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The Cost of Art: A Series
"...What you may not know, however, unless you're an artist – and sometimes not even then – is what..."

Jan. 24, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

'Art Show/Model Show'
Paper Chairs stages a life drawing session in which those who pose speak out about what they do
"...For people who spend so much time exposed, artists' models are, for the most part, invisible. Their names..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Future Museum Salvages Un-CAN-ny Performance
How a canceled show (or three) birthed Damo’s Dream tape
"...Collaborations between Suzuki and Lord led to a single performance and resulting tape. On it, Future Museums expands into..."

Nov. 9, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

New Solo Performance Shows How Black Mothers Are Left Doubly Unprotected by the Constitution
Taji Senior's amendment puts the country’s foundational document on trial
"...Taji Senior wants you to show her the part of the Constitution that specifically protects Black mothers...."

Aug. 21, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Mitski’s Austin City Limits Taping Precedes Her Performance Hiatus
“I will retire to the Salton Sea... For I may never be free”
"...Tuesday. Bent riffs see-sawed into opener “Goodbye, My Danish Sweetheart,” the singer standing still behind a mic stand until..."

June 5, 2019 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

Five Families in One Performance Troupe?
'Bad Font' is Austin improv's stylistic supergroup
"...we're talking about the five different schools of improvisational performance – improv comedy, mostly, sure, but that's not all..."

Aug. 26, 2014 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Art + Activism Intertwined
Steps on a path
"...Bridgforth starts writing poetry...."

Jan. 9, 2009 Arts Feature

Austin Art & Comedy Events Streaming This Weekend
When I hear the word “culture,” I reach for my mouse
" are a few locally produced virtual treats to partake of during this coming, uh, we used to call..."

April 17, 2020 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

High Tech Meets High Art in UT's CAET Initiative
New center teaches art students technical and computer skills
"...Even something as high-brow and historically analog as fine arts education can’t resist the effects of these developments...."

Feb. 15, 2016 Screens Post by Tucker Whatley

Dreaming ART
This year in Austin, autumn brings a Spring Storm, and with it Actors Repertory of Texas, the realization of the city's long-cherished dream of a locally based professional theatre company.
" opening-night crowd watches student actors from the UT Department of Theatre & Dance, and Equity actors from both..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Top 10 Most Memorable Locally Produced Live Performance Offerings That I Chanced to See in 2006 (A Hierarchical List)
"...3) Static (Salvage Vanguard Theater) Brent Werzner's solo performance and a spooky technical design stood out in this..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

The Sights and Sounds of Art in Sync
Ron Mann's jazz avant-garde exploration Imagine the Sound provides the perfect counterpoint to Austin Eye+Ear (which will screen Mann's film this Sunday in an E+E benefit): Both are bent on the blurring of artistic lines.
"...Imagine the Sound -- that music should encompass other arts such as dance, poetry, and painting, Taylor becomes at..."

May 3, 2002 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

" the latest themed exhibition at the Alternate Current ArtSpace, and it kicks off with a big multimedia event..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature

Zen and the Art of Winning Championships
Richard Linklater profiles living legend Augie Garrido in Inning by Inning
"...winningest coach ever and – as some of the participants in Richard Linklater's newest film, Inning by Inning: A..."

May 30, 2008 Screens Feature by Ashley Moreno

The Art of Dining
Digestible Feats makes meaning out of meals
"..."Food is not just eating," insists Hank Cathey, culinary arts coordinator for the Fusebox Festival. Indeed, in Cathey's events,..."

April 19, 2013 Food Feature by Amy Gentry

The Arts Alive Institute: Reaching all learners with art
VSA Arts' Arts Alive Institute brings together artists and educators from across the state to discuss best practices for using the arts to reach everyone in the classroom
"...or bilingual just by registering for and attending the Arts Alive Institute: A Bi-Lingual Inclusive Arts Exchange on Tuesday,..."

June 15, 2007 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Art Burn
An early-morning blaze at Guadalupe Arts Center displaces 75 artists
"...Fire hit the Guadalupe Arts Center late Sunday, causing an estimated $650,000 in damage..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Rivers and Tides
Andy Goldsworthy's art of the ephemeral in nature is granted permanence in this feature documentary.
"...Directed by: Thomas Riedelsheimer. In theory, art should stand on its own … unless the art..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Air Guitar Nation
What other international competition awards points for general "airiness"? This fun documentary celebrates the weirdness but never mocks the participants.
"...champ, who is sent to the world competition. The performances immediately resonate as a strange mix of performance art..."

April 13, 2007 Movie Review by Toddy Burton

Arthouse comedy amuses yet disappoints.
"...of that brilliance transferable. A likable but ultimately slight arthouse comedy, Frank measures the toll such close proximity to..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sister Aimee
A slightly true story of America's first megapastor on the run
"...true. But the pièce de résistance is the outstanding performance by Austinite Anna Margaret Hollyman as the titular holy..."

Sept. 27, 2019 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

"...Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Carlo Giuffrè, Mino Bellei, Kim Rossi Stuart, Max Cavallari and Peppe Barra. Rarely have I so..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The triumphs and tragedies of the late bad boy of British fashion
"...shows featured in the film. They were as much performance art as clothes showcase, and a very public expression..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town
Mackenzie Davis is a great traveling companion for this dull roadtrip
"...fictional character) is less together than our own. It’s cathartic in a judge-y way...."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

I Am Divine
Harris Glenn Milstead, the actor better known as the 300-pound sex symbol named Divine who appeared in those early John Waters' movies, is remembered in this doc.
" one and everyone. Call it primal therapy as performance art, with John Waters as your shrink. Growing up..."

Oct. 25, 2013 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Step Up Revolution
A tired story is enlivened by dance happenings – essentially flash mobs with killer physiques.
"..."Serious" dancer Emily (McCormick, particularly wooden here) is the daughter of a cartoonishly ruthless..."

July 27, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hangover
The Hangover is deliciously darker than Todd Phillips' previous comedies, Old School and Road Trip, but it isn't as thick with malice or drenched in the "bromance" creed of the present.
"...Phillips. Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Heather Graham, Ken Jeong, Mike Tyson, Mike Epps, Sasha..."

June 5, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

John Cameron Mitchell's sophomore film effort asserts – with great gusto and even a brass band – our universal right to sexual happiness.
"...Inch – and though this sophomore effort is likewise partially musical, likewise partially animated, and likewise all kinds of..."

Oct. 13, 2006 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

jackass the movie
" the likes of underwear bungee and drunken golf cart demolition derby. (By the way, I mean "numbnuts" quite..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Margarita Happy Hour
"...sort of angry Brooklyn-boho existence of punk rock and performance art. But as they age (“twentysomething” is now pushing..."

June 7, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

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