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How About Some Music a Little out of the Ordinary This Weekend?

It’s not only rock & roll, but we fucking love it

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Aug. 25, 2016 9:00 AM

Guide to Austin Improv

The venues, events, troupes, and individuals who have transformed Austin into a "Yes, and" boomtown

Robert Faires, Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

Out of Bounds 2016

Robert Faires, Feature, Aug. 25, 2016

Austin Jewish Repertory Theater's W.

This solo version of Woyzeck is a fresh, compelling take on Buchner's play, powerfully performed by Joey Hood

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Aug. 25, 2016

“Engaged in Conversation” Gallery Shoal Creek

The pairing of works by Katie Maratta and Sydney Yeager offer visual pleasures that might have otherwise gone unseen

Review, Aug. 25, 2016

Local Composer Peter Stopschinski Releases 50 Free Albums in One Summer

That’s just the kind of guy he is

Kirk Lynn, Feature, Aug. 18, 2016

Gale Theatre Company's Salomé

This original drama reworks the familiar tale to give us a new perspective on the Judean princess

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Aug. 18, 2016

The Institution Theater's Fuck, It's Hot

The Austin-oriented sketch show has its rough spots, but it delivers lots of laughs as a cooling balm in the dog days

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Aug. 18, 2016

"Disparate Mythos: Women of Sculpture" at Dimension Gallery

In this varied group exhibition, Magdalena Jarkowiec's two-ness shows the richness of sameness and difference in duos

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Aug. 18, 2016

The Seven Skeletons of Lydia Pyne

The local science historian debuts her new book about famous fossil hominids

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Recommended: The Hominids

Seven Skeletons' Lydia Pyne cites Robert J. Sawyer's The Hominids as a fiction book that gets Neanderthals right

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Emma Cline's The Girls

This seismic literary debut tracks a California girl drawn to a dark cult in 1969

Reviewed by Tim Stegall, Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Last Act Theatre Company's Postville

In Don Fried's drama, small-town Midwesterners face a clash of cultures when Hasidic Jews move in

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Aug. 11, 2016

Summer Stock Austin's Carnival

The production offers impressive spectacle, but the musical's treatment of women is still a problem

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Aug. 11, 2016

"Rachel Wolfson Smith: Midas" at grayDUCK Gallery

The vehicle crashes in this solo exhibition, artfully drawn in graphite, manage to contain both peace and a madness

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Aug. 11, 2016

Exclusive Interview With Wrestling Legend Duke “The Rooster” Cartwright

Deposed local champ tells it like it is before Soul Grudge Showdown VI

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Aug. 9, 2016 10:38 AM

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: The Arts Commission Hustle

City group gets moving on policy plan for Austin creatives

Robert Faires, Daily, Aug. 8, 2016 2:00 PM

The Power of Art in Austin’s Overlooked Objects

Defining the city's personality from the moonlight towers to the railroad bridge

Sam Anderson-Ramos, Feature, Aug. 4, 2016

Austin’s Popular Gallery of Graffiti Searches for a New Location

Keeping HOPE alive

Robyn Ross, Feature, Aug. 4, 2016

Zach Theatre's Mary Poppins

Great singing and dancing make Dave Steakley's staging soar, but a spoonful of calm would help the spectacle go down

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Aug. 4, 2016

Summer Stock Austin's The Addams Family

The company's young artists infuse the musical incarnation of those spooky, ooky Addamses with fresh blood by the buckets

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Aug. 4, 2016

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: Arts Commission Special Meeting

Commission seeks creatives' input on city staff's recommendations

Robert Faires, Daily, Aug. 2, 2016 11:46 AM

At Camp Contemporary, Life Imitates Art

Contemporary Austin’s adult camp merges music and nature

Emily Gibson, Daily, Jul. 29, 2016 12:32 PM

The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals Shines Anew at the Alamo Drafthouse

Steve Young reveals the hidden world of uncanny corporate razzmatazz

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 29, 2016 11:30 AM

Unlocking the Joys of Austin’s Puzzle Rooms

Escape rooms bring the solitary diversions to life

Reviewed by Marc Majcher, Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

New Harry Potter Prompts BookPeople to Revive the Magic of Release Parties Past

J.K. Rowling's latest brings the gang back together for one last hurrah

Rosalind Faires, Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Making Connections at Adult Summer Camp

Because we all need a little more goofiness in our lives

Brandon Watson, Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Activity Page

Fun with words and pictures

Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Spectrum Theatre Company's Spunk

This Austin company weaves three classic tales by Zora Neale Hurston into a spirited service full of sass and grit

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Jul. 28, 2016

Zilker Theatre Productions' Shrek the Musical

The lovable ogre and company spring to life on the Hillside stage with loads of laughs and professional polish

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Jul. 28, 2016

"Peter Brown Leighton: Live Snakes" at Photo Méthode Gallery

The words that best describe the manipulated vintage photos in this exhibit are blithe, triumphant, and hilarious

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jul. 28, 2016

Mondo Con: The Third Coming

Print, poster, and collectibles celebration announced

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Jul. 27, 2016 3:00 PM

Who … Is … Couri Vine?

Comic-book creators Leah Lovise & Vanessa Shealy know – and are telling

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 27, 2016 9:30 AM

Unveiling Umlauf's Process

Exhibit designers discuss re-creating the sculptor's studio

Mary Cantrell, Daily, Jul. 27, 2016 8:00 AM

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

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