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

Your input needed for Texas Medal of Arts Awards

2:12 pm Mar. 7, 2018

Since 2001, the Texas Cultural Trust, an advocacy group, has been honoring our state’s luminaries through the Texas Medal of Arts. The laurels are bestowed every other year at one of the most glamorous galas in

ICYMI: How high design can deliver the art of living

10:10 am Jan. 20, 2018

This story about how Heather McKinney and Brian Carlson of McKinney York Architects helped artist and educator Katelena Hernandez Cowles and her husband, financial planer James Cowles, plan a home fit for the rest of their lives has enjoyed an afterlife on social media.

H-E-B names popular Long Center City Terrace

11:59 am Nov. 15, 2017

It’s one of the most charismatic spots in the city — the Long Center City Terrace.

From the day that the performing arts center opened in 2008 — that’s right, almost 10 years ago — the

After Harvey, who preserves our culture?

3:28 pm Sep. 2, 2017

The organized arts and humanities generally don’t save lives directly during emergency situations. Yet they save our culture — our shared memory — over the long run. Here are some ways the state and national