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'Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project' Schedule
"...Feb. 16, "Representations of the Holocaust Through Time" Free lecture: Dr. James Young, Dr...."

Feb. 11, 2005 Arts Feature

Finding Light in Shadow
Conspirare sings of deep hope in the midst of great suffering
"...and great good, and in its closing concert of the current season the esteemed local chorus Conspirare reflects on..."

June 17, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Moving Toward the Light
On the heels of its balletic colleagues, Chrous Austin melds music and movement to voice the unutterable
"...Those who did not attend Ballet Austin's remount of Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project last weekend missed an unmistakably..."

March 30, 2012 Arts Feature by Adam Roberts

May I Have the Envelope, Please?
The 2004-2005 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...On Monday, June 6, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for..."

June 10, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Gifts of the Magi
A conversation about community and creativity with three wise men of the Austin arts
"...As Dave Steakley works in theatre, Stephen Mills in dance, and Craig Hella Johnson in..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2016
These inductees – Ballet Austin's Cookie Ruiz and Stephen Mills, and the Austin Symphony Orchestra's Peter Bay – are cultural heroes who lead by example
"...That the vitality of Austin's cultural scene is owed to its..."

May 6, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Light' Dawns in Austin
A new ballet leads the way in an ambitious community project promoting tolerance
"...For six decades, survivors of the Holocaust have cried out, "Never forget!" But their message..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Great Escape
Chain Gangs! Cast Aways! Kung Fu! Chocolate! ... It's Time for the Holiday Film Previews
"...Power Brad Pitt and Benicio del Toro star in the latest from Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels director..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Screens Feature by Sarah Hepola

Art of the State '98
Art & Theatre to See Around Texas This Summer
"...every year about this time. Even though Texas between the days Memorial and Labor is a wretched place to..."

May 29, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Letters at 3AM: A Prayer at the End of My Rope
The crucial element of prayer is "no alibis"
"...Actually, I have a surprising number 
of friends in AA...."

Feb. 11, 2011 Column by Michael Ventura

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
"...Johnny Winter on the outdoor stage at Stubb's Saturday, March 21 photograph by..."

March 27, 1998 Music Feature

The Plantation at Comal Bluff
Sneed House ruins tell a story beneath and behind modern Austin
"...written about what has come to be known as the "Sneed House." Like teasers in a TV news report,..."

May 23, 2014 News Feature by Sam Ramos

Point Austin: The Best of Times …
Remaining optimistic in a world spinning into darkness
"...It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,..."

May 5, 2017 News Column by Michael King

The Case Against Kissinger
War criminal or elder statesman? Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki makes a case in The Trials of Henry Kissinger.
"...As with many children of the Seventies, my initial knowledge of Dr. Henry Kissinger --..."

Jan. 24, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Ring in the HollyDaze
Holiday Movie Previews
"...pace. Multiplying faster than partridges in pear trees, during the next five weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day,..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Adopting a Survivor's Tale
Stephen Mills' journey into the Holocaust leads a community toward tolerance
"...The Holocaust was not supposed to be Stephen Mills' story..."

April 1, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ballet Austin
Ballet Austin shines a light on human rights and the Holocaust in reviving its 2005 work
"...Ballet Austin has once again turned on the Light, but this time it's even brighter – 50..."

Jan. 27, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Amen.
"...Koch. Firebrand filmmaker Costa-Gavras (Missing) turns his lens upon the Holocaust, examining the conditions that allowed the mass exterminations..."

March 7, 2003 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

No Place on Earth
A spelunker in the Ukraine turns amateur sleeuth as he tries to make sense of the remnants he finds in a cave: They were left by Jews who hid there from the Nazis.
"...Made in conjunction with the History Channel’s theatrical documentary production wing, History Films (also..."

May 3, 2013 Movie Review by Leah Churner

What We Learned
What is the state of the arts in America and where does Austin fit in the mix?
"...They came, they saw, they conferred...."

June 24, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Ballet Austin
Before revving up the jackhammers to renovate its downtown dance center, Ballet Austin is inviting the public to go Dancin' in the District
"...That revving of jackhammers you hear is another cultural construction project kicking into high gear. This one..."

March 3, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
For the 20th time, a big hand for the nominees if you please
"...half-dozen arts writers are handing out honors to local theatre artists in the Continental Club, and the next, a..."

May 25, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Applause! Applause!
Austin Critics Table nominations, 2004-2005
"...Local critics have put their heads – and pens – together to recognize the..."

May 27, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project
Stephen Mills' 'Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project' didn't show us the Holocaust but it made us feel the profound suffering of it
"...Light/The Holocaust & Humanity Project..."

April 8, 2005 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Dancing What's Overwhelming
Two choreographers tackled weighty topics onstage last week in a remarkable fashion
"...same weekend, two different works of contemporary movement prompting the same question: How do you make a dance out..."

March 30, 2012 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow
Director Sophie Fiennes gives us this elegant examination of the highly personal artwork of German painter and sculptor Anselm Kiefer.
"...manuscripts pile on top of and spill over one another. Mammoth canvases painted with molten lead and then beset..."

Feb. 17, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Culture Flash!
Images of coexistence on Auditorium Shores, artists wanted to leave gifts in the urban landscape, LCP on TV, and '25 to watch' at the Austin Fine Arts Fest
"...• As of this Sunday, March 6, look to the..."

March 4, 2005 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Top 10 Dance and Classical Music Events of 2005 That Engaged and Endure
'Chronicle' Arts Editor Robert Faires lists his favorite performances of dance and classical music from 2005
"...1) Circus Maximus (UT Wind Ensemble) The premiere of John Corigliano's work for concert band, tautly..."

Jan. 6, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 (+1) Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2012
In 2012, dance memorably explored profound topics, and classical embraced Charlie Brown and George Washington
"...1) 'SOLO SYMPHONY' (Forklift Danceworks) A revelation – of the dance at the heart of an orchestral..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Courage Moves in Ballet Austin's Exit Wounds
For his new dance, choreographer Stephen Mills turned to moments of inspiration in his own life
"...An older woman facing the end of life. Three young men facing AIDS in..."

April 6, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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