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Austin names Rehab El Sadek artist in residence

5:21 pm Apr. 20, 2017

A native of Egypt now based in Austin will spend nine months embedded within the city’s Watershed Protection Department.

A painter, photographer, printmaker and all-around creative sparkplug, Rehab El Sadek is also a social connector who has initiated workshops

Look who won the Austin high school musical awards

8:20 am Apr. 14, 2017

The Long Center was packed and loud. The show was long and cool. If anyone kept track of the shows tunes performed during the Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards last night, they surely got dizzy

Why I adore the Austin Symphony

7:13 pm Apr. 12, 2017

When I arrived during the 1980s, the Austin Symphony was OK.

Fine artists. Respectable programs. Perhaps too much emphasis on visiting marquee soloists, but that’s what the group’s leaders felt sold tickets.

It was missing two crucial ingredients: Peter Bay and the Long Center.

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