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The Front Edge of Theater Making: AT&T’s Off Broadway on Flora

Can any image fill a performing arts venue programmer or curator with more dread than the sight of an empty, darkened theater? ... | Read More

FotoFest 2018 Biennial: Broad Visions in a Narrow Time

Houston’s FotoFest reconvenes, March 10 through April 22, with its biennial exhibition and region-wide gallery focus on all things photographic. ... | Read More

Memory, Mind, Matter: The Sculpture of Eduardo Chillida at Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University

Two exhibitions dedicated to the life and works of the 20th-century Spanish Modernist sculptor Eduardo Chillida (1924-2002) are on view at the Meadows Museum through June 3. ... | Read More

Texas String Divas

For classically-trained string players, the traditional route to making a living as a professional musician is fairly narrow: win a job in a major orchestra, find a full-time teaching position, or gig like there is no tomorrow.... | Read More

Re-gendering History: ‘Men on Boats’ at MST

History may be written by the victors, as the saying goes, but fundamentally history is written by the writers and the landscape of history etched into images by the cartographers, though they are perhaps paid by those victors.... | Read More

Global Vision: Dance Salad Festival Moves to the Hobby Center

Every year at Easter time, Houston transforms into a hub of international dance, thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit and artistic vision of Nancy Henderek, founder of the Dance Salad Festival. ... | Read More

Global Vision: Dance Salad Festival Moves to the Hobby Center

Every year at Easter time, Houston transforms into a hub of international dance, thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit and artistic vision of Nancy Henderek, founder of the Dance Salad Festival. ... | Read More

Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’ comes to Austin and the Blanton

It seems facile to call Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin an instant icon, but an icon it is.... | Read More

Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’ comes to Austin and the Blanton

It seems facile to call Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin an instant icon, but an icon it is.... | Read More

TX Studio: Darryl Ratcliff

On Ash Lane sits Ash Studios, a building described by Darryl Ratcliff as “a social sculpture that has had an amazing practical and symbolic meaning in Dallas.” ... | Read More
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