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See ‘La La Land’ set to live music in Austin

4:26 pm Mar. 6, 2017

What could be better than watching — or re-watching — Oscar runner-up “La La Land” on the big screen? Watching the musical on the big screen set to live music performed by the Austin Symphony Orchestra.

The tuner won

1932-2017: Austin artist and teacher Ishmael Soto dies

4:00 pm Mar. 1, 2017

Ishmael Soto, longtime Austin ceramicist and teacher, died Monday after a battle with cancer. He was 84.

“Ishmael’s passing is a loss for us all in the community,” said Sylvia Orozco, director of Mexic-Arte Museum. “He

NEA, NEH, PBS on the chopping block once again

3:30 pm Feb. 20, 2017

Since my first day at the newspaper 28 years ago, the National Endowment for the Arts — its sibling National Endowment for the Humanities and Corporation for Public Broadcasting — have been under fire.

The only mildly surprising thing