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Hurricane Harvey inspires a Broadway response in Houston

3:07 pm Sep. 15, 2017

Just returned from Houston. My large family’s experience with Hurricane Harvey mirrored the wide range felt by other Houstonians. Some weathered heavy damage; others helped out those in need.

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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

Austin dancer Kele Roberson heads to the Royal Ballet

9:58 am Aug. 20, 2017

Kele Roberson, who studied at Austin’s Dance Institute and the  Austin School for the Performing and Visual Arts, deferred a $25,000 scholarship to the Juilliard School in order to join the Royal Ballet School in London. This program funnels some dancers

Rude Mechs to jolt Yale and Guthrie theaters

6:06 pm Aug. 14, 2017

The Rude Mechs have lined up long residencies at two of the nation’s biggest and best regional theaters, Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, Conn. and Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minn.

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