A Hunchback, a Queso Fountain and a Whale: Spring/Summer Season Standouts
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A Hunchback, a Queso Fountain and a Whale: Spring/Summer Season Standouts

The Spring/Summer season has come and gone, and there were plenty of outstanding performances and…

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Moving Up: A Conversation with Houston Ballet’s Jared Matthews
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Moving Up: A Conversation with Houston Ballet’s Jared Matthews

Stanton Welch promoted Houston native Jared Matthews to the rank of principal dancer after his…

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Tsuru at Asia Society Makes its Mark as an Elegant Chamber Ballet
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Tsuru at Asia Society Makes its Mark as an Elegant Chamber Ballet

The Elements Come to Life in Houston Ballet’s Morris, Welch & Kylián
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The Elements Come to Life in Houston Ballet’s Morris, Welch & Kylián

Houston Ballet touched on all the elements in their final mixed repertory of the season...

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When It Comes To Social Media, Houston Ballet Is #Instasavvy
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When It Comes To Social Media, Houston Ballet Is #Instasavvy

Harper Watters. Photo by Jordan Matter. Social media is transparent, immediate, and it evolves rapidly.…

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NobleMotion Dance Circles The Eye of the Storm
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NobleMotion Dance Circles The Eye of the Storm

Are you ready, Houston? Another storm is blowing through, and this time, NobleMotion Dance is…

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Dance Source Houston Delivers a Flurry of Dance in the Inaugural Barnstorm Festival
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Dance Source Houston Delivers a Flurry of Dance in the Inaugural Barnstorm Festival

DSH artist in residence Alisa Mittin and Jhon Stronks in reality monitoring. Photo by Lynn…

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Kathy Dunn Hamrick Explores The Road More Complicated
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Kathy Dunn Hamrick Explores The Road More Complicated

Austin-based modern dance choreographer Kathy Dunn Hamrick knew it was time to take the road…

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Farewell Sweet Prince: Houston Ballet’s Simon Ball Retires
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Farewell Sweet Prince: Houston Ballet’s Simon Ball Retires

Houston Ballet principal Simon Ball takes his final bow as the season draws to a…

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Moving & Stillness
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Moving & Stillness

Intimacy, Distance and Defunct Gestures
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Intimacy, Distance and Defunct Gestures

Festivals on Tap this Summer
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Festivals on Tap this Summer

Hundreds of hoofers converge to shed wood at the Lone Star State’s top tap dance…

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Ten Tiny Reviews
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Ten Tiny Reviews

An Epic Re-Imagined
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An Epic Re-Imagined

Marfa Motion
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Marfa Motion

Marfa Live Arts presents the Lower Left Performance Collective in Secondary Surface Rendered

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Lines of Motion: Laura Gutierrez at Sicardi Gallery
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Lines of Motion: Laura Gutierrez at Sicardi Gallery

In Deep: Karen Stokes Takes Us Backstage at Allen’s Landing
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In Deep: Karen Stokes Takes Us Backstage at Allen’s Landing

Karen Stokes Dance, in collaboration with University of Houston Interdisciplinary students, recently premiered Backstage at…

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Across the Floor & More: Houston Dance Collective Turns One
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Across the Floor & More: Houston Dance Collective Turns One

Never underestimate the power of three determined modern dancers who cherish their morning class.

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Seeing Sound
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Seeing Sound

Re-envisioning A Streetcar Named Desire: The Scottish Ballet stops in SA and Houston
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Re-envisioning A Streetcar Named Desire: The Scottish Ballet stops in SA and Houston

Does the steamy story of Stella, Stanley and Blanche DuBois make compelling dance theater?

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Three Weekends of Motion
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Three Weekends of Motion

Ars Lyrica Closes the Season with Alexander’s Feast
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Ars Lyrica Closes the Season with Alexander’s Feast

Nancy Wozny visits with Ars Lyrica artistic director Matthew Dirst on Handel, Baroque dance and…

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Dancing Toward Home: A’lante Flamenco Explores Displacement
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Dancing Toward Home: A’lante Flamenco Explores Displacement

Dance and displacement. These two themes merge in A'lante Flamenco's Desplazados, which runs from April…

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A Farewell to the Y Chromosome: Michelle Ellsworth Returns to the Fusebox Festival
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A Farewell to the Y Chromosome: Michelle Ellsworth Returns to the Fusebox Festival

Michelle Ellsworth is performing her latest outrageous opus, Preparation for the Obsolescence of the Y…

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A Stunning Romeo and Juliet at Houston Ballet
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A Stunning Romeo and Juliet at Houston Ballet

Houston Ballet’s new production of Romeo and Juliet is a three-act ballet of striking contrasts.

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Fresh Works & Five Poems: Ben Stevenson Changes Things Up at Texas Ballet Theater
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Midtown Motion: METdance Leaps into Spring with Live Music, New Works & More
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Midtown Motion: METdance Leaps into Spring with Live Music, New Works & More

METdance  with Apollo Chamber Players. Photo by Ben Doyle. Ask any dancer and they’ll tell…

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New Voices + Cherished Classics
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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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Performania: Impresarios Among Us
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Dances in a Gallery + People
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Dances in a Gallery + People

A Festival Homecoming
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A Festival Homecoming

Spiraling Upward
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Spiraling Upward

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

Performania:  In Praise of Pop Ups
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Performania: In Praise of Pop Ups

The phrase “pop-up” entered our vocabulary a while back and refers to just about anything

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Dancing to Remember
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Dancing to Remember

All the Rage
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All the Rage

Love Stories
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Love Stories

Dances in a Gallery
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Dances in a Gallery

The A+C Top Ten:  January
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The A+C Top Ten: January

Our top picks for visual and performing arts events across Texas for January 2015.

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