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Cuneiform Press: Strong, Silent Type

Making Books More Deep in the Heart of Texas

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, May. 1, 2015 4:30 PM

Beef Sumo Needs Your Help!

Austin children’s book author Keith Graves re-animates

Raoul Hernandez, Daily, May. 1, 2015 4:20 PM

Jillian Tamaki Schools Up Some Wicked Bittersweet Humor

SuperMutant Magic Academy, FTW

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Apr. 30, 2015 12:34 PM

Barefoot Dogs

A Mexico City family scatters to the wind when its patriarch goes missing

Reviewed by Jesse Sublett, Feature, Apr. 30, 2015


This first novel is about the desperation of a depressed expat housewife in Switzerland

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Feature, Apr. 30, 2015

Q&A With Jill Alexander Essbaum

The poet-turned-novelist talks about the intersection of sex and shame and the influence of Madame Bovary

Jessi Cape, Feature, Apr. 30, 2015

Into the Field: A Foreign Correspondent's Notebook

A UT professor recounts his three decades of reporting in Asia

Reviewed by Jesse Sublett, Feature, Apr. 30, 2015

All the Way

In Zach Theatre's staging of this epic political drama about LBJ, the fight for civil rights feels particularly urgent

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Apr. 30, 2015

Random Acts of Magic

The 2015 batch of Out of Ink 10-minute plays is a satisfying buffet of silliness and thoughtfulness

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Apr. 30, 2015

The Graduate

It isn't exactly like the movie, but City Theatre's stage adaptation is well-acted and provocative

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Review, Apr. 30, 2015

Free for All

There's something for every taste and age in the 50 titles for Free Comic Book Day 2015

Robert Faires, Feature, Apr. 30, 2015

Moontower Review: John Mulaney

An ideal headliner to bring the 2015 comedy festival home

Russ Espinoza, Daily, Apr. 27, 2015 10:30 AM

Moontower Review: Super Show!

High-speed sets from a great gang of comics an ideal capper for fest

Ashley Moreno, Daily, Apr. 27, 2015 9:30 AM

Moontower Review: Pete Holmes & TJ Miller

A one-two comedy punch from jokers as different as day and night

Russ Espinoza, Daily, Apr. 25, 2015 4:15 PM

Moontower Review: Wanda Sykes

The uproarious Sykes' return to Moontower was, um, double the fun

Russ Espinoza, Daily, Apr. 25, 2015 3:10 PM

Moontower Review: Patton Oswalt

Stand-up vet delivers a great show talking about his worst one ever

Russ Espinoza, Daily, Apr. 25, 2015 2:00 PM

Moontower Review: Unhinged

You don't have to be on Congress to strike comedy gold at Moontower

Russ Espinoza, Daily, Apr. 25, 2015 1:08 PM

Moontower Review: Dr. Katz Live

Comedian patients spill all to the droll therapist in inspired session

Russ Espinoza, Daily, Apr. 25, 2015 11:15 AM

Moontower Review: Blue Moon

Who helped keep this raunchy set fun? Could it be … Satan?!

Ashley Moreno, Daily, Apr. 24, 2015 3:36 PM

Terry Maker's "Holy Fool" is a Divine Manifestation of Art

New show at grayDUCK Gallery rewards your closest attention

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Apr. 24, 2015 12:01 PM

Moontower Interview: Hasan Minhaj

Talking The Daily Show, storytelling, and the world of comedy

Robert Faires, Daily, Apr. 24, 2015 10:09 AM

Moontower Review: Rachel Feinstein

Mom's Star Trek 'do and soft-bearded hubby enliven killer set

Ashley Moreno, Daily, Apr. 23, 2015 4:08 PM

A Hole in His Heart

Baritone Morgan Smith reveals how he becomes that lover we love to hate, Don Giovanni

Natalie Zeldin, Feature, Apr. 23, 2015

The Robber Bridegroom

With its fairy-tale trappings and bluegrass score, this is the chicken and waffles of musicals

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Review, Apr. 23, 2015

Austin Dance Festival

The debut of this new dance fest offered a range of interesting work, the best being fluent in musicality

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Review, Apr. 23, 2015

"Blood and White"

Caitlin McCollom's paintings seek to marry the limitations of the body with the reality of death and decay

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Review, Apr. 23, 2015

Dark Yet Light

Her D in Biology notwithstanding, Maria Bamford is a genius at making dark comedy funny

Ashley Moreno, Feature, Apr. 23, 2015

The Muse of Mediocrity

When someone else's art isn't that good, it just inspires Jena Friedman to take a chance herself

Russ Espinoza, Feature, Apr. 23, 2015

Fired Up

Bridget Everett is bringing the good times to Moontower, so you best be ready

Robert Faires, Feature, Apr. 23, 2015

Her Own Voice

The distinctive voice that got Erica Rhodes on A Prairie Home Companion finds its perfect outlet in stand-up

Ashley Moreno, Feature, Apr. 23, 2015

Chris Cubas: Hashtag, You're It

#PointsMe champion returns to take on the Moontower crowds

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Apr. 23, 2015

EMERGE: The Four Elements of Hip Hop – Right Here, Right Now!

Annual celebration of graffiti culture goes bigger this Saturday

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Apr. 22, 2015 1:00 PM

Ron White's "Tater Salad" Days

Ron White on why stand-up is the field for him and his "Tater Salad" days in Austin

Russ Espinoza, Feature, Apr. 16, 2015

Moontower Lowdown

Feature, Apr. 16, 2015

How Little, So Big

Composer Nico Muhly's How Little You Are evokes the vastness of the West with a choir and 12 guitars

Robert Faires, Feature, Apr. 16, 2015

The Great God Pan

Street Corner Arts' production of Amy Herzog's play is memorable

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Review, Apr. 16, 2015

The Trees of Govalle

Forklift Danceworks' latest connected care for urban trees, a neighborhood's life, and all of us to nature

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Apr. 16, 2015

"Ian Shults: Sex, Drugs, and Leave Me Alone"

Are West Austin tastes in painting taking a swing toward the provocative?

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Review, Apr. 16, 2015

It's a Ron-derful Life

Wherein Moontower star Ron White reveals the keys to happiness

Russ Espinoza, Daily, Apr. 16, 2015 12:21 AM

The Outskirts of Hope

Jo Ivester launches civil rights-era memoir

Jessi Cape, Daily, Apr. 14, 2015 3:50 PM

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