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Full Show: School Walkouts, And Houston’s Barbecue Culture (April 20, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about some local school walkouts to bring attention to gun violence in America. Then, our panel of non-experts weighs in on some of the interesting stories from this week's news and decides if they are good, bad, or ugly. And we learn how barbecue culture in Houston is changing.

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Full Show: Mexican-American Studies, And Discovery Green Turns Ten (April 13, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: The state has approved a Mexican-American studies course. We preview the Art Car Parade. Discovery Green turns ten. We break down The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of this week’s news. And we go inside the satirical advice podcast My Brother, My Brother and Me.

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Full Show: What Houstonians Miss Most, And Cleopatra’s Backstory (April 6, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: Residents of a Houston development that flooded during Harvey are suing the designer. Then, longtime Houstonians discuss what long-lost elements of the city they miss the most. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about Cleo, a new play at the Alley Theatre about the making of the 1963 film Cleopatra.

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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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Full Show: Springtime Allergies, And Wes Anderson (March 23, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn more about the interim superintendent appointed to lead HISD. Then, an area specialist answers questions about allergies. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we revisit our 2014 conversation with filmmaker Wes Anderson.

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Full Show: How Arts Organizations Can Prepare For Disasters, And Teaching Etiquette In The 21st Century (March 15, 2018)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We get an update on the post-Harvey recovery process in Fort Bend County. Then, local arts organizations share the lessons they learned from Harvey. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And a local educator teaches college students etiquette.

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Full Show: A Conversation With HISD’s Richard Carranza, And Happy Houston (March 9, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We hear from outgoing HISD Superintendent Richard Carranza. Then, we offer you another chance to share the good news in your life. Plus, our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of the week's news. And we talk with one of the founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan.