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Full Show: Abuse Allegations At Shelters, And Our Weekly Political Roundup (June 20, 2018)

Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A new report says some of the shelters taking in migrant children have histories of abuse allegations. Then, we discuss the latest political stories. Plus, we learn about an online photo database that aims to help identify the remains of those who’ve died trying to cross the border. And we meet Eden MacAdam-Somer, who plays the violin while singing and performing percussion with her feet.

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Concert Celebrates Houston’s Space History Through Music

Posted on · Cosmic Beginnings, the first concert of the 2018 Texas Music Festival, features music from The Planets, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and space-themed art cars.

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Full Show: Primary Election Runoff Day, And Hurricane Season Preparedness (May 22, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We recap what's at stake in the runoffs in the Texas primary election. We discuss the ethical questions raised by research on human embryos. We go shopping for an emergency kit with Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. And we learn about the diverse musical acts coming to Houston this summer.

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Why A Los Angeles Choral Group Is Singing About Houston

Posted on · Producer Joshua Zinn spoke with composer Ellen Reid and librettist Sarah LaBrie about their new work "dreams of the new world," which examines the idea of the American Dream through three prominent American cities, including Houston.