To gather safely or not to gather at all? We know this is the question on everyone's minds this year. Lucky for you, we've got four reasons to get comfy at home with your household (we mean pets, too) -- eggnog, hot chocolate, and chestnuts in hand -- for some entertainment this holiday.
It's no secret that the way Austin creates arts has changed drastically in the last six months, and at the Long Center we've been fascinated by the ways creativity is booming and blooming (plus, how we can help). Our next Long Center Create Virtual Event with Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre is a perfect example of this, streaming live September 12!
We've been going through our photo archives lately and thought you might wanna see, too! So we asked our good friend and go-to freelance photographer Suzanne Cordeiro to pick out some of her favorites from over the years. Enjoy!
This week's Mid-Week Intermission features our friend Stephen Mills, Artistic Director and Choreographer for Ballet Austin. Read on to see how BA's dancers are staying connected and how Stephen's been spending time outside of the studio.
This week, we're all about what we miss most about hosting event right now — YOU. So we're turning things upside down to show how much live experiences, concerts, theatrical productions, and gatherings mean to us, while highlighting ALL the individuals that make our industry and our city what it is.
This week's Mid-Week Intermission features our Marketing Coordinator, Sophia Lawson. She's the most stylish person you'll ever meet, has the 3-1-1 on the best shows to attend on any given night, and knows what pizza joint to hit up after.
It’s Nutcracker season once again and, as Austin knows, that means it’s Ballet season (yay!). But add a touch of swing and jive to the classic story of Clara & her Nutcracker, and you’ve got Tapestry’s 10-season celebration of local artists and the traditional tale with Of Mice & Music – A Jazz Tap Nutcracker, running December 12th – 22nd in the Rollins Studio Theatre. Here’s an update from Artistic Director Acia Gray about this season staple.
Conspirare Christmas is an Austin tradition, but you may not know the community-building work Conspirare does year-round. Conspirare Christmas, the group's holiday spectacular, is coming up December 9th—take a special look at this ensemble by delving into Craig Hella Johnson's "collage" of sound, and get to know this year's special guests.
Our friends at Austin Shakespeare embark on their next seasonal production with Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It, but with some characteristic Austin flair. Read on to find out about this singer-songwriter twist, and make sure you make it to one of the 12 performances beginning Friday, November 22.
Pollyanna’s newest production, THE TEXAS CHILI QUEENS, by Kathleen Fletcher, takes a look at some of our state’s first business women and their struggles to provide for their families and their attempts to build businesses that they could pass down to their daughters. The play, which will be presented in the Rollins Studio Theatre at The Long Center November 9 – 17, 2019, is a tasty journey into the past that has many implications for our present.