The Front Row, 2/05/2008

Harriet Vital
We hear a variety of music, from a spiritual to John Cage's Living Room Musicm, on the current edition of the program. Artistic Director Rodney Waters of Mukuru stops in with Hariet Vital for a performance of Sometimes I Feal Like A Motherless Child and the Directors of Musiqa debut as a performing ensemble, live, in the KUHF Performance Studio . . .

The Composer/Directors of Musiqa gather in the KUHF Performance Studio. They talk with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson and perform Living-Room Music by John Cage. It's one of the pieces on the upcoming Loft Concert at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.  Listen  Download 

Artistic Director Rodney Waters of Mukuru: Arts for AIDS stops in with singer Harriet Vital for a performance of a favorite spiritual. He also brings some recordings of the other artists and music featured on this Saturday evenings concert, the Soul of Mukuru. It's in honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Chris Johnson hosts.  Listen  Download 

Martin Parr and Louise Yates are members of the group known as Actors from the London Stage. They talk with KUHF's Catherine Lu about the production of Sakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew that they are currently staging at Rice University.  Listen  Download