A blog about Austin’s arts scene with news, reviews and recommended happenings.

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:

Dance review: Arcos Dance’s “Domain”

4:42 pm Sep. 12, 2016

For most of this year, Arcos Dance has been unfolding parts and pieces of “Domain,” a hugely ambitious  transmedia performance the Austin-based group debuted in San Marcos this weekend as part of a Texas State

More leadership moves at Austin Opera

10:25 am Sep. 12, 2016

Days before Austin Opera begins its new season, company officials announced another change-up to its administrative leadership.

In a Sept. 8 letter to Austin Opera board members, president Jon Nash announced that Jane Weaver-Sobel, who had

Austin Symphony to livestream concert

1:09 pm Sep. 7, 2016

Whoa — did you feel the earth move?

For the first time in its 106-year history, the Austin Symphony Orchestra will livestream an entire concert online.

The Saturday night performance of “Mozart Speaks” will be streamed via