Daily Arts
It's a Ron-derful Life
The 2015 Moontower Comedy Festival gets underway on the evening of Wednesday, April 22 at the Paramount Theatre with a heap of 58-year-old “Tater Salad” and glass of Scotch, to boot. The festival, now in its fourth year, will stage its de facto opening ceremonies that night amid a cloud of cigar smoke with Ron White’s Texas Toasted.

12:21AM Thu. Apr. 16, Russ Espinoza Read More | Comment »

The Outskirts of Hope
Local writer Jo Ivester’s story changed dramatically in 1967 when her parents moved the family from Massachusetts to Mississippi to open a medical clinic and teach high school literature in one of the poorest areas of the country.

3:50PM Tue. Apr. 14, Jessi Cape Read More | Comment »

Revving With Cora Vette
Bustiers? Check. Feathered fascinators? Check. Sparkle and glitter? Check and check? Dirty joke book? Uh oh.

12:55PM Fri. Apr. 10, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

More April Arts Fests for Your Pleasure
Did we say 13 arts festivals enlivening Austin's cultural scene this April and May? Well, our eyes must have glazed over looking at the calendar. Because we missed two really prominent ones: the Austin International Poetry Festival and the Texas Burlesque Festival.

12:48PM Fri. Apr. 10, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Lit-urday: Burning Down George Orwell's House
It's been a long week, and now you deserve to have one day when you can curl up with a good book – let's call it Lit-urday. Let's maybe also pull out a bottle of 15-year-old single-malt Scotch from the Isle of Jura, because here's just the tale to accompany it …

11:00AM Sat. Apr. 4, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Thinking thinkEAST
Nine months ago, Fusebox Festival embarked on an unprecedented challenge: leading an 18-month planning process for the 24-acre site that once housed a fuel tank farm in East Austin. With no previous experience doing anything like this, how has the arts organization engaged the community in designing the development called thinkEAST?

6:19PM Fri. Apr. 3, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

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Dogs in Drag
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1:30PM Fri. Apr. 3, Carmen Rising Read More | Comment »

There's a THETH in My Mailbox, WTF?

When a friend sends you an email asking what’s your physical mailing address and you reply with the requested information, you can assume something’s physically on its way.

1:15PM Fri. Apr. 3, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

We Remember What the Dormouse Said
Down the rabbit hole we go, reader, and you're already familiar with that metaphor – due to a classic of fantastic storytelling called Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

10:00AM Tue. Mar. 31, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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