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Texas Music Festival Provides an Escape for Venezuelan Violist

Posted on · Music offers an escape for musician Abraham Martin. He plays the viola, and rehearsing and performing helps him escape a little from the ongoing turmoil in his home country of Venezuela. Lately, he’s been escaping a little bit more during the intense four weeks of training and rehearsing for the Texas Music Festival at the […]

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Tennis Performs Live In Studio

Posted on · Their fourth album, called "Yours Conditionally," was released in March. Before a recent tour stop at White Oak Music Hall, Tennis visited our Geary Performance Studio to record two songs off the album, "In the Morning I’ll Be Better" and "Modern Woman," for an upcoming edition of "Skyline Sessions" on Houston Public Media, TV 8.

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A Lesson in Tap Dancing From Choreographer Jason Samuels Smith

Posted on · Emmy Award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Jason Samuels Smith was in Houston last week (Feb. 9, 2017) to give a master class on tap at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center in Meyerland. And we wondered: could he teach all of Houston to tap over the radio? He dropped by our Geary Performance Studio to […]

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How Will Fewer Regulations Affect Houstonians? Thursday’s Show (February 9, 2017)

Posted on · On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss how fewer business regulations might affect the environment, changes to the National Weather Service's National Water Model, and the struggle Texas and Texans face paying for college. Also, singer-songwriter Mike Doughty performs in studio.

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Houston Public Media Joins VuHaus, Public Media’s National Music Video Network

Posted on · VuHaus is proud to announce the addition of Houston Public Media as its newest affiliate. VuHaus, the music discovery video platform for public media, is a growing network of public media organizations who share a common mission to support emerging and local artists, and to introduce their music to new audiences.

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The Peterson Brothers, Prodigies of Texas Blues, Perform in Studio

Posted on · Brothers Glenn Peterson (age 19) and Alex Peterson (age 17) grew up in Bastrop, Texas, where at a very young age they were introduced to the music of Earth, Wind & Fire, The Isley Brothers, The Brothers Johnson and B.B. King. Since becoming musical prodigies in Texas blues, soul and funk, the brothers have racked up several Austin Music Awards, been mentored by Bootsy […]