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For Fans of Mark Rothko, Houston is the Place to Be Right Now

Posted on · For fans of the famed abstract-expressionist Mark Rothko, there’s no better place to be than Houston right now. The exhibit, Mark Rothko: A Retrospective, is on display now through Jan. 24 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. And, of course, more of his works can be seen regularly at the Rothko Chapel and the Menil […]

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Storm Protection and Rothko Retrospective: Friday’s Show (December 4, 2015)

Posted on · Research from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy is offering new solutions to better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of future hurricanes and storms. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with three researchers about the legal implications of the proposals, the costs and benefits of each, and how climate change […]

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David Leslie and His Vision For Rothko Chapel

Posted on · Rothko Chapel’s new executive director is getting re-acquainted with Houston. David Leslie is back in his home state after 18 years in Oregon. News 88.7’s Arts and Culture Reporter Amy Bishop recently sat down with Leslie to talk about his vision for the next chapter of the Houston landmark. MORE: Rothko Chapel Names Their New Executive […]

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Alternative Education, Managing AMBER Alerts & the Rothko Chapel: Houston Matters for Thurs., Jan. 30, 2014

Posted on · You may have heard that this is “School Choice Week” – it’s an awareness campaign to promote alternative education options. Some see that as code for school vouchers. For others, it represents a desire to highlight the fact there are lots of educational options out there. It’s with the latter in mind that we’ll highlight three non-traditional […]