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See you Tonight at ZACH's George Gershwin's Musical 'Porgy and Bess'
"...Friday, Jan 25, 7:30pm Austin Music Hall ZACH brings George Gershwin's musical Porgy and Bess to the stage this..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Chron Events Post

George Gershwin: From the Alley to the Concert Hall
A brief look at the life of the composer of Porgy and Bess
"...relatively secure in their exclusivity. Then in 1924 came Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, and the invasion had begun in..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Graham Reynolds

UT Wind Ensemble
The ghost of Gershwin plays live in Austin
"...much of a classical music junkie to have heard George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. The iconic opening of the..."

March 22, 2013 Arts Feature by Natalie Zeldin

Jazzin' Up Catfish Row
After 70 years, Zach creates a Porgy and Bess for Austin
"...Despite the accolades and hype associated with George Gershwin's score, Porgy and Bess encountered rockiness from the..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Graham Reynolds

'S Gershwin
This concertized biopic provides a wonderful review of George Gershwin's trailblazing life and career
"...'S GershwinDougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd. www.austintheatreproject.org Through June..."

June 27, 2014 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Our Country Mapped in Music
The Austin Symphony's concert with Grantham's Southern Harmony, Copland's Appalachian Spring Suite, and Gershwin's Second Rhapsody gives audiences a chance to hear how some composers describe an American sense of place through music
"...that you're seeing all those landscapes with your ear. George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, and Austin composer Donald Grantham have..."

March 19, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Porgy and Bess': A Select Chronology
The history of Gershwin's opera, from its conception in 1926 to its reinvention in Austin in 2008
"...1926: George Gershwin reads Porgy and writes Heyward to ask about..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Graham Reynolds

Box Sets
Herbie Hancock
"...as evidenced by this year's conceptually sprawling tribute to Gershwin on Verve. Even if Hancock lacks (or simply doesn't..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Music Feature

Crazy For You
With Crazy for You, Zilker Theatre Productions brings the grand songs of George and Ira Gershwin back to the park for the first time in 43 years, and the occasion seems to have inspired the artists involved to an infectious jubilation.
"...You, Zilker Theatre Productions brings the grand songs of George and Ira Gershwin back to the park for the..."

Aug. 1, 2003 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Brian Wilson
"...Brian WilsonReimagines Gershwin (Disney)..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Music Review by Greg Beets

The House That George Built: With a Little Help from Irving, Cole, and a Crew of About Fifty
Sheet Music
"...The House That George Built: With a Little Help from Irving, Cole, and..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Music Review by Graham Reynolds

Positively Operatic
The Year in Austin Culture
"...George S. Kaufman..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Arts: Summer Snapshot
Theatre, dance, comedy, and lit events on the horizon
"...Fascinating Gershwin Austin Symphony performs George Gershwin's catalog, including Rhapsody in..."

May 19, 2017 Arts Feature

Blue Rhapsody
The kickoff to the Austin Chamber Music Center's 12th festival was as much theatre as it was concert
"...to the stage was the Cecilia String Quartet for George Gershwin's sweet "Lullaby for String Quartet." The buoyant piece,..."

July 18, 2008 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

Strike Up the Band!
If it's patriotic tuneage you want for your Fourth, here it is
"...from Jurassic Park; Edwin Eugene Bagley's "National Emblem March"; George Gershwin's "Cuban Overture"; and Duke Ellington's "Sophisticated Lady."..."

July 1, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Love's Labour's Lost
"...chutzpah, choreographed dance routines and songs by Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, and Jerome Kern punctuate the Shakespearean..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fantasia
"...music (the most recent piece in Fantasia/2000 is by George Gershwin), there emerges an unspoken subtext that implies that..."

June 23, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Music Critics Poll: Desert Island
"...Composer: Igor Stravinsky/George Gershwin..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature

I Wanna Take You Higher
"...the point (whether someone sucks or is great). From George Gershwin to Sleater-Kinney, Mzwakhe Mbuli to Lucinda Williams, the..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Books Feature by Simon Reynolds

Paramount Announces Summer Classic Film Series Lineup
See the whole schedule and get some tickets to escape the heat
"...(1967, 126min/color, 35mm) Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, and Jo Van Fleet. Directed by..."

May 16, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Lukas Nelson and Willie Nelson
"...Willie NelsonSummertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin (Legacy)..."

April 8, 2016 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Austin Symphony Orchestra
ASO turns to Kickstarter for help in making its first CD – and rescuing a forgotten composer
"...of it incorporating the syncopated rhythms and style of George Gershwin's music, and much of it unjustly neglected –..."

March 14, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Billy Stritch and Klea Blackhurst: Hoagy on My Mind
The songwriting genius of Hoagy Carmichael explained by the great Billy Stritch
"...I was wondering if he's the country mouse to George Gershwin's city mouse. Because even though he wrote with..."

Feb. 26, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

They're a Little Odd and Don't Know It
Randy Newman likes Billy Joel?
"...Were you mainlining Stephen Foster and Aaron Copland and George Gershwin when you were a kid? It seems to..."

Sept. 19, 2008 Music Feature by Robert Faires

The High Art of Low Comedy
"...2) What in the world are the songs of George Gershwin and Cole Porter doing in this movie?..."

Aug. 20, 2008 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Zachary Scott Theatre Center
The National Endowment for the Arts is giving the Zachary Scott Theatre Center $40,000 toward a production of 'Porgy and Bess' to be staged in 2007
"...Artistic director Dave Steakley has had the Gershwin favorite on his "wish list" for years, with the..."

April 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sharing the Swing
Cabaret artist Ann Hampton Callaway returns to Austin to share not only her talents in performance, but, in working with a select group of local singers, she'll be sharing her insights into the form of cabaret, ways in which they might find their own place in it, and literally sharing the Scottish Rite stage with them.
"...songs that were produced by Irving Berlin and the Gershwins and Hoagy Carmichael and Johnny Mercer and Cole Porter..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Richard Rodgers: These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things
Three artists from Austin Musical Theatre's production of The Sound of Music share some of their personal observations about Richard Rodgers and his musical legacy.
"...the people who grew up on Tin Pan Alley, Gershwin being one; and the other camp, the operetta world,..."

Nov. 30, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Billy Joel’s Greatest Hits Vols. I-III
San Antonio state of mind extends a 26-year ATX drought
"...York State of Mind,” a song that even now George Gershwin swears he wrote from the great beyond. Moreover,..."

Dec. 12, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Instant Classic
Paramount Theatre's Summer 2000 Series
"...motifs -- think of them like Paul, Ringo, and George. There are the "cute" Allen films (Bananas, Sleeper), the..."

May 19, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

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