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Full Show: Houston Megachurch Pastor Indicted, And End Harassment Campaign (March 30, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Megachurch pastor indicted, we learn about the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, End Harassment Campaign, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and actor-director Alice Gatling, talks about the play she's directing.

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Driving Miss Daisy: A Message Still Relevant in 2015

Posted on · You’re probably familiar with Driving Miss Daisy – if for nothing else, the 1989 movie starring Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman. It won the Oscar in 1990 for Best Adapted Screenplay, having been adapted from the play of the same name. The story focuses on Daisy, an elderly Jewish woman, who has a car accident. […]

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The State of Houston Radio: Friday’s Show (September 4, 2015)

Posted on · Amid technological advances, format changes, and frequencies bought and sold, the radio industry is constantly in flux. The rise of streaming, HD Radio, podcasts, and satellite radio all available on demand have provided listeners more choices than ever. What does it all mean for radio in Greater Houston today and in the future? On this […]

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Honky Tonk Angels: The Country Music Jukebox Musical

Posted on · Ted Swindley, former founding artistic director of Houston’s Stages Repertory Theatre, has a knack for creating wildly successful musicals. He created Always…Patsy Cline, one of the top ten shows produced across the U.S. in 1998, and his latest hit is The Honky Tonk Angels, featuring 30 classic country tunes. Currently on stage through Sept. 5 at Stages, The […]

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Xanadu: Campy 1980 Cult Film is Revived as a Musical

Posted on · There are some movies that are so bad, they’re good – in a campy, goofy sort of way. And then there are movies that are so bad, they’re just really, REALLY bad. The 1980 musical fantasy film Xanadu probably lies somewhere in-between. Critic Roger Ebert called it “mushy and limp” and “so insubstantial it keeps […]

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Safety in Houston, the Good the Bad and the Ugly, and Xanadu on Stage: Houston Matters for Friday June 20, 2014

Posted on · How do you determine where Houston is a safe place to live, work or walk around? A 2013 poll conducted by Gallup-Healthways Well Being Index said that 63 percent of Houstonians feel safe. That’s lower than the national average of 72 percent. And according to the Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey, crime as a number one […]