Arts in Context

4 Austin artists share their epic failures and embarrassing moments

4 Austin artists share their epic failures and embarrassing moments

Editor's note: CultureMap is proud to present the latest installment in our partnership with KLRU's documentary series Arts In Context. The series explores the process of creation and what it's like to be a working artist in the Austin area. You can watch more stories at

Being an artist is serious business, but sometimes you just have to laugh. In this edition of Arts in Context, four Austin creatives share their epic failures and most embarassing moments.

From an impromptu water blessing to getting caught belting out Britney Spears, these locals prove that sometimes, failure is the best art teacher.

KLRU-TV, Austin PBS is dedicated to telling stories that entertain, inspire, and change our lives. KLRU highlights what makes Austin unique — whether music, arts, or public issues — by creating and distributing award-winning original content. KLRU produces several series including Austin City Limits, Arts In Context, Central Texas Gardener, Decibel, and Overheard with Evan Smith. As a nonprofit educational organization, KLRU also prepares children to succeed in school and creates lifelong learning opportunities for all.

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Sometimes you just need to throw money at the situation. Courtesy of KLRU Arts in Context