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ACC Dance Department: The joys of discovery
ACC's dance program is noteworthy for its strong faculty and the way they help young choreographers find their voice
"...That's local choreographer Darla Johnson (Johnson/Long Dance Company, Big State Productions) reflecting on her work with..."

May 2, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Contemporary Austin Goings & Comings
Judith Sims retires, Deming sculpture Mystic Raven returns
"...with the museum we now know as the Contemporary Austin, she had almost two decades on staff when the..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Big Range Austin
A new-to-town dance duo pushes movement–music fusion further
"...a Saturday rehearsal, choreographer Lorn MacDougal is pondering a dance-music problem. Dancers Ann Berman and Theresa Hardy are in..."

June 5, 2009 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Who Wants to Run A Coffeehouse in Austin, Texas?
Four local javamongers tell us what it's like
"...to turn the nearby, mostly abandoned Highland Mall into Austin Community College slog through the next phase of the..."

Aug. 22, 2012 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Playwright’s Final Play Might Have Died With Him, but a Community Joined Together to Ensure Its Survival
Saving Jason Tremblay’s Gretel! The Musical
"...in that he lived it. Two years ago, the Austin playwright had begun work on a new project for..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Once Upon a Time in Austin
The films, the filmmakers, the crews, the making of a scene
"...much local filmmaking. But rather than tell you about Austin's extraordinarily unique film scene, we decided to show you..."

March 12, 2004 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Community Chest and Chance Rolled Into One
The Applicants
"...Lisa Fehrman Artistic Director, Stillpoint Dance Discipline: Dance Years funded: 4..."

May 28, 1999 Arts Feature

Your Queer Guide to Austin
A crash course on the city's LGBTQ parties, prides, and resources
"...Austin is a city known for many things: bats, music,..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

School of Dance
Post-MFA, Ellen Bartel has a brand-Spankin' new choreographic point of view
"...The dancers were unhurried as they paced and pivoted, evoking the..."

May 11, 2012 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

The Threat to NEA Funding and Austin
How would the proposed cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts hit Austin? Hard.
"...the Texan art scene prominent among them. Since 2010, Austin alone has received close to $11 million in NEA..."

April 28, 2017 Arts Feature by Katarina Brown

Programs That Let Austin Youth Speak Out A Stage of Their Own
"...interviewed for this story who are involved in various Austin youth theatre programs. They know that what they are..."

Aug. 18, 1995 Arts Feature by Danielle McClelland

Movers & Shakers
A guide to Austin dance
"...When the discipline under discussion is dance, it's the nature of the artists to be on..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Top 10 (plus one) Theatrical Treasures and Pleasures of 2007
'Chronicle' Arts Editor Robert Faires recalls 2007, in the theatre
"...3) Funnyhouse of a Negro (Austin Community College Drama Department/ProArts Collective) Few directors could –..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Making It Happen
The 2007 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...realms of creative expression and exploring them within a community or bringing the art of the past into the..."

June 1, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'The Art of Listening'
In her new book, choreographer Darla Johnson shares her secrets for making dance
"...(the Living Room storytelling series). Johnson was a fiery dance maker, determined to incorporate improvisation into the making of..."

Aug. 17, 2012 Arts Feature by Andrew Long

The 'West' Shall Rise Again
A new generation creates its own take on the show that changed Austin theatre
"...by one, these individuals take the stage of the Austin Community College theatre, each standing alone in the spotlight..."

April 7, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Most Memorable Locally Produced Live Performance Offerings that I Chanced to See in 2007 (A Hierarchical List)
Chronicle Arts writer Barry Pineo on the most memorable moments onstage in 2007
"...script was considered by many to be unstageable, until Austin's Rubber Rep took it on. Challenging? You betcha. Risky?..."

Jan. 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

ProArts/ACC: A legendary deal where roads cross
The community college and community organization team again to tell the tale of bluesman Robert Johnson
"...says. In the case of ProArts Collective and the Austin Community College Drama Department, it led to a deal..."

April 18, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Theatrical Treasures and Pleasures of 2008
Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires recalls 2008, in the theatre
"...3) Elaine Stritch: At Liberty! (Austin Cabaret Theatre) What becomes a legend most? An autobiographical..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Beauty Is the Best Priest: Short Plays of the Harlem Renaissance'
ACC's Department of Drama polishes a few rare gems by black women playwrights
"...the Best Priest: Short Plays of the Harlem Renaissance, Austin Community College Department of Drama Chair Marcus McQuirter unearths..."

Feb. 22, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Fringe -- Bring Your Own Venue!
"...Produced by: Austin Community College Dance & Drama Department..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Arts Feature

Long Fringe @ Blue Theatre
"...Santa and Finding Hope by Carl Anderson Anderson, an Austin writer/performer/ psychologist and a master storyteller, draws on material..."

Jan. 11, 2002 Arts Feature

Happy Camper
Judith Sims on 23 Years with Austin's Art Museum
"...the last 23 years shaping the programs at the Austin Museum of Art (AMOA), formerly known as Laguna Gloria..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Dreaming ART
This year in Austin, autumn brings a Spring Storm, and with it Actors Repertory of Texas, the realization of the city's long-cherished dream of a locally based professional theatre company.
"...Spring Storm is receiving its world premiere production in Austin. Inside the B. Iden Payne Theatre, an opening-night crowd..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...a woman to a secluded area, forcing her to dance for him, and then raping her while she was..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature

Arts Stalwarts
Twelve of Austin's cultural heroes will be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame at the 2003 Austin Critics Table Awards ceremony, and here is an introduction to them and some of their significant contributions to the local arts scene.
"...They are Austin's cultural heroes. They are individuals who have founded local..."

May 30, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...So far, Mitchell's candidacy has the endorsement of the Austin Neighborhoods Council president Jeff Jack, conservationist John Beall, and..."

May 15, 1998 News Feature

Losing It at the Movies
AFS Programming Director Chale Nafus on a life in film
"...he allowed me to program a series for the Austin Film Society in 2004, he couldn't suspect it was..."

July 24, 2015 Screens Feature by Raoul Hernandez

José Luis Bustamante
The disappearance, and tentative return, of a choreographic presence
"...that his choreographic work has all but disappeared from Austin stages. For more than a decade, his dances were..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "With our recovering economy, we..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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