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Honors for Conspirare, two artists who teach at UT, and a student playwright
"...Conspirare keeps racking up the honors: Now it's a nomination for an Edison Award, the Grammy of the Netherlands...."

May 7, 2010 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Applause! Applause!
The full list of winners for the 2002-2003 Austin Critics Table Awards, recognizing outstanding achievements in local theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art, as presented during its annual ceremony at the Capitol City Comedy Club.
"...outstanding achievements in the Austin arts in a ceremony at the Capitol City Comedy Club. This year's honors, the..."

June 6, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

We Have an Issue: Sounds Like Success
In this week’s issue, Christina Garcia profiles DJ and restaurateur Gabriela Bucio
"...Bucio. After all, articles about the club owner and restaurateur (Gabrielas, Taquero Mucho, Mala Vida) are ubiquitous; we ran our..."

July 8, 2022 Column by Kimberley Jones

Steven Saylor's The Throne of Caesar
Caesar's murder gets a fresh coat of paint in this mystery of ancient Rome
"...lived way back when, wouldn't you have stopped the assassination? It doesn't matter whether we're talking about Lincoln, MLK,..."

July 13, 2018 Arts Review by Rosalind Faires

The Austin theatre festival MoMFest goes away, the Austin Arts Commission welcomes Sue Graze to its membership, and a couple of Austin theatre types show up on TV.
"...not the cost of presenting it; three guys did that for them, providing them with venues to perform in,..."

June 14, 2002 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Robert Faires talks FronteraFest.
"...producing last week's eight-page insert for FronteraFest, we here at the Chronicle tried awfully hard to create a visually..."

Jan. 14, 2000 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Day Trips
"...Look for the pottery bowls, flower pots, and dishes that are factory seconds and half-price or better. 903/938-6859..."

Sept. 13, 1996 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Deus Ex Analysis
Tutto Theatre's 'Zeus in Therapy' gives new voice to the late, great UT classics prof, Douglass Stott Parker
"...What do you get the god who is everything? A..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

Day Trips
"...From his vantage point at Pecan Park Retreat on the San Marcos River, Tom..."

April 24, 1998 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips
"...Inn looks like it could be the oldest continuously operated inn in Texas, as the innkeepers claim. But inside..."

July 14, 1995 Column

Actors From the London Stage
You can imagine five actors performing all of Macbeth, but you need to see it
"...– and only five actors – performing one of Shakespeare's plays. It's quite another to see it yourself. I'd..."

Sept. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Jumping on the Bard-wagon
With the arrival of September, Austin is again awash in Shakespeare. Five productions -- from a minimalist Romeo and Juliet to a deconstructed comedy goofing on all the plays -- are currently playing Central Texas stages.
"," says Bill Sheffield, board member of the Austin Shakespeare Festival (ASF) and director of the Festival's second play..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Young Guns and Typewriters
"...Kirk Lynn photograph by Brett Brookshire Austin bursts at the seams with writers. At any given moment, someone..."

Sept. 18, 1998 Arts Feature

The Taming of the Shrew
"...Fight fire with fire. If that isn't Petruchio's motto, it might as well be, for..."

Nov. 17, 1995 Arts Feature

"...The first colonial Thanksgiving in the United States occurred near El Paso, not in Plymouth, Massachusetts. According..."

April 28, 1995 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Silent Partner
You don't hear much about Wayne Bell when the Long Center for the Performing Arts is discussed. That may be because this honored Austin architect is low-key, modest, the consummate team player. But he's the point man on this $60 million project and arts writer Robi Polgar reveals how integral he is in getting it built in a calm, orderly, informed, and successful way.
"...and around Austin as both a professional and an educator, architect Wayne Bell has quietly amassed a portfolio of..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Day Trips
"...From stagecoach inns to Shakespeare, the ghost town of Winedale has a history that..."

July 21, 1995 Column

Actors From the London Stage
Who needs more than five actors to do a Shakespeare play? Not this troupe.
"...Austin suffers from no shortage of Shakespeare. Summer brought us the Winedale repertory, Young Shakespeare's Troilus..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Arts Feature by Jillian Owens

Actors From the London Stage: Just the Essentials
With Actors From the London Stage in residence at UT, you can see five actors reduce theatre to its essential elements: actors, audience, story
"...At the risk of dating myself, back in the mid-1980s,..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Deep in the Mozart of Texas
This summer, the Austrian American Mozart Academy, an international program that provides aspiring professional singers with training and performance experience in Mozartian opera, relocates to, of all places, Austin, Texas.
"...This summer, the Austrian American Mozart Academy, an international program that provides aspiring professional singers with training and..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Being a Winedaler Without the Class
Two theatre professionals explain how Shakespeare at Winedale changed their lives, even though they were never part of the program
"...Winedale changed my life and I never even went!..."

July 23, 2004 Arts Feature by Leslie Bonnell

Day Trips & Beyond: June Events Roundup
No more pencils, no more books, just tons of fun for everyone
" Houston and more than 300 around Texas. On Saturday, June 8, the brew crew of 200 will throw..."

May 31, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: July Events Roundup
The latest on Texas festivals, swimming holes, and terrifying worms
"...Fun events are really heating up around the state in July...."

July 2, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

"...What a smart idea! ClayWays Pottery Studio & Gallery (5442..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

"...Though the Manor airport never took flight and gambling at Manor Downs hasn't become the financial boon it was..."

Jan. 12, 1996 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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