Show August 20, 2018

The following is scheduled:

8:00 pm

Opening, general discussion

8:04 pm

[Picture of Yucca]   Title: My Country, 'Tis of Thee
Artist: Aretha Franklin
Album: President Barack Obama at 2009 Inauguration

8:04 pm

Houston's arts community is coming together to stage REUNITE/REUNIR, a benefit performance on September 9 to raise funds for the Texas Civil Rights Project, whose attorneys are doing heroic work advocating for immigrant children and toddlers separated from their families and detained at the Texas border. Groups participating include Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Stages Repertory Theater, and Colombian Folkloric Ballet. We speak with organizer Jane Weiner and LGBT artists participating in the performance.

GUEST: more

8:26 pm

[Picture of Yucca]   Title: Think
Artist: Aretha Franklin 1980-
Album: The Blues Brothers

8:28 pm

John Wright is the editor of OutSmart magazine. He has spent two decades in the mainstream and LGBTQ media. Most recently, he served as senior editor of Dallas Voice, and covered LGBTQ issues in the state Legislature for The Texas Observer. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Wright earned his bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida. He resides in the EaDo area of Houston, where he is currently remodeling a 1930s row house.

GUEST: John Wright more

8:28 pm

NewsWrap:

 

8:58 pm

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