Five Minutes With Kate Thomas, San Antonio HS Sophomore, Rising International Ballet Dancer

by Bob Valleau on January 4, 2021

Recently accepted as a student by the Royal Ballet, London, 16-year-old Kate Thomas has now been selected to compete in the finals of the prestigious Prix de Lausanne, Switzerland—another career-making moment for this young Texan....

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Now Playing Irving-Las Colinas: “Erma Bombeck” — Love, Laughter and a Life with a Lasting Legacy

by N.L.Thi-Hamrick on November 13, 2020

“If you can't make it better, you had better laugh at it. And if you can laugh at it, you can live with it,” beloved humorist Erma Bombeck once said. MainStage Irving-Las Colinas has taken...

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Five Minutes With Texan Actor Cody Linley

by Bob Valleau on November 12, 2020

Cody Linley is perhaps best known for his role as Jake Ryan (Miley Cyrus' boyfriend) on the Disney Channel's hit TV series "Hannah Montana." However, now 30, in addition to “Hannah Montana,” Linley has many...

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Virtual Broadway: Patti LuPone Takes the Stage

by Britni Rachal on November 3, 2020

The lights may be off on Broadway this year, but that hasn’t stopped Patti LuPone from taking to the stage in a new virtual format. LuPone’s concert is part of a new concert series, Live...

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Revealed: The Secret Sauce of Hollywood’s Original Blockbusters

by Julie Tereshchuk on October 26, 2020

Just how did the great Hollywood studios make doorbusting blockbuster movies back before CGI, drones and other modern day techno wizardry? All is revealed in a first-time collaboration between San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum and...

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Saving Performing Arts in Texas, One Artist at a Time

by Julie Tereshchuk on September 10, 2020

What does it take to bring two dramatically different arts organizations together? Simple. A pandemic that has roiled theater and the arts across the globe. Rolling up their sleeves to give vital support to artists...

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Magic Carpet Rides into Austin: Aladdin at Bass Concert Hall

by Britni Rachal on March 6, 2020

Aladdin, the Disney classic and a childhood favorite for ‘90s kids, is coming to Austin. Update, Mar 13, 2020: In further response to the growing concerns over COVID-19 (coronavirus), The University of Texas is postponing...

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‘Every Brilliant Thing’ at Austin’s ZACH, Reminds Us to Enjoy the Little Things in Life

by Gracie Watt on March 2, 2020

“Ice cream.” “Water fights.” “Roller coasters.” These are a few of the brilliant things that audience members are prompted to call out during this engaging performance. Update, Mar 13, 2020: In light of recommendations concerning...

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Broadway’s “Come From Away,” a Musical about 9/11 and Beyond

by Sarah Bradley on February 24, 2020

Come From Away is coming to the Houston Hobby Center March 3 - March 8. This new American musical about the coming together that occurred on September 12, 2001 tells the remarkable true story of...