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The ACTX Top Ten: Summer 2019

The top ten arts and culture events happening across the Lone Star State in the summer of 2019.... | Read More

Reimagining Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes: ‘Immortal Longings’ at the ZACH

Impresario, the promoter, financier, artistic director and all round driving visionary of a performing arts company or enterprise, is not a title bestowed onto individuals much anymore. ... | Read More

Reimagining Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes: ‘Immortal Longings’ at the ZACH

Impresario, the promoter, financier, artistic director and all round driving visionary of a performing arts company or enterprise, is not a title bestowed onto individuals much anymore. ... | Read More

Texas Studio: Chesley Antoinette

Chesley Antoinette is a Dallas-based multidisciplinary artist whose soft sculptures elevate humble materials to regal new heights. ... | Read More

Every Body: Transamerica/n at the McNay

In James Gobel’s 2007 work Robert, we see a bearded and tattooed person—presumably named Robert—wearing a black Morrissey tee-shirt.... | Read More

‘The hearts I have touched will be the proof’ Jeffrey Gibson at the Blanton

There are many songs that thread through This is the Day (on view at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art, July 14-Sept. 29). ... | Read More

Da Camera’s Big, Varied Season

Houston’s Da Camera bills itself as a presenter of chamber music and jazz, but that hardly gives you the whole picture. ... | Read More

Movement in Time and Space: Summer at the MFAH

In 2013 with James Turrell: The Light Inside, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston began a unique summer precedent, presenting an immersive contemporary art exhibition and inviting the public to beat the heat, not merely to view but to journey inside the art. ... | Read More

Nudged Out of the Cloud: Michelle Ellsworth’s The Rehearsal Artist and Post-Verbal Social Network

In one more step towards the antiseptic future envisioned largely by sci-fi movies- a future without dust, disease, age or decay-the very language we invent for our technological revolution has become disembodied and etherealized. ... | Read More

Wolves, Mountains and Big Brother: Tarra & Nancy Dish on Texas Stages

Enjoy our semi-annual Texas performance gab session, where we discuss all that we saw, what we missed and what we loved!... | Read More
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