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Houston Arts Return With New Leadership, After Being Hit Hard By The Pandemic

Posted on · We meet three of Houston’s newest arts leaders and discuss their visions post-pandemic – including the future of live performance, equity and community impact.

Houston Matters

Which Texas Teachers Stand To Get A Big Raise (May 18, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We find out which Texas teachers are in for a big pay bump, City Councilmember Karla Cisneros fields your questions, and acclaimed violinist Itzhak Perlman discusses his concerts with the Houston Symphony this weekend.

Houston Matters

Thursday’s Houston Matters: Why School Districts Are Pushing Back Against County Health Experts (Aug. 20, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday’s show: Why ten area superintendents have signed a letter opposing back-to-school recommendations from county health officials, addressing health care worker fatigue, Kam Franklin of The Suffers discusses her career, and Robin Kesselman prepares for a solo performance for the series Live From Jones Hall.

Houston Matters

Thursday’s Show: Refineries Releasing Benzene, And The Dangers Of Developing On The Coast (Feb. 6, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Texas refineries releasing excessive amounts of benzene, an irreverent take on the most serious issues of our time, the dangers of developing along America’s coasts, and why the Houston Symphony is devoting two weekends’ worth of concerts to one composer.

Houston Matters

Wednesday’s Show: Mayoral Candidate Interviews, And Jay Leno (Dec. 4, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We hear highlights from recent conversations with the two candidates in the runoff election for Houston mayor. We learn about a new piece from the Houston Symphony celebrating the history of NASA. And retired Tonight Show host Jay Leno talks about his career.

Unwrap Your Candies Now

Meet Houston Symphony’s New Concertmaster Yoonshin Song And Go Behind-The-Scenes Of Music Box Theater With Rebekah Dahl

Posted on · The concertmaster shares stories about her childhood and a musical “prank” that she sometimes pulls. Plus, a local theater company offers cabaret and comedy by Houstonians for Houstonians.

Unwrap Your Candies Now

Live From Theater District Open House!

Posted on · The annual Open House marks the official start of the city’s performing arts season, and “Unwrap Your Candies Now” was there to find out what operas, symphonies, ballets, chamber music, jazz, plays and Broadway musicals are in store for Houston audiences.