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Full Show: Deadline Looms For Harvey Assistance, And The Politics Of Refugee Aid (Oct. 6, 2017) 

Posted on · On Friday's edition of Houston Matters: Houstonians face long lines at the GRB to apply for food assistance after Harvey. A former Assistant Secretary of State tells us how the politics of refugee assistance has changed over the years. Our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And a new exhibit opens at the MFAH on the life and work of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta.

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Mixed Media at MFAH: Pairing Music with Art Exhibits

Posted on · We learn about the latest Mixed Media event from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The event pairs the sculpture exhibit from Ron Mueck with live music from the likes of Houston’s DJ Sun, DJ Amanda Robinson, and headliner Machinedrum. As the event’s curator, DJ Sun tells us more about the event and how he approaches […]

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End of Life Preparation, and Texans’ Financial Literacy: Thursday’s Show (January 12, 2017)

Posted on · Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy wants to engage Houstonians in learning how to “face disease and frailty before you get there.” Let’s face it: while we know we’re all mortal, and that as we age, we decline physically and sometimes mentally. It’s an inevitability we don’t really want to […]

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Selfies Encouraged: Artist Yayoi Kusama Creates Illusions of Infinite Space

Posted on · This summer, two rooms at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston have transformed into an interactive environment using light and optical illusion. Kusama: At the End of the Universe unites two so-called “infinity rooms” – the signature works of contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama. The rooms use lights and mirrors to create the illusion of infinite […]

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Iranian Film Festival: MFAH’s Longest-Running Film Festival

Posted on · The Museum of Fine Arts Houston is presenting its longest-running film festival. The 23rd annual Houston Iranian Film Festival, which features seven movies by distinguished Iranian filmmakers. To tell us more, we talk with Marian Luntz, curator of film and video at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.