Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

Samuel Lerma

Although it’s been years since MTV regularly scheduled music videos, the art form continues to bring exposure to new artists online through YouTube and Vimeo channels. Now, Santikos Entertainment, San Antonio Sound Garden (SASG), and Alamo City Studios have created the Riffs and Reels Music Video Showcase, which will feature ten filmmakers chosen to produce music videos showcasing a variety of local acts, including AMEA, Black Market Club, Josh Glenn Experiment, Lonely Horse, Love Killed the Hero, My Madness, Sioux and Fox, Tera Ferna, Volcan and Xy!o.

Three days before the Dallas Street Choir leaves for New York, its traveling members are assembled and listening intently to choir director Jonathan Palant. He makes an announcement about yet one more phase of preparation: haircuts at 12:45 for anybody who wants one.

The 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition has now been put to rest for another four years. It's been a hectic two and a half weeks in Fort Worth. But the high-endurance competition was just the start for the winners, who along with a cash prize, were awarded three years of concert bookings.

Billy Schenck, Balance of Power State II

The Briscoe Western Art Museum's Summer Film Series continues, and every year the museum chooses a different theme. The Briscoe's Sharon Garcia explains this year's choice of Women of the West.

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Christine Su’s musical journey has taken her from singing at home with her brother, to playing for her peers while earning a degree in pharmacy, to auditioning for a Korean pop show (despite not knowing how to speak Korean). Yet at her core lies a desire to connect with her and other’s emotions, deeply rooted in each of her songs.

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