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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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Full Show: Law Enforcement Consolidation, and Liberating Concentration Camps (Sept. 7, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Parents of Santa Fe High School students react to how the school district handled a recent threatening text message exchange there. Then, we learn how law enforcement agencies in Greater Houston could consolidate some of their services. Plus, an exhibit honors Texas soldiers who liberated concentration camps during World War II. And we break down the week's news.

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Full Show: Government Shutdown Update, And How Star Trek Shaped Space City (Jan. 22, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We bring you the latest on the government shutdown. We discuss how Star Trek has affected Space City. We learn about an exhibit honoring children who lost their lives in the Holocaust. And we break down the latest developments in Houston sports.

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Expansion Will Double the Size of Houston’s Holocaust Museum

Posted on · (Above: An artist’s rendering of the renovation and expansion planned for Holocaust Museum Houston. Image Courtesy: HMH) Holocaust Museum Houston has announced plans to more than double its size, making it the nation’s fourth-largest Holocaust museum. Some two-thirds of the current museum, located on Caroline Street in the Museum District, will be torn down to […]

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Political Roundup, and Lessons to Learn From Austin: Wednesday’s Show (June 21, 2017)

Posted on · It’s time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. On this week’s edition, we discuss everything from the status of the healthcare bill in the Senate, to Texas joining a ten-state coalition supporting the constitutionality of President Trump’s executive order regarding sanctuary cities, to whether or not […]

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The Butterfly Project Commemorates Children Lost in the Holocaust

Posted on · The Butterfly Project is a 20-year-long art initiative that started with a group of Houston teachers who wanted to commemorate the 1.5 million children whose lives were lost during the Holocaust. Houston Matters producer Maggie Martin visited the exhibit at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medicial Center with Dr. Kelly Zúñiga, executive director of Holocaust Museum Houston. Zúñiga […]

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LNG and Outpatient Therapy: Wednesday’s Show (July 13, 2016)

Posted on · Energy industry analysts say supply of liquefied natural gas could outpace demand in the coming decades, while others say demand could pick up as countries begin to reduce their reliance on coal. We take a look at the LNG scene in Houston — and where it’s headed in the future — on this edition of Houston Matters. Maggie Martin […]

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Exhibit Showcases Art Made in Japanese Internment Camps

Posted on · Today (Feb. 19, 2015) is The Day of Remembrance, commemorating the thousands of Japanese Americans who were held at internment camps during World War II. In conjunction, there’s a new exhibit at Holocaust Museum Houston called The Art of Gaman, showcasing art made by some of these internees. Delphine Hirasuna is the exhibit’s curator and author […]