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Full Show: Disaster Funds Favor The Rich, And Lowering Blood Alcohol Limits (March 5, 2019)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: How federal disaster money favors the rich, the pros and cons of lowering the legal blood alcohol limit, Children at Risk's annual Growing Up In Houston report, and developing the city’s image as an arts and culture destination.

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Filmmaker Discusses Role of Photography As Tool For Social Change

Posted on · The Houston Cinema Arts Festival kicks off today. It’ll feature over 50 narrative and documentary films about artists in the visual, performing and literary arts. One of those films is Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People. Writer and director Thomas Allen Harris says it’s the first documentary to explore […]

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NEA Chair Says Houston ‘Gets It’ When it Comes to the Arts

Posted on · Since being confirmed the eleventh Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, Jane Chu has been making a case to increase federal funding for the arts. She’s been crisscrossing the country to get a sense of how cities use the arts to improve society, and last month she made a stop in Houston where she […]

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What Do New Houstonians Need to Know About Healthcare and Arts and Culture?

Posted on · We continue Houston Matters’ annual guide for newcomers by discussing everything new Houstonians need to know about health and science and arts & culture in Greater Houston, with News 88.7’s health and science reporter Carrie Feibel, and Houston Public Media’s St. John Flynn.