The Front Row, Friday, 12/18/2009

Michael Huang and Shirley Wu of New Tang Dynasty Television prepare us for this year's edition of Shen Yun Performing Arts, the colorful spectacle of Chinese music, dance, acrobatics and opera that comes roaring into Houston's Jones Hall next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday...
Col Canto presents art songs by Les Six – The Six – the composers of the French Post-Impressionist Avant-Garde … tomorrow night at 8:00PM at Houston's First Unitarian-Universalist Church on Fannin Street at Southmore in the Museum District. Tickets will be available at the door. KUHF's St. John Flynn joins singers from Col Canto for a preview in the Geary Performance Studio. Listen Download

KUHF's Meghan Hendley speaks with Sandi Selzter Bryant, one of 25 or so artists represented by Houston's McMurtrey Gallery, who created new pieces for this year's invitational holiday group exhibition, Back in Red, which is on view only through next Wednesday. Listen Download

KUHF's Catherine Lu speaks with Michael Huang, Chief Executive Officer, and Shirley Wu, Community Development Officer, of New Tang Dynasty Television. NTDTV is the co-host of this year's tour of the holiday spectacular, the internationally-acclaimed, New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts …presenting Chinese dance and music in three performances … next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday night at 8:00PM in downtown Houston's Jones Hall.  Listen Download