Music review: Rhiannon Giddens sings a haunting slave narrative

11:19 am Sep. 27, 2016

(This review is by American-Statesman freelance arts critic Luke Quinton.)

There’s nothing academic about Rhiannon Giddens’ stage presence — she’s the real deal.

Standing barefoot on the McCullough Theatre stage Friday between members of the Kronos Quartet,

Blue Genie Art Bazaar moves to new location

10:20 am Sep. 21, 2016

The popular holiday season art shopping happening is moving to a new location this year.

Blue Genie Art Bazaar is shifting locations not far from when its been the last few years.

This year it’s at 6100

Bernstein celebration planned for 2018

12:05 pm Sep. 19, 2016

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis commissioned Leonard Bernstein to compose a monumental musical spectacle for the 1971 opening of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

What the American composer and conductor choose

East Austin Studio Tour artists announced

5:10 pm Sep. 14, 2016

This year’s East Austin Studio Tour artist have just been announced!  Austin’s free, annual tour or artist studios happens over two weekends: Nov. 12-13 and Nov. 19-20.

See the entire list of several hundred artists here: