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Economic Forecast, Chemical Safety, and Holiday Events: Houston Matters for Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Posted on · On Thursday, The Greater Houston Partnership officially unveils its economic forecast for the region for the coming year. But we have a preview for you on today's Houston Matters. From employment, to industry, to trade, travel, real estate, the cost of living, and more, the report outlines how Greater Houston is faring. We discuss the […]

Opera & Musical Theater

Stages: “Panto Goldilocks”

Posted on · Actress and writer Genevieve Allenbury talks with Houston Public Media about her raucous new "Panto Goldilocks," a traditional British holiday pantomime performance inspired by the Goldilocks story and ... Bond. James Bond. It runs through January 5 at Stages Repertory Theatre,


‘Tis the Season for Safety

Posted on · It's an unfortunate holiday tradition: while many of us immerse ourselves in the holiday spirit, crooks are looking for ways to make the season one to forget. This busy time of year means criminals are hard at work too.

Arts & Culture

“The Jew Who Loves Christmas”

Posted on · Playwright Abby Koenig's art installation represents and chronicles her family's celebration of Christmas, even though Koenig describes her family as "100% Jewish." On view through January 3 at Fresh Arts Gallery.

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Banning Native American Mascots, Charity Scams & City Council Runoffs: Houston Matters for Thurs., Dec. 12, 2013

Posted on · HISD today may take its first steps towards a policy prohibiting the use of certain Native American mascots and symbols some deem offensive or culturally insensitive. While some consider such representations offensive, others characterize them as symbols of respect. Still others see such labels as political correctness run amok. We’ll discuss. Also: ‘Tis the season […]

Houston Matters

Pets as Christmas Presents & Pet-Proofing Your Home for the Holidays

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. Today, we focus on important steps you can take to dog and cat proof your holiday-infused home, prepare for visitors wanting to feed your dog or cat holiday treats they shouldn’t, and we’ll discuss the care and feeding of dogs and cats, in particular, during Houston’s […]


How To Keep Safe During The Holidays

Posted on · ‘Tis the season to be careful with holiday decorations. The Houston Fire Department is out with its annual reminder about the potential dangers with Christmas trees, electricity, candles and any emergency that might keep us out the holiday spirit.