The Front Row, Friday, 8/15/2008

Houston filmmaker Chris Nelson talks about the interesection of Japanese toy culture, fashion and the punk rock scene, as depicted in his documentary, Toypunks. we also hear from singers associated with Houston Ebony Opera Guild in anticipation of their upcoming concert, Rediscovered Gems...
Executive Director June Christensen chats with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson about the upcoming 2008-2009 season of performances for Houston's Society for the Performing Arts and the upcoming Theatre District Open House. Listen. Download. Extended Interview.

Singers and musicians with Houston Ebony Opera Guild gather in the KUHF Performance Studio for a preview session related to the concert, Rediscovered Gems: Masterpieces from Opera, Broadway, and the Great American Songbook. Listen. Download.

KUHF's Chris Johnson chats with film maker Chris Nelson about the first in a series of documentary films exploring the converging worlds of Japanese toys, fashion and punk rock. It's called Toypunks and recieves a screening this weekend at the Aurora Picture Show. Listen. Download.