The Front Row, 06/13/2007

American expatriate writer Donna Leon talks about her latest mystery novel, which examines the issue of illegal adoption set against the backdrop of Venice, Italy. We also learn about "The Music of the Spheres" from Professor Louis Markos of Houston Baptist University, tour of the work of local artist Martha Terrill and hear about Houston Ballet's current production . . .

Houston Ballet Principal Dancer Amy Fote talks with host Dean Dalton about the company's revival production of Coppelia.  Ms. Fote portrays Swanilda.  Remaining performances are June 15, 16 & 17 at the Wortham.  Listen  Download   

KUHF's Eric Ladau interviews HBU Professor of English Louis A. Markos about The Music of the Spheres: Dante's Pre-Copernican Universe.  Dr. Markos' complete lecture will be held at the MFAH's free Artful Thursday event, June 14 at 6:30pm.   Listen  Download   

Artist Martha J. Terrill's discovery of a trunk filled with century-old letters & papers led to her latest work, on view as the exhibit, Glimpses and FragmentsProducer Bob Stevenson attends the show's opening at the Galveston Arts Center.  Listen  Download

Author Donna Leon discusses her new "Commissario Guido Brunetti" mystery with KUHF's Rod Rice.  Italian police detective Guido Brunetti is the fictional hero of Suffer the Little Children.  Ms. Leon autographs copies this evening at 6:30 at Murder By The Book.  Listen  Download

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Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

Catherine Lu joined KUHF in October 2004. Since then, she has been hosting the Classical 91.7's Afternoon Concert and sharing her favorite music with listeners...