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Full Show: Rules Of The Road, And Theater Director Peter Sellars (Dec. 15, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about a family forced to leave their neighborhood after Harvey. Then, as many Houstonians prepare to hit the roads for the holidays, members of local law enforcement remind us how to be safe and courteous on Houston roadways. Plus, we discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And Ernie Manouse chats with theater and opera director Peter Sellars.

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Full Show: Astros Championship Parade, And National Women’s Conference (Nov. 3, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters, we report live from the Astros' championship parade. We preview the National Women’s Conference. Our panel of non-experts discusses The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of this week’s news. And we meet the longtime public address announcer for the Astros, Bob Ford.

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‘Fun Home’ Peers Into the Inner Workings of Families and Relationships

Posted on · The musical Fun Home won five Tony Awards in 2015, including best musical. Now it’s on tour at Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars May 16-28, 2017. Fun Home is an in-depth look at how families operate and relate. It’s based on a graphic novel memoir called Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by cartoonist Alison Bechdel. […]

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Marilu Henner Discusses Her Career and Highly Accurate Memory

Posted on · (Above: Houston Public Media’s Ernie Manouse posing with actress Marilu Henner before an interview in 2000 and again in 2017. Right Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media) On Thursday (April 6, 2017), actress and author Marilu Henner will be the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Conference Celebrating Women, being held at Moody Gardens in Galveston. […]

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A Conversation with New Theatre Under the Stars Director Hillary Hart

Posted on · Back in December (2016), Theatre Under the Stars announced the appointment of the nonprofit musical theater company’s new executive director, Hillary Hart. She’s the former general manager of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. She’s also held leadership positions at Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina and the Dallas Theater Center. Ernie Manouse talks with Hart about what she […]

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Economic Impact of the Super Bowl: Tuesday’s Show (January 31, 2017)

Posted on · A new study commissioned by the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee says Super Bowl 51 will bring in $350 million for the city. We talk with Ken McGill, managing director of Rockport Analytics, the research firm behind the study, about how they calculated that amount, where the money is going, and what the Super Bowl means […]