The Front Row, Friday, 01/08/2010

Today we preview The BQE. This independent film by singer-songwriter, Sufjan Stevens (pictured), is described as "an orchestral homage to the architecture of New York City's boroughs and the imposing Brooklyn-Queens Expressway." We also musicians from Musiqua in the Geary Performance Studio...
The contemporary-music group, Musiqa -- in collaboration with the Aurora Picture Show and Lighting Designer, Christina Giannelli -- presents Focus, a program of new music, independent film, and theatrical lighting effects … tomorrow evening at 7:30PM in the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall. Musicians from the concert gather in KUHF's Geary Performance Studio for a preview session. Listen Download

Michael Kaufmann is the Assistant Director and Project Manager of Asthmatic Kitty Records, the Indianapolis-based label established by indie-folk-pop singer-songwriter, Sufjan Stevens, to distribute his own music.  Kaufmann speaks with Bob Stevenson about Stevens' new film, The BQE. Listen Download  Extended Interview

KUHF's Bob Stevenson speaks with performer Ashley Yeater and Dance Captain Venny Carranza from the cast of the national tour of A Chorus Line, which has made its way to downtown Houston's Hobby Center for the Performing Arts as part of this season's Broadway Across America Series. There are evening performances, Tuesdays through Sundays and Saturday and Sunday afternoon matinees through January 17th. Listen Download  Extended Interview