June 21, 2021

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

An award-winning arts journalist, Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the founder and editor-in-chief of Sightlines.

Edible cities: Landscape architect Phoebe Lickwar on post-pandemic public spaces and urban agriculture

Landscape architect Phoebe Lickwar thinks about how we could grow more food within  cities — how agriculture should be a part of contemporary urban infrastructure. Sure, that means things...

Neighborhood sounds: A geolocated sound art tour invites you to listen to overlooked cityworks

On a recent cloudy morning, at the corner of Isabelle and Esther streets in the Highland neighborhood, I heard a duck quack. A digitally altered quack, that is, set...

Women & Their Work opens its new permanent East Austin gallery on July 24

A year after it bought its first permanent home, Women & Their Work will open the doors of its new gallery at 1311 E. Cesar Chavez St. on July...

A Year In: Carla McElhaney, musician

The series ‘A Year In’ catches up with artists now that the coronavirus pandemic has passed its one-year mark. Carla McElhaney is a multi-faceted musician, a pianist who values the intimacy...

Council directs city manager to come up with $25 million to support Austin arts and music

Austin City Council unanimously approved a resolution to direct the city manager to come up with a plan to use up to $25 million from the American Rescue Plan...

A Year In: Caroline Reck, artistic director of Glass Half Full Theatre

With puppets and simple objects, Caroline Reck conjures worlds and constructs visual stories that illuminate urgent issues: climate change, immigration, social justice. Her award-winning Austin-based company Glass Half Full Theatre...

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