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Arts & Culture

  • UT
    After earning her studio art degree, UT alumna Xochi Solis didn’t immediately find her place in the art world. But once she explored jobs in education, joined a collective and showcased her own work, she realized she didn’t have to choose just one — she could do it all. (Article by Daily Texan Staff, republished […]
  • Region Capture
    A year into Austin’s 10-1 city council format, a new public art exhibit is using the 10 districts as inspiration for exploring the city’s unique identities. “Drawing Lines: Explorations of Place,” opening April 1 at the McKean Eilers Building downtown, aims to unite the city while celebrating Austin’s diversity. (Article by Katey Psencik, republished from Commissioned […]
  • Cabaret
    The now-classic musical Cabaret, originally produced on Broadway in 1966, may have a pedigree that dates back to the days of pre-Nazi Germany, but its themes and imagery remain as frightening, troubling, and timely today as they ever have. (Article by American Statesman Staff, republished from   Cabaret – with a book by Joe Masteroff, […]
  • Fusebox
    Austin’s edgiest and most-sophisticated festival, Fusebox is also the most indie. (Article by Jeanne Claire Van Ryzin, republished from And it’s free. Some Fusebox events do require prior reservations. But in this blog we’re highlighting a few choice happeningsthat require no reservations. “The Biodiversity of Texas” When: 1 p.m.Saturday Where: Fiesta Gardens Pavilion, Town Lake […]
  • Arts
    A new multi-media art project frames a question for a rapidly changing East Austin: Who or what do we see — or don’t see — when we walk down the streets of East Austin? (Article by Jeanne Claire Van Ryzin, republished from “Invisible Intersections” kicks off March 31 with a party and walking tour of […]
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    You’ve heard them, right? The voices you can’t get out of your head. Relatives, bosses, teachers, friends, enemies, yourself, voicing criticism or comfort, desire or regret, but whoever they are and whatever they’re on about, they keep up a steady chatter in your cranium you’re at a loss to stop. (Article by Robert Faires, republished […]
  • painting
    “Staycation” is simply the smartest show of Austin painting talent to pop up in a while — dazzling, fresh, auspicious. Curated and hosted by the artist-run Mass Gallery, “Staycation” musters paintings by six local talents: Jeana Baumgardner, Anthony B. Creeden, Ryan Davis, Caitlin Halloran, Dan Sutherland and Raymond Uhlir (Mass Gallery artists, in very classy […]
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    At her mostly Latino-populated school, teacher Roxanne Schroeder-Arce found it problematic that her students’ theater productions only focused on stories about white people. (Article by Elena Mejia, republished from “Rarely were young people seeing depictions of characters who looked like their ‘abuelos’ or parents,” Schroeder-Arce said. “My work with teachers and my work as an […]
  • Alamo Drafthouse
    In this post-Netflix world, going to the movies doesn’t seem to be as appealing an experience as it once was. (Article by Hollis Johnson, republished from Why leave the house, subject yourself to absurdly overpriced food, and sit through 15 minutes of previews when you could just unwind on the couch with some takeout and […]
  • AustinMural
    The idea started over “cube talk” in the art department. As Emily Kimbro, our art director, and Victoria Millner, our designer, discussed how to approach Michael Hall’s cover story on Austin, they knew they wanted something iconic. Yes, the city is famous for the UT Tower, the Capitol, live music, and barbecue, but those ideas […]