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I SEE U, Episode 28: Storytelling Art of The Dirty South

Posted on · Guest host, Dr. Melayne Price, chats with 'The Dirty South' exhibit’s curator, Valerie Cassel Oliver, as well as Houston artists Nathaniel Donnett and Mel Chin about what happens when contemporary art merges with the roots of Southern hip-hop culture.

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Houston’s environmental failures, vegan and vegetarian restaurants, and Latino rap (Oct. 7, 2021)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Houston's continued environmental shortcomings, ending the school-to-prison pipeline, the best vegan and vegetarian restauarants right now, and a closer look at the world of Latino hip-hop in Houston.

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How The Pandemic’s Affecting Our Children (Oct. 22, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Addressing an increase in violent crime, how the pandemic's affecting the social development of kids, and staging socially-distanced theatre in people's backyards.

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Tuesday’s Houston Matters: Remembering George Floyd, And Plans For A Houston Hip-Hop Museum (June 9, 2020)

Posted on · On today's show: Funeral services for George Floyd, City Controller Chris Brown answers questions about the city's finances, warm weather gardening advice, and a museum to honor Houston hip-hop.

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Houston Chamber Choir Presents Major Choral Work Based On Anne Frank’s Diary And “Othello: The Remix” Reimagines Shakespeare As Hip Hop

Posted on · The Houston Chamber Choir lends their voices to honor Anne Frank’s story at the newly-expanded Holocaust Museum Houston. Plus, Obsidian Theater tells Shakespeare’s tragedy in rap.

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Rapper Bun B Teaches Class on Religion and Hip-Hop at Rice

Posted on · You might be familiar with Houston-based rapper Bun B as a member of the group UGK. But you might not know he’s also a distinguished lecturer at Rice University, co-teaching a course examining the relationship between religion and hip-hop. Starting in a few weeks, Religion and Hip-Hop Culture will be offered as a free online […]

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Truth About Houston’s Economy: Wednesday’s Show (February 18, 2015)

Posted on · Late last month, Forbes magazine published its list of the fastest growing U.S. cities for 2015. Houston ranked No. 1. Austin was No. 2. Dallas was third. Fort Worth and San Antonio also cracked the top ten. The list is based on population growth, employment data, and other economic indicators. Even with oil prices dropping […]