artiFACTS:  March 2012
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artiFACTS: March 2012

SPACETAKER ARTIST RESOURCE Center is taking its physical programming online for artists to access a…

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Review: La Traviata
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Review: La Traviata

It’s rarely a good sign when your ghost appears before your death. So it goes…

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Review:  “Goodbye” Iranian Film Festival
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Review: “Goodbye” Iranian Film Festival

In 2010, Mohammad Rasoulof, along with the fellow Iranian auteur Jafar Panahi, was arrested on…

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Review: A Crack in Everything
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Review: A Crack in Everything

The intensity of the dancing proved the most striking aspect of Zoe|Juniper’s “A Crack in…

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Review:  Voyage
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Review: Voyage

Review:  RachFest 3 – Rach 2
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Review: RachFest 3 – Rach 2

It is a rare occasion when the Houston Symphony invites a single artist to perform…

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Review:  Where Will We Live?
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Review: Where Will We Live?

If Kafka and John Burger had a baby, it would be New York-based artist Matthew…

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Review:  La Vie a Pleines Dents
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Review: La Vie a Pleines Dents

In an empty second floor retail loft in the Houston Pavilions, Hope Stone Dance Company…

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Review:  McArthur Binion
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Review: McArthur Binion

“Perspectives 177: McArthur Binion” is one of two recent exhibitions to open at the Contemporary…

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Review:  The Toxic Avenger
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Review: The Toxic Avenger

Musical theater has, as of late, taken some strange turns. Movies beget musicals that beget…

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Review:  Observed Imagined Abstracted
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Review: Observed Imagined Abstracted

“Observed Imagined Abstracted” At Hiram Butler Gallery January 14 - February 25, 2012, three different…

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Review:  Jade Walker at Lawndale Art Center
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Review: Jade Walker at Lawndale Art Center

As the exhibition title, “Contact,” implies, Jade Walker’s current installation in the large John O’Quinn…

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Review: “Pretty Dark” Shorts Showcase
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Review: “Pretty Dark” Shorts Showcase

When I think about “dark,” in a general context of genre, my expectation is more…

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Leaving the Silo: Artists on Seeing Other Disciplines
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Leaving the Silo: Artists on Seeing Other Disciplines

BEING AN ARTIST IS AN ALL ENCOMPASSING job, illness with time and money often in…

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Stanton Welch:  Houston Ballet’s Fast and Furious Choreographer
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Stanton Welch: Houston Ballet’s Fast and Furious Choreographer

HOUSTON BALLET’S ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Stanton Welch wasted no time ascending to world renown as a…

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Cultural Warrior: Inprint’s Executive Director Rich Levy
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Cultural Warrior: Inprint’s Executive Director Rich Levy

Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series February 27 Rae Armantrout & Christian Wiman March 26…

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Making Music: Making a Career
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Making Music: Making a Career

SO YOU HAVE TRAINING AT A major music school, does that guarantee you a career?…

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John Sonsini Men at Work
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John Sonsini Men at Work

THE PHRASE “PAINTING FROM life” can bring to mind a host of images produced by…

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A Timely Chekhov
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A Timely Chekhov

THERE ARE 32 KNOWN ENGLISH translations of Anton Chekhov’s 1895 play “The Seagull,” and when…

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Moments of Respite
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Moments of Respite

Understated Elegance Triumphs in Yoshio Taniguchi’s Asia Society Texas Center   HOUSTON IS NOT KNOWN…

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Under the Great Dance Umbrella
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Under the Great Dance Umbrella

WHEN THAT TRANSLUCENT WHITE umbrella floats on stage during Alvin Ailey’s masterwork “Revelations” during Alvin…

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Laura Lark – All the Pretty People
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Laura Lark – All the Pretty People

February 11–April 3, price 2012 “The Liveable Forest” Preview: Friday, Feb. 10, 6–8 p.m. Opening…

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The Ensemble Theatre Embraces its Past and Builds to the Future
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The Ensemble Theatre Embraces its Past and Builds to the Future

THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, GEORGE Hawkins dreamed of a place where African-American actors and artists could…

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Signs of Power
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Signs of Power

THIS SPRING, THE CONTEMPORARY Arts Museum Houston hosts the nationally touring exhibition “The Deconstructive Impulse:…

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artiFACTS:  February 2012
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artiFACTS: February 2012

AURORA PICTURE SHOW HAS received support from the Andy Warhol Foundation to attend the Arthouse…

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Editor’s Remarks:  February 2012
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Editor’s Remarks: February 2012

A+C is slow journalism in a world of instant information. We are all about lingering,…

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Let it Snow!
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Let it Snow!

The A+C Guide to Getting Out Of the House During the Holidays   The holidays…

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An Artful Life
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An Artful Life

Deborah Colton & Her Texas Home for International Contemporary Art   GALLERY OWNER AND COMMUnity…

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Writers Picks for 2011+2012
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Writers Picks for 2011+2012

Works of Note:  December 2011
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Works of Note: December 2011

“Andrei Molodkin: Crude” Station Museum of Contemporary Art November 5, viagra 2011 – February 12,…

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Cultural Warrior: Becky Tobin
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Cultural Warrior: Becky Tobin

Executive director Becky Tobin is the one-woman show behind the scenes at the Houston Chamber…

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The Colville Formula
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The Colville Formula

Q + A with Pat Colville   December 3, viagra 60mg 2011–January 14, help 2012…

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Pushing Paint: Joseph Cohen at Wade Wilson Art
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Pushing Paint: Joseph Cohen at Wade Wilson Art

January 6-28 “Joseph Cohen: Paintings from Italy” Wade Wilson Art JOSEPH COHEN BENDS THE LINE…

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Overtures: Opera in the Heights Opens a New Act
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Overtures: Opera in the Heights Opens a New Act

Four full-time staff members and numerous part-timers, plus an army of dedicated volunteers help Oh…

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Finding Mythic Spaces: Q + A with Lisa D’Amour
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Finding Mythic Spaces: Q + A with Lisa D’Amour

ACCORDING TO PLAYWRIGHT Lisa D’Amour, check there’s a lot more going on at our local…

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Fill Up Your Dance Card
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Fill Up Your Dance Card

Abstract Track: The Abridged Story of Daniel McFarlane
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Abstract Track: The Abridged Story of Daniel McFarlane

DANIEL MCFARLANE’S CV READS well beyond what any ambitious young artist could hope for: Bachelors…

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artiFACTS:  Dec 2011 + Jan 2012
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artiFACTS: Dec 2011 + Jan 2012

SUNDANCE CINEMAS HOUSTON opened it doors on November 23 at Bayou Place. Sundance Cinemas has…

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Editor’s Remarks:  Dec 2011 + Jan 2012
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Editor’s Remarks: Dec 2011 + Jan 2012

After two weekends of art fair stomping, view one thing became perfectly clear, we live…

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Editor’s Remarks:  November 2011
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Editor’s Remarks: November 2011

Weeds, medical shrimp and strong women all factor into this issue. No, we are not…

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