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Ramp connecting 59 with 610 set to close for two years, and a farewell to Andrés Orozco-Estrada (April 29, 2022)

Posted on · On Friday's show: A major highway closure begins this weekend, we find out who the Texans selected in the NFL Draft, we learn what "agrihoods" are, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week, and Andrés Orozco-Estrada talks about his tenure with the Houston Symphony ahead of his final concert.

Don't Look Up - Netflix

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The Bigger Picture: What fictional disasters on film can teach a disaster-prone Houston

Posted on · Our city has had more than its share of natural disasters in recent years. But, unlike recent disaster films such as Moonfall and Don't Look up, no A-list celebrities came to save us. But is there anything these very fictional disasters can teach a city like Houston that's prone to very real -- and very destructive -- ones?

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Discrepancies In The Number Of Texas Voter Fraud Prosecutions (March 26, 2021)

Posted on · On Friday's show: Discrepancies in the number of voter fraud cases the Texas AG's office is prosecuting, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and a conversation with composer David Lang.

Judas And The Black Messiah

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The Bigger Picture: How The Black Panther Movement Echoes In Black Lives Matter

Posted on · A Houston activist and a local film critic discuss the film Judas and the Black Messiah, the legacy of the Black Panthers, and reverberations in the current fight for civil rights within the Black Lives Matter movement.