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Art Par Excellence
The nominees for the 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...poring over the hundreds of stage productions, concerts, and art exhibitions mounted locally between May 1, 2014, and April..."

May 20, 2015 Arts Post

Bob Bursey Takes Over Texas Performing Arts
UT hires the director of Bard College's Fisher Center to run TPA
"...ready to welcome a new executive director to Texas Performing Arts. Today, the University of Texas at Austin College..."

Sept. 3, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Art of the State '98
Art & Theatre to See Around Texas This Summer
"...done in Dallas and San Antonio, of the world-class performing arts halls and museums in Houston and Fort Worth,..."

May 29, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Cirque du Soleil Performer Guillaume Blais Crystalizes His Art
Queer trapezist talks the high-flying life ahead of H-E-B Center show
"...Based out of Montreal, queer trapeze artist and aerialist Guillaume Blais has performed in over 5,000..."

Feb. 21, 2024 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Andrew Jeffrey Wright: Making us believers in art
The pop sensibility and humor of this Philadelphia artist feel a lot like Austin
" and thought, "This guy feels like an Austin artist." The work is a happy mix of trippy graphic..."

March 20, 2009 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

The Art of Parenting With Art
Trying to find ways to make art while sustaining a family is no easy road.
"...Before the girls came along, we'd both been working artists, eking out a coexistence supplemented by jobs outside or..."

June 22, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Texas Performing Arts Crosses Media for 2024-25 Season
Works by David Byrne, Conspirare, Twyla Tharp, and more
" class and very much amateur – as Texas Performing Arts has announced its 2024-25 season...."

May 14, 2024 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Alok Vaid-Menon and Lisa Donato Showcase Their Art at Gender Unbound
From poets to film screenings – 2018's trans and intersex art fest wows
"...Take everything you know about a queer arts festival and pack it away for this weekend’s Gender..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

"The Art of the Hollywood Backdrop" Provides a Close-up on Cinema's Scenic Paintings
The exhibition of 12 vintage backdrops painted for MGM films reveals their techniques for creating grand illusions
" my childhood." Being with this piece of scenic art from the beloved film felt, she says, like "coming..."

Feb. 12, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

What to Give the Starving Performing Artist O, for the Poor Player
"...times of the year, we do indeed play many parts, but come the Christmas season, we seem to take..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Arts Feature

'Paved Paradise Redux: The Art of Joni Mitchell'
John Kelly brings back his Joni Mitchell tribute before retiring it for good
"...festival called Fusebox, John Kelly's performance at the interdisciplinary arts fest this year was electric. Immersing himself in the..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art of the State
"...The following is a monthly supplement to the arts section, featuring events and exhibitions from across Texas. Art:..."

Nov. 24, 1995 Arts Feature

Texas Performing Arts
A major grant lets UT's arts presenter boost the profile of classical music
"...grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Texas Performing Arts, that presenter of concerts, plays, and other performances..."

July 1, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

UT Performing Arts Center: Wadsworth announces retirement
Pebbles Wadsworth, who has run the UT Performing Arts Center for 15 years now, will step down from her position as director of the UT PAC as of New Year's Day 2008
"...the other five venues that make up the UT Performing Arts Center – for 15 years now won't be..."

April 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dreaming ART
This year in Austin, autumn brings a Spring Storm, and with it Actors Repertory of Texas, the realization of the city's long-cherished dream of a locally based professional theatre company.
" opening-night crowd watches student actors from the UT Department of Theatre & Dance, and Equity actors from both..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art Week Austin 2010 Schedule
"...Art Week Austin runs April 21-25, with the fair Art..."

April 23, 2010 Arts Feature

Long Center for the Performing Arts: Opening the house before it opens
The long-awaited cultural facility throws wide its doors for four days of free performances and tours
"...your first taste of the Long Center for the Performing Arts, but why? – when the center is throwing..."

March 7, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art City Austin
The big outdoor art fair is spreading the love, via partnerships and pink notes
"...Art City Austin 2009 is on its way this weekend,..."

April 24, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Art Aid
In the wake of Katrina, Austin artists do their part to help
"...the critical needs of evacuees from Hurricane Katrina, Austin arts organizations and individual artists, musicians, comedians, puppeteers, drama educators,..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Arts Feature by Heather Barfield Cole

Deep in the Art
How In the West Became Deep in the Heart (of Texas)
"...Austin's avant-garde Big State Productions drove to the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, which had recently commissioned In..."

May 8, 1998 Screens Feature by Clay Smith

The Art of the Dealer
Exploring the Relationships of Artists & Gallery Owners
"...Years ago, arts writer and former art dealer Dave Hickey described the..."

Aug. 23, 1996 Arts Feature

Art To Enchant
The winners of the 2010-11 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...its annual awards for outstanding achievements in the Austin arts in a ceremony at Cap City Comedy Club. This..."

June 10, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

So … There's a Bunch of Art … Outside?
Imagine: Burning Man meets Eeyore's Birthday Party in the woods
"...Art Outside...."

Oct. 11, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Benefits Round-up: See Art, see Art run, see Art run and dance
Support your local nonprofits by buying prisoner art for the Inside Books Project, running a 5K for the Paramount and State theatres, and listening to Latino artists for the Austin Latino Theater Alliance
"...• Inside Books Project presents its sixth annual "Art Behind Bars" exhibition Thursday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept...."

Sept. 8, 2006 Arts Feature

Faster Than Sound: Demons & Delights – The Art of Billie Buck
Local illustrator makes “Hot Soup” at the relocated Austin Museum of Popular Culture
"...Buck's cartoon characters, an established visual presence among the local gig..."

Jan. 24, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Two Generations, One Art
Like twins who have grown up apart and are finally reunited, writer-performer Terry Galloway and the Austin theatre company Rude Mechanicals are creative soulmates who have at last discovered their kinship through their collaboration on Galloway's dark comedy In the House of the Moles.
"...close creative kin, born of the same love of art, with the same restless commitment to it racing in..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Get Your Invigorating Art On This Weekend!
Kind of like a pep pill for the life of your work-fatigued mind
"...– and about what William Faulkner called “the human heart in conflict with itself,” then you’ve passed only after..."

Aug. 10, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Home Is Where the Art Is
Time for FronteraFest's 'Mi Casa Es Su Teatro' fun
"...12:30pm: Art Show/Model Show takes the process of an artist working..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

OUTsider Festival 2019 Creates Space for Queer Art
"...through Sunday, Feb. 24, uniting our qmmunity with queer artists from across the globe for an emotional, outsider-art-filled five..."

Feb. 25, 2019 Photo Gallery

Art of the State
"...DANCE FESTIVAL features some of North Texas' finest dance artists, performing outdoors for free. Among this year's participants: Anita..."

Aug. 23, 1996 Arts Feature

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