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November 30, 2022

Sightlines

Texas State University System hires first ever director of public art

The Texas State University System has hired Marjorie Flanagan as the system’s first director of public art. The position was created to coordinate all public art commissions for the system’s...

Houston writer, Austin astrodynamicist among MacArthur Foundation ‘genius grant’ winners

Houston writer Kiese Laymon and University of Texas professor Moriba Jah are among the 25 recipients of the MacArthur Foundation "genius" award, announced today by the Chicago-based John D....

The Sightlines Questionnaire: Luis Purón, Rockport Center for the Arts

Luis Purón had been executive director of the Rockport Center for the Arts for a little over two years when in 2017 Hurricane Harvey destroyed the organization's home. Nevertheless six...

The Line-up: Nine October exhibitions to see

The best and freshest of what to see in Austin galleries this month.   Brad Tucker, Transmountain: Outer Middle Through Oct. 23, Northern-Southern, E. Fifth St. between Brazos & San Jacinto streets,...

Austin Film Festival to host premiere of ‘Sam & Kate,’ starring Hoffman and Spacek

The Austin Film Festival announced Thursday that it will host the world premiere of “Sam & Kate,” directed by Darren Le Gallo and starring Sissy Spacek and Dustin Hoffman,...

Composer Quinn Mason to debut commissioned new works

Two upcoming concerts will debut the final two of three commissioned pieces by Quinn Mason, the inaugural composer of KMFA's Draylen Mason Composer-in-Residence program. Launched earlier this year, the...

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