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Rite of Spring: The Austin Fine Arts Festival
Local sculptor Damian Priour talks about being Featured Artist for one of the city's rites of spring: the Austin Fine Arts Festival.
"...years, you could be sure it was spring in Austin by three reliable signs: bluebonnets sprouting along the Interstate;..."

April 12, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

McCallum Fine Arts Academy Orchestra
How do you get to Carnegie Hall? In this case, back up a Beatles cover band.
"...If the high school musicians of the McCallum Fine Arts Academy Orchestra didn't really know the Beatles' music..."

Feb. 20, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

2012 Austin Chamber Music Festival
Michelle Schumann's cause for excitement
"...Schumann is pretty effusive by nature. Still, when the Austin Chamber Music Center artistic director declares she's giddy about..."

June 29, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Chamber Music Festival 2010
There's no better way to get to know a musician than chamber music
"...By the time the 2010 Austin Chamber Music Festival wraps up, its audiences will have..."

July 30, 2010 Arts Feature by Michael Kellerman

Art City Austin Is More Fun Than Just Another Frame-Up
Annual extravaganza fills the Palmer and beyond with creativity
"...abandoning all hope, ye who enter into Art City Austin at the Palmer Events Center this weekend, because such..."

April 9, 2018 Arts Post by Memory Harker

Art Alliance Austin: At 50, a rejuvenated mission and new name
After five decades, Austin Fine Arts Alliance has renamed itself Art Alliance Austin
"...As names go, Austin Fine Arts Alliance was serviceable enough for 50 years...."

Oct. 19, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art City Austin: A new kind of art fair
Art Alliance Austin is calling on artists and architects to make work that will reinvent its annual art fair
"...What had been the Austin Fine Arts Festival is now Art City Austin, and..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art City Austin: Everything old is new again
The annual art fair once known as Fiesta and the Austin Fine Arts Festival makes its debut after reinventing itself
"...1956 as Fiesta and known more recently as the Austin Fine Arts Festival has reinvented itself for the new..."

April 11, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Is Back
Local film festival empowers young filmmakers from around the world
"...Austin is no stranger to festivals, and with spring festival..."

April 12, 2019 Screens Post by Savannah J Salazar

Austin Theatre Critics Table 2000-2001 Nominations
The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their ninth annual awards for achievement in the arts.
"...The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Feature

10 Recommended Arts Events This Fall
So much creative energy flowing to quench your cultural thirst
"...uh, is there anything … worthwhile going on in Austin’s fine arts sector this fall?..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Chron Events Post

April in Austin (Part 2)
Austin is still buzzing with events for this Spring.
"...Allow us to suggest 6 fantastic festivals filled with food, artistic aptitude, sound sensation, and some..."

April 10, 2013 Chron Events Post by Alayna Alvarez

Big Range Austin
The festival that packs a year of contemporary dance into two weekends
"...Most of the year, Austin's contemporary dancemakers are pretty far-flung, across the calendar and..."

June 25, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Soul to Sole Festival
Hoofers from around the country are tapping their way to Austin for the sixth annual Soul to Sole Festival, featuring tap master Arthur Duncan as one of the 2006 Festival Legends
"...younger generations of dancers through the Soul to Sole Festival, right here in our town. Nicholas came to Austin..."

May 26, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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

re:Psyche
A fine creative team works to reimagine a myth, its own play, and love itself
"...the stage in the David Mark Cohen New Works Festival at the University of Texas' Department of Theatre &..."

July 2, 2010 Arts Review by Avimaan Syam

Blue Rhapsody
The kickoff to the Austin Chamber Music Center's 12th festival was as much theatre as it was concert
"...ad for the opening gala of a chamber music festival? Austin Chamber Music Center Artistic Director Michelle Schumann and..."

July 18, 2008 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

Austin Arts Get Going in 1995 Forward Motion
"...In arts circles, 1995 may be best remembered as the year..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Arts Feature

Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2017
Flatbed Press founders Katherine Brimberry and Mark L. Smith, choreographer Kate Warren and theatre / spoken word artist Zell Miller III join the ranks of cultural heroes
"...For the arts and culture to take root in a city, to..."

June 2, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Young Austin Artists
Local, state, and national awards for a host of the city's student artists
"...Musicians Competition were announced at a ceremony at McCallum Fine Arts Academy on April 28, and the four first-place..."

May 14, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Opal Divine’s 13th Annual Whisky Festival: A Review
A night of quaffs from those distant lands where the wild haggis roam
"...Bass last Thursday because we were attending the Whisky Festival that Scotch aficionado (and Opal’s owner) Michael Parker was..."

Dec. 7, 2015 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Tom Gauld at the Texas Book Festival?
Yes! Yes! The man himself! Signing! Chatting! Breathing!
"...Here’s the 2017 Texas Book Festival, taking over the State Capitol grounds on Saturday and..."

Nov. 1, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Principally Precocious
The Austin Chamber Music Festival's Principally Precocious was a concert with glorious personality: thoroughly welcoming, energetic, and mischievous
"...capital of the world continued to flourish with the Austin Chamber Music Festival's Principally Precocious. For all the talk..."

July 20, 2007 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

Defend Our Hoodz Denies Responsibility for Vandalism at Austin Creative Alliance
Group “applauds the hood for defending itself from greedy sellouts”
"...wall. The assault appears to have been directed at Austin Creative Alliance, whose offices are in the same building...."

Feb. 12, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Escher String Quartet
Despite flashes of fire, this concert by ACMF's 2010 quartet-in-residence felt cold
"...The Dutch artist M.C Escher, from whom this year's Austin Chamber Music Festival quartet-in-residence draws inspiration, was known for..."

Aug. 6, 2010 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
This opera focused on the mind but had just as much to say about the heart
"...has stopped allowing him to piece together the various parts that make up an object – be it rose..."

July 16, 2010 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Austin’s Steve Parker Has Built You a New Set of Ears
The audio provocateur expands (again) the local dimensions of sound
"...As if a visit to the Austin Nature and Science Center wasn’t already a fine way..."

Sept. 13, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin x Design
"...the city's design professionals decided to jump on the festival bandwagon – or to design, construct, and furnish a..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

25 Dog-Friendly Bars & Restaurants in Austin
Because nothing pairs better with coffee or beer than your own doggo
"...Shouldn’t your favorite pooch sometimes accompany you to a fine cafe or pub, to lounge happily by your feet..."

Feb. 15, 2018 Food Post

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