Daily Archive: May 4, 2021

Leadership changes in the arts and culture; Weisman galleries to close for the summer

As arts and culture organizations reopen to the public, who will be running things? Here’s a roundup of recent and upcoming leadership changes.

Jack Reuler

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Jack Reuler

Jack Reuler, the founding artistic director of Mixed Blood Theatre, will step aside in July 2022. Reuler started Mixed Blood in 1976 and has produced hundreds of shows over the past 45 years. He will spend his final year at Mixed Blood reshaping the venerable Twin Cities institution “from a theater that addresses social issues to a social justice organization that uses theater as a way to catalyze action,”

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Art museum brings contemporary art and dazzling talent to Houston

Houston’s contemporary art scene just got greater.

Fort Bend-based Art Museum TX is dedicated to the presentation and understanding of Texas contemporary art through exhibits, educational programming and events — and they just opened a gallery in the LaCenterra shopping center in Katy.

BLACK AND PROUD: Artist uses his talent to celebrate Black culture in Houston and beyond

We want to be the small art museum in your neighborhood- to be accessible- open when you are available,” said curator Ana Villaronga-Roman, per Houston Chronicle’s Claire Goodman. “We are dedicated to the suburbs and small cities surrounding H-Town. We

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Art Life Culture Gallery opens on Torrington’s Main Street ‘be part of this community’ | News

TORRINGTON — The sounds of guitar and singing filled the air when Art Life Culture Gallery opened, introducing busking to the downtown community by performer Adelaide Punkin.

“We want to be part of this community and what’s happening down here,” said the singer’s dad and gallery owner Alex Datzek. “Busking is part of what we do. We also promote art for everyone, all kinds of art and creative work.”

The gallery, tucked into a Main Street space next door to Sasso Wood Fired Pizza, is also a retail store, art studio and music promotion venue. The music side of the

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