Ain’t Misbehavin’
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Ain’t Misbehavin’

The success of any production of Ain’t Misbehavin’, the 1978 Tony-winning musical revue, rests solely…

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The Painter and the Ad Man
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The Painter and the Ad Man

Braque, Magritte Had Overlapping Concerns, Wildly Different Visions   IMAGE: René Magritte, Le faux miroir…

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Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, & Cuisine
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Art and Appetite: American Painting, Culture, & Cuisine

A society’s culture is shaped in part by the customs and traditions of food.

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Wetiko: Cowboys and Indigenes
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Wetiko: Cowboys and Indigenes

In 2012, the BBC covered the Houla Massacre in Syria but mistakenly used a photograph…

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Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt
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Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

Sometimes, a simple gesture is all it takes. In the most striking works made by…

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The Wizard of Oz
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The Wizard of Oz

It’s OK, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The new touring stage version of…

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Thomas Sully: Painted Performance
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Thomas Sully: Painted Performance

SAN ANTONIO—Well-represented in museum collections, the 19th-century Philadelphia portrait painter Thomas Sully (1783-1872) isn’t exactly…

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Less Than Kind
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Less Than Kind

Houston Ballet Soars in a Welch Wonderland
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Houston Ballet Soars in a Welch Wonderland

Houston Ballet celebrated its leader's tenth year at the helm by performing three of his…

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Trouble Puppet Theatre
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Trouble Puppet Theatre

The Salvage Vanguard Theatre hosted a special double feature on March 1, with Trouble Puppet…

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Bigger Than Tut
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Bigger Than Tut

Charles Long: CATALIN & Pet Sounds
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Charles Long: CATALIN & Pet Sounds

Los Angeles-based conceptual artist Charles Long’s CATALIN and Pet Sounds are the two newest sculptural…

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In The Next Room or the vibrator play
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In The Next Room or the vibrator play

The ZACH Theatre's production of Sarah Ruhl's In The Next Room or the vibrator play…

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National Theatre of Scotland
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National Theatre of Scotland

IMAGES: The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart by David Greig, Writer & Director Wils Wilson,…

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Jason Urban: Solo Show
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Jason Urban: Solo Show

Jason Urban’s solo show at Wally Workman offers audiences an amalgamation of digitally influenced prints,…

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Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds
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Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds

Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds is a remarkable exhibition of mostly drawingsby an artist whose name…

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Jan Banning: Bureaucratics
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Jan Banning: Bureaucratics

Documentary photographer Jan Banning’s current exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston began with…

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Alexandra Grant: Century of the Self
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Alexandra Grant: Century of the Self

Self-described as an “essayist that paints,” Los Angeles-based artist Alexandra Grant is known for her…

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Kent Rush: Concrete Poetry and Other Poems in Gray
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Kent Rush: Concrete Poetry and Other Poems in Gray

SAN ANTONIO—When the Chicago Sun-Times fired its entire photography department last May, it was a…

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Adela Andea – Zero Degrees Celsius
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Adela Andea – Zero Degrees Celsius

In her current body of work, Conroe-based artist Adela Andea uses lenticulars.

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Hopper Drawing & Robert Smithson in Texas
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Hopper Drawing & Robert Smithson in Texas

A little Edward Hopper goes a long way with me, though I can’t picture American…

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Jang soon Im: War
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Jang soon Im: War

Korean-born artist Jang soon Im has coated the walls of Anya Tish Gallery with the…

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Review:  Theatre Three – On the Eve
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Review: Theatre Three – On the Eve

Review:  Into the Woods
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Review: Into the Woods

It’s no small thing to tackle the intricate world of Stephen Sondheim; with endless layers…

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Review:  Apollo Chamber Players
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Review: Apollo Chamber Players

Lately, much energy is devoted to the notion of innovation in the concert hall. Unfortunately,…

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Review:  We Were Nothing
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Review: We Were Nothing

If you walk into the backyard of a poorly lit house and see Bastion Carboni,…

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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
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The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess is a musical not to be missed. Currently in its…

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Houston Cinema Arts Festival
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Houston Cinema Arts Festival

I can't say whether it was the best Houston Cinema Arts Festival yet, but it…

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Robyn O’Neil: WE SPOKE MIRAGE
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Robyn O’Neil: WE SPOKE MIRAGE

WE SPOKE MIRAGE, Robyn O’Neil’s third exhibition with Talley Dunn Gallery, presents 20 drawings made…

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Marianne Vitale
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Marianne Vitale

It’s no accident that The Contemporary Austin decided to commission two works from Marianne Vitale,…

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Return to Earth at Nasher Sculpture Center
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Return to Earth at Nasher Sculpture Center

Return to Earth: Ceramic Sculpture of Fontana, pharm Melotti, prescription Miró, view Noguchi, and Picasso,…

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Eight, Eighteen
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Eight, Eighteen

Marking the 10th anniversary of the Linda Pace Foundation, Eight, Eighteen presents something old and…

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Melissa Thorne: A Wall Around a Window
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Melissa Thorne: A Wall Around a Window

The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works by Waltercio Caldas
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The Nearest Air: A Survey of Works by Waltercio Caldas

Entering Waltercio Caldas’s exhibition The Nearest Air immediately produces a sense of lightness in the…

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Review:  Marie and Bruce
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Review: Marie and Bruce

Race at Kitchen Dog Theater
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Race at Kitchen Dog Theater

David Mamet writes great debates. His characters navigate the twists and turns of a well-formed…

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Review:  Fixing King John
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Review: Fixing King John

Before they head to Lincoln Center in New York in January, the Rude Mechs delivered…

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Review:  Bull Game
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Review: Bull Game

DALLAS—Site-specific theater can seem better, more “alternative,” edgier than sitting in those uncomfortable green seats…

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Review:  Carnival Round the Central Figure
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Review: Carnival Round the Central Figure

Sometimes when a piece of theater challenges me, I look for answers in the play’s…

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Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907
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Koloman Moser: Designing Modern Vienna, 1897–1907

One of the highlights of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s fall season is a…

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