music industry.
Posted on · The effect of low oil prices continues to ripple through the Houston community. Just this week, the Houston Business Journal reported that Houston-based Deepwater Drilling Inc, announced 135 job cuts due to a plant closure in the Gulf of Mexico. The one thing the company didn't mention was which positions were being cut. Announcements from […]
Posted on · We learn about Houston’s Cactus Music from owner Quinn Bishop. He says Cactus Music aims to be a destination for lovers of music — both live and recorded.
Posted on · We learn about Houston’s Cactus Music from owner Quinn Bishop. He says Cactus Music aims to beÂ a destination for lovers of music — both live and recorded.
Posted on · We take a moment to pay tribute to the late Nelson Mandela. Then we explore the state of the arts in Houston with Jonathon GlusÂ the President of the Houston Arts Alliance, and then welcome your questions for three members of the performing arts community here in Houston:Â Jennifer Decker, Artistic Director of Mildredâs Umbrella […]