The Front Row, Monday, 01/25/2010

Today, we meet French artist Bernar Venet, who tells us about his fascination with order versus chaos, which he explores through the creation of massive straight- and curved-line steel sculptures, eight of which went on display this past weekend in Houston's Hermann Park...
French artist Bernar Venet, speaks with KUHF's Meghan Hendley. Eight of Monsieur Venet's monumental steel sculptures are on display throughout Houston's Hermann Park now through the end of October. Listen Download

Emilee Dawn Whitehurst is the Executive Director of the Rothko Chapel.   Friday evening at 7:00PM in that sanctified space, mezzo-soprano Sonja Bruzauskas, the Artistic Director of Divas World Productions, and her musical partner, pianist Rodney Waters, present the next recital in their Song Salon Series, Tonal Transcendence: Music and the Struggle for Human Rights. It's a program of pieces written in response to the plight of people living under the burden of political oppression. Admission to the concert is free. Waters, Bruzauskas and Whitehurst gather in the Geary Performance Studio for a preview session hosted by KUHF's St. John Flynn. Listen Download

The Inprint-Brown Reading Series presents David Wroblewski, who shares excerpts from and discusses his best-selling debut novel, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, this evening at 7:30PM at the Alley Theatre. He discussed the book with KUHF's St. John Flynn as well. Listen Download