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Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: The Arts Commission Hustle
The special called meeting of the Austin Arts Commission pretty well lived up to its name Tuesday as an SRO crowd at the Off Center reacted to the city staff's "Music and Creative Ecosystem Stabilization Recommendations" regarding the Mayor's Omnibus Resolution, and the commissioners showed some hustle in addressing the crisis facing local creatives.

2:00PM Mon. Aug. 8, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: Arts Commission Special Meeting
Cast your mind back to the week before July 4, and you may recall the early fireworks in Austin's live music and creative communities in the form of the "Music and Creative Ecosystem Stabilization Recommendations" – city staff's response to the Mayor's Omnibus Resolution. Tonight, the Arts Commission wants your thoughts on those rockets' red glare.

11:46AM Tue. Aug. 2, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals Shines Anew at the Alamo Drafthouse
From roughly the 1950s to the 1980s, corporate America commissioned tremendous numbers of lavish Broadway-style shows about sales and service for industry conventions that weren’t open to the public. Some of those shows, though, were filmed. Yes, and – Guess who’s got a collection of those films?

11:30AM Fri. Jul. 29, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: Where's the Fire?
When Mayor Steve Adler announced his Music & Creative Ecosystem Omnibus Resolution, you could smell smoke from a wildfire. When musicians and artists told the Arts and Music commissions about the crises Austin creatives are facing, you could feel the flames. So, in the action plan just released by the city, where are the sirens and flashing lights?

11:15AM Fri. Jul. 1, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Alan Will Go On
It’s Alan – Alan Cumming – and he’s coming to Austin with his show Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs. Known primarily for his roles in various stage performances such as Cabaret and films like Eyes Wide Shut, this is a different kind of show for Cumming.

8:00AM Wed. Jun. 22, Shaun Lee Read More | Comment »

Year of the Booster
For anyone feeling down about the state of our city, the 24th edition of the Austin Critics Table Awards would have been a tonic. Even as attendees bemoaned the loss of arts venues and mourned lost colleagues, honorees took time at the mic to talk about how they came to Austin and found it a welcoming place, open to new ideas and to collaboration.

9:00AM Wed. May 25, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Star Turns
After poring over the hundreds of stage productions, concerts, and art exhibitions mounted locally between May 1, 2015, and April 30, 2016, the members of the Austin Critics Table have agreed on the most outstanding work in dance, classical music, visual art, and theatre in the past year and announced the nominees for the 2016 Critics Table Awards.

1:40PM Mon. May 9, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Austin Opera's Joseph Specter Departing
Almost four years to the day after he joined the staff of Austin Opera as general director, Joseph Specter has tendered his resignation. This summer, he'll be moving west to take over as president and general director of Arizona Opera.

5:24PM Fri. Apr. 29, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

2016 Arts Hall of Famers Announced
The Austin Critics Table has named the 15th group of individuals to be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame, honoring current leaders of Ballet Austin and the Austin Symphony Orchestra.

11:00AM Tue. Apr. 19, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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