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ITT: Is #MeToo THE Moment?

It’s been a deluge since last fall when reports surfaced about Harvey Weinstein’s history of alleged sexual harassment and assault. Many well-known names followed. The ripple effect from these stories – the #MeToo movement - is likely to shift how other businesses and industries handle making workplaces safe from sexual harassment.

“I think it has had an impact,” Carol Lindquist, assistant professor of practice at Texas Tech says. “People are thinking about the question, the...

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Dr. Eric Allen
Kaysie Ellingson

The Front Row: LakeRidge UMC Concert


On this episode of the Front Row, we learn about an upcoming concert taking place at one of Lubbock’s local churches this weekend. Joining us to talk about the performance at LakeRidge United Methodist Church is Dr. Eric Allen, Coordinator of Instrumental and Special Music.

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It’s been a deluge since last fall when reports surfaced about Harvey Weinstein’s history of alleged sexual harassment and assault. Many well-known names followed. The ripple effect from these stories – the #MeToo movement - is likely to shift how other businesses and industries handle making workplaces safe from sexual harassment.

“I think it has had an impact,” Carol Lindquist, assistant professor of practice at Texas Tech says. “People are thinking about the question, the issues. Long-term it’s hard to say. It probably will have some of an impact.”
 

Dorothy Chansky in the KTTZ-FM studio.
Kaysie Ellingson

On today’s Front Row, we visit with Dorothy Chansky, Director of the Humanities Center at Texas Tech University, as well as the lecturer scheduled to discuss “Food and the Military,” at this week’s Humanities lecture. Listen to the full interview at the top of the article.



Music Crossroads of Texas: Playlist Dedicated to Buddy Holly

“River of Memories” – T. Texas Tyler
“Buddy’s Guitar” - Buddy Holly
“Down the Line” – Buddy Holly & Bob Montgomery
“You and I are through” – Buddy & Bob
“Soft Place in my Heart” – Buddy & Bob
“Smokey Joe’s Café” – Buddy Holly
“Rock Around with Ollie Vee”
“Blue Days, Black Nights”
“That’ll Be the Day” – Buddy Holly & the Crickets
“Maybe Baby”
“Oh Boy!”
“Peggy Sue”
“Well…All Right”
“Everyday”

Dean Noel Zahler
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On this episode of the Front Row, Noel Zahler, Dean of the J.T. and Margaret Talkington College of Visual and Performing Arts, talks about his time working in Lubbock.

How has your time in Lubbock been so far?

It’s gone by in a flash. It’s been very busy and as you might imagine the college is growing both literally and in terms of its enrollment and the number of students who are interested in us. Also in the number of things that we do in the community and throughout all the disciplines that we serve.

Professor Anita Hill at a panel discussion following a screening of the documentary ANITA, held at Harvard Law School on September 24, 2014.
Tim Pierce

When Nathaniel Wright began looking for speakers for the university’s African American History Month Lecture Series, he aimed high. But he thought that perhaps Texas Tech’s location in a staunchly conservative city might not play well with his first invitee. He was shocked when Anita Hill readily accepted.

What role did the windmill play in American history? Tonya Meadows, director of marketing at the American Wind Power Center, joins the Front Row to give us a tour and rundown of the center's history.

How did the American Wind Power Center begin?

Watch Live: Pres. Trump Delivers State of the Union

Jan 30, 2018

Watch now as President Trump delivers his State of the Union address to congress.




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Salem witch trials.
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Rebecca Sleeper Irons has roots that run back to the Mayflower. From their settlement on Plymouth, Massachusetts to the Salem Witch trials, Rebecca's mother has traced these stories through history. On this week's Faith Matters, we finish up our two-part series depicting Rebecca's family history.

Music Crossroads of Texas – Rock n’ Roll

Noche de Tango: January 26, 2018

Jan 26, 2018

Noche de Tango 1804 Playlist

Tanda 1 – Juan d’Arienzo

“Felicia”
“La Punalada”
“Este es el Rey”
“La Cumparsita”

Tanda 2 – Carlos Di Sarli

“Junto a tu Corazon”
“El Amanacer”
“A La Gran Muneca”
“Milonguero Viejo”

Tanda 3 – Orquestra de Carlos Quilici

“Bandoneon”
“Mojada”
“Retintin”
“Milonga para Fidel”

Tanda 4 – Paulina Fain

“Nightclub 1960”
“Café 1930”
“Concierto de Hoy”
“Bordel 1900”

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Music Crossroads of Texas

On this week's Music Crossroads of Texas we're celebrating Black History Month!

Faces of KTTZ

Meet the faces that make up the team at KTTZ-Texas Tech Public Media.