The Front Row, Tuesday, 4/15/2008

Today we meet Mark Hosler, of the inconoclastic Establishment-skewering performance collective known as Negativeland. His group kicks off the Aurora Picture Show's 5th annual Media Archeology Festival with its live imaginary radio program this Thursday eveningat Rice University. We also hear from folk singer/songwriter Carrie Newcomer as she performs in KUHF's Studio 3-C...

Mark Hosler is the co-founder of the San Francisco-based performance collective known as Negativeland. He talks with KUHF's Chris Johnson about the groups history and work and the imaginary radio show, It's All in Your Head FM, which will be the opening event of this year's 5th annual Media Archeology Festival, presented by the Aurora Picture Show and supported by the University of Houston's Mitchell Center for the Arts.  Listen.  Download.

Actors Justin Doran and Josh Morrison make up the entire cast of the current Stages Repertory Theatre production of Rounding Third. It has performances running through the weekend.  Listen.  Download.

Folk singer Carrie Newcommer makes her annual Houston appearance tonight at 7:30 at McGonigel's Mucky Duck. She stops by the KUHF Performance Studio for a preview and conversation with TFR Producer Bob Stevernson.  Listen.  Download.