Houston Matters

CounterCurrent Festival Highlights Female And Minority Empowerment

Posted on · Houston Matters learns more about the annual CounterCurrent festival, a multi-day event featuring themes driven by women and artists of color sharing their perspectives.

Houston Matters

Full Show: The Future Of Offshore Drilling, And Actor Sean Penn (April 10, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn about college enrollment by HISD grads, we find out where the offshore drilling industry is headed, actor Sean Penn talks about his new novel, and we learn about the annual CounterCurrent festival.

Houston Matters

Jason Moran Featured in Houston’s CounterCurrent Festival

Posted on · The third annual CounterCurrent Festival is underway this week (April 14-17, 2016). Among the artists and performers participating is jazz musician and Houston native Jason Moran. He’s recorded ten albums for Blue Note Records, serves as the artistic director for jazz at The Kennedy Center, and performs Sunday (April 17) at MacGregor Park, near the […]

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The State of Houston’s Arts and Culture: Friday’s show (April 15, 2016)

Posted on · On today’s program, we conclude our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. Today, we look at what’s happening here in arts and culture, with News 88.7’s arts and culture reporter Amy Bishop.