The Front Row, 08/22/2006

Kenneth Gayle and Lori-Kaye Miller
We had live excerpts from one of the world's most popular operas, Bizet's Carmen, sung by the leads of the Houston Ebony Opera Guild production of the piece. And, three visual artists who lost everything in Hurricane Katrina's destruction of New Orleans tell us about how the experience has changed their work . . .

Alley TheatreRodi Franco is the new director of Communications at the Alley Theatre. She talked with TFR host Dean Dalton about what that venerable Housotn arts orginization has in store this season and at this weekend's Theatre District Open House. Listen. Download.

Lori-Kaye Miller in KUHF's Studio 3-C

Mezzo Soprano Lori-Kaye Miller makes her Houston debut this weekend at Miller Outdoor Theatre in the Houston Ebony Opera Guild production of Bizet's Carmen. She and Tenor Kenneth Gayle and Artistic Director Willie Anthony Waters gave listeners a taste of what's in store this weekend, live, in KUHF's Studio 3-C.  Listen. Download.

Katrina and the Waves of Its DiasporaKUHF's Alison Young talked with three of the artists represented in the exhibition Katrina and the Waves of Its Diaspora which is currently on view at the art gallery at 21 Waterway Ave. in The Woodlands. More information is at 281-719-6389. Listen. Download.