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April 19, 2018

‘The Repentance of Saint Joan’ — An alt-history play, minus some...

If "Saint Joan" was George Bernard Shaw’s “tragedy without villains,” Austin playwright Patrick Shaw’s "The Repentance of Saint Joan" might be something delightfully closer to...

To dance courage: Ballet Austin’s Stephen Mills creates his most personal...

As a maker of dance, Ballet Austin artistic director Stephen Mills is no stranger to tackling enormous and difficult topics. "Exit Wounds" runs April 6-8...

Hey, finally! — The Rude Mechs fix “Troilus and Cressida”

There is a reason Shakespeare’s “Troilus and Cressida” is his least performed play. It’s clunky, pessimistic, abstruse, and often cannot decide if it is...

Mexic-Arte Museum, Mexican American Cultural Center seek city bond money for...

Mexic-Arte Museum and the Mexican American Cultural Center are both looking to an upcoming city of Austin bond package to fund building projects In February...

The 2018 Fusebox Festival line-up is up: Our picks

The schedule for the 14th iteration of Fusebox Festival is live! Start perusing the line-up at schedule.fuseboxfestival.com. The festival is free but you'll need to...

Up next: OUTsider transmedia festival celebrates creative nonconformity

In a city that seems stricken with a severe case of festival-itis, it's nice to see a fest that sincerely has some freshness and...

The Austin Dance Festival line-up is up

An impressive 20 modern dance companies are on the roster for this year's Austin Dance Festival, April 6 to 8. The 4th annual indie fest...

Choreographer Allison Orr awarded $50,000 United States Artists prize

Austin choreographer Allison Orr just received one of the larger arts awards on the national landscape. Orr is one of just 45 artists from around...

The archive of playwright Arthur Miller — finally, wholly, officially —...

A flurry of press releases this morning proclaimed the big news: The University of Texas' Ransom Center acquired the archive of playwright Arthur Miller. But...

Texas Performing Arts nets $500,000 Mellon grant for arts and civil...

Texas Performing Arts has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for "The Power of Protest: Arts and Civil Disobedience," a three-season...