The Front Row, 01/15/2007

Alejandro Vela
On this 77th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we take a moment to look at a couple of arts events that highlight the creative endeavors of people who members of minority groups within American Society. . .

Pianist Adam Tendler is the recently appointed Artistic Director of Houston's Foundation for Modern Music and also the Director of Modern and Classical Music at MECA - Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts. He joined pianists Rodlfo Morales and Alejandro Vela in the KUHF Performance Studio for a preview of this Friday's joint Music of Today concert which features New Music from Mexico.  Listen  Download 

Artist Robert Pruitt works in a number of media and is the focus of the current Perspectives exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. He joins KUHF's Catherine Lu for a look at his work.  Listen  Download  *Extended Interview*