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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

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 Opera leader turns to Big Data

9:44 am Feb. 11, 2017

This past fall, Austin Opera flew in Annie Burridge, a candidate for general director, to watch its staging of “The Manchurian Candidate.”

“I sat down in the hall,” says the former managing director of Opera Philadelphia.