All the Rage
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All the Rage

Once Gracefully Travels from Film to Stage
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Once Gracefully Travels from Film to Stage

I was hesitant walking into the Winspear Opera House on opening night of Once, the…

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Suburban Trauma Drama
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Suburban Trauma Drama

Andrew Thornton and Rick Frederick in AtticRep‘s 2008 production of True West. Photo by Siggi…

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SOLI Chamber Ensemble Moves into The Tobin Center with HEAR
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SOLI Chamber Ensemble Moves into The Tobin Center with HEAR

After featuring SOLI Chamber Ensemble in our November “Home/Away” column, we wanted to know more…

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Shattering the Illusion
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Shattering the Illusion

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Returns to AtticRep
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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Returns to AtticRep

Gloria Sanchez as Martha and Sarah Nixon as Honey in the AtticRep production of Edward…

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Invasive Species: Landscape
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Invasive Species: Landscape

Show Up: Tommy Gregory at Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum
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Dreaming Big
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Dreaming Big

Artistic director Gabriel Zertuche calls Ballet San Antonio “the little company that can.”

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The Artist as Lens
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The Artist as Lens

Catherine Lee, whose retrospective opens Sept. 4 at San Antonio’s Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

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Margaret Meehan: Decoration Day
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Margaret Meehan: Decoration Day

Women on the front lines of combat is a contentious issue for the United States…

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A Big Little Show
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A Big Little Show

Fantastic Mr. Fox, a captivating and witty show with a sense of humor and sophistication,…

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Five Questions for Amy Fote of Ballet San Antonio
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Five Questions for Amy Fote of Ballet San Antonio

Amy Fote, former principal of Houston Ballet and Milwaukee Ballet, has joined the artistic staff…

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Theater by Design
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Theater by Design

Beyond a round exhibition hall, a stairway leads down to the inner sanctum of the…

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Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting
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Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting

Million Dollar Baby
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Million Dollar Baby

Matisse Has Arrived. How About San Antonio?   In 1996, a D Magazine feature on…

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Pace Gems: Selections from the Linda Pace Foundation Permanent Collection
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Pace Gems: Selections from the Linda Pace Foundation Permanent Collection

Pace Gems, the inaugural exhibit at the Linda Pace Foundation’s SPACE, presents highlights from the…

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This Museum Was Made for You and Me
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This Museum Was Made for You and Me

Unfortunately for Texans, It’s in Virginia   IMAGE: From left: Miriam Schapiro’s Another Red Room…

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A Home and a New Season
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A Home and a New Season

“The main question was: after eight years of doing the work we have done, and…

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No Appointment Required
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No Appointment Required

It has been a busy year for Patricia Ruiz-Healy, who made the leap last fall…

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Eat, Err, Hug, Die
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Eat, Err, Hug, Die

Flesh Made Word in the Art of Robert Indiana   IMAGE: Robert Indiana, The Demuth…

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Robert Indiana Under the Influence
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Robert Indiana Under the Influence

Yesterday I finally got to see the McNay Art Museum’s presentation of Robert Indiana: Beyond…

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SOLI Chamber Ensemble’s Third Decade of Youthful Beginnings
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SOLI Chamber Ensemble’s Third Decade of Youthful Beginnings

SOLI Chamber Ensemble’s May concert, titled Future, logically concludes the San Antonio-based classical contemporary quartet’s…

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Blue Star Rising?
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Blue Star Rising?

In late February, Houston native Mary Heathcott leaped from Artpace, San Antonio’s internationally-acclaimed artist residency…

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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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Ain’t We Fancy? Then and Now
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Ain’t We Fancy? Then and Now

The 21st-century status of Thomas Sully (1783-1872), a Philadelphia painter and leading successor to Gilbert…

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Looking at Milwaukee, Thinking About San Antonio
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Looking at Milwaukee, Thinking About San Antonio

At least from my vantage point in Houston, there don't seem to be many tea…

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Layover Art
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Layover Art

It’s not unusual for a gallery to show renderings, models or other materials related to…

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Are We World Class Yet?
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Are We World Class Yet?

Visualizing Theater
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Visualizing Theater

It’s not quite right to use the term “hidden gem” to describe the Tobin Theatre…

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Reconsidering a Pop Outlier
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Reconsidering a Pop Outlier

Robert Indiana’s totemic sculptures and hard edge paintings filled with enigmatic numbers and text were…

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Museum in Transition
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Museum in Transition

One of my most powerful art memories of 2013 is visiting the traveling exhibition 30…

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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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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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Nuyorican with a Global Reach
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Nuyorican with a Global Reach

What do you get when you fuse a profoundly personal Puerto Rican heritage, a love…

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Dancing Illusions
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Dancing Illusions

Thrills! Danger! Dancing ropes! No, it's not this year’s holiday blockbuster movie; it’s Pilobolus.

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Localized Histories: Works from the Linda Pace Foundation Collection
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Localized Histories: Works from the Linda Pace Foundation Collection

Gazing at Linda Pace’s Orange Crush is like flying over a monochromatic landscape of childhood…

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No Fear, No Discovery
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No Fear, No Discovery

Houston artist (and A+C contributor) Debra Barrera has work in two group shows in San…

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San Antonio’s Grassroots Spread
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San Antonio’s Grassroots Spread

As Blue Star Gentrifies, viagra Artistic Energy Branches Out Across Town IMAGE ABOVE: Angel Rodriguez-Diaz,…

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Eerie Does It
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Eerie Does It

Click. A key turns, unexpectedly. Locked in? Panic rises as the clock keeps time. Alone…

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