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Madeleine Leigh, HONK TX, and Eclipse Mania Leads Our Crucial Concerts
Find some sounds to match the celestial sights this week
"...Friday: 6-10pm at Central Machine Works, as well as East Cesar Chavez diner Sawyer & Co. and French brasserie..."

April 5, 2024 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

New Sushi|Bar Chef Focuses Japanese, Celebrates Ukrainian, Showcases Excellence
Itamae Ambrely Ouimette cooks up some raw delectation
"...the elegant Japanese home-cooking emporium of Bento Picnic on East Cesar Chavez, started out in California. The concept was..."

April 29, 2022 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Once in a Lifetime Dance
"...it not been for your article announcing the Ventana Ballet "Night Birds" performance on July 30-31 [“Winging It,” Arts,..."

July 31, 2021 Postmarks

Top 10 Arty Ways 2020 Was the Best Year Ever
Barbara Purcell shares art highlights from a year that tested our sanity and humanity
"...5) EAST MEETS WEST It was the fall of the Berlin..."

Dec. 18, 2020 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

For His Dance (Re)current Unrest, Charles O. Anderson Keeps Moving
Through the pandemic and other obstacles, the choreographer and UT teacher continues to adapt
"...in Texas. His life had been spent on the East Coast, and he'd built a strong home base in..."

Oct. 16, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Council Recap: Undoing Austin’s White Supremacist Legacy
A Juneteenth holiday, renamings, alcohol rules among changes
"...Center, after the Austin dancer, instructor, and founder of Ballet East Dance Company, a fixture of East Austin arts..."

July 31, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

Mi Madre’s 30th Anniversary and Margarita Kits
Experience the Torres family's tried-and-true migas recipe
"...to make room for more fans) has become an East Austin favorite...."

April 18, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Barbara Purcell's Top 10 Only-in-Austin Arts Highlights of 2019
The year seen through a lens of the city, upending the expected and lifting up the unusual
"...Sundance this year) teamed with newspaper deliverer and longtime East Austin resident Eddie "Bear" Lopez to tell a story..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

Keeping Life Queer in 2020
A Guide to Gifting Queerly for the coming decade
"...are a more of a face-to-facer, find them in East Austin at 2511 E. Sixth Street, Suite A (Tuesday-Sunday)..."

Dec. 5, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

City Council Gets a Breather Before LDC Frenzy
The dais faces a marathon of meetings covering everything from the land use code to APD racism
"...Pro Tem Delia Garza and her allies representing the East­ern Crescent, concern over TZs has primarily focused on the..."

Nov. 29, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

In Memoriam: Rhoda Winter Russell
Movement therapy pioneer who knew the greats of dance has died
"...concert dance as something as rigorous and high-drama as ballet, Wigman viewed modern dance as useful, experiential, holistic, individually..."

Aug. 1, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Critics Table's Grand Tales
The winners of the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...art, and improv this year, the runaway winner was Ballet Austin's world premiere production of Grimm Tales. The contemporary..."

June 4, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

June Pride Events Roundup
Kick off Summer of Pride with nonstop Pride Month parties & more
"...the Spider Woman) explores the rich history of the Ballets Russes, Sergei Diaghilev’s itinerant Russian ballet company, in his..."

May 30, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

Nominees for the 2018-19 Austin Critics Table Awards Announced
The Critics Table's picture-perfect year
"...Sunday in the Park with George, which received 10. Ballet Austin's world premiere of Grimm Tales was close behind..."

May 13, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

In Memoriam: Rodolfo Mendez
Remembering the founder of Ballet East Dance Theatre
"...his life to bringing dance to students on Austin's Eastside, changing countless lives in the process, has left us...."

May 7, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...effects of war, Roman turned to an unlikely place, ballet...."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
It's the most wonderful time of the year
"...The thrill of the ballet between a raging bull and the matador returns to..."

Dec. 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Suspiria
Giallo remake uses dark magic to give women their voices
"...their bodies across the dance floor of a prestigious ballet school in 1977 Berlin. The academy is next to..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

Fantastic Fest Review: Suspiria
Horror remake takes fest secret screening slot
"...their bodies across the dance floor of a prestigious ballet school in Berlin...."

Sept. 24, 2018 Screens Post by Jenny Nulf

Public Notice: Priest Walks Into a Bar …
Armadillo Art Squad dean Micael Priest dead at 66
"...Remembering Anthony Ortiz, including live music, the Roy Lozano Ballet Folklorico, and two exhibit openings, 5-9pm at the MACC,..."

Sept. 14, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

10 Recommended Arts Events This Fall
So much creative energy flowing to quench your cultural thirst
"...5. Ballet Austin: The Firebird / Dvořák Serenade The Firebird is..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Events Post

The Past, Present, and FuturX of Latinx Performance in Austin
The current surge of Latinx theatre and dance in Austin speaks to both tradition and pioneering new directions
"...of its production of The Enchilada Western; Roy Lozano's Ballet Folklórico de Texas' presentation of its Noche de Folklor..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Arts Feature by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

Austin's Artspace Crisis and Microvenues
Are home art galleries and mini-performance venues the answer to the space crunch?
"...hosting art shows and artists on Shady Lane in East Austin. As a result of its landlord not renewing..."

June 22, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Phillip Wade and Friends on the West Austin Studio Tour
The artist has some creative friends show in his Clarksville home
"...imposed I-35, which serves as the central barrier between EAST, the punkish but perhaps now mellowing older sister, and..."

May 11, 2018 Arts Feature by Melany Jean

Your Weekend in Film
What major releases and one-off screenings are worth your theatre time
"...early 20th century Paris with dreams of becoming a ballet dancer in this animated musical...."

Aug. 25, 2017 Screens Post by The Screens Staff

aGLIFF's 2017 Lineup Announced
Celebrating 30 years of queer entertainment with films for everyone
"...Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer Directors: David Barba, James Pellerito Country: USA..."

Aug. 1, 2017 Screens Post by Iman Shah

Not Very Statesman-like
The daily of record's release of Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, its only full-time arts critic, isn't getting good reviews
"...During the 2016 East Austin Studio Tour, that familiar dark, loathsome small talk..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Dance/USA Convenes in Austin
The national arts organization brings honors for the Butlers and big questions about the form's future
"...music, and opera organizations for nearly two decades. Secondly, Ballet Austin Executive Director Cookie Ruiz, a longtime member of..."

June 10, 2016 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

Star Turns
The nominees for the 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Symphony conductor and music director Peter Bay, choreographer and Ballet Austin Artistic Director Stephen Mills, and Ballet Austin executive..."

May 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin's April Dancers
A month flooded with movement closes with Jennifer Sherburn's Arena and Tapestry's Passing It Forward
"...Austin abounds in dance. The month's first half saw Ballet Austin debut The Graham Reynolds Project, Aztlan Dance offer..."

April 29, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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