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Southern Rock Opera
SXSW 02 Music Fest Wrap-up
" the Supersuckers show was an accident. Slamm, the San Diego-based music magazine, was hosting a party, and Kevin..."

March 22, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

UT: Major Arts Commissions Announced
Landmarks will get new mural, CoFA a Spanish-language opera
"...Parlá and from the College of Fine Arts, an opera about Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera...."

Aug. 4, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Final Flowering
With Cold Sassy Tree, distinguished composer Carlisle Floyd crafts an opera to crown his lengthy career.
"...of artistry and craft at work in this new opera by Carlisle Floyd. Character, atmosphere, mood, dramatic tension --..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Sexy Beast
With a bold new take on Andre Previn's operatic adaptation of A Streetcar Named Desire, Austin Lyric Opera has a remarkable opportunity to lead the operatic pack and show the world the stuff it's made of.
"...Get Brad Dalton talking about the operatic version of A Streetcar Named Desire and pretty soon..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Twelve more friends of the arts have been named to the Austin Arts Hall of Fame, and Austin Lyric Opera loses Managing Director Michael Murphy to a performing arts organization in San Diego, from whence he came.
"...King ; Indian classical dancer Gina Lalli; Austin Lyric Opera founders Joseph McClain and Walter Ducloux; Esther's Follies writer..."

March 28, 2003 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Cold Sassy Tree
The Austin Lyric Opera production of Cold Sassy Tree, Carlisle Floyd's sweet, simple opera of blooming love between a small-town Georgia shopkeeper and a much younger woman, featured a fine ensemble giving heartwarming performances, but their efforts were repeatedly wrecked by poorly executed set changes that brought the show to a halt.
"...It is appalling and unforgivable that Austin Lyric Opera could take Carlisle Floyd's sweet Southern tale and wreck..."

Jan. 19, 2001 Arts Review by Robi Polgar

Austin Lyric Opera hires a new managing director, Horton Foote's The Carpetbagger's Children is named best new play by America's theatre critics, and half-price tickets are back at BookPeople.
"...Opera lovers, take note: Some of the heat is off..."

April 12, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Daniel Catán
Renowned opera composer dies while in residence at the Butler School of Music
"...semester serving as its composer-in-residence. He saw the Butler Opera Theatre premiere a new chamber version of his first..."

April 22, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Movers & Shakers
A guide to Austin dance
"...Trisler Danscompany). Its Dare to Dance program has reached thousands of students since 1989 and been recognized by the..."

Dec. 4, 2015 Arts Feature by Jonelle Seitz

GayBiGayGay showstoppers DavO and Krylon Superstar – aka Double Duchess – just can't quit us
"...Duchess have hopped, skipped, and jumped their way from San Francisco into the limelight and our hearts with quirk,..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Features Feature by Rob Cohen

Così Fan Tutte
The lack of passion in Austin Lyric Opera's Così Fan Tutte transforms Mozart's curious opera into a prime-time sitcom with a spectacular orchestra.
"...comedy and frivolity is offered up in Austin Lyric Opera's production of Così Fan Tutte. Ferrando is in love..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Arts Review by Heather Barfield Cole

Points of Departure
The Viewpoints Invade Austin
"...when she was directed by Anne Bogart in a San Diego Repertory production of The Women in 1992. "My..."

May 8, 1998 Arts Feature by Danielle McClelland

SXSW’s Big Third List
YFN Lucci, Wyclef Jean, Ought, and 572 more
"...Aleman (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico)..."

Jan. 10, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music List 10
The Damned, 2 Chainz, War on Drugs, and 242 more added
"...Show Banga (San Francisco, Calif.)..."

March 6, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Think Positive
"...last week's article in The Austin Chronicle about the thousands of dollars the University shells out each month to..."

May 8, 1998 Column

Glorious Renewal
The Contemporary Austin gives new life to the place where it all began, Laguna Gloria
"...fought to secure Texas' freedom in the Battle of San Jacinto. Her father and uncle, both Civil War veterans,..."

March 27, 2015 Arts Feature by Caitlin Greenwood

Drive, He Said
In its 13th year, Jason Neulander shifts Salvage Vanguard Theater into overdrive
"...went down the West Coast, to Portland, Los Angeles, San Diego, and then back to Austin."..."

April 14, 2006 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...Saturday SleepersAll showcase times subject to change. Please check..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Off the Record
Daniel Johnston-inspired rock opera Speeding Motorcycle rolls into town with Kathy McCarty riding shotgun, Transmission Entertainment gains another foothold on Red River, and the Black & White Years get Real! In Color! with the Talking Heads' Jerry Harrison
"...and songs," says Kathy McCarty of Daniel John-ston-inspired rock opera Speeding Motorcycle. "It's all pretty trippy." Following two successful..."

Jan. 25, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...Thursday SleepersAll showcase times subject to change. Please check..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Author by Author
Notable Folks in Their Own Write
"...Douglas headed as it follows the Atlanta child murderer, San Francisco's Trailside Killer, and Seattle's Green River Killer -..."

May 1, 1998 Books Feature

" Paul Jeremias, large-scale color images of theatre and opera, through Jan 14. Buffon's Histoire Naturelle: A Suite of..."

Dec. 22, 1995 Arts Feature

Art Openings
"...ARTISANS, THE FINE CRAFTS GALLERY Gene Cody shows his sculpted..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

A Guide to the Works
"...of spaces around the Winship Drama Building, 23rd and San Jacinto, some of them quite small and able to..."

April 6, 2007 Arts Feature

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