Archive for June, 2013

Art Notes

Indelible Image: In 150-plus years of photojournalism, a handful of images fall under the label unforgettable. Among these is Steve McCurry%26rsquo;s Afghan Girl, 1984, which originally graced the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic. See this storied photograph that documents the flight of a young Afghan refugee in the wake of the 1980s Soviet invasion, along with more of... | Read More

Art Notes

Indelible Image: In 150-plus years of photojournalism, a handful of images fall under the label unforgettable. Among these is Steve McCurry%26rsquo;s Afghan Girl, 1984, which originally graced the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic. See this storied photograph that documents the flight of a young Afghan refugee in the wake of the 1980s Soviet invasion, along with more of... | Read More

Art Notes

Indelible Image: In 150-plus years of photojournalism, a handful of images fall under the label unforgettable. Among these is Steve McCurry%26rsquo;s Afghan Girl, 1984, which originally graced the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic. See this storied photograph that documents the flight of a young Afghan refugee in the wake of the 1980s Soviet invasion, along with more of... | Read More

Printmatic

We%26rsquo;re mad for PrintHouston year three, overseen by Cathie Kayser alongside a stalwart band of dedicated and proficient fellow Houston printmakers, who beginning this spring crafted a top-gun salute for all things ink on paper as well as some unorthodox media, with a two-ton steamroller thrown in. PrintHouston continues the tradition of Houston-incubated organizations (FotoFest is first... | Read More

Printmatic

We%26rsquo;re mad for PrintHouston year three, overseen by Cathie Kayser alongside a stalwart band of dedicated and proficient fellow Houston printmakers, who beginning this spring crafted a top-gun salute for all things ink on paper as well as some unorthodox media, with a two-ton steamroller thrown in. PrintHouston continues the tradition of Houston-incubated organizations (FotoFest is first... | Read More

Printmatic

We%26rsquo;re mad for PrintHouston year three, overseen by Cathie Kayser alongside a stalwart band of dedicated and proficient fellow Houston printmakers, who beginning this spring crafted a top-gun salute for all things ink on paper as well as some unorthodox media, with a two-ton steamroller thrown in. PrintHouston continues the tradition of Houston-incubated organizations (FotoFest is first... | Read More

New Music: Sigur R?s, Zola Jesus, Jon Hopkins, Ebony Bones, More

On this week's episode of All Songs Considered, co-hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton split right down the middle when it comes to bringing the noise. Bob, who normally likes his summer's fast and loud, takes a more languid approach, with beautiful cuts from Sigur Rós, Jon Hopkins and Zola Jesus. Meanwhile, Robin cranks it to 11 with some dissonant explosions of rock and roll from Drug... | Read More

Alley Up

Houston%26rsquo;s busy Tony-winning performing arts company The Alley Theatre, under the leadership of artistic director Gregory Boyd and managing director Dean Gladden, stages an incredible 393 productions every season. So, it%26rsquo;s long been time for a redux. Perfectly timed is the recent announcement of an ambitious $73 million capital campaign, of which $31 million has already been... | Read More

Alley Up

Houston%26rsquo;s busy Tony-winning performing arts company The Alley Theatre, under the leadership of artistic director Gregory Boyd and managing director Dean Gladden, stages an incredible 393 productions every season. So, it%26rsquo;s long been time for a redux. Perfectly timed is the recent announcement of an ambitious $73 million capital campaign, of which $31 million has already been... | Read More

Alley Up

Houston%26rsquo;s busy Tony-winning performing arts company The Alley Theatre, under the leadership of artistic director Gregory Boyd and managing director Dean Gladden, stages an incredible 393 productions every season. So, it%26rsquo;s long been time for a redux. Perfectly timed is the recent announcement of an ambitious $73 million capital campaign, of which $31 million has already been... | Read More

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