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Allison Orr Named 2018 USA Fellow

Honor for Forklift Danceworks founder comes with $50K grant

Robert Faires, Daily, Jan. 16, 2018 1:00 PM

Full Arthur Miller Archive Lands at UT

Ransom Center acquires complete papers by The Crucible author

Robert Faires, Daily, Jan. 12, 2018 10:00 AM

Five Arty Events: Jan. 12-14

The year continues! The present trips into the future! Who'd'a thunk?

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jan. 11, 2018 3:45 PM

The Murdered Women of Juárez Find a Voice Onstage

Isaac Gomez’s one-woman show The Way She Spoke

Rosalind Faires, Feature, Jan. 11, 2018

Snapshot: Free Week

Photographer David Brendan Hall goes deep into the Red River Cultural District to experience Free Week through the eyes of the artists

David Brendan Hall, Column, Jan. 11, 2018

Seen / Soon: Jan. 12

Stepping into the richly crafted cartoon world of the Haas Brothers and honoring Dr. King on his day with a Poetry Open Mic

Column, Jan. 11, 2018

Austin Playhouse’s The Immigrant

The company delivers a powerful and timely account of foreigners making a new home in the U.S.

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Jan. 11, 2018

A’lante Flamenco’s Juana: First (I) Dream

The dramas of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz were perfectly expressed through the language of flamenco

Reviewed by Jonelle Seitz, Review, Jan. 11, 2018

“Practical Acts of Perception” at grayDUCK Gallery

Cande Aguilar, Jorge Purón, and Mauricio Sáenz challenge what we see through sihfts in scale and proportion

Reviewed by Melany Jean, Review, Jan. 11, 2018

Raw Paw’s Chris Dock Talks About the Fire that Destroyed Their HQ

Local arts collective devastated by flames as the year begins

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jan. 8, 2018 12:45 PM

The Velveeta Room's Head Cheese

Pat Dean takes over the venue that’s redefining what a “comedy club” can be

Carina Magyar, Feature, Jan. 4, 2018

Snapshot: A New Year's Day Journey

Photographer David Brendan Hall braves the cold to snap Austin on the first day of 2018

David Brendan Hall, Column, Jan. 4, 2018

Seen / Soon: Jan. 5

Austin gets to see how Buddhist high holy days are celebrated in Tibet and Qinghai, and how African-Americans and Latinos once stood together in an era of social change

Column, Jan. 4, 2018

“The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip” at the Blanton

Aperture Foundation’s survey is a portrait of what we find with our cameras when we travel

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Jan. 4, 2018

NY in the Snow

In this gorgeous volume, photographer Vivienne Gucwa documents the Big Apple’s yearly transmogrification into a winter wonderland

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Review, Jan. 4, 2018

Five Arty Things to Do: Jan. 5-7

Apocalypse indefinitely postponed; go out, have some fun

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jan. 4, 2018 12:45 AM

Robert Faires' Top 10 (+1) Theatre Riches of 2017

From monsters to mountains, wolves to wild horses, the year came alive with figures boldly created onstage

Robert Faires, Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Robert Faires' Top 10 Dance and Classical Treasures of 2017

Much outstanding new dance and music this year took its cue from the world around us and pressing social issues

Robert Faires, Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Wayne Alan Brenner's Top 10 Arts-Related Things I Enjoyed in 2017

Bold takes on history and art that moved around the city spoke to a growing, changing Austin this year

Wayne Alan Brenner, Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Shanon Weaver's Top 10 Theatrical Performances of 2017 (the Second Half)

The year was well-served by actors who could channel spookiness, rebellion, despair, and dance fever

Shanon Weaver, Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Jonelle Seitz's Top 10 Thrills (No Frills) in Dance of 2017

A thread of starkness and clarity ran through the year’s most memorable movement

Jonelle Seitz, Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Melany Jean's Top 10 Fresh Takes in the Arts of 2017

Works of art and shows that were timely, intimate, funny, and awe-inspiring stood out over the year

Melany Jean, Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Joe O’Connell’s Top Reads of 2017

These three novels and one memoir are all memorable for the ways they plumb the depths and mysteries of memory

Reviewed by Joe O'Connell, Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Rosalind Faires’ Top Reads of 2017

Uncovering literary gems in areas such as historical fantasy, suburbia melancholia, female-centric speculative fiction, and more

Reviewed by Rosalind Faires, Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Jay Trachtenberg's Top Reads of 2017

Four novels depict conflict and compassion in WWII Ukraine, present-day Pakistan and Israel, and a future America

Reviewed by Jay Trachtenberg, Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

"Keith Carter: Notes on the Universe" at Stephen L. Clark Gallery

This solo exhibition shows the photographer in pursuit of whatever unseen cosmic force animates us

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Dec. 28, 2017

City Theatre's Christmas Belles

At City Theatre, this comedy about the Christmas program at a small-town Texas church isn't the Southern-fried campfest it could be

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Dec. 28, 2017

"Carl Block: Odd Pottery"

Block's ceramic monster-faced jugs with crooked teeth and varminty eyes are indeed odd but also colorful and delightful

Reviewed by Wayne Alan Brenner, Review, Dec. 28, 2017

Austin’s Funniest People Recap 2017

The Year In Review, just as it says on the tin. You know, the tin.

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Dec. 26, 2017 5:00 PM

Art in Public Places' Wander

This interactive public artwork creates narrative pathways for you to travel in Downtown Austin

Robert Faires, Feature, Dec. 21, 2017

Seen / Soon: Dec. 22

Getting down to earth with Wangechi Mutu's solo show and easing into New Year's with a Hideout improv sampler

Column, Dec. 21, 2017

Zach Theatre's A Christmas Carol

This slick and polished musical adaptation of the Dickens classic serves up holiday cheer in abundance

Reviewed by Shanon Weaver, Review, Dec. 21, 2017

The Hideout Theatre’s Local on the Eights

Improvised local news for the fictional town of DeWitt turned up some big stories (and funny ones) before and behind the camera

Reviewed by T. Lynn Mikeska, Review, Dec. 21, 2017

“Naomi Schlinke: What You See” at Flatbed

The vibrant colors, organic forms, and transparency in the show’s captivating ink on paper works offer exotic archipelagos to explore

Reviewed by Robert Faires, Review, Dec. 21, 2017

Contemporary Austin Goings & Comings

Judith Sims retires, Deming sculpture Mystic Raven returns

Robert Faires, Daily, Dec. 15, 2017 5:57 PM

Five Arty Things to Do: Dec. 15-17

Counting it down, arting it up, struggling with the goddamn tinsel

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Dec. 15, 2017 2:15 PM

Two Shannons Take the Improv Stage to … Where?

Local stars McCormick and Stott, together at last for the first time

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Dec. 14, 2017 4:45 PM

Five Recent Graphic Novels to End This Crazy Year Right

We mean, if there’s any way to end it that’s other than wrong

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Dec. 14, 2017 10:00 AM

Local Writers Hone Their Craft at the Street Lit Authors Club

Creating a space where those experiencing homelessness can tell their stories

Beth Sullivan, Feature, Dec. 14, 2017

Seen / Soon: Dec. 15

A grand send-off to musical theatre at UT with The Drowsy Chaperone and feeding off the solstice darkness with Carla McElhaney and invoke

Column, Dec. 14, 2017

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