The long, convoluted process of rewriting a city’s land development code may sound like a project reserved for urban planners and city officials, but as the number of Austin’s available art spaces dwindle, the city’s creative sector wants a say in the conversation.
While most audiences walk into a large theatre and expect ushers to direct them to their row before a performance, The Exchange Artists move beyond the stage and literally sweep audiences off their feet to engage them on all levels.
A blazing Texas sun, blaring country music, a U.S. flag waving high and Willie Nelson taking the stage for his patriotic picnic have come to represent Fourth of July in Texas — a statewide, Nelson family tradition.
After years of being “that guy” who shows up in movies for a few minutes and leaves, comedian Kumail Nanjiani’s newest film “The Big Sick,” provides his first ever leading role in the semi-autobiographical story of how he met his wife.
In an intimate, crowded gallery, visitors take in dozens of canvasses depicting a similar subject: the solemn faces of brown-skinned women, adorned by generous pieces of shimmering gold leaf and vivid colors.