May 10, 2021

Film review: ‘About Endlessness’ is steeped in deadpan absurdity

If you’ve never seen a film by Swedish director Roy Andersson, then you should treat yourself to his singular sense of absurdity and watch...

Film review: ‘The Fever’ is dizzyingly good

Don’t worry, “The Fever” has nothing to do with the pandemic. But it may make you break into a cold sweat. This debut fiction feature...

A Year In: Production designer Natalie George lost all her work to the pandemic. So she started the Police Oversight Project

Like many Austin cultural workers, Natalie George plies her profession in different arenas. Trained in theater arts, George is a lighting and production designer for a range of indie performing arts groups — Line Upon Line Percussion, dancemaker Heloise Gold, the Rude Mechs, Salvage Vanguard Theater — creating stunning settings...

A Year In: Artina McCain, pianist

Artina McCain manages a multi-fold career as a piano soloist and university educator.And she is a scholar and concert curator of music by Black and other underrepresented composers. McCain curates Black composers concerts for multiple arts organizations, including the Austin Chamber Music Center, the 2018 iteration of which, “The Black...

Living Distance: The Pandemic Place Q&A with Gerardo Gandy and Project P A R K S P A C E

This exhibition wasn’t installed in a museum. Instead it opened this past summer as part of Austin’s parks infrastructure. It was composed of bright boxes...

A Good-bye to 2020: Introducing the Pandemic Place Questionnaire

Late one Friday night in May, I went for a rambling walk in my neighborhood, enjoying the late-night abstractions of streetlights and shadows transforming...

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