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Wayne Alan Brenner

Arts Listings Editor


Wayne Alan Brenner has been covering arts and culture for The Austin Chronicle for more than 15 years, bringing you the brilliant, the odd, and the underexposed.

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New Tweet Dreams Show Debuts at ColdTowne

Improv comedy show taps into the subconscious via social media

Arts Daily, Sep. 30, 2015 1:30 PM

Austin's One Ounce Opera vs. Nickelback

Almost literally. And that's just part of this event.

Arts Daily, Sep. 29, 2015 11:00 AM

Tomine & Beaton & Drawn & Quarterly: Yes, This

These two collections will rock your heart, brain, and funny bone

Arts Daily, Sep. 19, 2015 1:40 PM

Late Night TV Is About to Get Downright Gaar-ish

Stand-up comic Brian Gaar hosts a new Austin-based show on the CW

Screens Feature, Sep. 17, 2015

Yeah, This Friday Night Is Pretty Much Lousy With Art

And here’s a what-to-see tip from your mixer-happy media mavens:

Arts Daily, Sep. 16, 2015 4:00 PM

Open House at the Austin Book Arts Center

The city’s epicenter of old-school book tech invites you to visit!

Arts Daily, Sep. 10, 2015 4:15 PM

Austin’s Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival Has No Bounds In Stock

The annual juggernaut of performative hijinks returns to the ATX

Arts Daily, Aug. 28, 2015 12:45 PM

The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray Is Totally Worthy of Its Subject

Everyone will always believe this

Arts Daily, Aug. 22, 2015 10:00 AM

How Many Fables in the Naked City?

More than usual this weekend, thanks to Vertigo and Natalie Frank

Arts Daily, Aug. 13, 2015 10:30 AM

Sistering the Brothers Grimm

Austin-born artist Natalie Frank makes fables viscerally visual in her exhibition at the Blanton

Arts Feature, Aug. 13, 2015

The Return of Ellen Fullman & The Long String Instrument

The Bay Area composer performs with Austin's New Music Co-op

Arts Daily, Aug. 10, 2015 10:00 AM

Your Saturday’s a Boldly Bookish Thing

Immerse yourself in local stories of print and voice

Arts Daily, Aug. 7, 2015 10:01 AM

Shawn Camp: Alight in the Darkness

Shawn Camp's new show at Northern-Southern breathes in the Aphotic Zone

Arts Feature, Aug. 6, 2015

Artist Shawn Camp Offers a Hint of Light in the Darkness

New exhibition at Northern-Southern breathes in the Aphotic Zone

Arts Daily, Jul. 29, 2015 10:30 AM

Drift Toward a Perfect Coffee Experience

New biannual magazine is a java junkie’s dream come true

Arts Daily, Jul. 27, 2015 10:00 AM

The ATX Arts Scene Will Fill Your Saturday but Good

So much to do in this town, and here are just a few excellent ideas

Arts Daily, Jul. 22, 2015 10:00 AM

New Graphic Novel The Divine from Asaf & Tomer Hanuka

Note: Never fuck with spooky child-soldiers in Southeast Asia

Arts Daily, Jul. 15, 2015 11:00 AM

Ships and Giggles Show Tips Waitstaff Overboard

Comedian Rob Gagnon and friends take it to the river

Arts Daily, Jul. 9, 2015 11:00 AM

The Non-Frenzied Feeding of a Large Squalus

The movie Jaws, performed live by Old Murder House Theater!

Arts Daily, Jul. 1, 2015 2:30 PM

22 Comedy Open Mics in 7 Days

Joe Faina runs the Austin gamut so you don't have to

Arts Daily, Jul. 1, 2015 12:01 PM

Chris Cubas Headlines Cap City on July 4th!

And July 1st and 2nd and 3rd, too – how ’bout that?

Arts Daily, Jun. 30, 2015 11:31 AM

VIA 313: Defining Pizza, Designing Detroit

Marc English and the Hunt Brothers conjure some real Motor City magic

Design Daily, Jun. 29, 2015 10:45 AM

Dirty Diamonds: An All-Girl Comic Anthology

Upcoming release explores the complex theme of “beauty”

Arts Daily, Jun. 24, 2015 1:00 PM

Tom White Is Never Gonna Give it Up

The ATX artist and his illusory process wreak a beautiful painted havoc

Arts Daily, Jun. 24, 2015 10:30 AM

Mat Johnson: Black & White & Read All Over

Our interview with the Houston-based author

Arts Daily, Jun. 18, 2015 10:15 AM

Don't Call This a Mixed Review

Mat Johnson's novel Loving Day is all there in black and white

Arts Feature, Jun. 18, 2015

Mat Johnson on Writing

With his new novel, Loving Day, Mat Johnson finally owned up to the fact that he writes funny books

Arts Feature, Jun. 18, 2015

Who Does 46 Hours of Comedy Improv Nonstop?

Eight stalwarts of the scene flirt with exhaustion and insanity

Arts Daily, Jun. 17, 2015 12:00 PM

Esther's Follies: ROT Rally Raconteurs

Kerry Awn hosts a stand-up showcase for everyone high on the hogs

Arts Daily, Jun. 10, 2015 11:00 AM

Eating My Way Through Two and a Half Decades of Comics

The Drawn and Quarterly 25th Anniversary Anthology

Arts Daily, Jun. 5, 2015 11:00 AM

Showers of Art and Lit

Let's not call the New South Festival of Literary Arts and Cartooning a perfect storm of indie media, please

Arts Feature, Jun. 4, 2015

Fragile Rock: Austin's Emo Puppet Band

Maybe the world's only emo puppet band?

Arts Daily, Jun. 3, 2015 11:00 AM

The Sketchbook Project World Tour

What you need when the whole world draws you in

Arts Daily, Jun. 2, 2015 11:00 AM

The Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce: Ovation

Honors bestowed, selfies shot, business and social might celebrated

News Daily, Jun. 1, 2015 1:00 PM

New Graphic Novel is Dark, Urban, Sorcerous

Chris Miskiewicz and Palle Schmidt’s THOMAS ALSOP rocks Manhattan

Arts Daily, Jun. 1, 2015 11:00 AM

Someone’s Got a Soul Grudge and It’s Gonna Hurt Like Whoa

Blue High Machine Mid-Southern Wrestling Coalition brings the pain

Arts Daily, May. 26, 2015 10:00 AM

Dear God, What Hath Monofonus Wrought Now?

The Austin indie media company gets all epistolary with Thor Harris

Books Daily, May. 25, 2015 10:30 AM

The Last Best WEST List

Five West Austin Studio Tour reasons to ramble

Arts Daily, May. 15, 2015 10:00 AM

Adreon Henry Weaves His Way into the WEST

We reckon vinyl has seldom been so damn lucky

Arts Daily, May. 13, 2015 10:30 AM

When Magic is a Real Darling

This popular Austin magician tells it like it appears to be

Arts Daily, May. 11, 2015 1:00 PM

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