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March 22, 2019

Kronos Quartet searches for utopia in “A Thousand Thoughts”

On March 27, in Austin, Kronos Quartet will remind you that all music is temporary,...

Carrie Fountain, Rick Lowe among newly appointed Texas State artists

Austin poet Carrie Fountain and Project Row Houses founder and Macarthur Foundation "genius" winner grant Rick Lowe...

Does Austin have a new festival of new opera? Almost

There's no wrist band, but there is a "Five Weeks of Opera" punch card. And...

Bryan Washington captures a specific, contemporary Houston

Bryan Washington is a writer from Houston. His fiction and essays have appeared in the New...

One Ounce Opera’s festival of micro-operas offers fresh musical stories

For Julie Fiore, opera is so much more than hours-long epic tales of centuries past....

Sinclair Black donates $5 million to UT School of Architecture for urban design studies

Austin architect and University of Texas professor emeritus Sinclair Black has donated $5 million to...

Alone with the audience: “Lardo Weeping” is opera in the making

In a dizzy leap of virtuosic singing and theatrical performance, mezzo-soprano Liz Cass sings the...

City announces grant program to help with high costs of Austin arts and music space

The city's Cultural Arts and Music & Entertainment divisions have joined together to launch a new...

More public art headed to Dell Medical School

The Dell Medical School will soon get another public art installation. Landmarks, the University of Texas'...

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Hidden Room’s “The Rover” — a sex romp written in 1677 — is alarmingly relevant

Vicious sex romp written in 1677. Punkish defiance and style circa 1983. Kick-ass Austin production in 2019. The...

Can paper be a body?

Punctuality pays off at Janine Antoni’s "Paper Dance." Audience members who arrive early to the Contemporary...

Looking for people with Hedwige Jacobs

“All this must go into a letter,” wrote poet John Ashbery, in “The Skaters.” “Also...

Ephemeral moments: Yoonmi Nam and Amze Emmons at Grayduck Gallery

The works on paper by Yoonmi Nam and Amze Emmons, on view at Grayduck Gallery...

Gabriel Jason Dean’s new play “Heartland” demands a reckoning — and models healing

Where do Hemingway, Anne Frank, and Rumi meet to chat geopolitics over chai? "Heartland" continues through...

Cacophony on Canvas: Rebecca Morris Strives for Discord at the Blaffer

In 2006, Rebecca Morris caused a stir with “Manifesto: For Abstractionists and Friends of the...

Extreme facilitator: Flatbed Press’ Katherine Brimberry

Since 2014 PrintAustin has filled Austin art galleries every January with all things fine art...

Gothic beauty: Alyssa Taylor Wendt’s “HAINT”

Haint blue graces the front porch ceiling of many a home in the Southern United...

Fairly Reactionary: Hyperreal Film Club’s Video Zines

A husky construction worker pours a foaming liter of Diet Coke all over his hairy...

Rachel Winston: Archives as Activism

Rachel Winston is an Austin-based activist, curator, and archivist. She graduated with a BA in...

Austin School is Bestowed With A New Mural

In the cafeteria of Cunningham Elementary School in South Austin students used to be greeted...

Always Changing: Fernando A. Flores On Writing Fiction That’s Totally Fictive

Fernando A. Flores first book, the short story collection "Death to the Bullshit Artists of...