What’s happening?: Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio at the Contemporary Art Museum Houston
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What’s happening?: Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio at the Contemporary Art Museum Houston

Thank goodness, because one thing our arts communities do not need is another wannabe dictator…

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East Meets West: Kamrooz Aram Confronts Modern Art’s Hierarchies, at The Modern
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East Meets West: Kamrooz Aram Confronts Modern Art’s Hierarchies, at The Modern

Past exhibitions by Kamrooz Aram have carried such provocative titles as Unstable Paintings for Anxious…

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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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Conversations in Art, Science & Technology: Moody Center for the Arts
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Conversations in Art, Science & Technology: Moody Center for the Arts

The artist, Josiah McElheny, working with cosmologist David Weinberg, creates a gallery-sized installation, consisting of…

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Great Leaps: Houston Ballet charges forward with grace, gumption, and an outstanding year ahead
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Great Leaps: Houston Ballet charges forward with grace, gumption, and an outstanding year ahead

Houston Ballet holds the rare distinction of being founded by a community of dance-loving people…

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Texas String Divas
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Texas String Divas

For classically-trained string players, the traditional route to making a living as a professional musician…

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Forward Motion: Houston Ballet Travels to Jacob’s Pillow and Dubai
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Forward Motion: Houston Ballet Travels to Jacob’s Pillow and Dubai

It has been quite a year for Houston Ballet, rife with Harvey-related challenges and triumphs,…

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Stories to Tell: Oral Fixation Expands in Texas
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Stories to Tell: Oral Fixation Expands in Texas

Oral Fixation calls Dallas home, but has started taking their storytelling show on the road…

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Eclipsed No More: DMA Shines Light on Rare Edward Steichen Murals
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Eclipsed No More: DMA Shines Light on Rare Edward Steichen Murals

In 1913, Agnes Ernst Meyer, the wife of financier Eugene Meyer, Jr., and pregnant with…

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Art Aglow: Light Charmer Electrifies Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
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Art Aglow: Light Charmer Electrifies Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

A shop owner flips a switch, sending a few thousand volts through glass tubes bent…

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First Sculpture: Handaxe to Figure Stone at the Nasher
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First Sculpture: Handaxe to Figure Stone at the Nasher

Extraordinary examples of handmade stone tools, some of the first aesthetically-conceived objects known to humankind,…

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Shaping the Future: ROCO Connects Through Commissioning
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Shaping the Future: ROCO Connects Through Commissioning

The numbers are in: 76 world premieres (33 for the full chamber orchestra and 43…

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<em>Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s</em> Lawndale Art Center
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Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s Lawndale Art Center

Lawndale Art Center’s exhibition Between Love and Madness: Mexican Comic Art from the 1970s, on…

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TX Studio: Beili Liu
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TX Studio: Beili Liu

In her installation for the exhibition Tensile Strength at the Silos in Houston, Austin-based artist…

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Making Their Mark: Imprint Theatreworks Launches in Dallas
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Close to the Ground: Lily Cabatu Weiss Leads the Dallas Arts District Forward
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Close to the Ground: Lily Cabatu Weiss Leads the Dallas Arts District Forward

Razzle-Dazzle: DMA’s <em>Asian Textiles</em> Breaks Ground with Style
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Razzle-Dazzle: DMA’s Asian Textiles Breaks Ground with Style

During the past 10 years the Dallas Museum of Art has hit many important milestones…

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Wonder & Adventure: Bach Society Houston Charts New Adventures
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Wonder & Adventure: Bach Society Houston Charts New Adventures

Rick Erickson, director of Bach Society Houston (BSH), has had a lifelong love affair with…

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The Space in Between: Mona Hatoum at the Menil Collection
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The Space in Between: Mona Hatoum at the Menil Collection

Terra firma is Latin for “solid land” but Mona Hatoum is not interested in stability.

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The Show Must Go on…Somewhere Else: The Post-Harvey Scramble for Space
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The Show Must Go on…Somewhere Else: The Post-Harvey Scramble for Space

<em>Dornith Doherty:</em> Archiving Eden at Amon Carter
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Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden at Amon Carter

A black circle fills the frame; a dark void within which small white flecks float.

