Renaissance Woman
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Renaissance Woman

This past July, Rebecca Rabinow, who grew up in Houston, stepped into her new role…

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Color Fields: Gabriel Dawe Branches Out At Amon Carter
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Color Fields: Gabriel Dawe Branches Out At Amon Carter

Gabriel Dawe spent two weeks in August scaling the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s…

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Moving Forward: Suzanne Weaver Takes the Reins at San Antonio Museum of Art
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Moving Forward: Suzanne Weaver Takes the Reins at San Antonio Museum of Art

Laura A. L. Wellen interviews Suzanne Weaver, newly appointed Brown Foundation Curator of Modern and…

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Sixty Years Later…With Ballet Austin
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Sixty Years Later…With Ballet Austin

As Ballet Austin celebrates its sixth decade of performance, the company is a beehive of…

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Home and Away: The Miró Quartet’s Fall Texas Season
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Home and Away: The Miró Quartet’s Fall Texas Season

The Miró Quartet loves to expose an audience to the panorama of a single composer’s…

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The Ensemble Theatre Celebrates 40 with a Stellar Season
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The Ensemble Theatre Celebrates 40 with a Stellar Season

<em>Book From the Sky:</em> Xu Bing’s Breakthrough Work Comes to Texas
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Book From the Sky: Xu Bing’s Breakthrough Work Comes to Texas

In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass (1872), the heroine Alice holds a mirror to…

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<em>flow:</em> Jae Ko at CAMH
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flow: Jae Ko at CAMH

Downstairs at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the Zilkha Gallery is a cold space. When…

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Meditations on Love, Art, and Life: Yayoi Kusama at the MFAH
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Meditations on Love, Art, and Life: Yayoi Kusama at the MFAH

The name Yayoi Kusama often conjures images of polka-dots spreading out into the infinite, and…

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Bringing Music to the People: ROCO’s New Season
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Bringing Music to the People: ROCO’s New Season

The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra isn’t planning a Fourth of July concert, but maybe it…

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The Troublemakers: A young generation of Dallas theater makers pursue socio-political activism in their work
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The Troublemakers: A young generation of Dallas theater makers pursue socio-political activism in their work

In Dallas, a generation of young playwrights is beginning to flex dramatic muscle in pursuit…

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Be in the Moment: Matthew Ronay at the Blaffer
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Be in the Moment: Matthew Ronay at the Blaffer

With two room-size installations and a selection of recent sculptures and reliefs, Matthew Ronay’s work…

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Old Yet New: Ars Lyrica’s Fresh Take on Vivaldi and Next Season’s News
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Old Yet New: Ars Lyrica’s Fresh Take on Vivaldi and Next Season’s News

Maybe you’ve heard Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons umpteen times. Nevertheless, Ars Lyrica wants to…

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Theater for Right Now: DTC’s New Season
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Theater for Right Now: DTC’s New Season

“We look around the world we live in, at topics that are relevant in the…

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Classics & Connections: The Dallas Opera’s 2016/17 Season
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Classics & Connections: The Dallas Opera’s 2016/17 Season

The Dallas Opera's 60th season is back to basics, with three classics of the Western…

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In Your Face
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In Your Face

Rude Mechs Take Texas (for a Change)
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Rude Mechs Take Texas (for a Change)

Whether they’re airily dodging swinging theatrical lights or brawling in the melted cheese of an…

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Ode to a Plate: <em>At Your Service</em> at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
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Ode to a Plate: At Your Service at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Strong Statements at the MFAH: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection
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Strong Statements at the MFAH: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection

Statements: African American Art from the Museum’s Collection is the overly general and therefore utterly…

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Mirrors for Princes
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Mirrors for Princes

A Banner Year: DiverseWorks Moves to the MATCH
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A Banner Year: DiverseWorks Moves to the MATCH

A + C writer Holly Walrath sat down with Executive Director and Chief Curator Xandra…

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Larger Than Life
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Larger Than Life

Coming Home: Alex Karigan Farrior
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Coming Home: Alex Karigan Farrior

Alex Karigan Farrior joined Dallas's Dark Circles Contemporary Dance in 2014 and has been spinning…

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What a Year
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What a Year

A Beauty & A Birthday: Houston Ballet celebrates Ben Stevenson’s 80th with <em>The Sleeping Beauty</em>
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A Beauty & A Birthday: Houston Ballet celebrates Ben Stevenson’s 80th with The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty, the big hit of 19th century czarist ballet, continues to be performed…

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What We Loved & More:  A + C Writers Look Back at 2015 and Ahead to 2016
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What We Loved & More: A + C Writers Look Back at 2015 and Ahead to 2016

Coming Home: Bree Welch
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Coming Home: Bree Welch

Bree Welch made a triumphant return to Texas, playing Henry in Henry V at Houston's…

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Curating in Texas
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Curating in Texas

First-Hand: <em>Shakespeare in Print and Performance</em> at the Harry Ransom Center
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First-Hand: Shakespeare in Print and Performance at the Harry Ransom Center

In 1616, William Shakespeare was buried at Holy Trinity church, Stratford-Upon-Avon. A prayer was inscribed…

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Musical Explorers: Aperio Turns Ten
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Musical Explorers: Aperio Turns Ten

As artistic director of Aperio:Music of the Americas Michael Zuraw has sifted through hundreds of…

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The Future of Art in Texas
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The Future of Art in Texas

Emerging Artists in San Antonio. This is part one of a two-part series bringing attention…

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Rejecting Spectacle
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Rejecting Spectacle

Art as Process
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Art as Process

Show Up:  Donald Moffett
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Show Up: Donald Moffett

This fall, Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art is presenting a two-part installation of newly acquired…

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The Reality of the West
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The Reality of the West

Mapping Theater in Houston
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Mapping Theater in Houston

I Am A Camera
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I Am A Camera

A Space Within a Space
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A Space Within a Space

Melancholy & Magnitude
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Melancholy & Magnitude

Music for All: A Conversation with Andrés Orozco-Estrada
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Music for All: A Conversation with Andrés Orozco-Estrada

Houston Symphony’s new music director Andrés Orozco-Estrada has just concluded his first season with as…

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