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What the Hell Is that Tentacle Fence on Koenig Lane?

It's pastry chef and political gadfly Jen Cash's noodly masterpiece

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 25, 2014 10:50 AM

Road to Freedom

The Cost of Art III: How the Fusebox Festival liberated itself from charging admission

Katherine Catmull, Feature, Jul. 24, 2014

Patricia Highsmith

The crime writer's dark world is stranger than (literary) fiction

Amy Gentry, Feature, Jul. 24, 2014

'The Other Side'

Memoir by Houston writer Lacy Johnson recounts a personal trauma with honesty and haunting beauty

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Feature, Jul. 24, 2014

Austin Chronicle Book Club: 'The Long Goodbye'

Share your thoughts about Raymond Chandler with other Chronicle readers in a Twitter chat about The Long Goodbye

Robert Faires, Feature, Jul. 24, 2014

All's Well That Ends Well

In 7 Towers Theatre's staging of the Bard's tragicomedy, comic relief is never too far behind the tense moments

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Smith, Review, Jul. 24, 2014

'Kasey Short: 5 Plus Hearts'

The artist's comparison of war and violence with spectator sport holds promise, though not all the work is equally strong

Reviewed by Seth Orion Schwaiger, Review, Jul. 24, 2014

Shane and Sara Scribner: 'A Place Beyond'

Married duo's new art exhibition at Wally Workman reviewed

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 22, 2014 2:30 PM

Weekend Tip: Queens of Cattle

Capitol Visitors Center honors women who rocked the Texas cattle boom

Carmen Rising, Daily, Jul. 18, 2014 2:00 PM

Improv … Tragedy? Absurdity? WTF, Institution Theater?

If it bends, it's funny; if it breaks Beckett, what is it?

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 18, 2014 12:15 PM

Elaine Stritch (1925-2014)

Brassy Broadway legend truly at liberty now

Robert Faires, Daily, Jul. 17, 2014 4:50 PM

'Slap Noir'

BigBoy Medlin's dark comic novel of West Texas: an excerpt

Robert Faires, Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

About James BigBoy Medlin

Michael Ventura, Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

And So It Began

James BigBoy Medlin, Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

Psychedelic Acid Trope

Exhibits at the Bullock, Briscoe, and LBJ explore our recall of the Sixties

Reviewed by Kate X Messer, Feature, Jul. 17, 2014

Port Authority

The intertwined monologues of Conor McPherson's drama provide a showcase for three fine Austin actors

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Smith, Review, Jul. 17, 2014

Lysistrata

The performance of this ancient Greek comedy is inconsistent, but the experience around it makes it worth a visit

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Review, Jul. 17, 2014

Cavatina Duo

The performance by this guitar-flute duo was equal parts intensity and grace – with rich and complex musicianship

Reviewed by Natalie Zeldin, Review, Jul. 17, 2014

The Return of the Champ

Mick Foley swaps the wrestling ring for spoken word

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Jul. 12, 2014 7:00 AM

Seventh Heaven

Michelle Schumann works to keep the Austin Chamber Music Festival fresh

Robert Faires, Feature, Jul. 10, 2014

Austin Chamber Music Festival 2014 Concert Schedule

Feature, Jul. 10, 2014

July Is Crime Month: 'Texas Servant Girl Murders'

PBS's 'History Detectives' tackle Austin's biggest mystery: the unsolved string of killings in 1885

Robert Faires, Feature, Jul. 10, 2014

Austin Chamber Musical Festival Sixth Annual Pride Concert

Was G.F. Handel on your Gaydar?

Natalie Zeldin, Feature, Jul. 10, 2014

Pygmalion

Shaw's comedy may still be politically charged, but Different Stages' production shows it's also satisfying entertainment

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Smith, Review, Jul. 10, 2014

Let Me See It

A collection of elegantly wrought stories that follow two cousins, both gay, coming of age during the 1980s AIDS crisis

Reviewed by Paul Bonin-Rodriguez, Review, Jul. 10, 2014

'The Tesla Project' / 'Lifecycles'

We need more science – and more art shows inspired by science – as pleasing and stimulating as these two

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Review, Jul. 10, 2014

TNM's Megaphone Marathons Takes on Two Cities

The annual comedy mini-fest rocks the ATX and NOLA

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jul. 9, 2014 2:05 PM

Austin Symphony's Fourth of July Concert

No music or fireworks on the water; ASO goes F1 for the 4th

Daily, Jul. 4, 2014 10:30 AM

Lone Star (In)Justice

Tales of true crime and made-up mayhem from deep in the heart of Texas

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Feature, Jul. 3, 2014

'Phantom Instinct'

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Feature, Jul. 3, 2014

'Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker'

Reviewed by Jesse Sublett, Feature, Jul. 3, 2014

'Getting Life: An Innocent Man's 25-Year Journey From Prison to Peace'

Reviewed by Jesse Sublett, Feature, Jul. 3, 2014

'Inside Man'

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Jul. 3, 2014

'South, America'

Reviewed by Michael King, Feature, Jul. 3, 2014

'The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas'

Reviewed by Amy Kamp, Feature, Jul. 3, 2014

July Is Crime Month

As summer heats up, the 'Chronicle' runs afoul of the law, in fiction and nonfiction

Robert Faires, Feature, Jul. 3, 2014

The Tesla Project: A Celebration of All Things Tesla

Sure to be the most current event this weekend

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Jul. 3, 2014

Silence! The Musical

The musical send-up of 'The Silence of the Lambs' delivers two hours of nearly nonstop laughter

Reviewed by Stacy Alexander Smith, Review, Jul. 3, 2014

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