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Growing a Teatro Scene: Latina/o Theater in San Antonio
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Growing a Teatro Scene: Latina/o Theater in San Antonio

From Oct. 29-Nov. 19, 2017, San Antonio’s Nicolás Valdez will travel to California to be…

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Choreographer at the Helm: Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Bridget L. Moore Charts New Territory
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Choreographer at the Helm: Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Bridget L. Moore Charts New Territory

Bridget L. Moore can’t quite see her alma mater from the window of her Dallas…

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Drumming up New Work: Austin’s line upon line Focuses on Commissioning
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Drumming up New Work: Austin’s line upon line Focuses on Commissioning

From woodwind trios to massive orchestras, most musical groups can prepare for a concert in…

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Waltz Across Texas: Texas Biennial Covers the State and Crosses Borders
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Waltz Across Texas: Texas Biennial Covers the State and Crosses Borders

Texas by the numbers invariably proves irresistible. So does the Texas Biennial, back in its…

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Haunting the Haunted: Misty Keasler at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
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Haunting the Haunted: Misty Keasler at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

An interest in what isn’t shown in a photograph is a relatively recent preoccupation among…

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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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Designing Women: Dallas Gallerists Shape the Design District’s Contemporary Art Scene
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Designing Women: Dallas Gallerists Shape the Design District’s Contemporary Art Scene

The art scene in Dallas has long been influenced by avant-garde women: From the The…

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New Dancers & Epic Works: Houston Ballet’s Fall Season
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New Dancers & Epic Works: Houston Ballet’s Fall Season

Watching a rehearsal of Mayerling I witnessed a company in motion in more ways than…

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Texas Studio: Diana Antohe
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Texas Studio: Diana Antohe

It would be facile to attach the “immigrant artist” label to Romanian-born, Texas-raised artist Diana…

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Kimbell Hopes Casanova Arouses Art Lovers’ Ardor
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Kimbell Hopes Casanova Arouses Art Lovers’ Ardor

Audiences rarely flock to exhibitions about 18th century European art with the enthusiasm shown for…

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Muscle Memory: CAMH Surveys Annabeth Rosen’s Process-Pushing Ceramics
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Muscle Memory: CAMH Surveys Annabeth Rosen’s Process-Pushing Ceramics

Even as an undergrad, ceramic sculptor Annabeth Rosen was known as a “rabble rouser” for…

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What about Gender?: Creative Casting on Texas Stages
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What about Gender?: Creative Casting on Texas Stages

The hot-button issue of casting has recently received a lot of ink as directors, actors,…

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Celestial Music: Houston Symphony’s Composer in Residence Jimmy López Premieres New Work
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Celestial Music: Houston Symphony’s Composer in Residence Jimmy López Premieres New Work

Jimmy López got hooked on classical music when he was 12, thanks to J.S. Bach’s…

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Make Austin Weirder: John Bock’s “Uncanny Musical” Does Its Part
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Make Austin Weirder: John Bock’s “Uncanny Musical” Does Its Part

“Keep Austin weird,” the bumper-sticker admonition goes, but German filmmaker John Bock—the latest of many…

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Simulate the Revolution: Digital Projections Enhance MFAH’s Mexican Modernism Survey
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Parallel Lines: Uniting Jim Crow-Era Works by Black, White Artists at Houston Public Library
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Parallel Lines: Uniting Jim Crow-Era Works by Black, White Artists at Houston Public Library

Houston audiences will get a rare glimpse into the Bayou City’s pre-boom, Jim Crow-era art…

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Roni Horn: Nasher Sculpture Center
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Roni Horn: Nasher Sculpture Center

For the first time at Dallas’ iconic Nasher Sculpture Center, curators have allowed for a…

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Full Season Ahead for Houston’s Horse Head Theatre
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Full Season Ahead for Houston’s Horse Head Theatre

Houston’s Horse Head Theatre company has a reputation for staging intriguing and occasional avant-garde contemporary…

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Year of the Woman: Ars Lyrica’s Upcoming Season Celebrates Artful Women
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Year of the Woman: Ars Lyrica’s Upcoming Season Celebrates Artful Women

It's the first time Matthew Dirst, Founder and Artistic Director of Houston's leading early music…

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