The Front Row, 12/05/2007

MFAH presents The Rape of Europa
Helga Aurisch of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston talks about the much heralded film "The Rape of Europa." It gets a screening this weekend. We also talk with Reverend Carlton Leake about his Yuletide musical, "The Twelve Ways of Christmas." It's currently on stage at Houston's Ensemble Theatre . . .

Choreographer and performer Becky Beaulieu Valls talks about Memoirs of the Sistahood - Chapter One. It's the first of the multi-disciplinary collaborative pieces she will create in partnership with her sister, sculptor Babette Beaullieu Wattigny. It's presented this weekend and next at Houston's DiverseWorks, 1117 East Freeway.   Listen  Download  

Rev. Carlton Leake is the creator of the holiday musical The Twelve Ways of Christmas. Teacake Ferguson is one of the cast members. They both speak with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson.  Listen  Download

Helga Aurisch is the Associate Curator of European Art at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. She talks about this issues surrounding the Nazi's plundering and destruction of European art during World War II. The MFAH will screen the realted film, The Rape of Europa this weekend. Listen  Download