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The Improvised Play Festival Isn’t On Fire Downtown

The Hideout Theatre’s annual supercharging of improv is pretty hot tho

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Feb. 22, 2017 2:45 PM

OUTsider Review: Queer Animation

Curated short films offers varying perspectives on queerness

Courtney Naquin, Daily, Feb. 22, 2017 9:42 AM

OUTsider Review: Promised Land

Rudy Ramirez and his quest for queer belonging

Rachel Van Middlesworth, Daily, Feb. 21, 2017 2:00 PM

SXSW Comedy: Your 2017 Lineup

Making you laugh this March: Cenac, Sykes, Odenkirk, Hardwick, & more

Robert Faires, Daily, Feb. 21, 2017 11:15 AM

OUTsider Review: Type/Caste

Rotimi Agbabiaka's one-man show on acting while black and queer

Courtney Naquin, Daily, Feb. 17, 2017 12:15 PM

Sandy Carson Was There

Fund a unique photo op of ATX’s live music capital

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Feb. 17, 2017 11:30 AM

Amanda Eyre Ward's Maternal Turn

In The Nearness of You, novelist Amanda Eyre Ward writes about her most important topic yet: motherhood

Jessi Cape, Feature, Feb. 16, 2017

Book Review: The Nearness of You

by Amanda Eyre Ward

Jessi Cape, Feature, Feb. 16, 2017

Salvage Vanguard Theater's Thr3e Zisters

This zombified take on Chekhov gets reanimated right when we need women who will bite back at the patriarchy

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Feb. 16, 2017

Ballet Austin's Belle Redux: A Tale of Beauty & the Beast

In its striking concept and execution, Stephen Mills' take on the fairy tale was his most fully realized story ballet since Hamlet

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Feb. 16, 2017

"Sally Weber: Fractured"

These photographs, made with scanners and full of distortion, offer not a precious image of a leaf but a fresh way to perceive a leaf

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Feb. 16, 2017

The Empire Strikes Back

Trans icon Sandy Stone receives this year's OUTsider Legacy Award

Courtney Naquin, Daily, Feb. 15, 2017 8:30 AM

OUTsider Fest's Wild Roots

The third annual international queer arts festival returns this week

Rachel Van Middlesworth, Daily, Feb. 14, 2017 7:00 AM

An Idiot at FronteraFest

Diary of getting a homegrown 25-minute play onto the stage for Austin's biggest annual performance festival

T. Lynn Mikeska, Feature, Feb. 9, 2017

line upon line: first

In the percussion trio's concert of new works, four pieces took very different forms, but all resolved in a comparable calm

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Feb. 9, 2017

"Karen Kunc + Monika Meler: PrintAustin 2017"

At Gallery Shoal Creek, these artists’ prints interact well with one another – contrasting peace in nature and urban agitation

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Feb. 9, 2017

Sister of Shattering Glass

A new supernatural thriller spills out, live, through your phone

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Feb. 8, 2017 4:15 PM

Ten Thousand Beautiful Bugs in Your Eyes

New UT entomology project provides stunning public domain images

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Feb. 8, 2017 12:45 PM

Fast, Cheap, and in Control

Cost-of-living increases are making local artists do more with less

Robert Faires, Feature, Feb. 2, 2017

Zach Theatre's The Great Society

Robert Schenkkan's smart script and remarkable ensemble work make this a powerful look at LBJ's White House years

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Feb. 2, 2017

Austin Opera's The Daughter of the Regiment

Just as the young woman of the title is deemed "charming," so too is Donizetti's work in this company's staging

Reviewed by Robi Polgar, Review, Feb. 2, 2017

"Jim Roche: Some Americans Feel Like This" at Bale Creek Allen Gallery

The show's hand-stenciled, colorful re-creations of political signs are a timely vessel for America's honesty

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Feb. 2, 2017

But Take Great Care, for Maybe She’s a Sort of Basilisk

Author Ottessa Moshfegh at BookPeople on Tuesday night

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jan. 30, 2017 10:00 AM

Moontower 6: More Headliners

Jay Pharaoh, Chris Hardwick, Morgan Murphy join 2017 lineup

Robert Faires, Daily, Jan. 27, 2017 10:00 AM

UT's Public Arts Program Debuts an Ambitious New Project

Landmarks presents Ann Hamilton’s O N E E V E R Y O N E at the Dell Medical School

Robert Faires, Feature, Jan. 26, 2017

PHOTOS: Landmarks' Public Art at UT

UT's public art arts program

Feature, Jan. 26, 2017

Vortex Repertory’s A Perfect Robot

Sarah Saltwick’s timely script elegantly explores the tension between idealized automatons and messy humans

Reviewed by T. Lynn Mikeska, Review, Jan. 26, 2017

Austin Chamber Music Center’s My Life

This concert of works by Brahms, Smetana, and Fujiwara contrasted autobiographical stories told within music by young composers and mature ones

Reviewed by Robi Polgar, Review, Jan. 26, 2017

"Orna Feinstein: Treetopia"

The bubbles and circles of Feinstein's monoprints are sophisticated, beautiful, even fun, but they may leave you wanting more

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jan. 26, 2017

Greg Hrbek Gets Incendiary at Malvern Books

Award-winning author presents a bomb-ravaged USA this weekend

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jan. 25, 2017 8:00 AM

Open for Business: The 25th Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest

Now accepting your stories by snail mail or – wait for it – online

Robert Faires, Feature, Jan. 19, 2017

Matt & Ben at the Institution Theater

Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers use Damon and Affleck to create a hilarious case study in how Hollywood murders friendship

Reviewed by T. Lynn Mikeska, Review, Jan. 19, 2017

Austin Playhouse’s Bloomsday

Steven Dietz’s rumination on a great love lost lacks some of the vivid passion it needs in this staging

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Jan. 19, 2017

"Monika Sosnowska: Habitat"

The Polish artist’s industrial-material sculptures at the Contemporary Austin capture the physicality of our society, the rigidity of our order

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jan. 19, 2017

ATX's Inaugural Addresses

Local artists, comics speak out about Trump taking office

Robert Faires, Daily, Jan. 18, 2017 11:40 AM

PrintAustin 2017: A Sampler

Get a taste for printmaking’s infinite variety through four exhibitions at the Flatbed complex

Robert Faires, Feature, Jan. 12, 2017

Capital T Theatre's Hir

The Capital T Theatre production of Taylor Mac's absurdist satire puts the front lines of combat inside an American home

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Jan. 12, 2017

Dead Man's Cell Phone

En Route Productions makes Sarah Ruhl's lighthearted meditation on love and death both hilarious and touching

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Jan. 12, 2017

"Warhol by the Book" at the Blanton

What's most interesting in this retrospective is the early work that shows just how damn good Warhol was at graphic design

Reviewed by Sam Anderson-Ramos, Review, Jan. 12, 2017

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