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Austin Creative Alliance
Marcy Hoen's work for the ACA has won her the executive director gig permanently
"...the "interim" from Marcy Hoen's job title. The board of the Austin Creative Alliance was evidently so taken with..."

Nov. 18, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Creative Alliance
After a decade of leading the arts service organization, Latifah Taormina retires
"...but as for the first? Well, running the former Austin Circle of Theaters wasn't anywhere close to being just..."

April 29, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Free Night of Theater 2007: See a bit of drama, on the house
Time again for your annual chance to sample what area thespians do, at no cost
"...A great way to get people to sample some of the art of the stage, yes? That was the..."

Oct. 5, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Free Night of Theater 2006: Encore run, still no charge
After a smash debut in 2005, the Free Night of Theater goes nationwide, with 300 performances across the country – including 21 in Austin – being offered at no charge
"...Theatre Communications Group, arguably the premier support organization for nonprofit theatres in the United States, joined with theatre organizations..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Austin Theatre: Free for All (At Least for a Night)
A national audience development campaign that's offering a free night of theatre on Oct. 20 has cast Austin in a starring role for its national premiere
"...The first one's free. A time-honored offer in marketing, based on the assumption that if you..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Free Night of Theater 2006: The list
Take your pick of 21 performances being offered at no charge with Free Night of Theater 2006
"...Thursday, Oct. 19Austin Improv Collective: Thursday Night Awesome; The Hideout Theatre, 617..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Arts Feature

Austin Shakespeare Festival: Changing of the Bard
Guy Roberts has resigned as artistic director of the Austin Shakespeare Festival, and Ann Ciccolella has been named his successor
"...Sometimes the Austin arts scene changes so fast that it can make..."

Aug. 24, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Get Your Art On
A new 18-day campaign tries to build awareness of the city's rich cultural scene
"...Last week the Austin Circle of Theaters, along with the city's Cultural Arts..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Do Kill the Messenger
Guest performers bring cameo cutups to Tongue and Groove Theatre's production of The Comedy of Errors
"...hath Mother Ginger wrought? For several years now, Ballet Austin has been enlivening its annual productions of The Nutcracker..."

June 11, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Payne Pleasures 2004
Latest ACoT theatre-award nominations favor two Austin musicals
"...year's nominations for the B. Iden Payne Awards. The Austin Circle of Theatres' annual honors for excellence in local..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Shannon Sedwick
The once and future queen of Esther's Follies receives a special B. Iden Payne award
"...notified about his Nobel, but the co-founder and star of Esther's Follies was nevertheless surprised when she heard that..."

Oct. 16, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Lasting Commitments
The 2008 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...a cultural scene in brief but intense bursts, flashes of creativity or of support for those whose creativity they..."

May 23, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Improvising Every Second
The secret history of Austin Circle of Theaters director Latifah Taormina, from Second City to the Committee and beyond
"...you meet brings with them an entire novel's worth of stories. It's the discovery of that narrative we stumble..."

March 10, 2006 Arts Feature by Lowell Bartholomee

From Method to Make-Do
Austin's myriad thespian coaches teach us to seek, grow, and do … or at least act like it
"...Austin: You can't sneeze in this town without getting a..."

July 1, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

In Memoriam: Linalice Carey
Pioneer of Austin independent theatre passes at age 95
"...When Linalice Carey began making theatre in Austin, the spaces were small and far from glamorous. But..."

Nov. 11, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

2010 B. Iden Payne Awards
Four shows took home nearly half the honors at this year's ceremony
"...The Jungle, Murder Ballad Murder Mystery, and The Taming of the Shrew – Original Practices took home almost half..."

Nov. 12, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

O Pioneers!
The eight members of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2004 led the way to culture
"...live in the place, people who understand the value of the arts in human life and society and will..."

June 4, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Pleasure With the Payne
38th annual local theatre awards ceremony tonight
"...If show folk across Austin are pulling out their spiffiest duds and stocking up..."

Nov. 5, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Little Big Plan
The Austin Creative Alliance proves it can think big by thinking small
"...This question has been at the forefront of David Sandal's mind for about a year and a..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Payne Pleasures 2004
Sam Bass Theatre's Forever Plaid took top honors at the 30th anniversary B. Iden Payne Awards
"...On Monday, Sept. 27, the Austin Circle of Theaters handed out its annual B. Iden..."

Oct. 8, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Still time left to get some free theatre, laurels for historian Oscar Brockett and director Don Toner, and a new baby for the first couple of Salvage Vanguard Theater
"...• Don't forget: Free Night of Theater is under way this week. The national program..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Arts Column by Robert Faires

B. Iden Payne Awards
Memo to all drama queens: ACoT's annual theatrical honors are this Sunday
"...drama queens, and other stage junkies: This is your official reminder that the 2008 B. Iden Payne Awards will..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash
The Paynes peregrinate to the Parish and choreographer Allison Orr returns to Venice
"...• The Austin Circle of Theaters' 31st annual B. Iden Payne Awards..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

2008 B. Iden Payne Awards
Big love for UT in this year's nominations for the annual ACoT theatre honors
"...Not sure if Bevo was a member of this year's B. Iden Payne committee, but the nominations..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Plan, Be
The citizens who spent years dreaming up CreateAustin are now working to make it real
"...The CreateAustin Cultural Master Plan, commissioned by the city of Austin..."

Sept. 25, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Touching All Those Hands
Remembering Boyd Vance, his life and legacy
"...Some people knew the Boyd Vance of the working week, the man who ran Pro Arts..."

April 29, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
Actors' Equity honors Dirk van Allen, and the 2005 B. Iden Payne Awards go to ...
"...• On Monday, Sept. 26, the Austin Circle of Theaters handed out its annual B. Iden..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Culture Flash!
"...City Hall, but you can sure enjoy a lot of artwork there. As of Thursday, Feb. 24, Austin's new..."

Feb. 25, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Arts Bits
Calling all artists for new Art in Public Places projects! Heather Barfield does England with Metamorphosex.
"...The city of Austin Art in Public Places program and the Department..."

July 2, 2004 Arts Feature

Articulations
Seven Austin arts organizations receive outreach grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, playwright C. Denby Swanson receives a McKnight Advancement Grant, and Peter Pan receives his own Amy's Ice Cream flavor.
"...Seven Austin arts organizations received some welcome news from the National..."

May 3, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

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