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Chris Cubas: King for a Month

How comedian Chris Cubas talked his way into being one of the wealthiest people in Austin – temporarily

Carina Magyar, Feature, Oct. 20, 2016

Hidden Room Theatre's Houdini Speaks to the Living

In Houdini Speaks to the Living, Hidden Room Theatre resurrects two dead celebrities for a spirited battle

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Oct. 20, 2016

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Long may Zach Theatre's musical Queen reign!

Reviewed by T. Lynn Mikeska, Review, Oct. 20, 2016

"Meet the Beetles"

This Art.Science.Gallery exhibit celebrating the order Coleoptera in art will have you screaming "Yeah, yeah, yeah!"

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Review, Oct. 20, 2016

"Lorena Morales: Urban Kaleidoscope"

At CAMIBAart, the artist's altered images of Austin hint at the fickle phenomenon of memory and its transience

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Oct. 20, 2016

The One Thing That Even Houdini Couldn’t Escape

Cooking class reveals arcane secrets of chicken paprikash and more

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 13, 2016 11:42 AM

Jarrott Productions' The Price

This staging of the Arthur Miller drama keenly appraises the worth of a life

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Oct. 13, 2016

UT Dept. of Theatre & Dance's In the Red and Brown Water

Multiple storytelling modes make Tarell Alvin McCraney's complex play operate as both theatre and ritual

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Oct. 13, 2016

"The First Horizons of Juno" at MASS Gallery

Within this smart and variable group show are three works that are muscular, robust, something to pump your fist to

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Oct. 13, 2016

Evidence for the Prosecution of Rock

Austin’s Graffiti Trials releases a garage-flavored chunk of awesome

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 12, 2016 10:00 AM

A Bicycle Built for Tunes

Steve Parker creates a music-making bike with Lo Fi Cycle

Robert Faires, Daily, Oct. 7, 2016 12:30 PM

Grace Bonney Leads In the Company of Women Event

Texas Book Festival brings Design*Sponge founder and friends to town

Will McCarthy, Daily, Oct. 6, 2016 4:50 PM

The Wordy Wranglers of Typewriter Rodeo

The whole country's saddling up with Austin's vaqueros of verse

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Oct. 6, 2016

Hyde Park Theatre's Lungs

The company has gathered all the right people for this beautiful, painful, timely tale of a man and a woman in a dying world

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Oct. 6, 2016

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

This gangster spectacle based on Hitler's rise feels more than timely in the current election year

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Oct. 6, 2016

"Richard Forster: Levittown" at Lora Reynolds Gallery

The artist's reconsideration of his suburban hometown hinges on the conflict between the mass-produced and the personal

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Oct. 6, 2016

Of Course, Music Is Never Your Sole Identity

But even what brings the music to you can be a part of it

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 5, 2016 5:00 PM

The Buzz on Buzzkill Comedy

The weekly stand up night has two new hosts

Spencer Beghtol, Daily, Oct. 5, 2016 3:55 PM

A Deep Dive Into Play

Austin is about to become an R&D lab for interactive stories

Robert Faires, Daily, Oct. 5, 2016 1:30 PM

The Mind’s New Science Guys

UT profs mix brain data, insight, and badinage for live entertainment

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 3, 2016 10:00 AM

Lit-urday: Margarito and the Snowman by REYoung

Austin author’s latest waggles an icy pistola at your hangover menudo.

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 1, 2016 10:00 AM

Katherine Catmull at the Texas Teen Book Festival

Like a fairy in her YA novel The Radiant Road, Katherine Catmull keeps transforming the mundane into lovely art

Rosalind Faires, Feature, Sep. 29, 2016

2016 Texas Teen Book Festival: The Details

Rosalind Faires, Feature, Sep. 29, 2016

Silent Sky at Austin Playhouse

This luminous staging of Lauren Gunderson's play brings wonder to the universe and makes it at once vast and intimate

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Sep. 29, 2016

"Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World" at the Ransom Center

This survey shows how the photographer captured the culture of his time in ways both compelling and frightening

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Sep. 29, 2016

Lee Majors Can't Stop

The Six Million Dollar Man visits Wizard World

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Sep. 23, 2016 10:00 AM

Awful/Lucky Martha Kelly

Austin comedian Martha Kelly has two ways of looking at her improbable path to fame

Carina Magyar, Feature, Sep. 22, 2016

Teatro Vivo’s EL

Raul Garza's new play explores the power of the storyteller

Reviewed by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce, Review, Sep. 22, 2016

The Theorists’ Hiraeth

A sprawling evening of art and community organized by Amy Morrow and the Theorists showed the challenge of editing in our age

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Review, Sep. 22, 2016

“Figure/Heads: David Bae and Erin Cunningham” at ICOSA Collective Gallery

It's rare for a show to combine work by two artists so different in such a complex and intensely unified way

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Sep. 22, 2016

Q&A With Kurt Braunohler

The absurdist comic has a seriously bright future

Sean L. Malin, Daily, Sep. 16, 2016 4:50 PM

Texas Book Festival 2016: The Full List

TBF hosts Don DeLillo, Thomas Dolby, Emma Cline, 277 more

Robert Faires, Daily, Sep. 15, 2016 7:45 PM

Save Our Spaces March: "Give Us the Keys!"

Creative Alliance leads artists on a second line down Second

Robert Faires, Daily, Sep. 15, 2016 4:30 PM

Austin Opera Takes Aim at the Election With Its Adaptation of The Manchurian Candidate

Composer Kevin Puts and librettist Mark Campbell shoot to thrill in their opera based on Richard Condon's Cold War classic

Robert Faires, Feature, Sep. 15, 2016

Mozart Requiem Undead Receives an Encore

This Austin-generated reinvention comes to Bass Concert Hall

Robi Polgar, Feature, Sep. 15, 2016

Theatre en Bloc's The Totalitarians

This ridiculous but smart satire about a Nebraska political race may be the only political play that can deliver laughs this election season

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Sep. 15, 2016

Ethos' Atlantis: A Puppet Opera

This new musical take on the fall of Atlantis pulls us into an ancient place, powered by myth and ritual

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Sep. 15, 2016

"Femme National(e): Audrey Brown, Christina Coleman, Kasumi Chow / Desiree Michelle Espada, Emmy Laursen, Juliana Isabel Ramirez"

This group show is messy and a little berserk, but that's what makes it important and kindles joy in us

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Sep. 15, 2016

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