It Happened in Texas: Don Carlos at HemisFair and more at the McNay
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It Happened in Texas: Don Carlos at HemisFair and more at the McNay

For one night, San Antonio just may have been the United States’ operatic capital.

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Monsters & Mayhem at the McNay
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Monsters & Mayhem at the McNay

San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum has been transformed into a haunted house for the Halloween…

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Monet to Matisse: A Century of French Moderns at the McNay
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Monet to Matisse: A Century of French Moderns at the McNay

Artists—Americans, in some cases, expatriates in others—played key behind-the-scenes roles in helping to decide which…

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Redefining Modern: McNay Director Rich Aste on Breaking Down Walls——Literally and Figuratively
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Redefining Modern: McNay Director Rich Aste on Breaking Down Walls——Literally and Figuratively

Before joining San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum as its third director in September, Rich Aste…

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Hand, Heart & Passion: Jim Dine’s Designs for Salomé at the McNay & More
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Hand, Heart & Passion: Jim Dine’s Designs for Salomé at the McNay & More

A hand, a conch shell, a pair of lips, a valentine heart: Rendered in pastels…

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Theater Imitates Art: McNay Museum Exhibition Highlights Influence of Art on Theater
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Theater Imitates Art: McNay Museum Exhibition Highlights Influence of Art on Theater

If you were asked to design sets and costumes evoking 16th century Italy, where would…

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

It Happened in Texas: Vaslav Nijinsky’s tour with the Ballets Russes
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It Happened in Texas: Vaslav Nijinsky’s tour with the Ballets Russes

In early December 1916 Vaslav Nijinsky, the greatest dancer alive, spent a week in Texas.

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The A+C TX Top Ten:  October 2017
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The A+C TX Top Ten: October 2017

The Science Under the Art
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The Science Under the Art

Using forensic science in combination with art history, the Kimbell Art Museum’s conservationists can see…

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A City Built By Artists
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A City Built By Artists

The Future of Art in Texas: San Antonio Part 2
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The Future of Art in Texas: San Antonio Part 2

This is part two of a two-part series profiling emerging artists in San Antonio.

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The A+C Top Ten: September
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The A+C Top Ten: September

Performania: Dance Finds a Home in the Visual Arts
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Performania: Dance Finds a Home in the Visual Arts

Performing Poetry
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Performing Poetry

The A+C Top Ten: July/August
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The A+C Top Ten: July/August

Our top ten picks for arts + culture events across Texas in July and August…

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Rural Realism
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Rural Realism

Composers and Performers Come Together at Soli Chamber Ensemble
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Composers and Performers Come Together at Soli Chamber Ensemble

The Soli Chamber Ensemble has never given its audience an experience quite like this.

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More than Words
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More than Words

The A+C Top Ten:  February
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The A+C Top Ten: February

All the Rage
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All the Rage

Three Impressionist Shows to see in Texas this Fall
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Three Impressionist Shows to see in Texas this Fall

15 Signs that Contemporary Dance is Alive and Well in Texas
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Eyes on Texas Visual Arts
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Eyes on Texas Visual Arts

Theater by Design
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Theater by Design

Beyond a round exhibition hall, a stairway leads down to the inner sanctum of the…

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Insider Notes
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Insider Notes

Houston-based conceptual sculptor Dario Robleto will be the next artist to juxtapose his own works…

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Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting
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Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting

Eyes on Texas Visual Arts
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Eyes on Texas Visual Arts

Performania
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Performania

It feels a tiny bit like Christmas when I see those shiny words, “2014/2015 season”…

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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts
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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts

Eat, Err, Hug, Die
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Eat, Err, Hug, Die

Flesh Made Word in the Art of Robert Indiana   IMAGE: Robert Indiana, The Demuth…

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Robert Indiana Under the Influence
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Robert Indiana Under the Influence

Yesterday I finally got to see the McNay Art Museum’s presentation of Robert Indiana: Beyond…

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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts
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Eyes on Texas Performing Arts

insider notes
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insider notes

performania
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performania

In doing some early research on the history of ballet in Texas, I emailed my…

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Are We World Class Yet?
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Are We World Class Yet?

eyes on texas performing arts
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eyes on texas performing arts

Visualizing Theater
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Visualizing Theater

It’s not quite right to use the term “hidden gem” to describe the Tobin Theatre…

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Reconsidering a Pop Outlier
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Reconsidering a Pop Outlier

Robert Indiana’s totemic sculptures and hard edge paintings filled with enigmatic numbers and text were…

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eyes on texas performing arts
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eyes on texas performing arts

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