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Words and Music
This year's Austin Chamber Music Festival and Austin Classical Guitar summer series really get lit
"...sound of music, it opens up a whole different avenue for listening and feeling emotions for that."..."

July 8, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Classical Guitar's dream
The quality of the music in this concert was exceptional, but what made it special was the quality of the listening
"...something. The anxiety that could be heard in their voices varied, but it was nevertheless striking to hear these..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Robert Faires' Top 10 Dance and Classical Treasures of 2017
Much outstanding new dance and music this year took its cue from the world around us and pressing social issues
"...world of midnight intensity and unease, choreographer Stephen Mills revealed the light and shadow inside both beauty and beast..."

Dec. 29, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Classical Guitar's i/we
Events such as this concert are using sound and music to share the experiences of refugees
"...Can you imagine how it feels to leave everything behind?..."

July 28, 2017 Arts Feature by Molly Kendrick

Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2015
Leaving deep impressions from 2015's dance and classical music works were the unexpected elements, like screen doors, trees, and car horns
"...handled so smoothly and with such joy by this ever-amazing group that I felt I was in a perfectly..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Cavatina Duo
The performance by this guitar-flute duo was equal parts intensity and grace – with rich and complex musicianship
"...Cavatina DuoBates Recital Hall, 2406 Robert Dedman Dr., UT campus..."

July 18, 2014 Arts Review by Natalie Zeldin

Art Par Excellence
The nominees for the 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...After poring over the hundreds of stage productions, concerts, and art exhibitions..."

May 20, 2015 Arts Post

Critics Name Cream of the Cultural Crop
The nominees for the 2017-18 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Members of the Austin Critics Table have considered the hundreds of stage productions, concerts, and art..."

May 14, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Critics Table's Crème de la Crème
The winners of the 2017-18 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...to honor outstanding work in the arts – and prove, perhaps, that its members are still crazy after all..."

June 5, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Classical Guitar Narratives Series
"...Borges, Julio Cortázar, and James Joyce. The series – conceived by guest artistic director Tom Echols, sponsored by Kirkus..."

July 8, 2016 Arts Feature

Friggin' Genius
SXSW Film announces feature film lineup
"...Think film festivals are all about dour, arty indie pics? Yeah, that’s..."

Feb. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Reissues
"...Arguably the most popular film ever, Gone With the Wind was released theatrically in 1939,..."

Dec. 13, 1996 Music Feature

Top of the Line
The nominees for the 2011 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...local arts critics has recognized the year's most exceptional achievements in dance, classical music, the visual arts, and theatre...."

May 27, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
"...doppelganger chiller Us will be this year's opening night movie, today the festival confirmed it will close with the..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

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