The Front Row, Monday, 11/09/2009

At the McMurtrey Gallery we look at the exhibition, When Gorillas Shoot Pigs, featuring the latest creations of Houston visual artist, Howard Sherman, whose paintings – with their darkly humorous titles -- interpolate cartoon-like images into his high-energy, high-density, multi-layered abstractions...
The Saint Cecilia Chamber Music Society presents Romantic Composers of the Twenty-First Century … a recital of songs by living American composers who write in a lyrical style … including our guests, Houston's own Roger Keele, who also organized the concert … and Richard Faith, who retired to Denver in 1989, following a 26 year career as a member of the music faculty at the University of Arizona. The concert takes place, tomorrow evening at 7:30PM, at Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church. Musicians involved with the recital gather in teh Geary Performance Studio for a preview session hosted by KUHF's St. John Flynn. Listen Download

Wordsmyth Theatre Company represents a staged reading of Into the Clear Blue Sky, a new drama by Berkeley-California-based playwright, J. C. Lee. Tonight's reading of Mister Lee's play is directed by Christopher Carter Sanderson, Founding Artistic Director of the Gorilla Repertory Theater Company in New York City.  Show-time is 7:00PM  at Stages Repertory Theatre. Lee and Sanderson chat about the reading with KUHF's Cathernie Lu. Listen Download

Bayou City visual artist, Howard Sherman, speaks with KUHF's Meghan Hendley at the McMurtrey Gallery on Lake Street along Houston's Gallery Row, where an exhibition of his most recent paintings, When Gorillas Shoot Pigs, is on view through November 28th. Listen Download