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Remote Houston: Trading a Darkened Theater for the Streets of Houston

Posted on · With the weather starting to — sort of — cool down, it’s a good time in Greater Houston to get back outdoors. Not coincidentally, a recent production at The Alley Theatre that takes people out into nature is returning for another run. Remote Houston aims to turn the idea of theatre inside out – literally. Instead of sitting down in […]

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Bill King on Pension Deal and Bluefin Tuna: Wednesday’s Show (October 26, 2016)

Posted on · The Houston City Council this morning (Oct. 26, 2016) passed a resolution of support for Mayor Sylvester Turner’s proposal to reform the city’s pension system and address an unfunded liability in the billions, paying it off over 30 years. This, after the firefighters’ pension board Monday agreed to the plan which will, among other measures, lower the assumed […]

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Remote Houston: Trading a Darkened Theater for the Streets of Houston

Posted on · A new production at The Alley Theatre aims to turn the idea of theatre inside out – literally. Instead of sitting down in a darkened theatre, Remote Houston sends the audience out onto the streets of Houston for a unique, participatory “live art” experience. Remote Houston runs April 12 through May 13, and Michael Hagerty talked […]

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The State of Houston’s Education: Tuesday’s Show (April 12, 2016)

Posted on · On today’s program, we continue our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. Today, we look at what’s happening here in education, with News 88.7’s education reporter Laura Isensee.