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Art Outside
Choose your own adventure at the ninth art/music fest
"...northwest of Rockdale, will transform into a mecca for artistic celebration and collaboration during the three October days of..."

Oct. 17, 2013 Arts Post by Jessi Cape

Through Steel, Wood, Glass, and Gas, Ion Art Turns Zilker Into a Glowing Wonderland
Enter the Neon Garden
"...nights with more than 100 fantastical works of neon art, works of technical and artistic creativity so huge (some..."

April 22, 2022 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Art Beneath Your Feet
No-Comply paints the boards in its annual design contest
"...Everyone knows that Marty McFly invented skate boarding in November 1955, but it..."

July 13, 2010 Design Post by Richard Whittaker

Talking Curation With Art Alliance Austin's Asa Hursh
Lora Reynolds Gallery's exhibition of work by Troy Brauntuch, Andy Coolquitt, and Jeff Williams proves a good case study in putting together an art show
"...vertical rectangle of rich midnight blue colored over in parts by equally even, cloudy gradients of rusty umber. "I..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Into the Woods, With a Canister of Film
The 2009 Art Outside festival
" the expanded film portion of the fifth annual Art Outside festival. There is a catch, though: The venue..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Screens Feature by Ashley Moreno

POP Start
Sculpture heralds the first POP Austin international art show
"...the Congress Avenue Bridge. All in the name of art...."

Sept. 19, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

EMERGE: The Four Elements of Hip Hop – Right Here, Right Now!
Annual celebration of graffiti culture goes bigger this Saturday
"...wreak a vibrant alchemy this Saturday at Blue Genie Art Industries as Rachel Koper and Nate Nordstrom present this..."

April 22, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Show and Sell
Austin art is getting national buzz, but is anybody buying it?
" mention the culture. Shouldn't the same go for art? Is it too much to ask to enter someone's..."

March 14, 2008 Arts Feature by Clayton Maxwell

Vision of a New Republic
Plans for the Revitalization of Republic Square
"...Southern Union Gas, was chair of the Downtown Austin Alliance in 1997-98, she was determined to focus attention on..."

July 13, 2001 News Feature by Chale Nafus

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"...A toast, please, to the 170-plus artists and creative projects recognized in the nominations for the..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Heart of The Beast
Can Donald Byrd Make Art of True-Life Violence?
"...the stage to rake in millions and keep struggling artists afloat, despite the moral cost...."

May 9, 1997 Arts Feature by Adrienne Martini

Crime and the City Solution
How safe do you feel exiting the Sixth Street/Red River Austin music crucible at 2am?
"...ricocheted around its self-proclaimed world capital. While the teeming heart of Austin's entertainment district at closing hour is rarely..."

June 26, 2009 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Our readers talk back.
"...the county line," a term coined by a former article in the Chronicle about Northridge Acres to describe the..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Column

Our readers talk back.
"...they failed to produce a single map, diagram, or artist's rendering of the proposal...."

June 14, 2002 Column

Tying the Knot: A Drama
Yes, the merger of Austin's Paramount Theatre and State Theater Company is a business affair, but since theatres traffic in stories, human dramas that talk to us about life, this historic event deserves to be looked at as a story, the story of a wedding between two neighbors.
"...the union of the Paramount Theatre for the Performing Arts and the State Theater Company is a business affair,..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

East Austin Studio De-Tour
Homesteading artists face city code challenges – and raise old fears – in changing neighborhoods
"...can see the front of the house belonging to artists Philippe Klinefelter and Sunyong Chung; it's not until you..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Arms on Brazos
As it nears completion of an extended 'Great Streets' rehab project, has Austin learned any lessons?
"...benches and trees. There will even be an interactive art installation by the Sodalitas Art Group: ambient street noise..."

Aug. 5, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Shape of Things to Come
What will the arts in Austin look like in 10 years? CreateAustin has a good idea – in fact, it has 10.
" their predilection for talking 'bout tomorrow. At the heart of this city-sponsored project are dozens upon dozens of..."

March 7, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Magic Time
Oh, the sights you'll see at First Night Austin
"...That's when First Night Austin unleashes dozens of area artists on the heart of the city to work their..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Everybody Loves a Wynn-er
Will Wynn is his own flavor of ice cream -- pure vanilla, but mixed with nuts
"...a lovely (and wealthy) wife -- Anne Elizabeth, an artist, arts patron, and civic volunteer -- and two adorable..."

Feb. 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Mental Health Care Meltdown
The mental health care system for Austin and Travis County is increasingly overwhelmed, with no relief in sight.
"...Austin Police Department mental health officers Art Fortune, Joel Pridgeon, and Sgt...."

Dec. 20, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

The Tail Wags the Dog
"...that follows the initial recommendations for funding to the Arts Commission. If applicants tend to feel they've been treated..."

July 6, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"...fully inclusive negotiations can take place? Does Austin need apartments and office space so desperately that we have to..."

July 19, 2002 Column

Local Band Montopolis Scores a Multimedia Ode to the Texas Coast
Galveston (and you) will be blown away by this production
"...the venue with you. The sort of fusion of art and technology that, when done well, can only enhance..."

Aug. 2, 2019 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Making Reuse Mainstream
Austin needs a combo of government leadership, corporate responsibility, and individual commitment to meet reuse benchmarks
"...materials in Austin, but it's hardly alone. The last quarter of 2015 saw the establishment of the Austin Creative..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Control Shift
Thoughts on adjusting to hard times from former opera director Kevin Patterson
"...Austin's arts scene has never seen a season as turbulent as..."

May 13, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fierce, Fierce Beauty
The title for Keith Carter's exhibition at the Austin Museum of Art, "A Poet of the Ordinary" describes the photographer to a tee, a man who takes subjects from the everyday world and takes pictures of them that tell their story with the distilled purity of expression that characterizes great poetry.
" the speaker's feet, to hear what photographer Keith Carter had to say. What it was, was a brief..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...and better performance from the Public Works and Housing departments before considering a larger raise. His motion passed 6-1..."

Jan. 23, 1998 News Feature

"...The rest is up to you. On second thought, start panicking.... -- Raoul Hernandez THURSDAY PICKS..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Delay of Game
Seaholm, Block 21 challenge the Downtown Domino theory
"...projects and initiatives – like the Austin Museum of Art block, or the Green Water Treatment Plant, or the..."

April 8, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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