March 4, 2021

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Seeing and being seen: In a solo museum show Deborah Roberts asks us to look

Deborah Roberts solo exhibition "I'm" at the Contemporary Austin was originally scheduled to open in September 2020. The pandemic changed that, like so much...

Where the Black girls are: A review of Deborah Roberts’ ‘I’m’

It would be easy to remark on the load of references permeating through the artwork of Deborah Roberts, from Zora Neale Hurston, Glenn Ligon,...

Living in a bubble: Gesel Mason’s ‘burst!’

What do you want to hold onto, what do you want to let go of? This is the crux of Gesel Mason’s “burst!” an...

Violet Crown Cinema announces RSVP Cinema

The Violet Crown Cinema in downtown Austin will be reopening on a limited basis March 5, kicking off a program called RSVP Cinema. It’s the...

Trucks Don’t Dance: Graham Reynolds and Forklift Danceworks release a compilation album

A new CD by Graham Reynolds, in collaboration with Forklift Danceworks, features eight tracks written for the Austin-based dance company

Classical music groups plan winter storm benefit concert

Austin Chamber Music Center, Austin Classical Guitar, Conspirare, and KMFA Classical 89.5 have teamed up to present The Power of Friendship, a livestream concert to raise...

Okay Mountain launches art sale to benefit ACLU and artist relief fund

All proceeds from the sale of 250 collaboratively-made drawings will be donated to the ACLU and to the Big Medium Artist Relief Fund

Review: Cristina Rivera Garza’s “Grieving: Dispatches from a Wounded Country”

In an unflinching look at violence in contemporary Mexico, writer Cristina Rivera Garza aims to unlock the silence surrounding grief. The introductory paragraph of Cristina...

This week, a crisis in Texas

Our state suffered a major calamity, and is still suffering. Recovery will be long, costly, and hard for many. At Sightlines, the unfolding disaster meant we...