ARTS & CULTURE
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How Nice to Be Under the Sea
Kristin Hogan's plushy show drops you into an octopus' garden
by Ashley Moreno
Review: Notes on the Classification of Spectral Lines ...
Aided by science, this theatrical essay covers vast distances
by Robert Faires
Kramer’s Ergot #9: Evil Fully Determined
Sammy Harkham’s new anthology is one long & strange & stunning trip
by Wayne Alan Brenner
Year of the Booster
The 2015-16 Austin Critics Table Awards
by Robert Faires
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Cliona Gunter, Vulnerable Maker
This artist opens her home for the West Austin Studio Tour, but more to the point, she opens herself
Sam Anderson-Ramos • May 20 issue
Carolyn Cohagan's Time Zero
With her new YA novel and her program Girls With Pens, the Austin author promotes literacy as girl power
Michael Berry • May 20 issue
Jennifer Chenoweth's XYZ Atlas
For years, the artist has been mapping locals' emotional experiences of the city and making them into art
Sam Anderson-Ramos • May 13 issue
"Labyrinth" at Not Gallery
Ryan Thayer Davis' large and highly saturated abstract fields of color are warm, alive, active, and pleasing to be among
L.K. James • May 13 issue
Sidebar to "Cliona Gunter, Vulnerable Maker"
Robert Faires, May 20 issue
Sidebar to "Jennifer Chenoweth's XYZ Atlas"
Robert Faires, May 13 issue
Sidebar to "Jennifer Chenoweth's XYZ Atlas"
May 13 issue
These inductees – Ballet Austin's Cookie Ruiz and Stephen Mills, and the Austin Symphony Orchestra's Peter Bay – are cultural heroes who lead by example
Robert Faires, May 6 issue
This Trouble Puppet Theater production takes the philosophic battle between good and evil into the pro-wrestling ring
Shanon Weaver, May 6 issue
As usual, ScriptWorks' annual showcase of 10-minute plays is a bit rough but shows the promise of creative minds
Elizabeth Cobbe, May 6 issue
The visually rich and meditative surfaces of these mixed-media works take the viewer to a space veiled in silence
H.C. Arnold, May 6 issue
Catherine Davis and Michelle Thompson's site-specific dance-and-music work will move you in ways you won't expect
Jonelle Seitz, Apr. 29 issue
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