The Front Row, Thursday, 7/03/2008

Banjo-player Chris Hirsch of the Lonestar Bluegrass Band gives us a live preview of tomorrow's Fourth of July celebrations at Bayou Bend. We also chat with director Alex Gibney whose documentary, Gonzo: The Life and Works of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson opens tomorrow at the Landmark River Oaks Theatre...
Artists Alison Smith, Cynthia Norton and Dario Robleto talk about their work which is included in the exhibition The Old, Weird America. It's currently on view at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.  Listen.  Download.

Banjo-player Chris Hirsch of the Lonestar Bluegrass Band is joined in the KUHF Performance Studio by Bayou Bend Program Coordinator Joseph Milillo. Chris performs as KUHF's Eric Ladau hosts a preview of the Fourth of July celebrations at Bayou Bend.  Listen.  Download.  

 Film-maker Alex Gibney is writer, producer and director of the new documentary, Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson. He chats via telephone with KUHF's Bob Stevenson.  Listen.  Download.