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Creative Capital?
In the City of Ideas, the people with ideas are dancing with day jobs.
"...phenomenal growth. The truth, which lies closer to the ground, is a different thing altogether. The infrastructure upon which..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael Erard

Making a Front Porch for the City
As he was completing the final design for the Austin Museum of Art's long-awaited downtown facility, architect Richard Gluckman took time to discuss the project, his approach to architecture, and what it means to design buildings for a boomtown.
"...competition for the Fort Worth [Museum of Art]. That background and the projects that we did helped convince this..."

Oct. 27, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Chow Downtown
Dining in the Heart of Austin
"...stop for coffee. They rode through the deserted Capitol grounds and down lonely Congress Avenue, stopping at the corner..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Food Feature

That Old Revival Spirit
Testifying About Movies
"...the Austin Film Society's Summer Free-for-All and the Paramount Theatre's Classic Film Series, offer revival schedules that provide the..."

June 13, 1997 Screens Feature

My Children Are Becoming Heavy
When San Antonio rock ruled South Texas
"...Sunken Garden Theater on July 21, 1969, it's a ground-zero image of Texas rock and rare evidence of a..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Days of Future Past
The history of Salvage Vanguard Theater's unlikely sci-fi success, The Intergalactic Nemesis
"...Hip young theatre company that built its rep staging edgy contemporary dramas..."

July 25, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Only Natural
The Texas Memorial Museum decides to focus on its natural history roots.
"...its gigantic welcoming Lone Star to its vertigo-inducing IMAX theatre, it delivers history as theme park: a giant display..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature

To Ancient Troy (By Way of Denver)
Ancient Greece and modern Denver may seem an incongruous pairing, but in the new Greek epic Tantalus, produced by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, they prove a striking fit, creating a work that's heroic.
"...size and scope would exhaust the resources of most theatre companies -- indeed, even the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC),..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Blood Wedding
The air of rural Spain pours forth from the entire ensemble in this riveting production of Lorca's drama
"...Mary Moody Northen Theatre, 3001 S. Congress, 512/448-8484 Through Nov. 24 Running..."

Nov. 22, 2013 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

An 'Our Town' for Our Town
With 100 Austin stories, Zach builds a city on a stage
"...we don't see it portrayed much in our national theatre. Plays in this country tend to focus on smaller..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...Renee Woodward8pm, 18th Floor @ Crowne Plaza Before this Austin singer-songwriter became a..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Will Anybody Ever Love Neal Medlyn?
For vulnerable performer Neal Medlyn, Dork = Cool.
"...their JC Penney clothes and rolled around on the floor. Especially "Millie and the Welder," whom the Holy Spirit..."

Dec. 29, 2000 Arts Feature by Ada Calhoun

You Do Not Tear Down Landmarks
"...had burned down in 1881). Sometime after that, the ground became sacred when the State Historical Survey Committee declared..."

Feb. 5, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Off the Record
A curated survival guide to the Austin City Limits Music Festival
"...Even before breaking ground, the new Austin City Limits Live at the Moody..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Energy Abounding
Few words better encompass what the Kathy Dunn Hamrick Company is all about
"...I know they're dancers because they're all on the floor, and they're all stretching. But it isn't so much..."

July 7, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...9pm, Texas Union Theatre Tex-Mex queen Tish Hinojosa is one of the most..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Weird Science Takes the Stage
The strange but true tale of how a high school class turned a science textbook into a play
"...had a conversation with Clay Nichols, the head of Theatre Focus at St. Stephen's Episcopal High School, about an..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

Our readers talk back.
" visit this subject again and could use additional background information, please let me know...."

July 12, 2002 Column

Critic's Picks
Outdoors & Recreation
" from more than 250 models, built on the floor. The staff is ready to assist with the properly..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Not Just Dance
Moving Into New Forms at the Performing Arts Center
"...21 and 22 -- all interweave dance with opera, theatre, and live music. The importance of the other forms..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Arts Feature by Stephanie Beauchamp

"...Theatre Room,Winship Drama Bldg, UT..."

April 4, 1997 Arts Review

Playback – Agents of Change: Downtown Clubs vs. Downtown Hotels
Can clubs and hotels coexist in Downtown Austin?
"...sound-monitoring devices inside a room on the hotel's fourth floor and another directly outside, then took readings at 15-second..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Big Dogs, Young Rebels, and Aging Giants
The Austin promoters who bring the music come in all shapes and sizes
"...he half-jokingly calls himself "the old man on the floor. I could act like I'm out every night and..."

Oct. 8, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Accidental Death of an Anarchist
Staging of Fo's farce never quite musters the urgent lunacy of its Looney Tunes inspiration
"...for the start of the Vortex Repertory Company-Renaissance Austin Theatre co-production of Accidental Death of an Anarchist. The preshow..."

Sept. 21, 2007 Arts Review by Robert Faires

VORTEX X X (Times Ten)
" starts at 9pm Saturday, October 4, at Planet Theatre, 2307 Manor. Admission by donation, proceeds to benefit VORTEX...."

Oct. 3, 1997 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Arms on Brazos
As it nears completion of an extended 'Great Streets' rehab project, has Austin learned any lessons?
"...during South by Southwest 2010, digging behind the Paramount Theatre was quickly suspended when city staff realized that heavy..."

Aug. 5, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

QueerBomb/Pride Roundtable: Extended Remix
QueerBomb and Austin Pride meet for a roundtable
"...June 4, 2010.] Well, I grew up doing musical theatre. [laughter] But I came out when I was 16,..."

June 3, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

SXSW Film Conference and Festival '98 Further Reflections
"...unkempt, smoking nervously, crouches in the center of the floor, as if the walls were his prison and his..."

March 27, 1998 Screens Feature

Critic's Picks
Arts & Entertainment
"...see our friends without always encountering them in dark theatres. In the past six months alone, aGLIFF has sponsored..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Golden Arm Symphony
Unraveling the budding symphonic genius of Graham Reynolds
" a venue for Austin's annual FronteraFest, the local theatre community's version of South by Southwest. He and his..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

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