The Front Row, 06/18/2007

Photograph by Colin Zelt
Rice University Earth Science Professor Colin Zelt shows us his colorful but somewhat melancholy photographs of the remains of Sea-A-Rama, Galveston's former marine world amusement park. We also hear about "Bangkok Haunts," the latest thriller by novelist John Burdett, and feature contemporary chamber opera from Houston's new group, Opera Vista . .

TFR Producer Bob Stevenson talks with photographer Colin Zelt about his current exhibit, Sea-arama Ruins, on view through July 8 at the Galveston Arts Center .  Hear Prof. Zelt describe additional photos and technique in the extended version.  Listen  Download  *Extended Version*

Houston's newest performing arts group, Opera Vista, offer their first annual Opera Vista Festival, this weekend at the Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex.  In the studio to perform and chat with host Dean Dalton are Artistic Director/Co-Founder Viswa Subbaraman, Director of Artistic Operations Daniel Buchanan, soprano Lynelle Rowley, mezzo-soprano Misha Penton & pianist Stephen Jones.   Listen  Download   

KUHF's Rod Rice discusses Bangkok Haunts with its author John Burdett.  It's his new thriller, featuring his recurring main character, Royal Thai Police detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep.  Mr. Burdett signs copies at Murder By The Book, tonight at 6:30.    Listen  Download


Bio photo of Catherine Lu

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...