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Wednesday’s Show: Dennis Bonnen’s Demise And The Week In Politics (Oct. 23, 2019)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: In our weekly political roundup, we discuss the news that Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen won’t seek reelection after a recent scandal. Plus a local organization celebrates the 80th birthday of Blue Note Records.

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Da Camera Embarks On A New Season Of Chamber Music And Jazz, And “Sister” Takes Us Behind-The-Scenes Of Catechism Class

Posted on · Da Camera explores prominent women, the birthdays of Blue Note Records and Beethoven, and more. Plus, “Sister” Denise Fennell stops by the studio.

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Full Show: Legislature Preview, And Wynton Marsalis (Nov. 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We discuss how the newly signed U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement might affect Houston businesses. We preview the 2019 Texas Legislature. Our non-experts break down the week’s news. And trumpeter Wynton Marsalis discusses his love of holiday music.

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Full Show: Lessons From Hurricane Alicia, And Celebrating Anett Cobb (Aug. 10, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke in Houston this morning about the government's efforts to combat violent crime, we talk with Brandon Rottinghaus for an analysis, we reflect on lessons learned from Hurricane Alicia in 1983. Then, our “non-experts” discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the news. And local musicians celebrate the 100th birthday of Houston jazz legend Arnett Cobb.

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Full Show: The Great Houston Flood of 1935, And Studying Hawaii’s Volcano (Aug. 3, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: NASA announces its first crews who will fly on commercial spacecraft. Then, we look back at the Great Houston Flood of 1935. We discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. A Rice professor tells us what she's learned from studying the erupting Kilauea volcano. And a local festival highlights women in jazz.