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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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Hidden Room Theatre's Houdini Speaks to the Living

In Houdini Speaks to the Living, Hidden Room Theatre resurrects two dead celebrities for a spirited battle

Arts Feature, Oct. 20, 2016

"Meet the Beetles"

This Art.Science.Gallery exhibit celebrating the order Coleoptera in art will have you screaming "Yeah, yeah, yeah!"

Arts Review, Oct. 20, 2016

The Q&A Hole: Can Money Buy Happiness?

With Edmo, Carina Magyar, and … Gloria Steinem? Yes, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 18, 2016 10:00 AM

The One Thing That Even Houdini Couldn’t Escape

Cooking class reveals arcane secrets of chicken paprikash and more

Arts Daily, Oct. 13, 2016 11:42 AM

Evidence for the Prosecution of Rock

Austin’s Graffiti Trials releases a garage-flavored chunk of awesome

Arts Daily, Oct. 12, 2016 10:00 AM

The Q&A Hole: What’s the Worst Thing About Austin, Texas?

With Jen Cash, Sam Eidson, Shannon McCormick, Matt Oztalay, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 11, 2016 8:30 AM

The Wordy Wranglers of Typewriter Rodeo

The whole country's saddling up with Austin's vaqueros of verse

Arts Feature, Oct. 6, 2016

Of Course, Music Is Never Your Sole Identity

But even what brings the music to you can be a part of it

Arts Daily, Oct. 5, 2016 5:00 PM

The Q&A Hole: Why Are People So Violent Toward Each Other

With Denise Prince, Bob Duke, Chris Brown, Rebecca Schwarz, and more

Chronolog Daily, Oct. 4, 2016 8:00 AM

The Mind’s New Science Guys

UT profs mix brain data, insight, and badinage for live entertainment

Arts Daily, Oct. 3, 2016 10:00 AM

Lit-urday: Margarito and the Snowman by REYoung

Austin author’s latest waggles an icy pistola at your hangover menudo.

Arts Daily, Oct. 1, 2016 10:00 AM

The Q&A Hole: What’s the Most Important Thing in Life?

With JT Habersaat, David Wheeler, Jodi Egerton, Marc English & more.

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 27, 2016 8:00 AM

The Q&A Hole: How Does Something Get "Overrated"?

With Lauren Weinstein, Tim Doyle, Pat Dean, Mark Finn, and more

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 20, 2016 8:00 AM

David Wheeler of Dragon’s Lair Has Been Selling Comics In Austin for 30 Years

Local bastion of supergraphics & gaming celebrates three decades

Arts Daily, Sep. 14, 2016 12:01 PM

Connecting More Than Dots With Cloud Tree Artist Brian David Johnson

Wood and resin beautifully encode philosophies in this new solo show

Arts Daily, Sep. 13, 2016 2:00 PM

The Q&A Hole: Why Isn't LSD Legal?

Trip on this with Lana Lesley, Denise Prince, Mickle Maher, and more.

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 13, 2016 8:00 AM

Steve Rogers Is the Man Who’s Shooting All Those Performers

Local arts-scene photog reveals a plethora of faces at the Hideout

Arts Daily, Sep. 12, 2016 9:00 AM

Nisi Shawl Is Crossing the Streams of Fantastical Fiction

The Tiptree-winning author brings her new alt-history to the ATX

Arts Daily, Sep. 7, 2016 9:00 AM

The Q&A Hole Returns!

Because everyone’s got one, right? An opinion, we mean.

Chronolog Daily, Sep. 6, 2016 8:00 AM

Beer Today, Framed Tomorrow: The Art of the Brew Returns

The annual celebration of suds & art & music is back with even more

Arts Daily, Aug. 31, 2016 8:00 AM

How About Some Music a Little out of the Ordinary This Weekend?

It’s not only rock & roll, but we fucking love it

Arts Daily, Aug. 25, 2016 9:00 AM

The Seven Skeletons of Lydia Pyne

The local science historian debuts her new book about famous fossil hominids

Arts Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Recommended: The Hominids

Seven Skeletons' Lydia Pyne cites Robert J. Sawyer's The Hominids as a fiction book that gets Neanderthals right

Arts Feature, Aug. 11, 2016

Exclusive Interview With Wrestling Legend Duke “The Rooster” Cartwright

Deposed local champ tells it like it is before Soul Grudge Showdown VI

Arts Daily, Aug. 9, 2016 10:38 AM

The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals Shines Anew at the Alamo Drafthouse

Steve Young reveals the hidden world of uncanny corporate razzmatazz

Screens Daily, Jul. 29, 2016 11:30 AM

Who … Is … Couri Vine?

Comic-book creators Leah Lovise & Vanessa Shealy know – and are telling

Arts Daily, Jul. 27, 2016 9:30 AM

New Live Comedy Show Is Doper Than What, Exactly?

Heckle Her Productions goes all Nineties-style with latest comedy gig

Arts Daily, Jul. 13, 2016 2:30 PM

Only the Fourth Wall Is Forever

After 10 years, Salvage Vanguard Theater is moving on

Arts Feature, Jun. 23, 2016

47 Nonstop, Unsleeping, Possibly Hallucinatory Hours of Improv This Weekend

The Hideout is doing that wild thing they do every year

Arts Daily, Jun. 16, 2016 4:05 PM

FamiLIES at ColdTowne Theater

In taking characters beyond improv to a scripted format, this ColdTowne project delivers an exaggerated imitation of life

Arts Review, Jun. 16, 2016

Force, Fuse, Flower: Colin McIntyre’s “Circumnutation”

New metalwork show brings a few helical organics to Dimension Gallery

Arts Daily, Jun. 15, 2016 3:35 PM

Chris Woolfrey’s Got Issues With Intellectual Property. You Can Help.

You think information really wants to be free? That view may cost us all.

Arts Daily, Jun. 8, 2016 3:10 PM

Ben Snakepit Releases His Manor Threat

New collection of diary comics debuts at Beerland this Saturday

Arts Daily, Jun. 8, 2016 12:05 PM

Austin’s Ninth Annual Bug (Eating) Festival

Two legs good, six legs tasty!

Food Daily, Jun. 1, 2016 11:00 AM

Time for Another Graphic Novadose of That Kramer’s Ergot

Sammy Harkham’s new anthology is one long & strange & stunning trip

Arts Daily, May. 25, 2016 2:35 PM

Looking at the Big Picture

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series goes large

Screens Feature, May. 19, 2016

West Austin Studio Tour: The Second Weekend

Our recommendations among WEST's artist studios and galleries

Arts Daily, May. 18, 2016 5:35 PM

West Austin Studio Tour: Recommendations

Five suggested stops along the annual Westside visual-arts tour

Arts Daily, May. 10, 2016 3:15 PM

Maker Faire Austin Returns

Celebration of DIY tech & creation lights up the Palmer Events Center

Arts Daily, May. 4, 2016 12:01 PM

KRAKATHOOOOM!! Free Comic Book Day Is Soon Upon Us Once Again!

Annual giveaway of popular sequential art stirs area interest, desire

Arts Daily, May. 3, 2016 11:00 AM

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