August 4, 2021

This year, ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ concert is free

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For nine years now, Austin Chamber Music's holiday concert of Vince Guaraldi's "Charlie Brown Christmas" music has been a fan favorite. While Guaraldi's smooth jazz...

Graham Reynolds brings ‘Texas Mixtape’ concert series to new Texas Big...

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Austin band leader Graham Reynolds is teaming up Texas Performing Arts to brings the Texas Mixtape concert series to the Texas Big Top, a...

Nathan Felix pivots the release of a new opera to digital,...

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In a time when the possibility of connection feels as small and far-reaching as a single room, it is surprising when a work of...

Austin Opera offers free access to digital world premiere of ‘The...

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This year marks the centenary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, an anniversary that invites conversation not just about the milestone of democracy...

Dancing with plants, and music for amplified cacti

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Steve Parker was already at work on his Sound Garden project before the pandemic hit earlier this year. The ever creative composer and sound artist...

Opera at the drive-in

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After baritone Mark Diamond finished the spirited 'Largo al Factotum' aria from Rossini's "Barber of Seville," I heard a cheerful 'bravo.' It came from the...

Texas Performing Arts to host Jazz at Lincoln Center programs

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Texas Performing Arts is set to present a range of virtual offerings from the noted Jazz at Lincoln Center program. WeBop is Jazz at Lincoln...

With singing together silenced by the coronavirus, what’s an indie opera...

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Singers are coronavirus super-spreaders. Singing can swiftly spread COVID-19 via microscopic airborne particles known as aerosols, In early March, one of the first events in the...

Texas opera companies rally together to create Texas Opera Alliance

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Facing the same challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas' five major opera companies have formed a new partnership. The Texas Opera Alliance, announced today,...

Ballroom Marfa launches podcast interview series, an outdoor exhibition, and ‘Kite...

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While its doors may still be closed to visitors, the West Texas arts organization Ballroom Marfa makes its pandemic pivot for the fall multi-pronged. Beginning...

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