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Full Show: Houstonians Helping Puerto Rico, And Harvey’s Toll On The Theater District (Sept. 26, 2017)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn how Houston's Puerto Rican community is responding to the natural disaster there. And members of arts organizations within Houston's much-celebrated Theater District talk about the damage they and their colleagues suffered from Harvey and how they're foraging ahead.

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What Awaits in the New Season for Houston Performing Arts — A Preview of the Theater District Open House

Posted on · This Sunday (Aug. 28, 2016) from noon to 5 p.m. is the annual Theater District Open House, where Houston many theater and arts organizations showcase their upcoming seasons and allow patrons to get a behind-the-scenes view of how they operate. This week, Houston Public Media’s arts and culture team has been talking with folks from […]

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The Growing Trend of Living and Working in Downtown Houston

Posted on · Amid the daily traffic reports for commuters, it’s easy to forget that among the six million-plus in the Greater Houston region are a significant number who both work and live in the downtown area — and don’t ever really have much reason to leave. So, since today’s show is coming to you live from Jones Plaza […]

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New Master Plan Could Bring Changes to Houston’s Theater District

Posted on · Since we’re broadcasting live today from Jones Plaza in Houston’s theater district, we thought this would be an opportune time to learn more about what the theater district has to offer, what impact it has on the Houston economy and some ways it might be changing in the coming years. We talk with two guests: Kathryn McNiel, […]

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Live from Houston’s Theater District: Tuesday’s Show (April 5, 2016)

Posted on · Today, Houston Matters broadcasts live from Jones Plaza, in the heart of Houston’s theater district! The district, in collaboration with Houston First, is presenting a series of “Food Truck Tuesdays” as a way to encourage Houstonians who work in nearby downtown offices to interact with one another and learn more about the city’s theater offerings. […]