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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.

165 articles in 2010   •   page 1 of 5

ColdTowne Theater

The cream of local comedy leaves improv for one night to present a pair of plays

Arts Feature, Dec. 31, 2010

'Ian McLagan: Paint From Pain'

What may seem initially to be dark images of pain are also a wild revel of color

Arts Review, Dec. 31, 2010

Austin Museum of Art

The museum is losing a block but may be gaining a leg up on a new facility

Arts Feature, Dec. 24, 2010

Charles Pasco

Remembering the Texas State University educator and playwright for children

Arts Feature, Dec. 24, 2010

D Berman Gallery

After 10 years in Austin, David Berman's art gallery is moving to Wimberley

Arts Feature, Dec. 24, 2010

'Lupita Murillo Tinnen: American DREAM'

These photos put a face on undocumented students without putting faces on them

Arts Review, Dec. 24, 2010

By Any Means Necessary

Suzan-Lori Parks works it – and helps you work it, too

Arts Feature, Dec. 17, 2010

Austin Visual Arts Awards

A new setting but similar sentiments at the second round of the art honors

Arts Feature, Dec. 17, 2010

Culture Flash!

Art prize finalists, grants for a dancemaker and a new musical, and Mother Ginger

Arts Column, Dec. 17, 2010

'Turner to Monet: Masterpieces From the Walters Art Museum'

These 40 works impressively chart the evolution of art across the 19th century

Arts Review, Dec. 17, 2010

'Company'

Laura Powell has waited 20 years for Sondheim's landmark musical to return

Arts Feature, Dec. 10, 2010

The Trip to Bountiful

Horton Foote's moving drama is staged with the simple modesty of an old hymn

Arts Review, Dec. 10, 2010

Austin Playhouse

The theatre plans to take off from Penn Field and make a new home at Mueller

Arts Feature, Dec. 3, 2010

'Emergency Prom'

Playwright Steve Moulds tailors the tale to the actors, not vice versa

Arts Feature, Dec. 3, 2010

'Suzan-Lori Parks: Watch Me Work'

The playwright invites the public to observe her as she pursues her craft

Arts Feature, Dec. 3, 2010

ARTroduction to Austin

Glass artist Morgan Graff wins Hanger's $10,000 art competition

Arts Feature, Nov. 26, 2010

'Charlie Ferguson: Wasted Expressions'

Austin photographer finds painterly strokes in trash bins' rust and scratches

Arts Feature, Nov. 26, 2010

'Crumble (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake)'

Ghostly celebs and a killer apartment make a holiday show for the rest of us

Arts Feature, Nov. 26, 2010

The First To Question

Remembering the ultimate theatre historian, Oscar Brockett, 1923-2010

Arts Feature, Nov. 19, 2010

John Oliver

The British comedian perseveres through pundits, politics, and Peter Pan

Arts Feature, Nov. 19, 2010

Ransom Center

UT acquires the archives of celebrated monologist Spalding Gray

Arts Feature, Nov. 19, 2010

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

This revival proves Albee's 1962 drama to be as brutal and unsettling as ever

Arts Review, Nov. 19, 2010

Good Listening

Meryl Streep speaks on the key to acting and its importance to life

Arts Feature, Nov. 12, 2010

2010 B. Iden Payne Awards

Four shows took home nearly half the honors at this year's ceremony

Arts Feature, Nov. 12, 2010

Oscar Brockett

Remembering the world's foremost theatre historian

Arts Feature, Nov. 12, 2010

East Austin Studio Tour

The city's autumn marathon of art covers work by some 300 artists in 175 venues

Arts Feature, Nov. 12, 2010

The 'It' Program

Musical theatre struts back onstage at Texas State to rave reviews

Arts Feature, Nov. 5, 2010

Anne Akiko Meyers

The world-class violinist pays a record price for a world-class violin

Arts Feature, Nov. 5, 2010

'Celebrity Autobiography'

The twaddle peddled by celebs in memoirs is even funnier when read aloud

Arts Feature, Nov. 5, 2010

Dark Insinuations

Ray Donley steps from the shadows to talk about his art

Arts Feature, Oct. 29, 2010

Austin Lyric Opera's Stampede

The opera launches a festival to celebrate Austin's musical diversity

Arts Feature, Oct. 29, 2010

Tapestry Dance Company

Poet Zell Miller III joins the dancers of Tapestry to make music together

Arts Feature, Oct. 29, 2010

New Works Theater Community

Austin theatre groups band together and land $90,000 to support making new work

Arts Feature, Oct. 29, 2010

Room for Possibility

Arthouse creates a space where artists can invent, experiment, make the future

Arts Feature, Oct. 22, 2010

Arthouse Reopening Celebration Schedule

Arts Feature, Oct. 22, 2010

Try To Remember

How two kids from UT changed the course of the American musical

Arts Feature, Oct. 15, 2010

'New Art in Austin' 2011

AMOA has announced the 15 artists chosen for its triennial show of local art

Arts Feature, Oct. 15, 2010

Culture Flash

A new opera for the Butlers and a big art prize for Beili Liu

Arts Column, Oct. 15, 2010

The Storyteller

Nobody spins a yarn like Jaston Williams

Arts Feature, Oct. 8, 2010

First Night Austin

First Night's board cancels this year's party, but the city may host one instead

Arts Feature, Oct. 8, 2010

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