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Time to plan your fall season at the Long Center

9:46 am Jun. 22, 2017

A picture of Austin’s fall arts season is falling into place. The latest booking news is from the Long Center for the Performing Aarts. We rearranged, condensed and edited for style their fine descriptions of

NEA dispatches almost $500,000 to Austin arts

4:55 pm Jun. 14, 2017

The National Endowment for the Arts today announced almost $83 million in grants nationwide.

Of that, $2.5 million went to Texas. Almost $1 million of that was given to the Texas Commission on the Arts to pass along to artists

Giving City toasts Austin Critics Table Awards

2:39 pm May. 29, 2017

If you missed the short history of the Austin Critics Table Awards written by Monica Maldonado Williams of Giving City and published in Sunday’s American-Statesman, below find a snippet. The free awards ceremony returns 7 p.m. June 5 at Cap City Comedy Club.

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Austin names Rehab El Sadek artist in residence

5:21 pm Apr. 20, 2017

A native of Egypt now based in Austin will spend nine months embedded within the city’s Watershed Protection Department.

A painter, photographer, printmaker and all-around creative sparkplug, Rehab El Sadek is also a social connector who has initiated workshops

Look who won the Austin high school musical awards

8:20 am Apr. 14, 2017

The Long Center was packed and loud. The show was long and cool. If anyone kept track of the shows tunes performed during the Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards last night, they surely got dizzy