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Austin Children's Museum announces donations, officially breaks ground

09/25/2012
Austin Children’s Museum leaders and supporters in a ceremony today officially broke ground on the future home of the new museum at the Mueller community. Due to open in late 2013, the new children’s museum will be twice the
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Review: Teatro Vivo's 'Cura'

09/24/2012
Teatro Vivo’s “Cura,” an original play by Austin’s Raul Garza, made good use of the stage-space at the Salvage Vanguard Theater Friday. The scenic design, by Nelly Ruiz de Chavez, had the stage appropriately divided into sections,
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Stage a mirror of Dianne Hardy-Garcia's activist life

09/24/2012
Two weeks ago, Dianne Hardy-Garcia, formerly of Austin, saw herself on stage. "It was very nerve-wracking and surreal," says the veteran campaigner for political and charitable causes.
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Out & About: Stage a mirror of Dianne Hardy-Garcia's activist life

09/24/2012
Two weeks ago, Dianne Hardy-Garcia, formerly of Austin, saw herself on stage. "It was very nerve-wracking and surreal," says the veteran campaigner for political and charitable causes.
Categories: ART News

Arena rock comes to town with funny, spandex-clad musical 'Rock of Ages'

09/22/2012
In this decade, the 1980s have become what the ‘50s and ‘60s were in the actual ‘80s: a nostalgic reference point for much of the theater-going public, who enjoy reliving their youth with a wink and a nudge.
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Conspirare premieres Kevin Puts' 'To Touch the Sky'

09/22/2012
As it was, composer Kevin Puts was thrilled that his first opera, "Silent Night," received resounding praise when it premiered in 2011 by Minnesota Opera.
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Ransom Center exhibit features streamline designs of Norman Bel Geddes

09/20/2012
Radios, theatrical sets and costumes, nightclubs, houses, ocean liners and flying cars. Also, an all-weather stadium, seltzer bottles, trains and home appliances.
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Weekend arts picks

09/20/2012
Laurie Anderson’s “Dirtday!” The inimitable performance artist presents her latest solo work. With her altered violin, Laurie Anderson creates a moody soundscape against which she spins stories about the current state of politics,
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Social aspect of Out & About worth it?

09/19/2012
"Really loved your profile of the physicist. So much more than your articles about Austin social life." "Great job on the forts.
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Tosca Tango Orchestra reunites to play sultry, complex music once again

09/19/2012
They just might be the quintessential Austin musicians. Certainly they're some of the hardest working.
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Advertisement: Austin Museum Day 2012 events listings

09/19/2012
Austin Children's Museum 
201 Colorado St. 472-2499 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join us for the last day of our featured exhibit, 123 Geometry Lane.
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Austin Museum Day 2012 events listings

09/19/2012
Austin Children's Museum 
201 Colorado St. 472-2499 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join us for the last day of our featured exhibit, 123 Geometry Lane.
Categories: ART News

Advertisement: UT's Landmarks brings modern art to the masses

09/19/2012
Landmarks is the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin. Initiated in 2008, the program transforms the university's main campus into a modern art destination enjoyed by thousands of people every day.
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UT's Landmarks brings modern art to the masses

09/19/2012
Landmarks is the public art program of The University of Texas at Austin. Initiated in 2008, the program transforms the university's main campus into a modern art destination enjoyed by thousands of people every day.
Categories: ART News

Advertisement: Redefining 'slacker' through O. Henry's Austin

09/19/2012
Slackers get a bad name. They are stereotyped as characters who lack ambition and are in denial of the "real world." But as shown in "O.
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Redefining 'slacker' through O. Henry's Austin

09/19/2012
Slackers get a bad name. They are stereotyped as characters who lack ambition and are in denial of the "real world." But as shown in "O.
Categories: ART News

Advertisement: A fresh but familiar look for Neill-Cochran House

09/19/2012
The primary rule of historical preservation sounds like the Hippocratic Oath: First, do no harm. Visitors to the Neill-Cochran House Museum for Austin Museum Partnership's 2012 Austin Museum Day will hear about what it takes to perform a major restoration project while keeping this credo in mind.
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A fresh but familiar look for Neill-Cochran House

09/19/2012
The primary rule of historical preservation sounds like the Hippocratic Oath: First, do no harm. Visitors to the Neill-Cochran House Museum for Austin Museum Partnership's 2012 Austin Museum Day will hear about what it takes to perform a major restoration project while keeping this credo in mind.
Categories: ART News

Advertisement: Goodwill takes a greener look at technology relics

09/19/2012
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas' mission is to generate lifelong connections to work. Along this line, Goodwill employees have stored an immense collection of computer technology, documentation, and selected ephemera.
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Goodwill takes a greener look at technology relics

09/19/2012
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas' mission is to generate lifelong connections to work. Along this line, Goodwill employees have stored an immense collection of computer technology, documentation, and selected ephemera.
Categories: ART News