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The People and Stories Behind One of Houston’s Largest Festivals

Posted on · In a couple days, thousands of quilters and quilting-enthusiasts will descend on the George R. Brown Convention Center for the International Quilt Festival, which will feature more than 1,500 quilts and fabric art with over a thousand vendors from all over the world. Jena Moreno is director of Stitched, a 2011 documentary about the festival. […]

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Black Lives Matter, Transportation, LGBT Rights, and Quilts: Tuesday’s Show (October 27, 2015)

Posted on · Social activist and philosopher Dr. Cornel West will speak at the University of Houston Downtown on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. He'll discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and race relations in America today. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn more about the Black Lives Matter movement as Michael Hagerty talks with […]