The Front Row, Thursday, 08/06/2009

Today, we preview the city's 2nd Annual Frenetic Fringe Festival, taking place over the course of the next three weekends! Festival curators Rebecca French and Robert Thoth talk about this year's mix of daring and eclectic theatre, dance, visual arts, film and music … and playwright Loueva Smith and choreographer Teresa Chapman entice us with glimpses into their provocative new works, which will be featured this weekend on the Fringe Festival's Program Number One...
KUHF's Catherine Lu speaks with the founders and co-Artistic Directors of the contemporary arts advocacy organization, FrenetiCore, choreographer/dancer Rebecca French, who also serves as the company's Executive Director … and film-maker and composer, Robert Thoth, whose other role at FrenetiCore is that of Technical Director. Together, they are the curators of the Frenetic Fringe Festival, the 2nd annual edition of which gets underway with Program Number One, this Friday and Saturday at 8:00PM, and Sunday at 7:00PM, at the Frenetic Theater. Listen Download

Montgomery County's Town Center Theatre presents the first program in its new series of monthly cabaret evenings, Second Sunday Showcase … this Sunday at 6:00PM at the Dosey Doe Coffee House. Founder/Artistic Director, Joey Milillo; singers Rebecca Cansler, Andrew Ruthven and Kim Bryant; and pianist David McKenery all gather in the Geary Performance Studio for a preview. Listen Download

KUHF's Meghan Hendley speaks with Houston artist, Jonathan Leach, whose latest paintings and sculptures are on display at the Sonja Roesch Gallery on Caroline Street in Midtown through the end of this month. Listen Download