Published 12:00 am CDT, Thursday, September 12, 2019 Leonidas Kavakos Leonidas Kavakos Photo: Houston Symphony Orchestra Photo: Houston Symphony Orchestra Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Leonidas Kavakos Leonidas Kavakos Photo: Houston Symphony Orchestra Stagelist: What’s on Houston stages this week 1 / 3 Back to Gallery 1975 musical about stage performers. Presented by Theatre Under the Stars. Through Sept. 22; $40 and up; Hobby Center, 800 Bagby; 713-558-8887, tuts.com. “Every Brilliant Thing” Solo show about mental illness featuring actor Shannon Emerick. Presented by Houston Equity Festival. Starting Wednesday, through Oct. 5; Main Street Theater, … [Read more...] about Stagelist: What’s on Houston stages this week
Houston equity festival
Eric Bell does nothing before 10 a.m. That’s not technically true, of course, but it is the sort of decisive, quirky thing you say when you’re the youthful CEO of a tech startup like Blue Duck Scooters, for which you will be remembered and quoted if you somehow make a fortune. For this home-grown San Antonio company, that’s one of the big questions. Will it make a lot of money? Will it make any money? If the answers rest partly on workplace style and entrepreneurial role models, Blue Duck is in position. When Bell, 35, blurts out, “Jeff does nothing before 10 a.m.,” he assumes you know he’s talking about Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon. Blue Duck’s offices in the refurbished Wittig’s Building next to The Pearl could be a set from HBO’s “Silicon Valley.” Everyone is multitasking, but only their parents would call it multitasking. CEO Eric Bell wants Blue Duck to get one of three scooter concessions expected to be … [Read more...] about Duck, duck, scoot!
In his first State of the State address, Gov. Tim Walz urged lawmakers of both sides to “write your own story.” And he didn’t use the campaign theme of “One Minnesota” even once. Here are a few takeaways from the speech, given before a joint convention of the Minnesota Senate and House of Representatives Wednesday evening. The speech offered an olive branch — and a call to arms: There was lot of the former but also a little of the latter. Walz announced beforehand that he wasn’t going to use a prepared text, and wasn’t going to read from a teleprompter. Instead he said he was going to read the room and speak from the heart. While it did come off as a talk rather than a speech, the DFL governor did let the introductions of nine “real people” direct his path through a litany of his top legislative issues: education, equity, health care, community development and transportation. “Behind every one of the debates we have … [Read more...] about ‘Let’s write a new script’: six takeaways from Gov. Tim Walz’s first State of the State address