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UT Performing Arts Center: Wadsworth announces retirement
Pebbles Wadsworth, who has run the UT Performing Arts Center for 15 years now, will step down from her position as director of the UT PAC as of New Year's Day 2008
"...lights go down in Bass Concert Hall for its much-talked-about $14.7 million renovation, and when they come back up..."

April 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

UT Performing Arts Center
Modlin Center for the Arts' Kathleen Panoff to University of Richmond: Gone to Texas
"...its long renovation in 2007, the University of Texas Performing Arts Center of which it's a part lost its..."

Feb. 6, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Bob Bursey Takes Over Texas Performing Arts
UT hires the director of Bard College's Fisher Center to run TPA
"...Get ready to welcome a new executive director to Texas Performing Arts. Today, the University of..."

Sept. 3, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Law and Other Performing Arts
The hottest arts venue in Austin this week may well be the UT Law School, where internationally renowned cultural figures, local arts luminaries, and prominent legal experts are converging there for a symposium on law and the performing arts.
"...The hottest arts venue in town this week? The UT Law School...."

March 1, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas Performing Arts
A major grant lets UT's arts presenter boost the profile of classical music
"...Classical music in Austin is about to get a whole lot hipper...."

July 1, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas Performing Arts and Fusebox Make Space to Create
The two organizations partner on a residency program to support Austin artists making adventurous new work
"...Spaces are dark. Companies can't produce. The resources for performing artists to create new work are scarce and getting..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Arts Stalwarts
Twelve of Austin's cultural heroes will be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame at the 2003 Austin Critics Table Awards ceremony, and here is an introduction to them and some of their significant contributions to the local arts scene.
"...cultural heroes. They are individuals who have founded local arts institutions and nurtured their development, pioneered forms of creative..."

May 30, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Arts Get Going in 1995 Forward Motion
"...In arts circles, 1995 may be best remembered as the year..."

Jan. 5, 1996 Arts Feature

End of an Arts Era
The most prosperous period in Austin's cultural history came to a painful close in 2003.
"...If a history of the Austin arts scene is ever written, 2003 will be remembered in..."

Jan. 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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 friend: Paul Beutel, whose 35-year involvement..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Long Center CEO Resigns
After four years, Jamie Grant leaves Austin for St. Paul
"...man who spearheaded the drive to make the Long Center for the Performing Arts "Austin's creative home" is now..."

Jan. 12, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Austin Access Arts Summer Events
"...If you wish to volunteer for Access Austin Arts, want more information on its programs, or wish to..."

June 11, 1999 Arts Feature

The Intergalactic Nemesis Trilogy
Salvage Vanguard Theater's repertory revival of all three parts of its popular Intergalactic Nemesis series parodying science fiction radio serials delivers three evenings of gluttonous intergalactic delectation
"...Little City morphed into a trilogy that aired on KUT, obtained representation from a New York booking agent, and..."

June 16, 2006 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

Fall Arts Issue Critics Picks
From the arts harvest, our critics pluck choice treats
"...With the autumn comes the feast, in the arts as well as..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The Austin Critics Table has named the fifth group of individuals to be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...group of individuals to be inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame. As with the previous honorees, these..."

April 21, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Arts & Entertainment
"...Film Society Summer Free For All Film Series at UT..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

UT Joins Pioneering New Plays Initiative
The UT Department of Theatre & Dance will gain even more access to new drama through a new program from the Playwrights' Center
"...When it comes to new plays, the UT Department of Theatre & Dance means business. Not only..."

July 2, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

UT School of Music
Ernest and Sarah Butler make the largest-ever donation to a music school at a public university
"...Of the many beautiful sounds heard around the University of Texas School of..."

March 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

AISD's "School Changes" Process Places Equity Front and Center
“Historically, this is a very racist city, and unfortunately, this school district is a part of that system"
"...Austin Indepen­dent School District's "School Changes" process, parents turned out in force at Burnet Middle School in North Austin..."

Sept. 13, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Goes Classical
This week of musical events expanded our sense of what classical guitar can be
"...Dell Hall, Long Center for the Performing Arts..."

July 2, 2010 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Critics: Arts & Entertainment
"...Best Movie Theatre Buttered Popcorn (1996)..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Austin Chamber Music Center Chamber of Diversity
"...Ken Hunt The office of the Austin Chamber Music Center sits atop a hair salon in an unassuming professional..."

June 30, 1995 Arts Feature

Arts Bullets
Physical Plant Theater's first Garden Party raised more than $8,000, Ann Hume Wilson has been appointed associate director of the Blanton Museum of Art, Blue Lapis Light is exhibiting – and auctioning off – bras and breastplates for angels, and the city unveils a new mural at the Pan Am / A.B. Cantu Recreation Center
"...Theater's first Garden Party was not only a singularly beautiful and charming affair, it raised more than double the..."

June 4, 2004 Arts Feature

Introducing the 2019 Class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
The stories behind the art transformers of this year's Hall of Fame inductees
"...that it's never static. The work created in the performing and visual arts is always changing, ever evolving. That's..."

May 24, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Commission Mission
UT's Performing Arts Center Spawns New Art
"...in our city is a great benefactor of the arts, one whose contributions in the past five years have..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Not Just Dance
Moving Into New Forms at the Performing Arts Center
"...is the focus this fall in dance presentations at UT's Performing Arts Center. It doesn't seem quite right to..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Arts Feature by Stephanie Beauchamp

A Pulsating Light From Brazil
Quasar, Brazil's most celebrated modern-dance troupe, brings its ferocious athleticism to Austin to launch the UT Performing Arts Center's new ArtesAméricas initiative spotlighting artists of Latin America.
"...to launch the inaugural season of ArtesAméricas, a new UT Performing Arts Center initiative focusing on artists of Latin..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Arts Feature by Belinda Acosta

Paul Beutel Retires
Arts leader who ran Paramount, Long Center wraps 42-year career
"...If anyone in the Austin arts deserves to put his feet up and chillax, it's..."

June 7, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Monumental Shift
Major personnel changes across the Austin arts scene signal the start of a new era
"...Something similar has been going on in the Austin arts community this past year. In 2007, an unusual number..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Articulations
Siegel Tapped for Kennedy Center Post
"...who has been pioneering local efforts to make Austin arts accessible to all the city's culture lovers has been..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Arts Column by Robert Faires

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