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Primed for Some Literary Vibranium?

Readers say, "Austin African American Book Festival forever!"

Robert Faires, Daily, Jun. 22, 2018 4:00 PM

Beachcombing Is Always Better With a Good Companion

This new illustrated guide is the perfect summertime accessory

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jun. 22, 2018 7:00 AM

Fair Youth Make Fairer Shakespeare

Two fine chances to see young people make the Bard come alive

Robert Faires, Daily, Jun. 21, 2018 5:45 PM

Austin's Artspace Crisis and Microvenues

Are home art galleries and mini-performance venues the answer to the space crunch?

Robert Faires, Feature, Jun. 21, 2018

Snapshot: Juneteenth Parade

Attendees at the annual Juneteenth parade consider the challenges posed today to freedom

David Brendan Hall, Column, Jun. 21, 2018

Booth's Richard III by the Hidden Room Theatre

Beth Burns and company unearths a fascinating theatrical time capsule with this version of Shakespeare's tragedy

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Jun. 21, 2018

Gold n' George's For a Limited Time Only

In this lighthearted show, Natalie George, Heloise Gold, and their collaborators reacted to current events by exploring, inventing, playing

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Review, Jun. 21, 2018

"Matthew Steinke: Deliriums" at Northern-Southern Gallery

Mental health disorders seldom look or sound this delightful

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Review, Jun. 21, 2018

Texas Book Festival Announces First Confirmed Authors for October Fest

Acclaimed An American Marriage novelist leads pack of 15

Kimberley Jones, Daily, Jun. 19, 2018 8:18 PM

Edgar Cantero Scoobies the Fhtagn Right Out the Ol’ Lovecraft

The geek-savvy author brings his Meddling Kids to BookPeople

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jun. 15, 2018 1:00 PM

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend

We’ll shield you against that mofo of a FOMO, citizen!

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jun. 15, 2018 7:00 AM

Spectrum Theatre Company's Juneteenth Chronicles

With this play, Crystal Bird Caviel honors ancestors who were slaves and her colleague, the late Dr. Billy F. Harden

Robert Faires, Feature, Jun. 14, 2018

Snapshot: Bubblepalooza

Because bubbles make everything better

David Brendan Hall, Column, Jun. 14, 2018

Zach Theatre's Sunday in the Park With George

Zach relalizes the Sondheim musical with near flawless execution but has little in the way of emotional reward

Reviewed by Elizabeth Cobbe, Review, Jun. 14, 2018

Heartland Theatre Collective’s Little Bird

The vulnerability of small things is at the heart of Nicole Oglesby’s drama of girls and ghosts in East Texas bayou country

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Jun. 14, 2018

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company’s Company

In this short works program, the troupe explored the solace and thrills in the company you keep

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Review, Jun. 14, 2018

The Hidden Room Theatre Is Working With a Presidential Assassin

Aside from that, Mrs. Lincoln, we reckon you’ll really enjoy the show

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jun. 12, 2018 7:00 AM

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend

Just, ah, watch out for those big ol’ motorbikes, mmmkay?

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jun. 8, 2018 9:00 AM

The Ransom Center's "Vaudeville!"

This exhibition reveals how the history of that entertainment form is really the history of the U.S.

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Feature, Jun. 7, 2018

Snapshot: Give Bees a Chance Dinner at Emmer & Rye

Good food for a great cause

David Brendan Hall, Column, Jun. 7, 2018

La Fenice's Cthulhu Beach Party

This commedia spoof mashes up surfside love and Lovecraft for an incredibly fun romp

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Jun. 7, 2018

Performa / Dance's Artist and Muse

Performa / Dance's program of four pensive and sensitive works explored physical and emotional distress and pain in great depth

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Review, Jun. 7, 2018

“Michael Anthony García: Continental Divide” at St. Edward’s

Layered photographs and images of empty garments across Austin allude to spaces of equality and disruption

Reviewed by Melany Jean, Review, Jun. 7, 2018

The Critics Table's Crème de la Crème

The winners of the 2017-18 Austin Critics Table Awards

Robert Faires, Daily, Jun. 5, 2018 1:35 PM

Accessing Personal Care While Trans, Nonbinary, or Queer in Austin

New Cute Nail Studio promises a safe space and rock star vibes

Taylor Prewitt, Daily, Jun. 3, 2018 8:00 AM

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend

Are you having fun yet, citizen?

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jun. 1, 2018 12:30 PM

Paramount Theatre Announces Fall/Winter Performances

Shinyribs, Ira Glass, and Potted Potter all on the horizon

Kimberley Jones, Daily, May. 31, 2018 7:30 PM

Paul Soileau’s Double Duty

With a new show for Rebecca Havemeyer and a new album by Christeene, is the busy performer having an identity crisis?

Kirk Lynn, Feature, May. 31, 2018

Queerbomb and Austin Black Pride Kick Off Season of LGBTQ Celebrations

The city proves that pride has no limits

Sarah Marloff, Feature, May. 31, 2018

Snapshot: A Trip to Krause Springs

Hill Country haven is one of Texas’ best swimming holes

David Brendan Hall, Column, May. 31, 2018

Glass Half Full Theatre's Polly Mermaid: Apocalypse WOW!

This playful eco-fable by Caroline Reck and Indigo Rael creates a surprising plastic paradise under the sea

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, May. 31, 2018

"Ex Libris" at Recspec Gallery

This collection of new and vintage bookplates papers up a visual library of odd beauty

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Review, May. 31, 2018

"Krista Steinke: Good Luck With the Sun" at W&TW

These spectacular images of the sun and sky captured with homemade pinhole cameras reveal more about us than celestial objects

Reviewed by Melany Jean, Review, May. 31, 2018

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend

In which your cultural FOMO is subdued via this handy listicle

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, May. 25, 2018 12:15 PM

The Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Actor/director Norman Blumensaadt, dance artists Kathy Dunn Hamrick and Anuradha Naimpally, and philanthropists Jeanne and Michael Klein join the ranks of cultural heroes

Robert Faires, Feature, May. 24, 2018

Snapshot: The Austin Chicken Wing Festival

1,500 Austin poultry fans spread their wings at foodie fest

David Brendan Hall, Column, May. 24, 2018

Capital T Theatre's Small Mouth Sounds

This hilarious and moving production reveals near deafening truths with barely a sound

Reviewed by T. Lynn Mikeska, Review, May. 24, 2018

Generic Ensemble Company's Carmen

This devised work shares the name of Bizet's opera, but it has its own story to tell, one that's modern, irreverent and funny

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, May. 24, 2018

Object Collection’s It's All True

This opera culled from Fugazi concert detritus was an endurance test for both audience and performers

Reviewed by Melany Jean, Review, May. 24, 2018

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