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Bills target Harris County elections (May 23, 2023)

Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The Texas House has passed two bills aimed squarely at Harris County elections. News 88.7's Andrew Schneider explains what the laws would do.

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TUTS 2020-21 Season Has Broadway Buzz And Houston Talent, Plus Sesame Street’s Emilio Delgado Stars in “Quixote Nuevo”

Posted on · Artistic Director (and foodie) Dan Knechtges shares his take on TUTS’ upcoming season of musicals, and Sesame Street’s “Luis” reflects on the famous children’s program as well as his current on-stage role.

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Live From Theater District Open House!

Posted on · The annual Open House marks the official start of the city’s performing arts season, and “Unwrap Your Candies Now” was there to find out what operas, symphonies, ballets, chamber music, jazz, plays and Broadway musicals are in store for Houston audiences.

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Pumping Away Rainwater, and Actress Kate Shindle of ‘Fun Home’ — Friday’s Show (May 19, 2017)

Posted on · What are some new ways we could deal with excess rain water in Greater Houston after we have severe weather? For one, Harris County is studying the possibility of using high-powered pumps to move excess water into aquifers – or even old oil wells. The water would be preserved for later if – and when […]

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A Conversation with New Theatre Under the Stars Director Hillary Hart

Posted on · Back in December (2016), Theatre Under the Stars announced the appointment of the nonprofit musical theater company's new executive director, Hillary Hart. She's the former general manager of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. She's also held leadership positions at Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina and the Dallas Theater Center. Ernie Manouse talks with Hart […]