April 19, 2021

Now you can meditate (virtually) at the James Turrell Skyspace, “The...

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While it may seem a contradiction to meditate by digital streaming, there's an undeniable contemplative quality to James Turrell's time-based light installations, known as...

Austin Opera returns to live performance — at the racetrack

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Opera aficianados, start your engines. Austin Opera returns to live performance with a fully-staged production of Puccini’s "Tosca" at the massive Germania Insurance Amphitheater at...

Film review: Classic ‘Heartworn Highways’ gets a virtual release

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“Heartworn Highways,” a remarkable documentary about the country music outlaws of Austin in the 1970s, is getting new life as it starts streaming again...

Dan Welcher Leaves UT’s Butler School of Music After Sexual Misconduct...

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Dan Welcher, a longtime University of Texas Butler School of Music composition professor, is leaving the university following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct that...

Six from Texas Awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

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The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded its 2020 Guggenheim Fellowships to four writers, a photographer and a composer from Texas. Five of the...

KMFA Commissions a ‘Sound Garden’ from Artist Steve Parker

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A grouping of cacti hooked up to contact mics and a "biosonification device." A large assemblage of salvaged brass instruments that are activated by...

Small Moments of Life in the Face of “Everest”

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Austin Opera scales the musical and dramatic peaks of the sleek, tension-filled "Everest"

What Does a Quieter Austin Sound Like?

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I noticed it gradually at first. As the first social distancing orders came last month, Austin quieted down. The sonic cloud cast over our Central...

How Graham Reynolds Built a Bridge Between Musical Genres

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When Graham Reynolds first arrived in Texas in 1993, working alongside country musicians seemed the furthest thing from possible. “Country music was such a world...

Horse of a Different Color: In Conversation with Deborah Hay and...

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On a mild March day right before the world shut down, I sat down with two Austin artists —true originators in their fields —...

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