The Front Row, Wednesday, 03/24/2010

Scotland's Battlefield Band - voices, fiddle, bagpipes, accordion and all - perform live in KUHF's Geary Performance studio, treating us to some of the tunes they'll perform tonight at McGonigel's Mucky Duck...
Suchu Dance presents Ella Paradise, a new evening-length work with Choreography, Sound Design and Costumes by the company's Artistic Director, Jennifer Wood. There are three remaining performances thsi weekend at the Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex.n Wood chats with St. Flynn about the performance.  Listen Download

Stella Pope Duarte is the author of a new collection of short fictions, Women Who Live in Coffee Shops and Other Stories, to be released next week. She speaks with KUHF's Eric Ladau. For this month's Artful Thursday event – tomorrow evening at 6:30PM at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston – Ms. Duarte reads excerpts from her tales and speaks on the subject, Navigating the Cultural Labyrinth: Latinas' Lives Explored through Literature and Film. Her presentation will be followed by a screening of a short but powerful documentary film, Marianism.  Listen Download

The Battlefield Band performs traditional Scottish music this evening at 7:30PM at McGonigel's Mucky Duck. Once again, they gather in the Geary Performance Studio for a preview sesssion hosted by Bob Stevenson.  Listen Download