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Encore Houston is a weekly show featuring a concert recording from a local ensemble or performance organization in Houston. Each episode features the concert and brief commentary from host Joshua Zinn, with a preview of an upcoming performance by the featured organization at the end of the program.
 
Houston Matters is a radio program airing weekdays at 9 am on Houston Public Media News 88.7 FM in Houston. During each hour, we’ll investigate the issues and ideas, people and places that make Houston…well…Houston! We’ll talk about current events, politics, education, health care, the environment, business, transportation, arts and culture, literature, sports and leisure. But we also hope that what we do each day on Houston Matters serves as the beginning of a conversation — one we hope you ...
 
Overwhelmed by the political news cycle every week? We get it — that’s why we’re ‘keeping the fun but losing all the drama’ of politics! Party Politics podcast is hosted by Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina, two smart and sassy University of Houston political science professors, who deliver a friendly, funny, and casually informative recap of the week's biggest political news stories. Join the conversation on Twitter @HPMPolitics; use #PartyPoliticsPod to ask Brandon and Jeronimo ques ...
 
In 1969, we reached the moon. With each step on its surface, every year an astronaut orbits our planet and with every dream of the possibilities beyond – a new generation falls in love with space exploration. Fifty years after Apollo 11, today’s NASA astronauts, voices from the Apollo Era and students from the Mars generation are brought together to share their journeys and to remember an unforgettable moment.
 
“Hurricane Season” is an eight-episode podcast that explores how major storms going back to 1900 greatly impacted Greater Houston people and policies. As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the nation’s worst rainstorm, Houston Public Media takes a look back at some of the biggest storms that have impacted the Gulf Coast and its development, policies, and people. “Hurricane Season” host Andrew Schneider starts with the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900.
 
Nearly one year later, community leaders, public servants, and everyday Houstonians reflect on Hurricane Harvey and how the storm changed their lives – from the way they define community to how they envision their future and the future of Houston. On the verge of another hurricane season, people share personal stories of coming together, survival and transformation.
 
“Working Wisdom” is a podcast from the C. T. Bauer College of Business, focusing on work, life and everything in between, featuring conversations with amazing people who have navigated and overcome obstacles to achieve personal and professional success, sharing their perspectives with our hosts and audience. Through this podcast, we aim to provide both inspiration and practical tips on work/life balance, how to transition personally and professionally, and making business more accommodating ...
 
The Marketplace Wealth and Poverty Desk explores money and class, where we came from and where our country is going economically, thanks to funding from the Ford Foundation. We want to hear your stories, ideas, and questions to help us create great journalism about the growing concentration of wealth in the United States. We’ll report on the forces and policies that led to the wealth gap. We’ll look at what the consequences are, good or bad, for our families and communities. We’ll be asking ...
 
The Brilliant Speakers Show for Introverts Podcast is all about helping introverted entrepreneurs and business professionals overcome their fear of public speaking and transform into confident, compelling, and captivating speakers. This is an audio version of Victoria’s video blog and livestreams. Victoria Lioznyansky teaches introverted entrepreneurs and business professionals how to overcome their fear of public speaking and become confident, compelling, captivating speakers. After moving ...
 
Scott Ford, M.Ed., is the ONLY talk show host in Texas and the United Stated that has been both a classroom teacher and worked for or with the DEA, FBI, and CIA. Scott has been an award-winning educator for over 16 years and has the honor of teaching public school and college students. In addition to his teaching, he also has done work for the DEA, FBI, and CIA. He walked away from a $150,000 position with the NSA because of their blatant and continuing violation of our civil rights. ------- ...
 
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On Tuesaday's Houston Matters: Harris County District Clerk Marilyn Burgess discusses improvements to the experience of jury duty service. Also this hour: City Councilmember Carolyn Evans-Shabazz, who represents District D, answers your questions. Then, two major deadlines are coming up at the end of the month -- one for federal unemployment benefi…
 
On Monday's Houston Matters: While COVID-19 rates are dropping locally, more variants are popping up. Do current vaccines protect against them? Also this hour: Back in 1947, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that the Establishment Clause in the Constitution’s First Amendment was intended to enact a “wall of separation between church and state." We …
 
On Friday's Houston Matters: The Southwest Freeway will see months-long closures for repair starting this weekend. We talk with TxDOT about their overall goals and what we can expect during the closure. Also this hour: As the Astros prepare to host Pride Night at Minute Maid Park on June 16, we discuss why only one other MLB team still doesn't do o…
 
On Thursday's Houston Matters: It’s been an eventful week in immigration policy developments, from a potential legal dispute between the Biden administration and the state of Texas over the licensing of facilities housing unaccompanied migrant children, to the fate of some of the nearly 100 migrants rescued from captivity during a human smuggling b…
 
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