A Feast of Movement: Forklift Danceworks’ <em>Served</em> at Williams College
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A Feast of Movement: Forklift Danceworks’ Served at Williams College

When I was assigned this story, editor-in-chief Nancy Wozny advised me to think of “Allison…

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Forklift Danceworks Dives into Austin’s Public Pools
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Forklift Danceworks Dives into Austin’s Public Pools

The Dance of Work: Forklift Danceworks reflects on past projects and looks to the future
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The Dance of Work: Forklift Danceworks reflects on past projects and looks to the future

Convention is not a part of Allison Orr’s vocabulary. The Forklift Danceworks artistic director has…

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The A+C TX Top Ten:  Summer 2018
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The A+C TX Top Ten: Summer 2018

Our top ten picks for arts + culture events happening across the Lone Star state…

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The A+C Top Ten:  July & August 2017
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The A+C Top Ten: July & August 2017

Arts + Culture Texas Magazine's top ten picks for performing and visual arts events happening…

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Disco Balls in the Desert and other Marfa Adventures
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Disco Balls in the Desert and other Marfa Adventures

When I saw that this year's Marfa Sounding focused on the great California-based legend and…

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Performania: Texas Dance Ambassadors
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Performania: Texas Dance Ambassadors

Dance/USA Conference Convenes in Austin
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Dance/USA Conference Convenes in Austin

The Dance/USA conference was held in Austin this past June, a first for the capital…

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Push, Pull, Play:  Kirsten Reynolds’s Site Specific Constructions at Blue Star Contemporary
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Compose It: How Graham Reynolds became Austin’s go-to composer for theater, dance and film
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Compose It: How Graham Reynolds became Austin’s go-to composer for theater, dance and film

Even if you’re unfamiliar with Graham Reynolds’ name, you’ve probably heard his work — he…

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Not Your Average Conductor: A Visit with Austin Symphony’s Peter Bay
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Not Your Average Conductor: A Visit with Austin Symphony’s Peter Bay

Peter Bay became Music Director and Conductor of the Austin Symphony Orchestra in 1998.

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Talent, Training, Festivals & More: Fueling Contemporary Dance in Texas
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Talent, Training, Festivals & More: Fueling Contemporary Dance in Texas

In Texas, as in most other regions, funds for contemporary dance are spread thinly, even…

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Performania: Texcentricity
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Performania: Texcentricity

Free Ranging Art in Austin: Fusebox Expands to thinkEAST
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Free Ranging Art in Austin: Fusebox Expands to thinkEAST

In Austin, from April 1-12, art’s not only in the air, it’s also taking over…

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Top Ten + Spring Dance Events in Texas
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Top Ten + Spring Dance Events in Texas

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Genesis performed by Eastman, Antwerp, Belgium and Yabin Studio, Beijing, China.

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Trash Dance Airs on PBS
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Trash Dance Airs on PBS

Anyone who has seen Andrew Garrison's Trash Dance might find it hard to look at…

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16 Standouts of the Fall 2014 Season
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16 Standouts of the Fall 2014 Season

Another year has come and gone on the Texas cultural landscape and I was there…

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Friday Night Lights + Art
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Friday Night Lights + Art

A year ago, in this very space, I pronounced, “If anyone is going to make…

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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts
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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts

Todd Reynolds in Texas
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Todd Reynolds in Texas

Composer, chamber musician, violinist, and improviser Todd Reynolds cannot seem to stay away from Texas.

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Spring Forward
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Spring Forward

Women Choreographers On Texas Stages IMAGE ABOVE: MET Dance in their new Houston Studios. Photo…

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HATCHing social change through art
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HATCHing social change through art

Ann Beeson is an accomplished social justice lawyer who could never shake her belief in…

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Performania
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Performania

No Standing in Place Allowed
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No Standing in Place Allowed

Sustainability is a hot topic among dance professionals at arts conferences, seminars, workshops, and roundtables…

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Energy Dance
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Energy Dance

Forklift Dance Works founder Allison Orr, formerly fearful of heights, can now climb a power…

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Mongoose Versus Cobra Concludes Inaugural Reading Series
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Mongoose Versus Cobra Concludes Inaugural Reading Series

As our loyal readers know, each month we have a little happy hour party to…

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