Houston Matters

The Murder Trial Of Derek Chauvin, And Families Sue Center Point Over Winter Freeze Deaths (March 30, 2021)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A closer look at three legal proceedings affecting Houston, a conversation with City Councilman David Robinson, how Texas law enforcement agencies use hypnosis in investigations, and artist Jennifer May Reiland discusses her new exhibit.

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Tuesday’s Show: Establishing A County-Funded Deportation Defense Program, And Rep. Sylvia Garcia (Feb. 25, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: Establishing a county-funded deportation defense program, a conversation with Rep. Sylvia Garcia, the state of area real estate, and an immersive art exhibit inspired by Harvey.

Arts InSight

Lawndale’s Annual ‘Big Show’ Gives Houston Artists A Chance to Be Seen

Posted on · Each year, Lawndale Art Center invites artists living within a hundred mile radius of Houston to submit their art work for its annual juried exhibition called “The Big Show.” Houston Public Media's Ernie Manouse asks Lawndale Executive Director Christine West why an "open call" show like this is so important to Houston and its art […]

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Ike Dike, Middle School Stress, Dog Show, & Open Call Art: Houston Matters for Thursday, July 17, 2014

Posted on · It's by no means a new idea. But the recently formed Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance is trying to move the coastal barrier idea forward. On this edition of Houston Matters, we'll find out why, and hear the case for what is popularly-known as the “Ike Dike” to protect Galveston Bay communities from storm surge […]

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Houston Museum Celebrates Dίa de los Muertos

Posted on · Día de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” is a traditional Mexican holiday celebrated around the world on November 2nd. Many local organizations are marking the holiday with special events, including the Lawndale Art Center in downtown Houston. Producer Maggie Martin stopped by to talk with Executive Director Christine West to learn more about […]

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Houston Matters for Fri., Nov. 1, 2013

Posted on · A new study calls Texans temperamental and uninhibited…an airline passenger is bumped from a flight at Bush for being only 44 minutes early…Bellaire gets props for being the best community in the nation for trick-or-treating…we explore these and other oddities with our panel of non-experts, as we parse The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly […]