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CMT News on “The Best of Times”

Willie Nelson’s elegant rendition of “Simply” kicks off The Best of Times, a two-disc tribute to Texas singer-songwriter Sara Hickman. The 38-song compilation also features admirers such as Shawn Colvin, Robert Earl Keen, Rhett Miller and many more. Proceeds will benefit Theatre Action Project, a nonprofit organization that brings art, Read More »


Maverick Magazine on “The Best of Times”

By Arthur Wood, Maverick Magazine UK
Yet another Sara Hickman musical project that thoroughly deserves your support

THE BEST OF TIMES is a double disc set that collates thirty-eight of Sara Hickman’s thought provoking compositions and co-writes dating from her 1989 solo debut EQUAL SCARY PEOPLE through the extended version of this Read More »


Willie Nelson, Rhett Miller and More on New Sara Hickman Compilation

Sara Hickman’s new 38-track compilation Best of Times will feature Willie Nelson, Robert Earl Keen, Rhett Miller and more. Here are the official details:

With an unwavering dedication to increased awareness and funding for arts education and a passion for art and the creative process, Sara Hickman provides a unique and Read More »


Sara Hickman’s New Project Best of Times To Feature Willie Nelson, Robert Earl Keen, and more

By Jason Tanamor

With an unwavering dedication to increased awareness and funding for arts education and a passion for art and the creative process, Sara Hickman provides a unique and powerful voice for women, her generation and the value and importance of the arts in school. It is no wonder more Read More »


Two Cool Women Spread Love of Art

By Jeff Prince

Despite it’s reputation for stockyards and slaughterhouses, Fort Worth artists were on the cutting edge of modern art in Texas during the mid-20th century. Since then, people who grew up around here recall school trips to the impressive collection of museums in the Cultural District and can remember Read More »


Lee Zimmerman on “The Best of Times”

Various ArtistsThe Best of Times: Texas Artists Performing the Music of Sara Hickman (Sleeveless)

www.sarahickman.com

In conceiving an album meant as a fundraiser benefiting a favorite charity, specifically the most worthy Theater Action Project, Sara Hickman gives fans and newcomers alike something to savor, with more than three dozen songs spread across Read More »


State Musician Sara Hickman: “Don’t Cut the Arts”

Texas Tribune | by Justin Dehn and Andrew Weber 2/17/2011

Sara Hickman released her first album in 1986. Since then, she’s been writing and touring across the state and the nation, spreading her music and her passion for children and advocating for including the arts in public education. In an Read More »


Awesome Artist, Awesome Cause

You know what would be awesome? If you were named 2010 Official State Musician of Texas. And if you had an album of your original songs performed by the likes of Willie Nelson, Robert Earl Keen and Brave Combo. And if some of those performers — including Keen, Ruthie Foster Read More »


KUT Arts Eclectic on “The Best of Times”

Last year, Austin’s own Sara Hickman was surprised to find herself named the State Musician of Texas. Deciding to make use of her newfound status, she gathered together some 38 Texas musicians to record cover versions of her songs, all in the name of charity. The resulting double CD, The Read More »


Austin Chronicle on “Best of Times”

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By Robert Faires Friday, Feb. 4, 2011

What began with a simple question – “How can I use the title of Official State Musician of Texas to make a difference for children in Texas?” – has sprawled into a major project for musician Sara Hickman, Read More »