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Nearly 50 Food, Music, & Arts Festivals to Keep You Busy This Spring
From barbecue to burlesque, something for every Austinite this season
"...weather and every weekend packed with music, food, and arts festivals, craft fairs, and all kinds of cultural experiences...."

April 3, 2019 Chron Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

More April Arts Fests for Your Pleasure
Don't forget International Poetry and Texas Burlesque
"...Did we say 13 arts festivals enlivening Austin's cultural scene this April and May?..."

April 10, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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

Sept. 3, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Playback: The New Face of Austin Music Festivals
Taking stock of Austin’s festival landscape a week after the conclusion of ACL Fest
"...Nation partner will now have three weekends of outdoor festivals throughout October in Austin, while also hosting Voodoo Music..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

BAM! Black Arts Movement Festival
ProArts' showcase of film, art, music, theatre, dance, and food packs a punch
"...theatre, music, film, or any other art form than ProArts Collective's BAM!..."

June 4, 2010 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2016
These inductees – Ballet Austin's Cookie Ruiz and Stephen Mills, and the Austin Symphony Orchestra's Peter Bay – are cultural heroes who lead by example
"...to its leaders – those artists, educators, patrons, and arts advocates who made the work and founded the institutions..."

May 6, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Rite of Spring: The Austin Fine Arts Festival
Local sculptor Damian Priour talks about being Featured Artist for one of the city's rites of spring: the Austin Fine Arts Festival.
"...up on the grounds of Laguna Gloria. Back before festivals spread all over the calendar like hydrilla, the weekend..."

April 12, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Edinburgh Festivals
If it's August, this must be Scotland, say three Austin arts groups
"...jumping the pond to take part in the largest arts festival on the planet, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Its..."

July 29, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The ATX Arts Scene Will Fill Your Saturday but Good
So much to do in this town, and here are just a few excellent ideas
"...long walls of the Butridge Gallery in the Dougherty Arts Center, offering astonishing views of insects and arachnids and,..."

July 22, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

[title of show]
A thoroughly enjoyable take on this witty musical about making a musical
"...[title of show]TexArts Kam & James Morris Theater,2300 Lohmans Spur, Lakeway, 512/474-8497..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Arts Review by Adam Roberts

Big Range Austin Dance Festival
The Big Range Dance Festival shows why that art is worth everyone's attention
"...but according to the program, earned a Bachelor of Arts in dance from UT in 1997. Go figure!..."

July 8, 2011 Arts Review by Jonelle Seitz

Wheelchair Epidemic
This Gallery Lombardi group show defiantly straddles divisions with singers behind the lens and guitarists behind paintbrushes
"...as the South by Southwest Film, Music, and Interactive festivals theoretically split and operatively intermingle on the same ground,..."

March 21, 2008 Arts Review by Nikki Moore

SXSW Eco and TribFest: Festivals for the Rest of Y'all
Sate your inner policy wonk at these two fall favorites
"...details on these events and others, see our Fall Arts Calendar...."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Arts Events of 2011 in No Particular Order
How festival goodness and powerful art exhibits made 2011 a year to remember
"...the excitement and operational precision of the above two festivals – all praise that Bearded Lamb...."

Jan. 6, 2012 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

La Traviata
A tremendous, memorable production that even an opera novice will love
"...afternoon season opener amid the sounds of several other festivals taking place near the shores of Lady Bird Lake...."

Nov. 12, 2010 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

Blue Rhapsody
The kickoff to the Austin Chamber Music Center's 12th festival was as much theatre as it was concert
"...most recognizable American masterpieces, a summer standard in the festivals of major orchestras across the U.S. Gershwin's original orchestration,..."

July 18, 2008 Arts Review by Michael Kellerman

When Worlds Collude
Two forward-thinking arts festivals make the most of sharing the same weekend
"...A couple of inconvenient truths about Austin: 1) Festivals bloom here like bluebonnets in springtime, and 2) nobody's..."

April 23, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

PostFest
Organizers of Three Recent Arts Festivals Pass on Lessons Learned
"...IntroductionFestivals are the orange plastic cones on Austin's cultural roadway...."

March 10, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

PostFest
Organizers of Three Recent Arts Festivals Pass on Lessons Learned
"...a city with a strong music scene, multiple film festivals, hundreds of theatre productions, and numerous galleries, dance did..."

March 10, 2000 Arts Feature by Dawn Davis

FotoATX: Pics and the City
This new arts festival celebrates Austin as seen through the lenses of local photographers
"...focuses on photography by locals – joins two established festivals in January (see "More First Month Fests," below), and..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

PostFest
Organizers of Three Recent Arts Festivals Pass on Lessons Learned
"...feature professionals in the field brought in from other parts of the country, a move that benefits the audience..."

March 10, 2000 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

PostFest
Organizers of Three Recent Arts Festivals Pass on Lessons Learned
"...other producing staff to help take care of different parts of it. Programming is slightly different each year, so..."

March 10, 2000 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Festival Flood
A brief guide to the 13 – count 'em, 13 – arts fests coming your way in April and May
"...Now that SXSW is behind us, the festivals can begin...."

April 3, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Sources + the Resources
'The Austin Chronicle' Guide to Film + Media arts groups
"...showing such fare through the five nationally recognized film festivals as well as through many up-and-comers. New media information,..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
"...finally here with warmer temperatures and lots of music festivals, Renaissance festivals, and reasons to go day trippin’...."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

How Green Is the Music?
Festivals, bands, and musicians seek environmental harmony
"...have come to experience music – in clubs, at festivals, and by purchasing CDs and reams of related swag..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

DIY, and So Can I
KLRU's 'Arts in Context' mirrors the the collaboration and can-do of the artists it profiles
"...Friday, Dec. 7, the night before the aerial circus arts company makes its debut at the State Theater –..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Screens Feature by Dan Solomon

First Generation
The 2011 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...No opera. None of the scores of small independent arts companies generating original work and none of the ubiquitous..."

June 3, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Event Horizon
As festivals, crowds, and expenses proliferate – is Austin approaching major event overload?
"...music tourism – the rough category of major music festivals. "About a third of the economic impact (and more..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

April in Austin (Part 2)
Austin is still buzzing with events for this Spring.
"...Allow us to suggest 6 fantastic festivals filled with food, artistic aptitude, sound sensation, and some..."

April 10, 2013 Chron Events Post by Alayna Alvarez

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