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Chamber Opera Connects Ulysses with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Posted on · On Saturday, the Houston-based contemporary music ensemble Musiqa will present a chamber opera called Ulysses, Home. It combines the mythological story of Ulysses with modern stories of soldiers with post-traumatic stress returning to domestic life. In conjunction with the upcoming performance, Musiqa recently hosted a panel discussion about PTSD. Artistic Director Anthony Brandt composed the […]

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Social Security, Solar Energy, and Ulysses (Yes, Really): Houston Matters for Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015

Posted on · Texas Congressman Kevin Brady wants to change a long-standing provision of Social Security to provide more benefits to some public sector employees who work second jobs. He’s pushing for passage of a bill called The Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act to repeal and replace the Windfall Elimination Provision first passed back in the 1980s. […]