The Fabric of Time: Feed Sacks

Feed sacks were in many homes across rural America in the middle of the 20 th Century. The sacks held flour, salt and sugar, sometimes chicken feed. But once empty, rural Americans recycled the sacks, making them into dresses, tablecloths, curtains, quilts and other household items. Several years ago, the Museum of Texas Tech University acquired the Pat L. Nickols Printed Cotton Sack Research Collection, which numbered about 5,600 pieces. An exhibition featuring about half of the museum’s 6...

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Managing The Hive: Honey Bee Avocation

David Naugher began keeping honey bees 19 years ago. A year later he started working with homeowners and others to help them get rid of unwanted hives under house eaves, in attics, crawl spaces or even in sprinkler boxes. Removing hives isn’t Naugher’s vocation – he’s an engineer with Texas Tech System’s Facilities Planning & Construction team - but he enjoys sharing his knowledge about his honey-bee avocation. "The greater satisfaction I get aside from keeping my own bees and removing...

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Feed sacks were in many homes across rural America in the middle of the 20th Century. The sacks held flour, salt and sugar, sometimes chicken feed. But once empty, rural Americans recycled the sacks, making them into dresses, tablecloths, curtains, quilts and other household items.

Several years ago, the Museum of Texas Tech University acquired the Pat L. Nickols Printed Cotton Sack Research Collection, which numbered about 5,600 pieces. An exhibition featuring about half of the museum’s 6,000 feed sack holdings are now on display.

David Naugher began keeping honey bees 19 years ago. A year later he started working with homeowners and others to help them get rid of unwanted hives under house eaves, in attics, crawl spaces or even in sprinkler boxes.

 

Removing hives isn’t Naugher’s vocation – he’s an engineer with Texas Tech System’s Facilities Planning & Construction team - but he enjoys sharing his knowledge about his honey-bee avocation.

Sarah Miller had two interests in her last couple of high school years. She did well in science but also in reading and writing. She pursued the latter first after she felt intimidated by Texas Tech classmates who came from high schools that heavily stressed science and math. She got a bachelor’s of arts degree in Humanities in 2013, while minoring in French.

Pablo Ziegler
Milongueta
Muchacha de Boedo
Francanapa
Milonga del Adios

Pedro Giraudo - Vigor Tanguero (2019)
A Octavio Brunetti
A Campo Abierto
La Rabiosa
Con un Nuda en la Garganta
Chicharitta

Kara Frame is a video producer for NPR, she's most known for producing the explainer series, "Let's Talk: Big Stories, Told Simply," and also films for the Tiny Desk Concert series, both at NPR. She also has personal projects, mainly focusing on veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

During the past four years, Texas Tech officials, West Texas lawmakers and those in the livestock industry made the case that the state needed a second veterinarian school. With the stroke of his pen earlier this month, Gov. Greg Abbott signed off on state funding of $17.4 million that will allow the university to move ahead on the Texas Tech School of Veterinarian Medicine in Amarillo.

Tech President Lawrence Schovanec says the $90 million vet school brings additional credibility to the university.

The Outpost Repertory Theatre is producing a play at the Firehouse Theatre at LHUCA. We'll have all the details on today's show!

On today's edition of The Front Row, we have as our special guest in the studio, Jesse Jou, who is assistant professor of directing here at the Texas Tech University School of Theatre and Dance. He is also the associate artistic director of the Outpost Theatre.

So tell us just a little bit about you and your background and your journey to Texas Tech.

Noche de Tango

Jun 14, 2019

Osvaldo Pugliese

  • El Africano
  • La Japanga
  • Recuerdo

Walter Chino Laborde

  • La Cumparsita Mas Larga del Mundo
  • Tarde

Chino Molina

  • La Carbonera
  • El Viejo Ismael
  • Balderamma
  • 71 de Julio
  • Rabo de Nube  

On today's edition of The Front Row, we have Justin Duncan in the KTTZ Studio, who is the executive director of Moonlight Musicals.

So tell us what are your responsibilities to begin with as executive director of Moonlight Musicals. What does that mean for Moonlight Musicals?

Julio Sosa

  • Dios te Salve M’hijo
  • Bien Bohemio
  • Dicen que Dicen
  • El Hijo Triste
  • El Ciruja

Roberto Goyeneche

  • Balada Para un Loco
  • El Gordo Triste
  • Pan
  • El Metejon
  • Alma de Loca

Omar Mallo & Tango Cosmopolita

  • Colores de Tango
  • Jacinto Chiclana
  • Travesia
  • Volver

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