A Single Mother's Struggle | Beyond the Report

This time on Beyond the Report, we meet Tammy Fife, who went from stay-at-home-mother to single-mom over night. Now, she’s turned her heartache into action and has become a source of support for single mothers all over Lubbock.

“We were the picture perfect family,” Tammy recalls. “He was city council. We were very involved in the city. Our girls did amazing things through school. Then we had these children that we adopted. So if you look like you’re looking in a window shop you...

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Dr. William Westney's Final Solo Piano Recital This Weekend

Dr. William Westney is presenting a piano recital this weekend at the Texas Tech University School of Music, these are always big events in the musical life of our community. We'll have a discussion with Dr. Westney about his program on today's show. We are in the studio of Dr. William Westney, the Eva Browning Artist-in-Residence and professor of piano here at the Texas Tech University School of Music to talk to him about his upcoming recital. This is Dr. Westney's retirement year with Texas...

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The faculty of the Texas Tech University School of Music do more than just teach classes. They work out in the field, research areas of their expertise, perform, and recruit for the institution.

On today's edition of The Front Row, Dr. Alice Ann Light and Doctorial Piano Performance Student Catalin Lacob visit with us about their travels, recitals, and teaching in Romania.

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Dr. William Westney is presenting a piano recital this weekend at the Texas Tech University School of Music, these are always big events in the musical life of our community. We'll have a discussion with Dr. Westney about his program on today's show.

We are in the studio of Dr. William Westney, the Eva Browning Artist-in-Residence and professor of piano here at the Texas Tech University School of Music to talk to him about his upcoming recital.

A Single Mother's Struggle | Beyond the Report

Nov 11, 2019

This time on Beyond the Report, we meet Tammy Fife, who went from stay-at-home-mother to single-mom over night. Now, she’s turned her heartache into action and has become a source of support for single mothers all over Lubbock.
 

Eighty tons of railroad history and the West Texas’ cotton industry now sets restored at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture. A Pullman sleeper car was owned by Arch Underwood, a significant player in America’s cotton compress industry.

Underwood’s contacts with Santa Fe Railway allowed him to hitch the Pullman to the end of a train and take the entire family on cross-country trips.  

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra is presenting concerts this weekend here in Lubbock, we'll have all the details with Maestro David Cho, conductor of the orchestra, and Kimberly Sparr, featured soloist.

On today's edition of The Front Row, we are in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater where the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra is just prior to a rehearsal, and they're preparing for concerts this weekend, Friday and Saturday night, November 8th and 9th at 7:30PM.

The Texas Tech University Presidential Lecture and Performance Series presents the second in its offerings for this year. Royal Wood will be performing Friday night, November 8th at 7pm in the Allen Theater on Texas Tech University campus. There will also be a Q&A earlier in the day at 2:30pm in the Lubbock Room at the Student Union Building. We'll have all the details on today's show!

Support for FM 89.1 comes from the Cactus Theater presenting the Swedish pop group, Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA, Wednesday November 12th and Thursday, November 13th at the Cactus Theater located at 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue.

The 11 piece band, Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA features timeless hit songs like Dancing Queen, Winner Takes All, Fernando, and more, including all the hit songs from the movie and musical "Mamma Mia."

Ticket information is available at cactustheater.com or at 806-762-3233

Faculty at Texas Tech and across the globe seek to have their research published. Until about 15 years ago, academics turned to traditional legitimate journals. Their submissions were peer-reviewed and edited. But Tech librarian Brian Quinn says that these days hundreds of predatory publishers seek out scholars and are making a lot of money from academics.

He urges scholars to be cautious.

The Cactus Theater presented singer-songwriter JD Souther last weekend in Lubbock. Mr. Souther has written hit songs for Linda Rondstadt, The Eagles, Roy Orbison and James Taylor among others.

On today's edition of the Front Row, we have a very special guest on the phone, JD Souther. He tells us about his journey in music and how he got to be a famous writer and artist.

Poppy's Ladies | Beyond the Report

Nov 4, 2019

On this episode of Beyond the Report, we’re invited into unpack ministry lead by Poppy Beard. What started as a prison ministry became a safety net for Lubbock women coming from all walks of life.
 

Poppy Beard is the leader of unpack ministry at Lubbock Impact. When the group was formed, the mission was simple, provide a safe space for single moms. She’s here now decorating the room where they meet every Wednesday. She always wants the room to feel special for them.

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