The Front Row, 1/08/2008

Caroline and The Radio from "Caroline, or Change"
Hear excerpts from the Tony Award-winning pop opera "Caroline, or Change," as cast members from Main Street Theater perform live on today's show! We also learn how opposites attract on Musiqa's next concert, and artist Jake Allee describes his ceramic work now on view at the new Eighteen Hands Gallery . . .

Composer Anthony Brandt's chamber opera The Birth of Something and Pierre Jalbert's String Quartet No. 3 meet up with the avant-garde film Viscera on the program Opposites Attract, to be presented by Musiqa and the Aurora Picture Show this Friday, 7:30pm, at the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall.  Dean Dalton chats with Opera Director Brad Dalton (no relation), Professor Brandt & Andrea Grover, Aurora Picture Show Artistic Director.   Listen  Download

Bob Stevenson hosts a live studio session with singer-actors from Caroline, or Change, presented by Main Street Theater.  By Tony Kushner & Jeanin Tesori, this musical has been called one of the most unusual ever written!  In the studio: Tamara Siler (Caroline); Lori Dansby (Emmie); Melanie Finley, Roenia Thompson & Courntey Clark (The Radio); Glen Sharp (Musical Director); Rebecca Green Udden (Director).  Performances through January 20.   Listen  Download

Houston newest art space, The Eighteen Hands Gallery, is devoted to ceramics.  Meghan Hendley visits the inaugural exhibit featuring pieces by award-winning craftsman Jake Allee.  The gallery is located at 249 W. 19th Street in The Heights.   Listen  Download  *Extended Interview*

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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...