Time- A Journey Toward Present Grace by Tapestry Dance Company (TDC) is coming to the Long Center this weekend. It’s been a few years since the company has put on a show that deals with a topic other than historical perspective or a tribute to tap dance, and in this show the dancers bring [...]
For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a deep love for chocolate. Dipped, coated or dressed, I have a firm belief that chocolate can make anything and anyone better. And I’m not along in this sentiment. The team at Broadcast Your Love feels the same way as they prepare to host their [...]
I met Crystal Tate, the President and Co-Founder of Food for Lovers, at a concert during SXSW. She told me her and her team had been serving up samples of their delicious queso during SXSW and making a great impact.
Crystal has been vegan for seven years and, her co-founder and husband, Chris, has [...]
In the national tour of “Million Dollar Quartet,” Vince Nappo plays the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Sam Phillips. Phillips was responsible for launching the careers of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. On December 4, 1956, Phillips brought the four famous musicians together at the Sun Records storefront studio [...]
Ballet Austin‘s Cult of Color: Call to Color was a joy for the senses. The ballet, based on Trenton Doyle Hancock’s comic book-style characters, takes the audience on a journey to bring color to a black and white world.
Scene from ballet (Photo Credit: Tony Spielberg)
The dancing was fantastic, but definitely not [...]
Poetry is one of those unique art forms that doesn’t actually have a form. A poem can rhyme, have three lines, or be hundreds of pages long. In the end, the emotions that are connected to the words and message (if there is one) are what matters.
Derrick Brown (Photo Credit: Allison Baron)
Ever since I saw the preview for the Ballet Austin Cult of Color: Call to Color show (while attending the holiday-must Nutcracker performance) I have been really looking forward to seeing the show! It seemed so different than a typical ballet- flashes of color, funky costumes and a unique story. I talked to Artistic [...]
Weird Weeds (Photo credit: Weird Weeds)
The third annual Fast Forward Austin may take your average music festival goer by surprise; eight hours of performances that transcend typical music genres will be performed through one day at the Scottish Rite Theatre.
In composing the line-up of the 2013 Fast Forward Austin, festival directors [...]