Archive for March, 2014

Art Notes

Twentieth-Century Bounty: Bask in Braque and marvel in Magritte with these extraordinary shows that don%26rsquo;t sacrifice intimacy for the import of ballyhooed blockbusters. At the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, cubism co-pioneer Braque gets his day in a retrospective organized by the Pompidou, installed with verve in the luminous spaces of the MFAH%26rsquo;s Law Building Upper Brown... | Read More

Art Notes

Twentieth-Century Bounty: Bask in Braque and marvel in Magritte with these extraordinary shows that don%26rsquo;t sacrifice intimacy for the import of ballyhooed blockbusters. At the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, cubism co-pioneer Braque gets his day in a retrospective organized by the Pompidou, installed with verve in the luminous spaces of the MFAH%26rsquo;s Law Building Upper Brown... | Read More

Art Notes

Blowing Out the Candles: Celebrations are in order. Nancy Whitenack%26rsquo;s Conduit Gallery turns 30 and has never boasted stronger programming. You never know what you%26rsquo;ll discover at this Design District pioneer, but be assured that it will be important and often ground-breaking. (I%26rsquo;ll never forget a show several summers ago by Heyd Fontentot; I walked into the installation,... | Read More

Art Notes

Blowing Out the Candles: Celebrations are in order. Nancy Whitenack%26rsquo;s Conduit Gallery turns 30 and has never boasted stronger programming. You never know what you%26rsquo;ll discover at this Design District pioneer, but be assured that it will be important and often ground-breaking. (I%26rsquo;ll never forget a show several summers ago by Heyd Fontentot; I walked into the installation,... | Read More

SXSW 2014 Late Night Dispatch Day 5

Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, Stephen Thompson, and Frannie Kelley gather at the end of day five at the SXSW Music Festival to talk about what they saw on the final day.

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SXSW 2014 Late Night Dispatch Day 4

Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, Stephen Thompson and Katie Presley gather at the end of day four at the SXSW Music Festival to talk about mosh pit adventures and music discoveries.

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SXSW 2014 Late Night Dispatch Day 3

Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, and Stephen Thompson gather at the end of day three at the SXSW Music Festival to talk about bands they've seen in Austin.  They also reflect on Wednesday's tragic accident.

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SXSW 2014 Late Night Dispatch Day 2

Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton and Ann Powers gather at the end of day two at the SXSW Music Festival to talk about the Stubbs showcase.

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SXSW 2014 Late Night Dispatches Day 1

Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, Stephen Thompson and Katie Presley gather at the end of day one at the SXSW Music Festival to share their discoveries, adventures and old favorites. 

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SXSW 2014 Music Preview

As excited as we are about NPR Music's 2014 SXSW showcase with Damon Albarn, St. Vincent, Kelis and others (which you can stream live on March 12 at 7:30 p.m. Central), those artists represent a fraction of the massive party happening in Austin, Texas this week.

 

To prepare for this week's show, All Songs hosts Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton and NPR Music's Stephen Thompson... | Read More

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