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Soaring Music and Real Characters: Fun Home at AT&T

The foundation of Fun Home is not merriment as the title might suggest. ... | Read More

Van Cliburn Winner Yekwon Sunwoo Returns to Texas

The first time Yekwon Sunwoo vied in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the judges eliminated him after the opening round. Looking back, the South Korea native made no excuses. “I just wasn’t ready,” he recalled.... | Read More

Sir Kenneth MacMillan & Houston Ballet: Mayerling Continues a Storied Relationship

When Houston Ballet takes the stage next fall for the Houston premiere of Sir Kenneth MacMillan's Mayerling, Sept. 22-24 at the Hobby Center, it will surely be new for the audience, yet also be a continuation of a storied relationship between the company and the legendary British choreographer.... | Read More

New Dancers & Epic Works: Houston Ballet’s Fall Season

Watching a rehearsal of Mayerling I witnessed a company in motion in more ways than the splendid dancing in the room. ... | Read More

A Heroic Launch: Glass Opens Aperio’s Big Season

Against significant odds--flood damage at the Hobby Center and other Theater District performing arts venues, coupled with the personal losses suffered by many musicians during Hurricane Harvey-- Aperio's season opening concert, an all-Philip Glass affair, took place at Zilkha Hall Saturday night (Sept. 9).... | Read More

Dinner of Doom: 4th Wall opens its final season with Ayad Akhtar’s Disgraced

Great drama is seldom blatantly didactic, but on occasion theater does gift us with certain life-tips to aid us along our journey. ... | Read More

Glam Makeover: The Hidden Room’s Henry IV in Austin

Shakespeare, politics, glam rock: these are not terms we often put together, if ever, yet this month, Austin’s Hidden Room theater company plans to merge the three into a rocking trio for a production of the Bard’s glorious history play Henry IV, through Oct. 1 at York Rite Masonic Hall.... | Read More

Glimpsed Through Liquid: Graham Caldwell at Circuit12 Contemporary

Brooklyn-based artist Graham Caldwell’s exhibition Glimpsed Through Liquid, his first at Circuit12 Contemporary in Dallas’ design district, fills the space with serial glass sculptures, spanning nearly two decades.... | Read More

The A+C Top Ten: September 2017

Arts + Culture events happening across Texas in September 2017.... | Read More

Theater After Harvey: Houston’s Small Companies Must Continue

As the Texas Gulf Coast begins the rebuilding process after the catastrophic damage of Hurricane Harvey, so too has the local theater community.... | Read More
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