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METRO EVENT | Lucky Chaos presents ‘A Festival of Arts, Diversity & Community’

Event: ‘Our House’ What: A Festival of Arts, Diversity & Community Who: Produced by Lucky Chaos When: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 6-10 p.m. Where: Motion Media Arts Center Address: 2200 Tillery, Austin, TX 78702 Cost: Free to the public AUSTIN … finish reading cindy soo :
METRO EVENT | Lucky Chaos presents ‘A Festival of Arts, Diversity & Community’

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LITERATURE / ‘Punto Final’ : ‘Adios’ to Monsivais and Saramago

Carlos Monsivais (top), and Jose Saramago. Photos from el idiota de la familia, top, and La Nousfera.Left writers as endangered species:Adios to Carlos Monsivais and Jose Saramago By John Ross / The Rag Blog / July 3, 2010 MEXICO CITY … finish reading LITERATURE / ‘Punto Final’ : ‘Adios’ to Monsivais and Saramago

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Photographer Roy DeCarava : ‘The Sound I Saw’

Photographer Roy DeCarava. Photo by triggahappy76 / Flickr.Roy DeCarava : 1919-2009 Photographer Roy DeCarava, who died Oct. 27 at age 89, dedicated his 60-year career to capturing images of African Americans. His subjects ranged from daily life in his hometown … finish reading Photographer Roy DeCarava : ‘The Sound I Saw’

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Paul Baker : Giant of Texas Theater Dies at 98

Paul Baker in front of Dallas Theater Center, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, 1960. Photo by Eliot Elisofon / Life Images.Giant of Texas theater Paul Baker:Director, educator, firebrand dies at 98 See ‘Paul Baker at Baylor: A student remembers,’ by … finish reading Paul Baker : Giant of Texas Theater Dies at 98

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Stimulus Bill Continues Tradition : No Funding for LGBT Arts Groups

San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band during “christening” of the Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks in 2008. Photo by Bill Wilson © 2008 / San Francisco Sentinel> After more than 40 years of business as usual, will the NEA be able … finish reading Stimulus Bill Continues Tradition : No Funding for LGBT Arts Groups

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FILM / Indie Beat: Hot Amnesia Babe Meets Mexican Mennonites

Charlotte Fich and Anders W. Bertelsen in “Just Another Love Story,” left, and Maria Pankratz in “Silent Light.” Photo courtesy of salon.com.‘The movies that are most daring and strange — and often the most extraordinary — don’t get much of … finish reading FILM / Indie Beat: Hot Amnesia Babe Meets Mexican Mennonites

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Burning Man : Snail Car Is Born When Math, Dreams Collide

John Sarriugarte, a blacksmith and fire artist, makes adjustments to the flame-emitting feelers on the front of The Golden Mean, his snail-shaped art car. Photo by Emily Lang.Kyrsten Mate woke up and said, ‘We have to build this giant snail’By … finish reading Burning Man : Snail Car Is Born When Math, Dreams Collide

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Jazz : The Colossus

Sonny Rollins, Take OneBy Ishmael Reed Bebop was my generation’s hip-hop. It was more than a pastime; it was an obsession. I used to play trombone with bebop groups. When I turned sixty, I enrolled in Berkeley’s Jazz School, where … finish reading Jazz : The Colossus

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Gary Chason on His Life in Independent Film

Still from Gary Chason’s God Thinks You’re a Loser.The Independent Film Movement:Letter From the Front LinesBy Gary Chason / The Rag Blog / June 11, 2008 [Gary Chason is an Austin-based filmmaker, screenwriter, actor, casting director, playwright, stage director and … finish reading Gary Chason on His Life in Independent Film

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Bob Dylan Endorses Obama; Discusses Upcoming Art Show

Bob Dylan says Barack Obama is ‘changin’ AmericaBy Alan Jackson and David Byers See entire Times Online interview with Bob Dylan, about his upcoming London art show and much more, at end of this article. His 1964 track ‘The Times … finish reading Bob Dylan Endorses Obama; Discusses Upcoming Art Show

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Alton Kelley : Master of Psychedelic Art

Alton Kelley, 1967. Photo by Bob Seidemann. Alton Kelley, 67, Artist of the 1960s Rock Counterculture, DiesBy William Grimes / June 4, 2008 Alton Kelley, whose psychedelic concert posters for artists like the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, and Big Brother … finish reading Alton Kelley : Master of Psychedelic Art

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Classical and Futurist : This Monkey is Opera to See

The opera “Monkey: Journey to the West” at the Spoleto Festival U.S.A. in Charleston, S.C. Photo by William Struhs / NYT. Opera of the future??? Jim Retherford / The Rag Blog Opera Meets Animation to Tell a Chinese TaleBy Daniel … finish reading Classical and Futurist : This Monkey is Opera to See

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