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Singer-Songwriter William Fitzsimmons On Music as Therapy

Posted on · Singer-songwriter William Fitzsimmons plays Saturday at Fitzgerald’s in the Heights. Fitzsimmons is known for his gentle voice, articulate lyrics and a tone that often sounds a bit melancholy. He once worked as a licensed mental health therapist, and, as he tells Houston Matters’ Michael Hagerty, he says he often uses songwriting like therapy – to […]

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HISD Proposals and William Fitzsimmons: Friday’s Show (June 12, 2015)

Posted on · In the past few weeks, the Houston Independent School District’s administration has announced some planned changes, including scaling back student testing next year. HISD Superintendent Terry Grier also initially proposed to end the district’s controversial performance bonus system, but he went back on that proposal earlier this week. Next week, the HISD board will review and vote […]