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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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A Drifting Life

This manga autobiography is the result of a decade's work by the acclaimed artist

Books Review, May. 8, 2009

Likewise: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag

An exhaustive and often overwrought tome with an obsessive pen craft as unnerving as Schrag's storm of baby-dyke dilemmas and crises

Books Review, May. 8, 2009

Mome Vol. 14

The latest in the anthology series curated by Fantagraphics' Eric Reynolds and Gary Groth

Books Review, May. 8, 2009

Exit Wounds

An insider's view that reveals a matter-of-fact acceptance of Middle East violence

Books Review, May. 8, 2009

New in Graphic Novels

The Chronicle Comics & Manga Team hunts down some inky delights

Books Daily, May. 7, 2009 7:31 AM

Trickery Flickery Mock

Master Pancake makes the movies hurt so good

Screens Feature, May. 1, 2009

Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

It's appropriate – hell, it's necessary – that a documentary about Philip Glass provide sound as crisp and clear as the sharpest images onscreen, and this one does, with aural textures you can almost feel against your skin

Screens Review, May. 1, 2009

The Method Gun

With this play about theatre and tigers, the Rude Mechs earn their stripes forever

Arts Review, May. 1, 2009

Winning Outside the Box

Film columnist Joe O'Connell's novel Evacuation Plan nabs North Texas Book Festival Award

Books Daily, Apr. 21, 2009 3:42 PM

Mister Z Loves Company

Rubber Repertory's revival is a marriage of depravity and delight, of filth and fantasy

Arts Review, Apr. 17, 2009

The Overbrook Brothers

Screens Feature, Mar. 20, 2009

SXSW Film Review: Animated Shorts

A solid anthology of animation

Screens Daily, Mar. 16, 2009 11:13 AM

Look at Yourself, Austin.

Brenner roams the imploding SXSWi social nodes

SXSW Daily, Mar. 14, 2009 4:42 PM

Jimmy Leets World

Graffiti Research Lab's James Powderly takes technology to the street

Screens Feature, Mar. 6, 2009

Mr. Brown Will Come to Town

Comic-book creator Jeffrey Brown is a featured guest at this year's Staple! The Independent Media Expo

Books Feature, Mar. 6, 2009

The Israeli/Palestinian Comedy Tour

Four stand-up comics aim to ease cultural tensions with a few swift salvos of laughter

Arts Feature, Jan. 16, 2009

Top 10 Favorite Arts Events Across the Disciplines (In No Particular Order)

Chronicle Arts writer Wayne Alan Brenner on his favorite arts events in 2008

Arts Feature, Jan. 2, 2009

A Cabinet of Drawings

The Ransom Center reminds us of the power of seeing originals over reproductions

Arts Review, Dec. 19, 2008

David Ohlerking

The whirlwind force behind Austin Figurative Gallery is spinning away to Jersey

Arts Feature, Dec. 5, 2008

Here Comes Mr. Achewood

Chris Onstad tours with his Great Outdoor Fight book

Books Feature, Dec. 5, 2008

The Living

Three painters show work that will have you thinking about what it means to be alive

Arts Review, Nov. 21, 2008


Everybody wins in Shannon McCormick's highly enjoyable one-man show about football

Arts Review, Nov. 7, 2008

Never Mind Those Thousand Words

ICOON from Amberpress makes meatspace convo all point & click.

Design Daily, Oct. 28, 2008 4:37 PM

The Choice Is Yours

Rubber Repertory's Casket of Passing Fancy makes you 500 offers you can't reuse

Arts Feature, Oct. 10, 2008

It's Comic! It's Art! It's … Spiegel-Man!

Maus creator Art Spiegelman's new Breakdowns is even better than his old Breakdowns.

Books Daily, Oct. 1, 2008 12:43 PM

Past: Paused

A two-man, two-nation photo show where everything new is old again – and vice versa

Arts Review, Sep. 26, 2008

Helmut Barnett: Maximal/Minimal

Barnett's precisely rendered colorful abstractions afford your eyes maximum enjoyment

Arts Review, Sep. 12, 2008

'Cynthia Camlin: Extremities'; 'Marianne Green: Silence and Sound'

These two exhibits celebrate natural wonders exquisitely with expert technique

Arts Review, Aug. 22, 2008

Science Fiction Gets the Vapors

On steampunk

Books Feature, Jul. 25, 2008

Drawing Interest

Books with graphic value

Books Review, Jul. 11, 2008

Tyson Homosexual Has Been Auto-Replaced

Tyson Gay not Tyson Homosexual.

The Gay Place Daily, Jul. 2, 2008 12:39 PM

Living With 'Monstrosities'

Jen Hirt and Scott Webel and their Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata

Arts Feature, Jun. 27, 2008

Steve Brudniak: 'Noumenon'

Steve Brudniak's newest exhibition is thoroughly retro-futuristic, but don't use the "s" word to describe it

Arts Review, Jun. 20, 2008

Getting To It Later: Putting Off That Bad Habit Yet Again

Procrastinate Your Way To Greater Productivity

Design Daily, Jun. 18, 2008 12:46 PM

Plath Tics

Books Daily, May. 20, 2008 2:09 PM

Mindstorms Mania: Children are the future, and the future is robots

The next generation of robot-makers showed their stuff at Austin Children's Museum's robotics showcase

Arts Feature, May. 16, 2008

Reading Myself to Sleep

What's currently cluttering Brenner's bedroom, bookwise.

Books Daily, May. 13, 2008 5:48 PM

Don't Everybody Panic, but Online Sketch Troupe Backpack Picnic Has Definitely Gone What They Call 'Viral' and Is Also About to Contaminate the Alamo Drafthouse

Online sketch troupe Backpack Picnic has definitely gone viral

Screens Feature, May. 2, 2008

René Pinnell: Direct(or) to Video

Well, these videos don't just direct themselves, you know

Screens Feature, May. 2, 2008

First, Free Comic Book Day, and Then – Ka-Baam!!

Comic books and comedy improv go hand in hand, sometimes with repulsor rays

Arts Feature, May. 2, 2008

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