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Arts & Culture

Marsh Arabs Project, bringing traditional Iraqi mudhif to Houston, kicks off slate of events this week

Posted on · A months-long initiative involving Rice University, Archeology Now and the Arab-American Educational Foundation, among others, aims to shed light on an ancient and dwindling civilization in the marshes of Iraq.

Houston Matters

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 […]

Houston Matters

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.

Houston Matters

Houston Public Media GM Lisa Shumate Explains Moves at Classical 91.7 KUHA and Creation of New Arts and Culture Team

Posted on · Last week, Houston Public Media announced the formation of an arts and culture team, while at the same time making public the elimination of eight full time positions, including four on-air hosts on Classical 91.7, KUHA. Houston Matters host Craig Cohen talks with Houston Public Media Executive Director and General Manager Lisa Shumate about the […]