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Friday’s Show: Methane Emissions, And Composer Howard Goodall (Dec. 13, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Videos from a chemical plant in West Texas shed new light on methane emissions. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And British composer Howard Goodall presents the world premiere of his new Christmas Cantata.

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Why A Los Angeles Choral Group Is Singing About Houston

Posted on · Producer Joshua Zinn spoke with composer Ellen Reid and librettist Sarah LaBrie about their new work "dreams of the new world," which examines the idea of the American Dream through three prominent American cities, including Houston.

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Houston Grand Opera Premieres Opera Inspired by Rothko Chapel and Dominique de Menil

Posted on · This Thursday (March 16, 2017), Houston Grand Opera’s community outreach program premieres a new opera inspired by the Rothko Chapel and Dominique de Menil. The story in Some Light Emerges follows five characters and Menil over the course of four decades and examines how they are affected by the chapel — and the Rothko art inside. […]

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Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and March Movies: Tuesday’s Show (March 14, 2017)

Posted on · The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo heads into its second week. In just its first five days, the annual event has drawn more half a million visitors to events ranging from calf roping, to mutton busting, to the carnival and numerous big-name musical acts. On this edition of Houston Matters, we send Michael Hagerty to […]