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The Judgment of Fools: Stage Production Lets the Audience Give Real-Time Feedback

Posted on · In a democracy, Election Day is the ultimate chance for voters to offer feedback on the performance of their elected officials. And so we thought today would also be a perfect opportunity to tell you about a local theater performance that allows the audience to offer its feedback to the actors…as the show is taking […]

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Polling Places and the GE-Baker Hughes Merger: Tuesday’s Show (November 8, 2016)

Posted on · It’s Election Day…finally! On today’s edition of Houston Matters, we check in on several polling places around Greater Houston with our colleagues from News 88.7. Then, we discuss some lingering election issues with Houston Chronicle editorial writer Joe Holley, and News 88.7’s News Director Dave Fehling. Also this hour…

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The 28th Amendment and the Richmond Strip: Thursday’s Show (July 23, 2015)

Posted on · There are 27 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. The first ten, of course, are the Bill of Rights, which address matters ranging from speech to religion to guns. The other seventeen Amendments include one dedicated to abolishing slavery, others ensure voting rights, one establishes Prohibition and another repeals it. From time to time, citizens call for […]

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Spaghetti Code: The Lengths One Couple Will Go to Have a Baby

Posted on · We learn about Spaghetti Code, a new play from Houston’s Horse Head Theatre running July 12-28, about the lengths one couple will go to in order to have a baby. The play is by writer Abby Koening, who talks about her own struggles with fertility and what dialogue she hopes the dark comedy will evoke among […]

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Infertility: It’s Not Just a Woman’s Problem

Posted on · We discuss the latest research and treatment associated with fertility, with Dr. Mazen Abdallah, Medical Director for the Houston Fertility Institute and Assistant Professor at UTHealth. Dr. Abdallah says it’s a common misconception that fertility problems just affect women who’ve “waited too long” to have kids. And we learn about Spaghetti Code, a new play from Houston’s Horse Head […]