Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt
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Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

Sometimes, a simple gesture is all it takes. In the most striking works made by…

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A Tale of Two Festivals
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A Tale of Two Festivals

A woman weaves on a loom while fifty amateur violinists and an accordionist surround her…

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Trouble Puppet Theatre
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Trouble Puppet Theatre

The Salvage Vanguard Theatre hosted a special double feature on March 1, with Trouble Puppet…

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No Idea Festival
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No Idea Festival

For the uninitiated, No Idea is a four-day festival of improvised music and performance art…

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Charles Long: CATALIN & Pet Sounds
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Charles Long: CATALIN & Pet Sounds

Los Angeles-based conceptual artist Charles Long’s CATALIN and Pet Sounds are the two newest sculptural…

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The Jade Wave
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The Jade Wave

If SXSW were to showcase a classical pianist, it would have to be Jade Simmons,…

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In The Next Room or the vibrator play
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In The Next Room or the vibrator play

The ZACH Theatre's production of Sarah Ruhl's In The Next Room or the vibrator play…

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National Theatre of Scotland
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National Theatre of Scotland

IMAGES: The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart by David Greig, Writer & Director Wils Wilson,…

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The World Comes to Austin
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The World Comes to Austin

Austin has always taken pride in calling itself the “Live Music Capital of the World,”…

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Jason Urban: Solo Show
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Jason Urban: Solo Show

Jason Urban’s solo show at Wally Workman offers audiences an amalgamation of digitally influenced prints,…

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Four Films from Austin’s Arts + Labor at Sundance 2014
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Four Films from Austin’s Arts + Labor at Sundance 2014

When I heard Arts + Labor, a creative content community in Austin, co-produced four films…

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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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Experimental Incubators
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Experimental Incubators

Sites of Cinema
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Sites of Cinema

We know that every picture tells a story. But sometimes it’s easy to take for…

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A Two-Way Street
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A Two-Way Street

In 1960s New York, a diverse and lively community of now-famous artists lived within a…

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Carbon and Glass
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Carbon and Glass

Ballet Austin Artistic Director Stephen Mills is no stranger to Philip Glass’ music, nor to…

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Acting in Texas: Jill Blackwood at the ZACH
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Acting in Texas: Jill Blackwood at the ZACH

IMAGE ABOVE: Amy Downing and Jill Blackwood in the ZACH Theatre production of In the…

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Alexandra Grant: Century of the Self
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Alexandra Grant: Century of the Self

Self-described as an “essayist that paints,” Los Angeles-based artist Alexandra Grant is known for her…

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The Wedding, or the Rebellion (A cabaret of misogyny)
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The Wedding, or the Rebellion (A cabaret of misogyny)

Review:  We Were Nothing
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Review: We Were Nothing

If you walk into the backyard of a poorly lit house and see Bastion Carboni,…

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Listening to Dance
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Listening to Dance

Festival Dance is a perfect example of why Mark Morris is a household name in…

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Marianne Vitale
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Marianne Vitale

It’s no accident that The Contemporary Austin decided to commission two works from Marianne Vitale,…

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The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works by Waltercio Caldas
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The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works by Waltercio Caldas

Entering Waltercio Caldas’s exhibition The Nearest Air immediately produces a sense of lightness in the…

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Leading Voices
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Leading Voices

The Austin-based chorus known as Conspirare is quite simply one of the best vocal ensembles…

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Dancing Illusions
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Dancing Illusions

Thrills! Danger! Dancing ropes! No, it's not this year’s holiday blockbuster movie; it’s Pilobolus.

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Acting in Texas: Martin Burke on This Wonderful Life at the ZACH
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Acting in Texas: Martin Burke on This Wonderful Life at the ZACH

Austin’s ZACH Theatre presents This Wonderful Life - a lively adaptation of the classic Christmas…

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Ed Ruscha’s Archives Get “The Home to End All Homes”
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Ed Ruscha’s Archives Get “The Home to End All Homes”

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin has announced a major…

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Review:  Fixing King John
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Review: Fixing King John

Before they head to Lincoln Center in New York in January, the Rude Mechs delivered…

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Parched for Dialogue
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Parched for Dialogue

Visually Alluring THIRST Comes Up Dry in Bid to Raise Awareness EDITOR’S NOTE: Since this story…

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Upgrading the Bard
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Upgrading the Bard

Leave it to Austin’s maverick troupe, the Rude Mechs, to tackle Shakespeare’s “problem plays.” Even…

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Invariant Interval
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Invariant Interval

Invariant Interval is a mesmerizing new installation at UT’s Visual Arts Center (VAC) that challenges…

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The Head
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The Head

While the audience found their seats and engaged in casual pre-show conversation, an enormous decaying…

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Liam Gillick
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Liam Gillick

Art lovers and artists have long wondered when, if ever, the visual arts in Austin…

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Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age
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Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age

Villagers gather scrap metal atop a crashed spacecraft in Northern Russia’s Altai Territory, while thousands…

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Walker Lukens, Coming and Going
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Walker Lukens, Coming and Going

IMAGE:  Walker Lukens.  Photo by Lobo Sucio Creative. Walker Lukens is a Houston-born singer-songwriter living…

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Art Show/Model Show
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Art Show/Model Show

Perhaps it’s the white-walled museum, cult of authorship, or the sublime reverence that we ascribe…

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TX 13 Group Survey Exhibition
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TX 13 Group Survey Exhibition

With 13 curators and about 70 artists, the TX 13 Group Survey Exhibition is a…

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Review: Book of Mormon
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Review: Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon is the most over-hyped Broadway musical of the last decade. But…

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MIRÓ QUARTET: A Texas Beethoven Cycle & More
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MIRÓ QUARTET: A Texas Beethoven Cycle & More

When violinist William Fedkenheuer steps onto the stage this month with his colleagues in the…

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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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