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Amy Gentry on Good as Gone

This Austin author didn't set out to make her first novel a thriller, but now that it's out, she's good with that

Jessi Cape, Feature, Jul. 21, 2016

Good as Gone: A Novel of Suspense

Amy Gentry's page-turning thriller is set apart by its realistic and empathetic portrayal of abuse victims and their families

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Feature, Jul. 21, 2016

Hyde Park Theatre's The Flick

Annie Baker's drama movingly shows us that the drama in a movie theatre isn't only on the screen

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Jul. 21, 2016

Shrewd Productions' Hold Me Well

Playwright Eva Suter's reworking of Othello in a world without men depicts love in many forms with power and beauty

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Jul. 21, 2016

"Scorch and Drag" at Flatbed Gallery

John Robert Craft's objects and prints, combined with the viewer's eye, creates a chamber of reverberating visions

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jul. 21, 2016

Brutality Television

Why you won't be seeing Austin emo puppet band Fragile Rock on America's Got Talent

Brently Heilbron, Feature, Jul. 14, 2016

Austin Chamber Music Festival: Marian Anderson String Quartet

At the end of a tragic week, the Marian Anderson String Quartet reached for grace and tendered it to us

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Jul. 14, 2016

"Misha Penton: Transparent Vulnerability"

This solo show's elegant, enigmatic watercolors evoke life across the universe from salt crystals to algae to galaxies

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jul. 14, 2016

"Young Latino Artists 21: Amexican@"

This exhibit is about being Mexican-American, but it will make things happen for you whatever your ethnicity

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jul. 14, 2016

New Live Comedy Show Is Doper Than What, Exactly?

Heckle Her Productions goes all Nineties-style with latest comedy gig

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 13, 2016 2:30 PM

Wes Anderson vs. Texas' Wild Birds

Woodcut artist Lisa Brawn explains "Quién Es Más Macho?"

Mary Cantrell, Daily, Jul. 11, 2016 2:12 PM

Words and Music

This year's Austin Chamber Music Festival and Austin Classical Guitar summer series really get lit

Robert Faires, Feature, Jul. 7, 2016

Austin Chamber Music Festival 2016 Schedule

Feature, Jul. 7, 2016

Austin Classical Guitar Narratives Series

Feature, Jul. 7, 2016

Process at the Hideout Theatre

This improvised spoof of a play in production conjured an old-school realistic drama with spot-on symbolism and overinflated egos

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Jul. 7, 2016

Different Stages' John Gabriel Borkman

The pleasure of this production of Ibsen's drama comes in the complex exchanges among the deeply committed actors

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Jul. 7, 2016

"Seeking Surreal" at Davis Gallery

Each of the artworks in this group show finds some place where the fantastic makes contact with the everyday

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jul. 7, 2016

Lit-urday: Supremacist

Super-fan David Shapiro visits every Supreme store in the world

Mary Cantrell, Daily, Jul. 2, 2016 3:17 PM

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: Where's the Fire?

How urgent is the plan to aid the music and creative sectors?

Robert Faires, Daily, Jul. 1, 2016 11:15 AM

What in Our House?

Theatrical perversity in Chicago: the Austin connection

Shanon Weaver, Feature, Jun. 30, 2016

Zach Theatre's Buyer and Cellar

This solo show by Jonathan Tolins is as funny and surreal as a Twilight Zone episode written by Harvey Fierstein

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Jun. 30, 2016

Loverboy at ColdTowne Theater

This troupe's improvised scenes based on personal sex stories prove ColdTowne is still a fun place to catch local comedy's up-and-comers

Reviewed by Ashley Moreno, Review, Jun. 30, 2016

"Evolution" at Art.Science.Gallery.

In this group show, each piece leads two lives: one as an artwork, one as a device for sharing information

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jun. 30, 2016

The Present in the Past Tense

Chuck Klosterman talks about what now will look like later

Rod Machen, Daily, Jun. 27, 2016 1:00 PM

Only the Fourth Wall Is Forever

After 10 years, Salvage Vanguard Theater is moving on

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Jun. 23, 2016

"Low Down: New Works on Paper by Ricardo Vicente Jose Ruiz"

How the strange visions in this solo show relate to one another is difficult to say, but they're all both ancient and immediate

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jun. 23, 2016

"Sara Madandar: AnOther Birth" at Courtyard Gallery

The dozen works in this solo show are impressive in their variety, though many seem more like sketches than completed works

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jun. 23, 2016

Austin Playhouse's A Little Night Music

Wonderful musical numbers, strong voices highlight Austin Playhouse's A Little Night Music

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Jun. 23, 2016

Bedside Manner: Sharing Shelf Space

My parents' Kindle library and me

Kimberley Jones, Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 2:00 PM

Bedside Manner: Keeping Up to Date

The search for better cocktail banter

Brandon Watson, Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 1:30 PM

Bedside Manner: Guitar & Pen

Homework vs. live music ascension

Raoul Hernandez, Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 1:25 PM

Bedside Manner: Hell, Ghosts, and Blood

Nihilists have more fun

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 9:30 AM

Alan Will Go On

Alan Cumming brings his Sappy Songs to Austin

Shaun Lee, Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 8:00 AM

Beside Manner: Facing Grief

Using literature to move past tragedy

Annamarya Scaccia, Daily, Jun. 21, 2016 12:23 PM

How Negin Farsad Sees the World … and How You Should See It Too

Social justice comedian on her new book How To Make White People Laugh

Mary Cantrell, Daily, Jun. 20, 2016 12:15 PM

47 Nonstop, Unsleeping, Possibly Hallucinatory Hours of Improv This Weekend

The Hideout is doing that wild thing they do every year

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jun. 16, 2016 4:05 PM

Bedside Manner: Making and Experiencing Video Games

Boss Fight Books gives the medium the biography treatment

James Renovitch, Daily, Jun. 16, 2016 9:00 AM

Getaways Far, Far Away

Summer reading recommendations that will take you out of this world

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

Dark Run

Mike Brooks

Reviewed by Rosalind Faires, Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

Arabella of Mars

David D. Levine

Reviewed by Adrienne Martini, Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

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