The Front Row, Friday, 11/05/2009

Folksinger-songwriter Vince Bell performs for us, as he offers a mini-version of his solo show, One Man's Music: A Monologue with Songs, that details his real-life come-back from the debilitating automobile accident and traumatic brain injuries that almost ended his career … and his life. Vince presents his autobiographical musical "play," tomorrow night at the venerable Montrose-area folk club, Anderson Fair...
Gavin Lee originated the character of Bert, the Chimney Sweep, in both the London and Broadway productions of the musical-theater version of Mary Poppins, and is now re-creating the role on the national tour, which is in the final four days of its run at downtown Houston's Hobby Center … part of this year's Broadway Across America - Houston Series. KUHF's Bob Stevenson chats with him about his role and the production. Listen Download

KUHF's Catherine Lu, speaks with Artistic Director and Choreographer, Karen Stokes, and company member Teresa Chapman of Travesty Dance Group. The company presents The Recycle Club, a multi-media "happening" that combines dance performance, video, recycled clothing, art installation and an after-party, this Saturday night at 8:00PM at the Barnevelder Arts and Movement Complex. Listen Download

Singer-songwriter Vince Bell performs his solo show, One Man's Music: A Monologue with Songs tomorrow night, beginning at 9:00PM at Anderson Fair, Houston's historic folk club on Grant Street, just off Montrose Boulevard between Fairview and West Gray. There's a cover charge, payable at the door … and you can purchase tickets in advance on-line. KUHF's Bob Stevenson joins him in the Geary Performnace Studio for a preview session. Listen Download