byMary K. Cantrell
The opening of the Ancient Americas gallery is part of a five-year renovation project.
Richard Robertson made his first kite at age 8. Eighty years later, he’s still at it, with more than 200 kites stored in his garage.
Lench Martinez no longer recognizes the city he grew up in. The demolition of an East Austin pinata store inspired him to compose a reality rap about how growth and gentrification have pushed out minorities.
For the past 11 years, the aerial acrobats of the Blue Lapis Light dance company have gamboled across the sides of Austin’s mightiest high rises, transformed abandoned warehouses into performance sites, and even turned a bridge into a stage.
Founded by honky-tonker Dale Watson, the prizes are a counterpoise to Nashville’s music.
“The vinyl resurgence is not a hipster flash in the pan. It’s for real,” says one Austin record store owner.
Some take to the air for exercise. Others like the sensation of dancing in the air.
In the 1960s and ’70s, garage bands were just a stone’s throw away.
Young designers are creating modest, fashionable clothes for a new market.
Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps will travel to 19 U.S. cities for summer competitions.
Mainstream audiences are recognizing drag artists as performers, not just a sideshow.
Just one in every 10 sound engineering technicians in the country is a woman.
San Antonio Symphony Orchestra’ first woman assistant conductor says there’s no gender bias.
Duo Maelan’s Caty Mae and Nick Milan are traveling acrobats who tour the country.
Mexican-origin holiday is a celebration of the dead, not a mournful occasion.