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John Sonsini Men at Work

THE PHRASE “PAINTING FROM life” can bring to mind a host of images produced by the working artist — fruit-filled still life arrangements positioned as a table c...

A Timely Chekhov

THERE ARE 32 KNOWN ENGLISH translations of Anton Chekhov’s 1895 play “The Seagull,” and when deciding to add the title to the Alley Theatre’s 2011– 12 season, Gregory Boyd and his team read every one of them. After all [...]...

Moments of Respite

Understated Elegance Triumphs in Yoshio Taniguchi’s Asia Society Texas Center   HOUSTON IS NOT KNOWN FOR its grand public architecture. We have a smatteri...

Under the Great Dance Umbrella

WHEN THAT TRANSLUCENT WHITE umbrella floats on stage during Alvin Ailey’s masterwork “Revelations” during Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s return to the Society for the Performing Arts Jones’ Hall stage on March 2–4, it will be a historic occasion. [...]...

Signs of Power

THIS SPRING, THE CONTEMPORARY Arts Museum Houston hosts the nationally touring exhibition “The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973- 1991” on view until April 15. Helaine Posner, co-curator of the exhibition and chief curator/deputy director for curatorial affairs at the Neuberger Museum of Art [...]...

artiFACTS: February 2012

AURORA PICTURE SHOW HAS received support from the Andy Warhol Foundation to attend the Arthouse Convergence, an annual gathering of art house operators and industry leaders to get together and share successes and challenges of running independent cinemas, that is presented in collaboration [...]...

Let it Snow!

The A+C Guide to Getting Out Of the House During the Holidays   The holidays are upon us, which means one thing, relatives will also be upon us. Follow t...