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Shows to Go Ya

Conspirare's Christmas at the Carillon with Ruthie Foster

What did George Carlin say?
Something about how the only good thing about Christianity is the music? Read More | Comment »

11:00AM Fri. Dec. 5, Wayne Alan Brenner

OMG! The Grumpy Cat Movie Premieres Tonight!

In a just world, Bryan and Tabatha Bundesen would've turned their little bundle of faux-disdain that the world knows as Grumpy Cat over to David Lynch or Alejandro Jodorowsky and said, "Go for it." Read More | Comment »

11:00AM Sat. Nov. 29, Wayne Alan Brenner

All Hail the Queen of Rural Media!

Jay Byrd is Earlene Hoople: That's what snagged our attention first, about this show, this upcoming production of A Kodachrome Christmas. Read More | Comment »

10:30AM Wed. Nov. 26, Wayne Alan Brenner

A Wild and Precious "Theraplay" of Gay Experience

For over 35 years, psychotherapist Steve Cadwell has processed the trauma, the heartbreak, the joy, and the triumph of patients LGBTQIA. Through the lens of his own wild and precious life, spanning an era of gay liberation, he brings this story back to Austin, where he got his start. Read More | Comment »

9:00AM Wed. Nov. 12, Carmen Rising

When You Pause the Heart of an Eagle and Can Feel Its Fear

I’ve been getting text messages from the FBI since April of this year. Read More | Comment »

10:30AM Wed. Oct. 22, Wayne Alan Brenner

In Real Life: Cory Doctorow

Award-winning author, cyber-activist, and Boing Boing co-editor Cory Doctorow is coming to the Texas Teen Book Festival at St. Edward’s University this Saturday. Read More | Comment »

3:00PM Wed. Oct. 15, Wayne Alan Brenner

Hey – Are You White?

Black may be beautiful, but here's a somewhat paler man who's been involved with the uglier parts of the White Power movement. His name is Wesley Connor and he's the main character in a new drama called Am I White by Austin playwright Adrienne Dawes. And this Connor guy is based on a real, actual person: A man named Leo Felton. Read More | Comment »

2:50PM Fri. Oct. 3, Wayne Alan Brenner

SXSW Interactive Announces Opening Keynote

She may not be a household name, but Paola Antonelli credentials are bordering on perfect. She’s a guru of design and the interaction between people and things. If that isn’t a good fit for SXSW Interactive then we’re just not sure if anyone is good enough. Read More | Comment »

11:00AM Wed. Oct. 1, James Renovitch

Local Game Music Gets Orchestrated

The Austin Civic Orchestra kicks off its season this weekend by embracing the Past & Present. Video game enthusiasts might be interested in the "present" portion of the show with locally composed music from the seminal Wing Commander series. It wouldn't hurt for you to hear some Beethoven either. Read More | Comment »

4:00PM Fri. Sep. 26, James Renovitch

Fables of the Reconstruction

Sometimes the reality of the flesh is more intense than fantasy can bear. Read More | Comment »

11:45AM Mon. Sep. 15, Wayne Alan Brenner

Whatcha Doing This Weekend, Austinite?

And we're not talking about sports or popular music or sweat lodges or whatever, but specifically about things in the, as they call it, Fine Arts sector. Read More | Comment »

3:00PM Wed. Sep. 3, Wayne Alan Brenner

Get Sexy for a Good Cause

Daley Catherine has felt ashamed of her body since she was a teenager. Naturally thin, Catherine always wished that she were more curvaceous, and felt self-conscious when people would comment on her appearance. Read More | Comment »

12:00PM Fri. Aug. 29, Amy Kamp

Five Families in One Performance Troupe?

Five Families, yeah – with initial caps on those words, please. Read More | Comment »

11:00AM Tue. Aug. 26, Wayne Alan Brenner

Improv … Tragedy? Absurdity? WTF, Institution Theater?

A triple-Gallagher spray of feels right in the face, is it? Read More | Comment »

12:15PM Fri. Jul. 18, Wayne Alan Brenner

TNM's Megaphone Marathons Takes on Two Cities

I'd swear that the last time I talked to The New Movement's Chris Trew, the comedy entrepreneur and host of the World Air Sex Championships was carrying a baby sugar glider among the dark follicles of his forest-thick beard. Read More | Comment »

2:05PM Wed. Jul. 9, Wayne Alan Brenner

Sky Candy Takes on Italo Calvino's COSMICOMICS

Director Rudy Ramirez blames romance for the spark of this fantastic idea: Turning Italo Calvino's classic collection of stories into an aerial performance. Read More | Comment »

1:30PM Wed. Jun. 18, Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin's Improv Comedy Marathon 2014

Of course, a veritable army of local troupes will be performing, too, will be coming and going pretty much as they please … while eight improv stalwarts stick around hour after hour after hour to push the walls of sleep back, waaaaaaay back, in The Hideout Theatre's 45-Hour Improv Marathon. Read More | Comment »

11:00AM Wed. Jun. 18, Wayne Alan Brenner

Bethany out of Saturn?

Last time Theatre en Bloc complicated the boards, it was with Derek Kolluri directing Neil LaBute's Fat Pig. Read More | Comment »

5:50PM Wed. May. 21, Wayne Alan Brenner

S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y? Night!

Really, you could sprain your calendar app with what's available by way of entertainment tomorrow night. Read More | Comment »

11:30AM Fri. May. 16, Wayne Alan Brenner

We Think This Is a Great Way to Celebrate Earth Day

How would we even know that this planet is a planet, without we've been informed by the methods of science? Read More | Comment »

2:47PM Tue. Apr. 22, Wayne Alan Brenner

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