The Front Row, 04/25/2007

Fernando Malvar-Ruiz is the director of the New Jersey based American Boychoir calls in from the road on today's program. That venerable ensemble performs in two different Houston area churches this week. We also hear from Producer-Director Maureen McNamara as she talks about her film "Hot Town, Cool City," which showcases some of what makes Houston such a great place to live . . .

Fernando Malvar-Ruiz is the current Music Director of the American Boychoir and he talks with KUHF's Catherine Lu about that ensemble's two concerts in Houston this week.  Listen  Download  

Anchee Min is the author of Empress Orchid and The Last Empress and will read at this weekend's Houston International Festival. She discusses and reads from her work on today's edition of the program.  Listen  Download  

Film maker Maureen McNamara discusses her film Hot Town, Cool City with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson. It will show at two screenings this week and, later, on Houston PBS.  Listen  Download  

Singers Julia Kay Laskowski and Patti Rabaza stop into the KUHF studios with some recordings to listen to. They AND their husbands will take the stage at Ovations for the next Cabaret Tonight! show. It's Friday evening at 8:00.    Listen  Download