Texas Tech Public Media, Now Hiring Development Manager

Texas Tech Public Media is currently looking to fill the position of Development Manager. M anager Requisition ID: 14308BR Major/Essential Functions: Identify philanthropic opportunities within underwriting accounts; actively participate in cultivation plans with development and sales staff. Coordinates strategies with membership and development colleagues to secure corporate, foundation and private funding for the station's operations and programs. Facilitate discussions among Texas Tech...

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Faith Matters: Dr. Robert Salem

This week’s guest on Faith Matters is Dr. Robert Salem, chief medical officer emeritus of Covenant Health System.

Dr. Salem reflects on his career of 56 years.

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Lloyd Maines, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Amanda Shires at the Lubbock Lights press conference.
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Lubbock Lights 2018 is tonight in the Allen Theatre, featuring famous Lubbock musicians, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Amanda Shires and Lloyd Maines. Jo Moore, director of the Texas Tech Presidential Lecture and Performance Series, visits with the Front Row to share more about the event.

Tell us a little bit about what began Lubbock Lights.

Artist, Favianna Rodriguez will kick off the event with an artist workshop.
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Texas Tech’s Women’s and Gender Studies will hold its 34th annual conference beginning tomorrow. The theme for this year’s Conference on the Advancement of Women is Celebrating Latinas in Scholarship and Art.

The featured speakers for the three-day gathering are Norma Cantu, a researcher from Texas whose interests include border studies, and Favianna Rodriguez, an interdisciplinary artist and political activist from California.

Regional Interfaith Conference Website

Next Saturday, the 2018 Regional Interfaith Conference takes place. On this episode of Faith Matters, members of the Lubbock Interfaith Association, Sue Morrow, Abdul Hamood and Davis Price discuss the upcoming event.

Music Crossroads of Texas: Lubbock Lights

An Arizona real estate investment company has developed a master plan for 288 acres southeast of Lubbock’s airport that in time could be home to as many as 5,000 residents. Regis Park would have single- and multi-family housing, a K-12 equestrian charter school, retail space and an auditorium. Some of the land was rezoned from industrial to commercial last year.

1933 lobby card for Little Women.
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On this episode of the Front Row, Clint Barrick visits with the Texas Tech University School of Theater and Dance during production week to talk with director, Kristen Rogers, about their upcoming production of Little Women.

Tell us about you and your relationship to the theater department.

Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanac took to the road earlier this year to meet with potential Red Raiders. He says he believes students from rural communities possess distinctive characteristics and which can be assets that benefit the university’s overall feel.

That was part of the message he delivered on a recent tour of about a dozen rural high schools. Twelve percent of this year’s freshman class come from within 100 miles of Lubbock. Last year, it was 15 percent. Overall, 25 percent come from within 100 miles.

On this Faith Matters, physician, writer and teacher, Abraham Nussbaum, talks about his new book.

Lubbock Arts Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.
Lubbock Arts Festival Facebook Page.

The Lubbock Arts Festival takes place this weekend at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Elizabeth Regner, Executive Director of the Lubbock Arts Alliance, visits with The Front Row to talk more about the event.

The Lubbock Arts Festival is a real tradition in Lubbock. How many is this?

This is going to be the fortieth anniversary at the Lubbock Arts Festival, if you can believe that…

Noche de Tango: April 6, 2018

Apr 6, 2018

Noche de Tango Playlist: April 6, 2018

Tanda 1 – Antonio Agri
“Ojos Negro”
“Milonga Triste”

Tanda 2 – Azucena Maizain
“Mariposa Azul”
“Pero Yo Se”
“Alma en Pena”

Tanda 3 – Adam Tully
“La Llegada”
“Cambio de Rumbo”


Music Crossroads of Texas

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, your host, Curtis Peoples, will play music from West Texas singers and songwriters.

Faces of KTTZ

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