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Making New Theater From Other Artists’ Unfinished Business

Austin playwright Elizabeth Doss is fond of messing with history. Last year, Doss re-told the story of...

Popcorn Strength

"Fear." This is the last line of the evil, demonic Pennywise the Clown in the 2017...

Six Square Arts Fest Line-up Announced

Six Square has released the line-up for its District Cultural Arts Fest 2018 on September 1. The...

Austin is a Finalist for $1 million Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Grant

Austin is one of 14 cities in the running to receive as much as $1...

HOPE Outdoor Gallery at Carson Creek Now Opening Spring 2019

The timeline for the relocation of the HOPE Outdoor Gallery has changed. HOPE Events, the nonprofit behind...

Steve Parker Wins $15,000 Tito’s Art Prize

Austin artist Steve Parker has been awarded the $15,000 Tito's Prize, an annual award established...

Henna Chou: Sound That is Supposed to Be

Henna Chou is the consummate collaborator. The Austin-based cellist, guitarist, keyboardist, arranger and sound artist is...

The Contemporary Austin Awarded $100,000 Warhol Foundation Grant

The Contemporary Austin has been awarded a $100,000 grant form Andy Warhol Foundation for the...

Tapestry Dance Company Moving to New Location in East Riverside Neighborhood

Tapestry Dance Company will take up operations this fall at 1600 S. Pleasant Valley Road...
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In Fort Worth, from Murakami to Meta-ish

While Facebook friends traipse through Europe delighting in their medieval churches and Renaissance masters, I...

“Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio” Locates a Vibrant Arts Center

A red light paints the floor of an enclosed gallery space, creating an ominous foundation...

Today’s Australian Aboriginal Artists Uproot Ancestral Stories

With new and easy access to DNA testing, finding out about one’s ancestry is all...

GenEnCo’s ‘Carmen’ Reinvents and Reclaims the Exotic

"Carmen," the opera from which Generic Ensemble Company has adapted this play, maintains enormous cultural...

Will it Play in Austin? ‘Vaudeville!’ at the Ransom Center

“In vaudeville, ‘there is always something for everybody,’ just as in every state and city,...

Theatre En Bloc hits the Sweet Spot in a Comedy About Motherhood with Dark Edges

Theatre en Bloc’s regional premiere of Molly Smith Metzler’s "Cry It Out" is not the “feel-good,”...

Making New Theater From Other Artists’ Unfinished Business

Austin playwright Elizabeth Doss is fond of messing with history. Last year, Doss re-told the story of...

A Haunting Call to Action, and to History: Vincent Valdez’s “The City”

Artist Vincent Valdez visited Austin in 2015 to see the exhibition "Witness: Art and Civil...

Caroline Reck Builds a Theater of Objects and Ideas

Caroline Reck builds worlds. As the artistic director of Glass Half Full Theatre, her specialty is...

Sydney Yeager: A Willingness to Take What is Immediately Given

They say change is inevitable, but it can be scary. The Austin-based painter Sydney Yeager...

Oscar Casares: On Writing A Story About Stories

In his books "Brownsville: Stories" (2008) and "Amigoland" (2010), Brownsville native Oscar Casares breathes life into the...

Bucky Miller and The Toad

Walking up to the Austin apartment complex where artist Bucky Miller lives, the stirrings of...
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