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Violist Brian Bires Wins Big At Texas Music Festival And Catastrophic Theatre Revives Rock Opera “Speeding Motorcycle”

Posted on · A cult favorite musician with Texas roots inspires one of the most successful productions by Catastrophic Theatre, and a rising classical star puts the viola in the spotlight.

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Full Show: Carbon Neutral Oil, And Highway Construction Updates (June 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Carbon neutral oil, an update on local freeway projects, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and pianist Kenny Broberg.

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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: When A Town Becomes A City, And The Texas Music Festival (June 7, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We reflect on the impact of James Byrd, Jr.'s murder, 20 years later. We learn what it would take for The Woodlands to become a city. We preview the annual Texas Music Festival. And Houston writer Chris Wise has a new book aimed at encouraging everyday people to write about their lives.

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Texas Music Festival Provides an Escape for Venezuelan Violist

Posted on · Music offers an escape for musician Abraham Martin. He plays the viola, and rehearsing and performing helps him escape a little from the ongoing turmoil in his home country of Venezuela. Lately, he’s been escaping a little bit more during the intense four weeks of training and rehearsing for the Texas Music Festival at the […]