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Aldine ISD drama teacher honored with prestigious Tony Award. Plus, wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins’ mother inspires others as a survivor and advocate of domestic violence.

Posted on · Roshunda Jones-Koumba will be presented with the 2022 Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education, an honor that acknowledges a theater educator shaping the next generation of artists and performers. And, Sabrina Greenlee shares her personal story of domestic abuse, how it continues to harm our communities, and the work she is doing to help survivors.

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How The Pandemic’s Affecting Our Children (Oct. 22, 2020)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Addressing an increase in violent crime, how the pandemic's affecting the social development of kids, and staging socially-distanced theatre in people's backyards.

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Friday’s Show: COVID-19’s Effect On The Homeless, And Theaters Cope With Lost Seasons (March 27, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: How COVID-19 is affecting the homeless, performing arts organizations cope with lost seasons, we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and listeners talk about the significant songs in their lives.

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Full Show: Immigration Plan, And Safety At Psychiatric Facilities (Jan. 26, 2018)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn whether Houston-area advocates and Congressional leaders are willing to support Pres. Trump's immigration plan. We discuss safety practices at mental health facilities. We break down The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about a new Latino theater festival.

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Full Show: New Mental Health Facility, And Texas Turning Blue (Jan. 9, 2018)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn about a new mental health facility coming to the city. Then, a local columnist thinks 2018 could be the year Texas elects a Democrat to a statewide office. We learn why. Plus, we learn how the courts handle discrimination cases. And we remember a pioneer of the Houston theater scene.

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Full Show: Restoring Mercer Botanic Gardens, And A Play About Mexican Wrestling (Nov. 17, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn about efforts to restore Houston's Mercer Botanic Gardens after Harvey. Our non-experts discuss The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about a play based on Mexican wrestling