Students at The Opportunity Center shoot scenes for the short film "Border Life."

Houston Matters

Filmmaking program offers different path for Harris County youth needing second chance

Posted on · The Center also offers vocational trades, including a barber program where kids can become certified barbers.  Construction, drivers licenses, art, music, welding and dance are also offered. 

Town Square

The Science of Sleep: Bedtime Routines, Getting Better Rest, and More; Plus, “Ain’t Too Proud” Star Harrell Holmes Jr.

Posted on · A sleep specialist shares insight on sleeping conditions and improving your sleep; plus, the actor of the hit musical discusses bringing the music of The Temptations to life on stage.

Be Someone

Arts & Culture

Houston filmmaker’s new ‘BE SOMEONE’ documentary premieres Sunday

Posted on · Iris Karami first filmed a documentary about the iconic Houston graffiti art and the man behind it in 2016, when she was a college student. A new, longer documentary examines the impact the "BE SOMEONE" message has had on the city.