The Front Row, 07/05/2007

A Note from Guantanamo
We speak with two local artists who have created pices that respond to international political events. Choreographer Michele Brangwen's A Note From Guantanamo has original music which we sample in the KUHF Performance Studio and playwright Fernando Dovalina chats about his new play, American Homefront, chronicles the journey of a family whose son is taken prisoner in Iraq . . .

Guest Conductor Charles Oliveri-Munroe chats with KUHF's Catherine Lu about his upcoming orchestral program at the International Festival-Institute at Round Top.   Listen  Download 

The Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble presents an evening of original dance works. She has colaborated with Rice University student composer Brian Nelson on the score for A Note From Guantanamo. We hear excerpts performed in Studio 3-C.  Listen  Download   

Playwright Fernando Dovalina and discusses his play, American Homefront, with TFR Technical Director Chris Johnson. Joining them in the discuission is actor Jason Champion who plays the role of Major.  Listen  Download