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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William Shakespeare
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This week the Institute for the Study of Western Civilization is sponsoring a series of events honoring Shakespeare and his legacy. Dr. Stephen Balch, director of the institute, and Dr. Paul Cantor from the University of Virginia are guests on this episode of The Front Row.

Dr. Balch how did you decide that you wanted to take a hard look at Shakespeare?

Lubbock Moonlight Broadway presents Grease.
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Lubbock Moonlight Broadway is gearing up for their production of Grease. Founder and creator of Lubbock Moonlight Musicals and Broadway, Gerald Dolter, visits with the Front Row to talk about the show.

How did you decide you wanted to do Grease?

Nicholas Dragga and Yvonne Racz Key sit with Clint Barrick on the set of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
Kaysie Ellingson

Ballet Lubbock will present its spring production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” this weekend at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Nicholas Dragga, Executive Director of Ballet Lubbock, and Yvonne Racz Key, Artistic Director, visit with the Front Row to share more about the event.

How did you decide on “A Midsummer Night’s Dream?”

Original music, podcasts, photography, academic papers, and more all could be part of the first of a two-year project focused on various identities and conflicts. In addition to presentations and discussion, a digital archive from students’ submissions will be created as part of the symposium, ‘Identity and Resistance in Global Contexts' April 20 and 21st.

On this episode of Faith Matters, Dr. Jonathan Marks, Congregation Shaareth Israel President; Elizabeth Abraham, Chaplain with the Hospice of Lubbock; and Father David Cruz discuss Passover and Easter.

Music Crossroads of Texas: Kimmie Rhodes Special

Noche de Tango: March 30, 2018

Mar 30, 2018

On this week’s Noche de Tango, your host, Charles Olivier, plays various tango songs focused seasons.

Noche de Tango Playlist: March 30, 2018

Tanda 1 – Astor Piazzolla
“Otono Porteño”
“Invierno Porteño”
“Primavera Porteño”
“Verano Porteño”

President Donald Trump has temporarily stepped back on steel and aluminum tariffs on some countries. He’s also announced as much as $60 billion in tariffs on China. But an economist at Texas Tech is unequivocal in his belief that once implemented the tariffs won’t bring general prosperity to the U.S.

Dr. Dorothy Chansky is the Director of the Humanities Center at Texas Tech University.
Kaysie Ellingson

The Humanities Center at Texas Tech University is finishing up its year-long series, “Food and…” with a nationally-known food author and critic. Dr. Dorothy Chansky, Director of the Humanities Center, visits with The Front Row to share more about this event.

Two exhibitions now at the Museum of Texas Tech highlight the beauty of the natural world, as well as some ugly reminders about wildlife’s possible future. The two exhibitions complement one another. But they also remind us that humans need to practice stewardship to help preserve wildlife worldwide and fragile grasslands in North America and Africa.

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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.