Author Archive

Sideways to the Sun: Natasha Bowdoin at the Moody Center

I meet Natasha Bowdoin for breakfast tacos a few days after the opening of her installation Sideways to the Sun at the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University (on view through May 18). ... | Read More

Painting Toward Intimacy: Jonas Wood at Dallas Museum of Art

There’s an intimacy that comes with looking at painting, Jonas Wood tells me.... | Read More

The Company Model on Texas Stages

The plays change but the players remain the same: Such is the model of a resident acting company, a group of artists who create theater together as a team.... | Read More

Musical Stories Lines: Houston Symphony’s New Season

A festival celebrating arch-Romantic composer Robert Schumann. Spotlights on Richard Strauss, master of orchestral tone-painting, and today’s John Adams. A pairing of dramatic but little-known choral works by Felix Mendelssohn and Gustav Mahler.... | Read More

Have a Seat: Tom Loeser’s Playful Furniture at the Craft Center

Simple ideas, reimagined. This is central to Tom Loeser’s practice.... | Read More

Dream with Them: The Sin Fronteras Festival Brings Theater for Young Audiences to Austin

What power do young people have to transform the very fabric of our nation? How can theater do this type of social justice work?... | Read More

GRLZ + VEILS: Cheryl Donegan at CAMH

Up-cycled dresses on mannequins, paintings of deconstructed tracksuits, and massive lengths of cloth made with consumer technology fill the upstairs of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston. ... | Read More

Rescue Music: DSO Oboist Eric Hannigan’s Artists for Animals

The audience members at the Meyerson Symphony Center had no idea what an adventure the oboist onstage had on her way in to work that night. ... | Read More

Texas Lens: Finding My Voice

My name is Agostina Migoni and I am an opera singer. My grandfather, who lived with us during my childhood, was also an opera singer and my first music teacher, so I feel that my career path was determined pretty early on. ... | Read More

The ACTX Top Ten: February 2019

Our top ten picks for arts and culture events happening across the Lone Star State in Feb 2019.... | Read More
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