The Front Row, 05/21/2007

Anna Deavere Smith
Actress, playwright, author, performance artist and "Genius Grant" winner Anna Deavere Smith talks about ehr unique medium of expression and the relationship between the arts and social activism. We also hear from members of Cantare Houston in anticipation of their season finale concert, Under the North Star . . .

The Blaffer Gallery at the University of Houston, recently unveiled the first major solo show in an American museum, of work by Argentinean-born artist Miguel Angel Rios. He talks about the exhibition and his work with KUHF's Meghan Hendley.  Listen  Download   *Extended Interview*

Members of Cantare Houston sing works by contemporary Minnesota composers live in the KUHF Performance Studio. Their season finale concert, Under the North Star: Music from Minnesota is tomorrow night at St. Phillips Presbyterian Church, 4807 San Felipe.  Listen  Download   

Anna Deavere Smith talks about her work and her appearance in Houston for the Progressive Forum with TFR host Dean Dalton.   Listen  Download