Houston Matters

The future of Houston airports, and how cities take shape (Sept. 13, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: We learn what millions of dollars being invested in Houston’s airports will mean for air travelers in the future. Then, Houston City Council Member Sallie Alcorn answers questions about issues facing the city. And a longtime city planner reflects on how cities take shape and how that's changing.

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Actor Kevin Bacon, and former Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (Sept. 8, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: A new survey examines the race for Harris County Judge. Then actor Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael Bacon, aka The Bacon Brothers, talk about their music ahead of a performance in The Woodlands. And former U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison reflects on her career and the current state of politics.

I SEE U

I SEE U, Episode 19: Women of The Revolution [Encore]

Posted on · Award-winning singer/songwriters, Wendy and Lisa, share candid insight into their contributions to music during their tenure with Prince and The Revolution. This episode is an encore of the October 2, 2021 broadcast.

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COVID vaccine for young kids, Make Music Day in Houston, and the co-creator of ‘Deadpool’ (June 21, 2022)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: A pediatrician discusses the approval of the COVID vaccine for children as young as 6 months. We celebrate Make Music Day in Houston with some live performances. And we talk with Fabian Nicieza, the co-creator of the Marvel character Deadpool.

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Annise Parker and Ed Emmett on bridging the political divide (June 2, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn what's unusual about this week’s Supreme Court ruling that temporarily blocked a Texas social media law from taking effect. And former Houston Mayor Annise Parker and former Harris County Judge Ed Emmett discuss how to improve our public discourse.

Town Square

Houston Symphony captures love, pain, and triumph in tribute to Aretha Franklin

Posted on · Capathia Jenkins, Broadway singer and actress, talks about her upcoming powerful performance of Aretha Franklin's songs with the Houston Symphony April 22 - 24. Plus, award-winning writer and biographer David Ritz shares memories of compassion and other things he learned while working with the Queen of Soul.

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National Jazz Appreciation Month – the historical perspective

Posted on · Grammy award-winning saxophonist and Texas Southern University alumnus Kirk Whalum joins jazz experts, musicians in a conversation to about the heritage of jazz , its diverse styles, and its impact on culture.