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No Shades of Grey Here
Whether you love, hate or feel completely ambivalent towards Valentine’s Day, there’s no avoiding the level of romance put on display every February. And since we’re in ...
Art World Game Changer
On the eve of The Blanton Museum of Art's highly anticipated gala, the organization has announced its newest acquisition. The Blanton will be home to Ellsworth Kelly's Austin ...
Art and About
The newest art installation on the University of Texas at Austin campus is ready to wow those who encounter its imposing structure. Located at 24th Street and Speedway, Nancy Rubins ...
Art Is Money
The Texas Cultural Trust has released its 2015 State of the Arts report, which shows the impact that the arts have on the state. In addition to economic contributions (i ...
Ceramic Sounds
"Music is the soundtrack of our lives," explained artist Tom Sachs as he stood in front of speakers blaring Lil Wayne. On Saturday, Sachs' Boombox Retrospective 1999-2015 opened at The ...
Arts in Context
Editor's note: CultureMap is proud to present the latest installment in our partnership with KLRU's documentary series Arts in Context Shorts. This unique series celebrates stories about the ...
ABBAcadabra
When my son was nearly two, he became enamored with the music of Mamma Mia!. No matter how foul his mood, the entrancing melodies of "Dancing Queen," "SOS" and "Super ...
Keeping up with the Joneses
Dallas philanthropic duo Gene Jones and daughter Charlotte Jones Anderson summoned the press, Texas Cultural Trust board members and friends, and arts patrons to AT&T Stadium on January 14 ...
New Books for a New Year
It’s only three weeks into 2015, but there’s a good chance you’ve already given up on your New Year’s resolution. Whatever — we have, too. This year ...
Artsty New Year
Happy 2015! Now that the holiday hangover is starting to wear off, we all need some edifying cultural experiences to help us through resolution season. These shows join multiple selections ...
Arts in Context
Editor's note: CultureMap is proud to present the latest installment in our partnership with KLRU's documentary series Arts in Context Shorts. This unique series celebrates stories about the ...
For Book Lovers
With several indie bookstores, a huge book festival every year and a cozy coffee shop on practically every corner, Austin’s a town that attracts — and breeds — readers. We've ...
TIME Taps Austin
Arguably the most discussed — and often controversial — media moment of the year, TIME's Person of the Year was revealed Wednesday. Here in Austin, it won't be who is ...
Gift of Art
Many of us have family, friends or both coming to town this month, and our local gallery spaces have got plenty of aesthetic nourishment to help us space out the ...
Musical Revival
If you're looking for a little escape this hectic holiday season, why not let the S.S. American take you on a romantic journey across the Atlantic? Anything Goes ...
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