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Rodeo Preview and Galveston Artist Residency: Friday’s show (February 27, 2015)

Posted on · This year’s Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officially kicks off Tuesday (3/3/15) and continues through March 22. It’s been a part of the city’s fabric since 1932. On today’s Houston Matters, we go behind the scenes to learn about the preparations leading up to this year’s Rodeo. Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin tours NRG Park with Dan Cheney, […]

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Volunteering, Health Insurance & BooTown Riffs: Houston Matters for Thursday, March 20, 2014

Posted on · It’s worth noting that more than 20,000 volunteers have kept the largest rodeo in the world running for the last three weeks, as they do every year. Volunteer Houston estimates about 200,000 to 300,000 people volunteer around the city annually between their organization, the Livestock Show and Rodeo, the Houston Food Bank and the United Way. On […]