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Fresh Blood

The musical version of Carrie, no longer a legendary flop, makes a timely debut in Austin

Russell M. Dembin, Feature, Oct. 30, 2014

Hyde & Shriek

When Trouble Puppet Theatre tackles Dr. Jekyll's dark tale, the villain may not be who you think

Robert Faires, Feature, Oct. 30, 2014

Roll Over, Beerthoven

Saengerrunde Hall's new series turns classical music's "Three Bs" into brezels, bier, and bowling

Natalie Zeldin, Feature, Oct. 30, 2014

Heirloom

Mythologies and fables cover the walls of grayDUCK Gallery in this show by Megan Kimber and Adrian Landon Brooks

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Review, Oct. 30, 2014

"Matthew Genitempo and Schutmaat: Motor Chronicles"

These photographs frame the isolation and beauty of the American West but keep it at a distance

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Review, Oct. 30, 2014

Mr. Gynt's Wild Ride

Last Act Theatre Company provides a captivating intro to the epic that is Peer Gynt

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Review, Oct. 30, 2014

All Over Creation: Identity Crisis

Two concurrent stage productions show what happens when we define ourselves too narrowly

Robert Faires, Column, Oct. 23, 2014

By The Book

In the midst of autumn festivals aimed at lovers of music and film, here's one for the readers

Robert Faires, Feature, Oct. 23, 2014

Exceeding Themselves

Lawrence Wright's Thirteen Days in September tells how Carter, Sadat, and Begin made an impossible peace

Robert Faires, Feature, Oct. 23, 2014

Self Service

Merritt Tierce drew on her own time waiting tables for the provocative restaurant world in her novel Love Me Back

Amy Gentry, Feature, Oct. 23, 2014

Perfidia

The first book in this new L.A. Quartet shows new depth, scope, and craftsmanship in James Ellroy's canon

Reviewed by Tim Stegall, Feature, Oct. 23, 2014

The Zone of Interest

Martin Amis revisits the Holocaust in this new novel, which is eloquent and yet lacks depth

Reviewed by Amy Kamp, Feature, Oct. 23, 2014

Love Me Back

Merritt's Tierce's novel isn't for the faint of heart, but it tells of a young woman's survival with boldness and power

Reviewed by Jessi Cape, Feature, Oct. 23, 2014

Cock

This Theatre en Bloc show depicts love as a fight and is as exhilarating and aggressive as a contact sport

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Oct. 23, 2014

The Tempest

Faraway-feeling Rain Lily Farm proves a perfect setting for the enchanted isle in Shakespeare's late romance

Reviewed by Elissa Russell, Review, Oct. 23, 2014

From Hell to High Estate

This new chamber group's look at the dark side of Romantic music offered some fresh takes on iconic works

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Review, Oct. 23, 2014

When You Pause the Heart of an Eagle and Can Feel Its Fear

Steve Moore's smartphone thriller for Fusebox comes to an end.

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 22, 2014 10:30 AM

Some People in Austin Need to STFU

Stand-up comedian Katie Pengra offers a lesson in heckling.

Katie Pengra, Daily, Oct. 20, 2014 10:00 AM

What Food Goes Well With Comedy?

Jim Gaffigan can tell you – and does in this Q&A

Russ Espinoza, Daily, Oct. 17, 2014 12:30 PM

Head Over Meals

Get Jim Gaffigan talking about food, and he can fill a book

Russ Espinoza, Feature, Oct. 16, 2014

In Real Life in Real Life

Cory Doctorow brings his newest work to the Texas Teen Book Festival

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Oct. 16, 2014

Love Is the Drug

It's a rare YA novel that combines entertainment and social commentary this gracefully

Reviewed by Amy Kamp, Feature, Oct. 16, 2014

The Truth About Alice

This tale of slut-shaming in a tiny Texas town is entertaining, but doesn't leave a lasting impact

Reviewed by Amy Kamp, Feature, Oct. 16, 2014

Hobby Lobby Hammurabi

A Bright New Boise takes a compelling look at religious extremism through a glass, darkly

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Review, Oct. 16, 2014

Am I White?

One man's twisted sense of racial identity unravels in Adrienne Dawes' brisk and tense new drama

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Oct. 16, 2014

"Dave Culpepper: Wake Me When It's Quitting Time"

Even as Dave Culpepper dreams about our future in space, he humorously points out our present decline

Reviewed by Caitlin Greenwood, Review, Oct. 16, 2014

In Real Life: Cory Doctorow

Wearing goggles or not, he's in town for the Texas Teen Book Festival

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 15, 2014 3:00 PM

In Real Life: Jen Wang

The artist adapts Cory Doctorow’s “Anda’s Game” as a graphic novel

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 15, 2014 2:59 PM

Next Summer: The New South Festival in All Its Glory

Danithan Mejia & inkstained friends bring a graphic party to the ATX

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 15, 2014 10:00 AM

Best Year of Her Life

After her hellish 2012, comedian Tig Notaro is feeling great

Russ Espinoza, Daily, Oct. 14, 2014 5:15 PM

New York Snapshots

New book by photographer Carter Berg frames the Apple up right

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 13, 2014 10:30 AM

All the Way With LBJ's Play

Bill Rauch talks staging 'All the Way' and 'The Great Society'

Robert Faires, Daily, Oct. 9, 2014 2:45 PM

Give and Tech

How musical innovators Laurie Anderson and the Kronos Quartet made Landfall together

Natalie Zeldin, Feature, Oct. 9, 2014

Doubling Down

In The Great Society, playwright Robert Schenkkan and his subject, LBJ, both gamble big

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Feature, Oct. 9, 2014

The King and I

In a new staging of The King and I that's long on Asian authenticity, audiences are "getting to know" this Rodgers & Hammerstein classic in a most personal way

Reviewed by Russell M. Dembin, Review, Oct. 9, 2014

Time Stands Still

Austin Playhouse finds the raw pain in this drama of a photojournalist wounded in the Iraq War

Reviewed by Adam Roberts, Review, Oct. 9, 2014

Hey – Are You White?

And what, if anything, do you intend to do about it?

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Oct. 3, 2014 2:50 PM

Mother Mary Montano

The influential performance artist and onetime teacher at UT revisits Austin in the guise of a saint

Andy Campbell, Feature, Oct. 2, 2014

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