The Gold Show/Rose Show was an evening of film, music and modern dance. Acclaimed choreographers Heloise Gold and Julie Nathanielsz teamed up to bring six creative pieces to audiences at the The Off Center in East Austin. The 2-for-1 show ran for the weekend of June 13-16, 2013. Nathanielsz and Gold’s free, expressive styles [...]
Walking up to the Long Center for the night’s performance, it would seem like a sea of women had descended on the Long Center. All were present for SPANK! the parody musical that has brought Fifty Shades of Grey to life for audiences across the country. From young adults to middle aged, the crowd [...]
“Pooka: from old Celtic mythology – a fairy spirit in animal form – always very large. The pooka appears here and there – now and then – to this one and that one – a benign but mischievous creature – very fond of rumpots, crackpots, and how are you, Mr. Wilson?”
For all who [...]
Last year, Fifty Shades of Grey became the latest phenomenon in pop literature for women. Following the Twilight series and Hunger Games Trilogy, it too captured the attention of women (and even some men) across the country. Anastasia Steele, the intelligent and innocent protagonist, decides to date the enigmatic, handsome and obscenely rich Christian [...]
The play Harvey was written in 1944 by Mary Chase and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was made into a film by the same name in 1950 and introduced people across the country to the invisible rabbit. Chase wrote the script to fight the pervasiveness of McCarthyism by introducing a kind lovable [...]
In Austin, weekends are never boring and this one seems to be especially filled with fantastic events. Look below for some great things to do from the 17 through the 19.
The Austin Piano Festival brings Austin a 2013 event chalk full of performances that cover musical styles from the classics to contemporary. They [...]
If the words “art tour” harken memories of school field trips spent being herded through a museum, bored to death, prepare for an entirely difference experience. We’re in the midst of the second annual West Austin Studio Tour, which is a self-guided tour of art spaces around the city. It is produced by the [...]
The first national tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical is coming to the Bass Concert Hall this May. This is a show that I’ve been wanting to see for years, so was thrilled to speak to Scott Willis, who plays Bernadette, all about the show.
Q. I love the idea [...]
The Winter’s Tale is coming to the Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theatre this May, and is bringing a
Keith Paxton and Amanda Morish (Photo Credit: Bret Brookshire)
Latin-hot twist to Shakespeare’s compelling romance. Forget the Mediterranean, Austin Shakespeare’s rendition of The Winter’s Tale is set within the spicy heat of Latin America. [...]
The cast of The Vagina Monologues Austin worked extremely hard behind the scenes as well as onstage to make the performance a strong success. (Photo Credit: Scott Stanfield)
After watching her daughter give birth, playwright, activist and creator of “The Vagina Monologues”, Eve Ensler describes the vagina: “The heart is capable of sacrifice. [...]