Category: Arts

36 hours in Black Rock City

After Hurricane Harvey ended–and since my 80 year-old parents in the Houston suburbs were totally fine— I managed to get to Burning Man for a couple of days. Luckily I was camped with the...

Dad and Degas

#Houston #art #Degas A post shared by anna hanks (@annainaustin) on Jan 15, 2017 at 3:54pm PST For the last several months I had tried to convince my 78 year-old father to go see...

Mascara 2016

Last January the Castro Country Club in San Fransisco, California let me take pictures at one of their monthly fundraising performances. If I’ve managed to post your photo without REALLY having your consent, let...

Day for Night 2016 in Pictures!

The Day for Night festival in Houston that took place just before the long holiday break was the most fun that I’ve ever had in downtown Houston. It was really pretty! Here are some...

Day For Night in Video

This past weekend was the second Day for Night festival in Houston. Things happened! Lots of important things! Here are some of them on video: #dayfornight #art #light #houston A post shared by anna...

Day For Night Preview Party

Here are a few pictures from the Day for Night preview party last night. Day for Night takes places December 17 and 18, with More information about Day for Night tickets here. This year’s...

DAY FOR NIGHT: So Soon in Houston!

  I was standing in Times Square in bitterly cold temps last week waiting for an 11:57 p.m. immersive art project called “Counting Sheep” to start, which is where I realized that I had...

My Bushwick Boyfriend

It’s not often that you have a moment of theater linger in your head for days. Yet when when you have a theatrical experience that couldn’t possibly be any better for hitting all of...

Why Keeping the Sekrit Theater is Important

I come from a very social family. When my paternal grandparents got married during the Depression it was the social event of the season in Chinquapin, deep in the piney woods of East Texas....