The Front Row, 07/31/2007

We continue with part-two of our series of three discussions with Thomas Diehl on issues related to Urban Design. And, we also continue our survey of recent performances from Houston's University-based music schools today with a performance by a faculty ensemble from the Moores School of Music . . .

In a performance taken from KUHF's Archive of local concert recordings we present a recent performance from faculty members of the Moores School of Music. The Winds of Texas are joined by pianist Timothy Hester in a performance of the Sextet by Francis Poulenc.  Listen  Download

Brooklyn-based artist Xaviera Simmons talks with KUHF's Catherine Lu about her work.  Ms. Simmons is the subject of the current Perspectives exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.  She also talks about her favorite covers and traces the roots of her love of music in the extended version.  Listen  Download  *Extended Interview*

In the second part of a three-part series called Big vs. Small: Issues in Design Aesthetics. University of Houston Professor of Architecture Thomas Diehl is jonied by David Crossley of the Gulf Coast Institute and TFR host Dean Dalton.  Listen  Download