The Front Row, Tuesday, 04/27/2010

Curator Nancy Matthews describes the Museum of Fine Arts Houston exhibition, Prendergast in Italy, which showcases the work of the American Post-Impressionist artist, Maurice Prendergast...
Digital video artist Chris Nelson and contemporary belly and muscle dancer, Y. E. Torres make up two-thirds of the creative threesome, Architects of Cinema, along with their partner, improvising electric guitarist, Sandy Ewen. Sound-designer Matt Crawford creates audio-and-light installations together with his wife, Ché Rickman. They will be joined by numerous other musicians, dancers, visual artists and film-and-video-makers in the creation of Projected 2010: New Visions of Sound and Light, a multi-disciplinary, interactive, collaborative piece curated by Mister Nelson as part of his arts residency with FrenetiCore. Projected 2010 will be presented once only, Saturday night  at the Frenetic Theater Nelson and Torres chat about the production with Bob Stevenson.  Listen Download

Houston Grand Opera Studio
artists, Octavio Moreno, baritone, and Stephen Hopkins, piano, perform songs, arias and solo piano pieces from North, Central and South America in their recital, Sin Fronteras – Without Borders. It's Thursday evening at MECA. Moreno and Hopkins offer excerpts from their program in KUHF's Geary Performance Studio.  Listen Download

KUHF's Meghan Hendley speaks with Nancy Matthews, Senior Curator of 19th and 20th Century Art at the Williams College Museum of Art in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Ms. Mathews organized the traveling exhibition, Maurice Prendergast in Italy, which is on view at the MFAH through May 9th.   Listen Download