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Robert Faires is Arts Editor for The Austin Chronicle, where he's been covering the local arts scene for more than 25 years. In 2011, American Theatre Magazine named him to a list of 12 of the nation's most influential theatre critics. He's also been active in local theatre since 1980, having worked on more than 60 theatrical productions across the city as an actor, director, and writer.

152 articles in 2008   •   page 1 of 4

Celebrate This City

Dave Sullivan provides new direction for First Night Austin

Arts Feature, Dec. 26, 2008

Austin Symphony Orchestra

ASO's biggest challenge of 2008? Keeping a straight face with the Flying Karamazovs.

Arts Feature, Dec. 26, 2008

Gallery Lombardi

The 12-year ride of Downtown Austin's most rockin' gallery is coming to a close

Arts Feature, Dec. 19, 2008

Aziz Ansari

On his return to Austin, the co-creator of Human Giant goes solo in the spotlight

Arts Feature, Dec. 19, 2008

It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

Six actors play everyone in the holiday favorite, and they become Bedford Falls

Arts Review, Dec. 19, 2008

Early to Rise

Daniel Johnson loves early music's purity of sound and intimacy, and he's not alone

Arts Feature, Dec. 12, 2008

Arthouse

A half-million-dollar challenge grant boosts Arthouse's capital campaign

Arts Feature, Dec. 12, 2008

The Vortex

The Eastside theatre bids farewell to a treasure: managing director Edna Parra

Arts Feature, Dec. 12, 2008

Conspirare

Austin's top vocal ensemble earns two Grammy noms for its Threshold of Night CD

Arts Feature, Dec. 12, 2008

Pushing Boundaries

Eight new dances that spoke engagingly to the place individuals have in groups

Arts Review, Dec. 12, 2008

Cultural Studies

Gifting books without boundaries

Books Feature, Dec. 12, 2008

Still Fountains

Michael Mitchell's paired one-acts depict characters with a lot bottled up inside

Arts Review, Dec. 5, 2008

Sydney Yeager: Moving Parts

These busy abstracts create visual fields that are active, festive, and seductive

Arts Review, Dec. 5, 2008

Beyond the Frame

Curator Elizabeth Dunbar likes art that punches through the gallery walls

Arts Feature, Nov. 28, 2008

Austin on Broadway: More Shooting Stars Than Ever

There have never been as many Austinites in Broadway shows as there are now

Arts Feature, Nov. 28, 2008

Arthouse Emergency Relief Fund: Giving More Than Thanks

Help Arthouse help artists unable to make art owing to a health crisis or disaster

Arts Feature, Nov. 28, 2008

Creative Research Laboratory

UT artists play prospectors, panning for new ideas out of the notion of space

Arts Feature, Nov. 21, 2008

Arthouse

Curator Elizabeth Dunbar opened her latest exhibit on Friday, gave birth Saturday

Arts Feature, Nov. 21, 2008

Blanton Museum of Art

The companion facility to the UT museum's gallery building is finally complete

Arts Feature, Nov. 14, 2008

testsite 08.5 ~ Temporary Services

A Chicago art group brings Austin punk and the mighty congresswoman together

Arts Feature, Nov. 14, 2008

Austin Arts Survey

Answer a few questions, and you might help the city ramp up its arts programming

Arts Feature, Nov. 14, 2008

Working Playwright

Steven Dietz just wants to get in, roll up his sleeves, and make the words better

Arts Feature, Nov. 7, 2008

Dame Edna

The Australian gigastar visits Austin after missing a January gig due to illness

Arts Feature, Nov. 7, 2008

Rude Mechs

The Rudes' next show gets tapped for a prestigious New Play Development Project

Arts Feature, Nov. 7, 2008

Austin Lyric Opera

ALO teams with KMFA and KLRU to get its season opener on public radio and television

Arts Feature, Nov. 7, 2008

2008 B. Iden Payne Awards

A strong sense of community at possibly the funniest Payne Awards ceremony ever

Arts Feature, Oct. 31, 2008

Zach Theatre

Just in time for Zach's diamond anniversary, a pair of million-dollar donations

Arts Feature, Oct. 31, 2008

B. Iden Payne Awards

Memo to all drama queens: ACoT's annual theatrical honors are this Sunday

Arts Feature, Oct. 24, 2008

Get Your Art On

A new 18-day campaign tries to build awareness of the city's rich cultural scene

Arts Feature, Oct. 24, 2008

Long Center

While an ailing Cliff Redd rests, the Long Center board chair steps in as director

Arts Feature, Oct. 24, 2008

Welcome Home

This group show leaves one feeling that hokey notions of home still haunt us

Arts Review, Oct. 24, 2008

The Wordy Shipmates

Quick show of hands: Who's all hot to read a new book about the Puritans?

Books Review, Oct. 24, 2008

Modern Art. Modern Lives. Then + Now

AMOA's dual exhibit of art made a century apart shows some things never change

Arts Review, Oct. 17, 2008

Viva La Diva/3 Mo' Divas

Two different trios of African-American sopranos sing in Austin in two weeks

Arts Feature, Oct. 10, 2008

Culture Flash!

Acting great Charles Dutton closes out BAM, and Cap City holds a comedy caucus

Arts Column, Oct. 10, 2008

Learning Curve

Lessons from the Long Center's first six months

Arts Feature, Oct. 3, 2008

Conspirare

Austin's celebrated choral ensemble is taping a concert for broadcast on PBS

Arts Feature, Oct. 3, 2008

2008 B. Iden Payne Awards

Big love for UT in this year's nominations for the annual ACoT theatre honors

Arts Feature, Oct. 3, 2008

Lora Reynolds Gallery

The contemporary-art dealer has a new home in a busy district of Downtown

Arts Feature, Oct. 3, 2008

A Stage of Their Own

TexARTS has yet to find its audience in Austin, but outside it is another story

Arts Feature, Sep. 26, 2008

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