Daily Arts
Think Giftily, Shop Locally: Five Things & More
Doesn't matter what particular holiday you subscribe to at this time of year, citizen, one fact is inescapable: It's the goddam gift-giving season again.

11:30AM Tue. Nov. 24, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

OMG, There are Strange Beasts in Austin Tonight
Because it's time for Strange Beasts 3, the third in Guzu Gallery's series of kaiju-themed exhibitions, featuring talented artists from all over providing their renditions of giant Japanese cinematic monsters. But, hold on, citizen – it's not only giant monsters this time

12:15PM Fri. Nov. 20, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

In the Bounce House with Comedian Danny Palumbo
That’s right, “cooking on all burners.” Because Danny Palumbo, winner of this year’s Funniest Person in Austin contest at Cap City Comedy Club back in May, is also a chef.

10:30AM Wed. Nov. 18, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Fall Into Music's Final Notes
Bring out your horns! And your drums, your violins, your ukes, your classical guitars – even your tubas! Fall Into Music, the annual citywide musical instrument drive, draws to a close Wednesday, and the folks behind are set on collecting 1,000 instruments to distribute to Central Texas youth who might have no other way to learn to play music.

9:00AM Wed. Nov. 18, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Moontower 5: First Wave of Comics Announced
The Paramount Theatre is wasting no time in building the anticipation for its fifth Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival. Rather than wait until January to announce the first wave of comics, the theatre has made a pre-Thanksgiving drop of 28 comedians lined up for 2016, and topping the list are Martin Short and Kevin Smith.

10:30AM Tue. Nov. 17, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

In Memoriam: Jo Anne Christian
Serenaded by Verdi, Puccini, and other composers whose operatic works she treasured, a treasured friend of the Austin arts scene made her final exit from it Thursday. Jo Anne Christian, a crusader in the campaign to build the Long Center and a passionate patron and advocate for many cultural causes, died at Christopher House. She was 79.

11:29AM Sat. Nov. 14, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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John Irving Opens Up at BookPeople
“Without women readers, most novelists would have to get another job.” Women outnumbered men three to one at BookPeople Thursday. John Irving’s Chronicle interview with Louis Black proved a topical blueprint for his SRO in-store – monologing about process, new novel Avenue of Mysteries, and eros for 80 pin-drop minutes.

1:10PM Fri. Nov. 13, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Neil Gaiman on James Thurber's The 13 Clocks
Because it's not enough that we asked the man about his own work during this interview we just published. No, we had to be like, "So, uh, Neil – is there some book that's a longtime favorite of yours but that doesn't have the wider readership you think it deserves?"

10:30AM Fri. Nov. 13, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Before EAST? During EAST? Something Other Than EAST?
Difficult to think about anything other than EAST in the days leading up to it. And that’s not because of any hype-induced weariness. It’s not, to be sure – because Big Medium’s annual East Austin Studio Tour is one of those rare good things that is always greater than the sum of its promotions.

4:40PM Wed. Nov. 11, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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