Archive for March, 2013

SXSW 2013 Late Night Dispatches Day 3

Bob Boilen, Stephen Thompson, Robin Hilton and Ann Powers discuss highlights from SXSW 2013 including Dave Grohl's Keynote address, The Sound City performance, the band Death, Flaming Lips, Telekinesis, Skinny Lister, Terakaft and so much more

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SXSW 2013 Late Night Dispatches Day 2

Bob Boilen along with Robin Hilton, Stephen Thompson and Ann Powers talk about their discoveries and Highlights for day 2 of the SXSW 2013 music festival. highlights include Nick Cave, Savages, The Lone Bellow, Marnie Stern, The Yeah Yeah Yeah's, Wildcat! Wildcat and more.

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SXSW 2013 Late Night Dispatches Day 1

Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson gather at the end of day one at the SXSW Music Festival to share their discoveries, adventures and old favorites. Including the music of Dana Falconberry, Blue Hawaii, Ashley Monroe, Action Bronson, Guards, Mother Falcon, Marnie Stern, Torres and Jim James.

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SXSW 2013 Preview

It's that time of year again! All Songs Considered is headed on another musical trek to Austin for this year's South By Southwest festival. Before hitting the road we took time to find some great tracks that will likely to love at this years music festival. Host Bob Boilen, producer and co-host Robin Hilton, editor Stephen Thompson and NPR Music critic Ann Powers listened to around 1500 songs... | Read More

Matthew Collings Lecture

TWU Department of Visual Arts welcomes British artist, writer, television documentary producer and art critic for a lecture on March 20th, 11am to 12 noon at the MCL Building, 101 Auditorium, Denton TWU campus.

Biggs & Collings

In a joint enterprise, Biggs and Collings create autonomous abstract paintings that take their place in a modernist tradition going back 100 years,... | Read More

Art Notes

Picasso Revealed: Before there was Warhol, there was Pablo Picasso, whose talent and international celebrity defined the modern concept of an artist. It doesn%26rsquo;t get any better than this: A brilliantly conceived rethinking of the original grand master%26rsquo;s oeuvre is touching down at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The Guggenheim and the MFAH are the only American venues for this... | Read More

Art Notes

Picasso Revealed: Before there was Warhol, there was Pablo Picasso, whose talent and international celebrity defined the modern concept of an artist. It doesn%26rsquo;t get any better than this: A brilliantly conceived rethinking of the original grand master%26rsquo;s oeuvre is touching down at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The Guggenheim and the MFAH are the only American venues for this... | Read More

Art Notes

Picasso Revealed: Before there was Warhol, there was Pablo Picasso, whose talent and international celebrity defined the modern concept of an artist. It doesn%26rsquo;t get any better than this: A brilliantly conceived rethinking of the original grand master%26rsquo;s oeuvre is touching down at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The Guggenheim and the MFAH are the only American venues for this... | Read More

Flaming Lips, Surfer Blood, Sufjan Stevens, More

This week on All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by some familiar friends from the NPR Music team, who share their latest musical finds.

1. Surfer Blood: "Demon Dance" from 'Pythons'2. Miyazaki: "Torrents" from 'Color Of Glass'3. Leven Signs: "Prague Spring" from 'Hemp Is Here'4. Sufjan Stevens: "Give A Little Love" (unreleased single)5. The Flaming Lips:... | Read More

Collector’s Conversation — Brought to You by the Dallas Art Fair

Miles Thurlow, co-founder, co-director and co-owner of UK-based Workplace Gallery, fields questions from collector Patsy Fagadau, partner at Beckerman | Fagadau Interiors, Dallas. What draws you to travel from the UK to Texas to participate in the Dallas Art Fair 2013? We were asked to take part for a couple of years now by Chris Byrne, and a mixture of his enthusiastic hospitality and... | Read More

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