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Houston’s housing market as interest rates climb, and violinist Joshua Bell (Sept. 22, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We take a closer look at the local real estate market as interest rates continue to rise. And violinist Joshua Bell talks about his performances this weekend with the Houston Symphony.

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How Classical Music Organizations Balance Traditional Music with Pops Performances

Posted on · The Houston Sym phony's season gets underway Saturday (Sept. 12, 2015) with a performance featuring violinist Joshua Bell. If you are a lover of classical music — specifically Houston Symphony's classical music – you're the type that prefers an evening of Shostakovich's Symphony Number 10 to, say, the music of Star Wars. But the greater […]

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Houston Matters for Thurs., Sept. 19, 2013

Posted on · We’ve explored Houston’s diversity many times on this program. We’ve also examined how the Montrose neighborhood in Houston, in particular, has long had a reputation for being gay-friendly. Many Houstonians also point to one of our political leaders as a demonstration of how we’re ahead of the curve, as the only major city with a […]