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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 [...]...

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 [...]...