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Steve Parker Wins 2018 Tito's Prize
Big Medium selects composer/sound artist for $15,000 award
"...Tito's Prize from art collective Big Medium. Composer/sound artist/curator Steve Parker will receive $15,000 and a major solo show..."

July 17, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

"Steve Parker: War Tuba" at Big Medium
In exploring sound's relationship to conflict and use in it, the artist fuses past and present, melody and discord, into a remixed reveille
"...is just a seconds-long snapshot of the soundscape at Steve Parker's "War Tuba Recital," the solo show prize and..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

Steve Parker's Song for Bat / Man
For this year's Fusebox, composer Steve Parker flies a batty Austin concert with live echolocation
"...No bats, Austin-based trombonist and new-music fomenter Steve Parker assures us, will be harmed in the production..."

April 8, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin’s Steve Parker Has Built You a New Set of Ears
The audio provocateur expands (again) the local dimensions of sound
"...especially because of what that envelope-pushing composer and trombonist Steve Parker has installed up there among the trees: Tubascopes...."

Sept. 13, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Adam & Steve
It’s an honest, refreshing comedy about love – gay, straight, or both – and is a date movie for all occasions and persuasions.
"...Directed by: Craig Chester. Starring: Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, Chris Kattan, Melinda Dillon, Paul Sand, Sally Kirkland..."

April 7, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

A Bicycle Built for Tunes
Steve Parker creates a music-making bike with Lo Fi Cycle
"...one of them you can use to make music: Steve Parker's Lo Fi Cycle, just installed on the Long..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Symphony No. I-35
Finally, a Traffic Jam we can enjoy, thanks to composer Steve Parker
"...have been stuck under that particular black cloud, composer Steve Parker has been molding the silver lining. The result..."

April 10, 2015 Arts Feature by Natalie Zeldin

Character Generator
Why Tom Parker Never Looks the Same Way Twice
"...Tom Parker as Nat Moyer in I'm Not Rappaport photograph by..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

A Guide to Austin Classical Music
The virtuosi who know the score and make beautiful music happen here
"...Robert Xavier Rodriguez; Bandanna, by Daron Aric Hagen; Cynthia Parker, by Julia Smith; and operas by UT composers Donald..."

April 26, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Amazing Spider-Man
The Amazing Spider-Meh might be a better name for this dullish retread.
"...the role from Tobey Maguire, redefines the arachno-human Peter Parker as part put-upon high school mensch and part unlikable..."

July 6, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"Drawing Lines: Explorations of Place"
The final exhibit of this public art project shows how every district in Austin has had artists working for it
"...Hyde Park for several weeks last fall. District 10: Steve Parker, Sound Atlas..."

April 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SoundSpace: Downtown NYC 1960
Blanton Museum's music series turns the clock back to minimalism's early years in Manhattan
"...it plays off of the visual art on display. Steve Parker is the mastermind of the series, which has,..."

April 25, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Spider-Man 2
Even superheroes have to do their own laundry in Sam Raimi's truly spectacular vision that combines human pathos and breathtaking action.
"...storied sad-sack history of Spidey’s secret identity of Peter Parker in delightful – and, most wondrous of all, satisfyingly..."

July 2, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2015
Leaving deep impressions from 2015's dance and classical music works were the unexpected elements, like screen doors, trees, and car horns
"...the eloquence of Nick Kepley's intense, agonized movement and Steve Parker's tension-ratcheting music. I've never felt so close to..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

SXSW Music List No. 9
Spoon, Atmosphere, Charles Bradley, and 243 more added
"...frontman Tunde Adebimpe, homegrown heroes Spoon, and Texas troubadours Steve Earle, and Robert Earl Keen – at least one..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Star Turns
The nominees for the 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...percussion The Poet Sings: Emily Dickinson, Conspirare Traffic Jam, Steve Parker..."

May 9, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

SoundSpace Reframes the Refugee Conversation
Blanton Museum music series explores the refugee experience
"...are urgent. Refugees was organized for the Blanton by Steve Parker, artistic director for the SoundSpace program, and features..."

June 3, 2017 Arts Post by Katarina Brown

Song of America
"...I bought Quanah Parker at the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar. Probably shouldn’t say how..."

Dec. 27, 2007 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

EAST 2018: Brenner’s Picks
Our savvy arts reprobate has a few suggestions for you, comma, citizen
"...of new artschool Atelier Dojo. And of course there’s Steve Parker’s prizewinning War Tuba right there in the middle..."

Nov. 15, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Five Austin Museum Day Recommendations
Back, tyranny of choice! Back, we say!
"...throng, and now Austin’s Art in Public Places has Steve Parker’s Tubascopes enhancing the Center’s woodsy goodness, and at..."

Sept. 15, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Deconstructing Sonic Borders
The 13th annual No Idea Festival explores everything from phenological sound art to avant jazz and microtonal composition
"...of Art in a SoundSpace organized by local trombonist Steve Parker, performing with Texas-based experimentalist Steve Jansen at the..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Music Feature by Conor Walker

West Austin Studio Tour
Another weekend in which to go WEST, young man
"...with original music by local composers Ethan Greene and Steve Parker earlier in the week, but the art itself..."

May 3, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Tangled Web of David Marquez
Local artist takes over 'Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man'
"...comes great responsibility. That's what uncle Ben told Peter Parker, and now local comic artist David Marquez has the..."

April 4, 2012 Books Post by Richard Whittaker

Art Par Excellence
The nominees for the 2014-15 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Steve Vinovich, All the Way..."

May 20, 2015 Arts Post

2012 Austin Critics Table Awards
For the 20th time, a big hand for the nominees if you please
"...Tom Parker, A Room With a View..."

May 25, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top of the Line
The nominees for the 2011 Austin Critics Table Awards
"...Emergency Prom, Steve Moulds..."

May 27, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend
Are you having fun yet, citizen?
"...we reckon you’ll be in radioheaded heaven at the Steve Parker-curated Soundspace: Transmissions multi-artist concert at the Blanton Museum..."

June 1, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Musical Personae
"...Steve Jensen: Texas-based tape manipulator originally from Phoenix, Ariz...."

Feb. 26, 2016 Music Feature

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013
Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees
"...Adam Sultan, Steve Moore and Zeb L. West..."

May 24, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Run Rudolph Run
Revisiting Keith Richards' “Run Rudolph Run”
"...KO’d by the opening “Big Enough,” Keith and collaborator Steve Jordon dropping Maceo Parker into their James Brown glower...."

Dec. 22, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

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