The Front Row, 3/21/2008

Trumpet Chris Botti joins us on the program today. He talks with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson about this weekend's concerts with the Houston Symphony. We also meet film-maker Chantal Ackerman. Her work is currently on view at the University of Houston's Blaffer Gallery . . .

KUHF's Dean Dalton chats with Robert Barrett. Barrett is consdered an expert on Cultural Tourism and recently presented a workshop for the Houston Arts Alliance. His current project is a study of the current and potential impact that the local arts community could have on cultural tourism inro the city and the resulting benefits for the region's economy.  Listen  Download 

Trumpet Chris Botti talks with TFR Producer Bob Stevenson about his influences and the concerts he'll play this weekend with the Houston Symphony.   Listen  Download   **Extended Interview**

KUHF's Catherine Lu goes to the Blaffer Gallery at the University of Houston to talk with its Director Terri Sultan and with film-make Chantal Ackerman. Ms. Ackerman's work is the subject of the latest installation Moving Through Time and Space. It's on view through March 29th.   Listen  Download

Cynthia Dike-Hughes works with AIA Presentations and is the producer for the current US Tour by Jigu! Thunder Drums of China. She talks about the tour and the artists with Bob Stevenson.   Listen  Download   **Extended Interview**