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Zoppé Italian Family Circus at the Long Center
April 12, 2013. 26 photos.
"...The Zoppé Italian Family Circus, founded in 1842, brought its..."

April 15, 2013 Photo Gallery

The Long Center
The new Long Center managing director is the old Paramount executive director
"...The new hire at the Long Center is an old..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Bubblepalooza 2018 at the Long Center
"...People of all ages gathered Saturday, June 9 at the Long Center for the..."

June 12, 2018 Photo Gallery

The Long Center: Who's playing
Austin's new performing-arts center releases the performance schedule for its first few months
"...The countdown to the grand opening of Austin's new performing-arts..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center CEO Resigns
After four years, Jamie Grant leaves Austin for St. Paul
"...The man who spearheaded the drive to make the Long..."

Jan. 12, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Marc Seriff Named New Long Center CEO
Longtime trustee serving as interim leader gets gig for good
"...If you thought the Long Center's search for a new President/CEO to succeed..."

March 4, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

New Leader for the Long
Dallas area arts administrator Cliff Redd named executive director of the Long Center for the Performing Arts
"...David Fleming left for Green Bay, Wis., to run the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, and the Long..."

June 25, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center/Texas Performing Arts
Austin's biggest concert halls team up to present touring Broadway musicals
"...In the run-up to the opening of the Long Center for..."

March 5, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

City Council Considers the Convention Center
Plans big and small for the city center
"...There's no regular City Council meeting this week – the..."

April 5, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Long Center: Countdown to opening and beyond
Summer at the Long Center meant lots of construction activity and two hefty contributions from the corporate community
"...a lazy season in some corners, but not at the Long Center, which has been abuzz with construction activity..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center: Rising to the Challenge
Only two weeks after scoring $835,000 toward a $2.5 million challenge grant amount, the Long Center is $1.35 million closer to its goal
"...When we said the Long Center was moving quickly to raise $2.5 million..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center: Hustle and Flow
Oct. 31 is the target date for completion of the deconstruction of Palmer Auditorium and the deadline for the Long Center to match a $2.5 million challenge grant from Debbie and Kevin Rollins
"...For anyone with lingering doubts that the Long Center for the Performing Arts would ever be..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center for the Performing Arts: Light that first candle!
As the performing arts venue turns one, Marvin Hamlisch sings "happy birthday" to it
"...If you needed a word to describe the Long Center for the Performing Arts' first 12 months,..."

March 20, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center
While an ailing Cliff Redd rests, the Long Center board chair steps in as director
"...Redd and rest are not things that typically go together; the executive director of the Long Center is well..."

Oct. 24, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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
"...Sure, you could wait until the end of March to get your first taste of..."

March 7, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center: Grand gift takes campaign over the top
The Long Center received $5 million from the Sybil B. Harrington Trust, which put the organization over its $77 million fundraising goal
"...The conventional wisdom in capital campaign circles is that the..."

May 11, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center: Halfway home, a peek at what's to come
Midway through Palmer Auditorium's transformation into the Long Center for the Performing Arts comes a new image of the center's crown jewel:2,300-seat Dell Hall
"...a year and a half ago that crews began the job of deconstructing Palmer Auditorium, setting in motion that..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Council Gives Long Center Unanimous Go
At their Jan. 13 meeting, Austin City Council members voted 7-0 to approve a revised lease for the Long Center for the Performing Arts
"...With the object of their discussion sitting just across Town Lake..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center: Playing Without a 'Chaperone'
The national tour of The Drowsy Chaperone won't stop in Austin after all
"...Musical theatre fans eager for an intoxicating taste of the effervescent..."

Aug. 15, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center: Opening was, in a word, grand
In artistry and style, the gala opening for the Long Center was an evening worthy of a facility 16 years in the making
"...Executive Director Cliff Redd made it clear from the stage of Dell Hall: He and all the locals..."

April 4, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

New City Endorsement of Long Center on Tap
"...This week, the Long Center's lease of the Palmer Auditorium site for..."

Jan. 14, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center: Sounds to your heart's content
You can hear the first-ever concert in the Long Center as a Valentine's Day treat
"...Want to treat your sweetheart to the first-ever concert in the Long Center's 2,400-seat..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

To Expand the Convention Center or Not?
Despite unanimous support from City Council, voters will decide the answer
"...move forward on a plan to expand and redesign the Neal W. Kocurek Austin Convention Center, along with additional..."

July 19, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

James Magnuson Leaves the Michener Center
James Magnuson reflects on his 23 years as director of the Michener Center for Writers
"...James Michener wanted the best graduate writing program in the country. And he..."

May 26, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Ransom Center's "Vaudeville!"
This exhibition reveals how the history of that entertainment form is really the history of the U.S.
"...These days, a list like that might lead you to..."

June 8, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Tyler, the Creator Blooms at the Erwin Center
Odd Future MC hasn’t forgotten inciting a SXSW riot
"...The blossoming of Tyler Okonma continued at the Frank Erwin..."

Oct. 23, 2019 Music Post by Derek Udensi

"Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World" at the Ransom Center
This survey shows how the photographer captured the culture of his time in ways both compelling and frightening
"...Elliott Erwitt's 1959 photo of then-Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev shows..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

Morrissey and Interpol Go Classic Post-Punk on the Erwin Center
Weekend’s double headliner doesn’t disappoint
"...Patrick Morrissey, 60, brought jokes to his takeover of the Erwin Center on Friday night. The English-born Irishman and..."

Sept. 23, 2019 Music Post by Alyssa Quiles

Vieux Farka Touré and Jackie Venson Help Christen the 04 Center
Malian blues meets Austin blues via world-class shredders
"...guitarists Boureima “Vieux” Farka Touré and Jackie Venson electrified the 04 Center on Friday night. South Lamar’s Faith United..."

June 3, 2019 Music Post by Derek Udensi

A Place at the Long Table
The complex, nuanced, unmistakable taste of Juneteenth, 139 years later
"...peas, roasted red peppers, cornmeal, tofu, and cookbooks through the merchant's pavilion, past the barbecue stands, and into the..."

June 17, 2005 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

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