Some 200 vintage photographs, artifacts, and recordings from the Center’s expansive theater history collections bring into focus the amorphous, sprawling mega-genre of American entertainment called vaudeville.
As hour after hour of 'S. S. Hangover,' Ragnar Kjartansson’s Fusebox Festival performance, sailed across the placid lagoon at The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria, I couldn’t help musing about the somewhat random yet enduring history of endurance performance art.
Comprised of works — many previously unseen in the United States — from nearly two dozen institutions and private collections throughout Mexico, this exhibition in San Antonio is a stunning assemblage.
Every journey has a soundtrack, and 'Road Angel' lays down a linear blast of a hum and a thrum that fills up the corners of our big ol’ melancholy highway with that amber ache that makes you feel alive.