Houston Matters

Thursday’s Show: Examining The STAAR Test, And Houston’s Best New Restaurants (Dec. 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: The results from a state-ordered study of this year’s STAAR exams, the best new restaurants of 2019, how human exploration has changed civilization, and local fashion designer Alan Gonzalez discusses his appearance on the new season of Project Runway.

Houston Matters

Friday’s Show: Former Amb. Susan Rice, And Fashion Designer Isaac Mizrahi (Nov. 1, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A preliminary report on the ITC fire. Former Ambassador Susan Rice talks about her career in foreign affairs. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And a conversation with fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Deadline Looms For Harvey Assistance, And The Politics Of Refugee Aid (Oct. 6, 2017) 

Posted on · On Friday's edition of Houston Matters: Houstonians face long lines at the GRB to apply for food assistance after Harvey. A former Assistant Secretary of State tells us how the politics of refugee assistance has changed over the years. Our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And a new exhibit opens at the MFAH on the life and work of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.

Good, Bad and Ugly

Ending the Revenue Cap, and Houston-Themed Fashion: The Good, Bad & Ugly of This Week’s News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. On this edition, we discuss Mayor […]

Arts InSight

Houston’s Chloe Dao Talks About a Life in Fashion and Winning Project Runway

Posted on · Houston fashion designer Chloe Dao is known for her boutique in West University and for winning the second season of the fashion-based reality show Project Runway. In a recent interview with Houston Public Media’s Arts InSight, she tells us about how she ended up in fashion and about her experience on Project Runway.