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In Memoriam: George Wilkerson
If you had the good fortune to be at Esther's Follies in its early years – and that's asking a lot since we're talking 40 years ago – then much of the chuckling, chortling, and guffawing you did was thanks to George Wilkerson. He wrote 100 sketches for the group back then – many of which kept being revived because they were so expertly crafted at provoking laughs.

3:05PM Wed. Jun. 17, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Creative in Confinement #1: Sara Yost
For Sara Yost, boredom actually hurts.
Senses blend together for the 18-year-old fashion designer and synesthete. She sees red in the number five; lavender and summer storms evoke a certain friend.

1:16PM Tue. Jun. 16, 2020, Victoria Rossi Read More | Comment »

Austin Justice Coalition x DORF: Online Art Auction
The creative provocateurs and cultural celebrants at DORF have gathered 25 beloved Central Texas artists who’ve donated their works to this fundraiser for the Austin Justice Coalition. It's an auction of original art, to be held via the DORF Instagram account.

3:01PM Fri. Jun. 5, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

In Memoriam: Greg Easley
The dance scene in Austin didn’t begin in the Seventies, but you could say it took its first grand jetés then, and right there for those first leaps was Greg Easley, who went on to dance, choreograph, teach dancers, lead an acclaimed company, and preserve the legacy of those transformational years for local dance. Now, Easley is part of that legacy.

9:00AM Thu. Jun. 4, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

ASO Fires Player Over Racist Remarks
The Austin Symphony Orchestra terminated its contract with musician Brenda Sansig Salas following a series of racist comments she made on Facebook last Saturday. Within hours, Austin Opera followed suit, as did some area schools, with which Sansig Salas taught private lessons.

3:06PM Tue. Jun. 2, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

This Is Who We Are #13: Pro Arts Collective's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
Our ability to experience art in person and with others is presently in lockdown, and we don't know when it will return, if ever. Local artists are already adapting to this situation – many sharing art online – which speaks to Austin's driving spirit of creativity. In tribute to that spirit, this series recalls past works that affirm our creative force.

5:45PM Mon. Jun. 1, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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This Is Who We Are #12: Tapestry Dance Company's Rhythm … of a Life
Our ability to experience art in person and with others is presently in lockdown, and we don't know when it will return, if ever. Local artists are already adapting to this situation – many sharing art online – which speaks to Austin's driving spirit of creativity. In tribute to that spirit, this series recalls past works that affirm our creative force.

3:00PM Wed. May 27, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

This Is Who We Are #11: Frontera@Hyde Park Theatre's blood pudding
Our ability to experience art in person and with others is presently in lockdown, and we don't know when it will return, if ever. Local artists are already adapting to this situation – many sharing art online – which speaks to Austin's driving spirit of creativity. In tribute to that spirit, this series recalls past works that affirm our creative force.

12:50PM Tue. May 26, 2020, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Dave McClinton is 2020’s Thirsty Planet Artist for EAST
So now you’re already smiling, citizen, because there’s going to be an East Austin Studio Tour in November.

8:00AM Tue. May 26, 2020, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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