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Ecstatic Improvisation
St. Cecilia's Jazz Festival
"...blues, folk, country and bluegrass - all of these musical forms have deep cultural ties to the gospel, and..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Music Feature by Christopher Hess

All Times Through Paradise
Introducing Austin's patron saint of musicians, Saint Cecilia
"...look, another cerebral cortex tattoo. Head spinning in civilization's storehouse of original psychedelia, an Austinite privy to the resurrection..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Magnificent Eight
Just before Juneteenth, the Young Eight, an acclaimed ensemble of young African-American classical musicians, returns to town as part of the St. Cecilia Music Series
"...the Young Eight, an ensemble of young African-American classical musicians who have made Austin a regular stop on their..."

June 17, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fandango!: Double the plucking, as guitar and harpsichord wed
It may seem a strange marriage, a union between guitar and harpsichord, but when harpsichordist Keith Womer and guitarist Susan McDonald play together, all doubts fade away
"...yourself surrounded by harpsichords. Womer, who serves as both artistic director of the baroque music ensemble La Follia and..."

May 18, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Leave It to Biber
In the concert Leave It to Biber, violinist Boel Gidholm, cellist Christopher Haritatos, and keyboardist Keith Womer exulted in the expressive freedom that this music offers the interpreter
"...First Presbyterian Church of Austin, Aug. 27..."

Sept. 3, 2004 Arts Review by Jerry Young

Another Round of Praise
Nominations for the 2007-2008 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...most exceptional achievements in the visual arts, dance, classical music, and theatre. The nominations for the 2008 Austin Critics..."

May 9, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Honor Roll
The 2007-2008 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...On Monday, June 2, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding..."

June 6, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Classical
"...Sponsored by Mu Phi Epsilon, a non-profit international professional music fraternity. Tickets $6-$8 advance, $8-10 at the door. Sun,..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature

And the Award Goes to ...
The 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...On Monday, June 4, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding..."

June 8, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Outstanding!
Nominations for the 2006-2007 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...the ninth go-round, however, they had seen so much outstanding work outside that discipline that they decided to expand..."

May 18, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Applause! Applause!
Austin Critics Table nominations, 2004-2005
"...the year's most exceptional work in theatre, dance, classical music, and visual art. The nominations for the 2004-2005 Austin..."

May 27, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Baroque Festival Concert II
Despite many glorious moments in St. Cecilia Music Series' Baroque Festival Concert II, there was evidence throughout that the musicians may have taken on too much
"...The Baroque Festival Concert IIFirst Presbyterian Church, Dec. 4..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Arts Review by Jerry Young

SXSW Saturday Picks & Sleepers
Last night of SX handicapping
"...7:30pm, St. David's Historic Sanctuary Copenhagen-born, Berlin-based Agnes Obel could conceivably..."

March 18, 2011 Music Feature

Austin's Paramount Theatre Turns 100
As the grande dame of Austin theatres turns 100, it matters more than ever
"...What we cherish now as the grande dame of Austin theatres had at that point about as much life..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Not Your Daddy's Facial Hair
Kate Messer brings us up to date on the drag king scene in Austin.
"...to the barely shaving Eminem-wannabe slouched behind the Target register...."

Nov. 15, 2002 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

SXSW 09 Film Lineup Announced
What's all the ruckus? Why, it's the SXSW Film lineup!
"...We had a little bit of the Christmas morning feeling when the complete lineup for the South..."

Feb. 1, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Wednesday Picks and Sleepers
"...Wednesday Picks BROWNOUT..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

SXSW Announces Midnighters, VR And More
Time to get dark and artistic with the latest film wave
"...today's wave of Midnighters, VR projects, and short bite stories...."

Feb. 5, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW Adds Speakers, Films
Buzz Aldrin, Kesha, Cory Booker, Cecile Richards, and more
"...From moon explorers to tech investors, musicians to Muppets, and from the joint chiefs of..."

Feb. 7, 2017 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW and Amazon Announce Virtual Festival Lineup
Feature and shorts from 2020 fest going online for 10 days
"...have happened IRL this year, but today the film festival released the lineup of films that will be part..."

April 21, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback
SXSW begins giving up her secrets.
"...news of Blur/Gorillaz svengali Damon Albarn and guitar muse St. Vincent topping an NPR showcase at Stubb's on Wednesday,..."

Feb. 21, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

All Wrapped Up
From biopics to end-of-day thrillers, a look at the films you'll be standing in line for this Christmas.
"...movie releases. The holiday season is the period the studios reserve for rolling out their high-profile items -- prestige..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

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